Daily Headlines

January 28, 2020
Target’s new swimwear campaign features model with rare skin condition
Samantha Kubota at NBC Today
Costco CEO Craig Jelinek appears on ‘Mad Money’
UN calls for investigation into alleged Saudi crown prince involvement in Bezos phone hack
Venmo woos retailers with branded, animated stickers for its newsfeed
Sarah Perez at TechCrunch
World’s Most Admired Companies: Amazon #2
Fairway planning to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, close all its stores
Lisa Fickenscher at NY Post
Lawsuit claims Amazon and freight partner worked truck driver ‘into the ground,’ causing him to crash
Nat Levy at GeekWire
Stamped on Target’s new athleticwear: an homage to its parent, Dayton’s
John Ewoldt at Star Tribune
Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon to Chair Retail Industry Leaders Association Board of Directors
Sainsbury’s turns to retail boss as CEO checks out
RH CEO Gary Friedman Bags Another Beverly Hills Estate
Target worker rakes in over $30K in donations after customer shames her on social media for not selling an electronic toothbrush for a penny
NY Daily News
Louis Vuitton buys world’s second-largest rough diamond
India’s trade minister not impressed with Amazon’s new $1B investment
Manish Singh at TechCrunch
Amazon Sought $1 Billion in Incentives on Top of Lures for HQ2 (WSJ subs.)
Shayndi Raice & Dana Mattioli at Wall Street Journal
Advocate is closing care clinics at seven Walgreens pharmacies in Chicago
Crain's Chicago Business
U.S. retail sales rise steadily; labor market tightening
Peter Navarro puts Amazon and eBay on notice re: China trade deal
The 25 Most Trusted Brands in America – Amazon #2 / Home Depot #24 / Walmart #25
Morning Consult
Target and Lowe’s Tech Execs Credit Talent, Culture for Insourcing Success (Subs.)
Jared Council at Wall Street Journal
Iain Nairn Named President of Hudson’s Bay
The Container Store Group prelim Q3 comp sales +3.0%