Daily Headlines

January 24, 2021
‘We’re not Neiman Marcus’: Hudson’s Bay says it plans to be around for another 350 years despite recent troubles
Financial Post
Housing market stays tight as homeowners stay put
Fox Business
Walmart’s ‘Made in the USA’ claims under fire again
Inside Walmart’s Quest to Become the Go-To Retailer for Pickup and Delivery (Adweek subs.)
It’s 53% alcohol and tastes like fire. Here’s how this liquor brand took over China
Couche-Tard CEO would love second shot at Carrefour deal
Flipkart double down on rewards program in India
TechCrunch
Costco closing photo centers at all store locations
Big Lots Q4 quarter-to-date comp sales up approximately 7.5%
Belk on the brink
Charlotte Observer
Good luck trying to cancel your Amazon Prime subscription
TechCrunch
Weezy — an on-demand supermarket that delivers groceries in as fast as 15 minutes — has raised $20 million in a Series A funding
Connecticut investigating Amazon’s e-book business
Fox Business
As shoppers buy more of their clothes online, fewer retailers stand to win
Podcast Merch Has Become Big Business (WSJ subs.)
The Wall Street Journal
Haven, the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture to disrupt health care, is disbanding after 3 years
Blue Apron Names Randy J. Greben Chief Financial Officer
Apple temporarily closes all remaining Apple Stores in the UK
Boris Johnson orders England to stay at home … again
Police Give All Clear After Queens Place Mall Evacuated Due To ‘Hoax Device’
CBS New York
Costco coronavirus outbreak in Washington prompts demand for vaccine for frontline employees
Fox Business
2021 Retail Winners – Early Predictions