Daily Headlines

March 07, 2021
New York AG sues Amazon, accuses company of ‘flagrant disregard’ for health and safety of workers
Permits connect Amazon to former New Seasons site in Seattle in latest physical retail expansion
Ace Hardware Q4 U.S. comp sales +28.7%
Shopify Q4 revenue +94.0%
Financial Post
Retail sales jumped 5.3% in January, well ahead of the 1.2% expectation
America’s Best Mid-Sized Employers (Build-A-Bear #4, True Value #73) 2021
Jüsto, an online supermarket based in Mexico City, raises $65 million in a Series A round
TechCrunch
Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb. 12, 2021
Adults are acting like children and ruining the Pokémon 25th anniversary McDonald’s Happy Meal promotion
Fast Company
Louis Vuitton Cartoon Characters Touch Down at Beverly Hills Pop-Up Store
Hollywood Reporter
Target loses coverage bid in fight with Chubb over data breach settlements
LVMH, Rihanna close Fenty luxury fashion line
Dick’s Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening of Five Stores in Five States in February
PayPal profit tops estimates
Fox Business
Ebay earnings beat on pandemic-driven surge in online shopping
Walmart will acquire technology from Thunder Industries, a company that uses automation to create digital ads (WSJ subs.)
Wall Street Journal
Amazon is testing Rivian electric delivery vans in Los Angeles
Casper names Charles Liu Chief Operating Officer
L Brands raises forecast, says CFO is retiring and Victoria’s Secret spinoff is still an option
Express, Inc. Regains Compliance With NYSE Listing Standards
Ralph Lauren said it expects fourth-quarter fiscal 2021 revenue to fall by mid-to-high single digits, while analysts’ were expecting a 2.9% drop
PriceSmart to Open Ninth Warehouse Club in Colombia, and Expects to Have 50 Clubs in Operation by Spring 2022