Daily Headlines

May 25, 2020
Lowes jumps to number one in radio spots last week
Facebook & Instagram roll out Shops, turning business profiles into storefronts
TechCrunch
Kroger overpaid some workers and demanded repayment, now says ‘nevermind’
Alexander Coolidge at Cincinnati Examiner
Kohl’s removes Jennifer Lopez, seven other brands from stores
Reuters/NY Post
Home Depot Q1 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
CVS to return $43M in coronavirus stimulus payments
Fox Business
Walmart Q1 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
Amazon is reopening its French warehouses after COVID-19 labor dispute
CEO of Calvin Klein owner: Clothes returned to go into quarantine
Mall of America to reopen June 1
Retail sales plunge a record 16.4% in April
Fired Amazon employees say company “silenced” them for speaking out
CBS This Morning
J.C. Penney’s board approves awards totaling $9.9 million to keep CEO Jill Soltau and her team
Dallas Morning News
Walgreens starts global search for marcomms agency (Subs.)
Walmart giving second round of cash bonuses to hourly employees
Kroger to end ‘Hero Pay’ coronavirus bonus on May 16
Fox Business
U.S. e-commerce sales jumped 49% in April
Patagonia, Quick to Close, Could be Last to Reopen
Costco’s Kirkland and other store brands are having a moment
Neiman Marcus creditor calls for deal with Saks Fifth Avenue
Fox Business
World’s biggest shipper expects 25% drop in container demand in Q2
Founder of Borders Bookstores Returns with Dreams of Beating Amazon at Food Delivery