Daily Headlines

October 22, 2020
Head of Target’s Media Business to Leave
Ad Age subs.
PayPal to allow cryptocurrency buying, selling and shopping on its network
Financial Post
The Container Store Group Q2 net sales +5.0%
Fortune’s Most Powerful Women International (H&M CEO #4)
Sam’s Club is putting robot janitors in all of its stores during the pandemic
Amazon extends remote work policy for office employees to June 2021
Walgreens Seeks Progress, Not Perfection, During Pandemic
Adweek Subs.
After Amazon Split, FedEx Chases Bigger Cut Of Online’s Booming Returns Business
Kohl’s Announces Launch of New Private Label, Specialty Athleisure Brand
JPMorgan Chase takes on Square and PayPal with smartphone card reader
Etsy enables millions of US shoppers to ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ with Klarna
Tiffany touts recovering sales as legal battle with LVMH drags on
U.S. gun sales soar amid pandemic, social unrest, election fears
Kroger’s Simple Truth brand to feature more than 75 plant-based foods and beverages by the end of 2020
Macy’s Names New CFO (WSJ subs.)
Wall Street Journal
Plenty has raised over $500 million to grow fruits and veggies indoor
Amazon reaches deal to broadcast one of two new NFL wildcard games added to the schedule this season
Barnes & Noble has had days of disruption to its Nook e-reader service
Fast Company
Bed, Bath & Beyond to sell Christmas Tree Shops, other brands
Fox Business
Alibaba-affiliated marketplace to leave Taiwan, again
Chinese retailer Miniso to raises $608 million in IPO
Dr. Fauci suggests canceling Thanksgiving gatherings