Daily Headlines

March 21, 2019
Customers outraged at Walmart for ending Savings Catcher price-matching program
Doreen Christensen at South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Eby-Brown to be bought by Performance Food Group
Crain's Chicago Business
CVS fights rise in E-Cig use with $1 Million donation
Alimentation Couche-Tard Q3 comp merchandise revenues: +4.9% in Canada /+4.5% in U.S. / +2.9% in Europe
Montreal Gazette
Kroger sells Turkey Hill business to private equity
By 2028 the used-fashion market is set to skyrocket in value to $64 billion in the U.S., while fast-fashion will only reach $44 billion
Bag maker Hermes sees no changes to sales trend as profits rise
Amazon Pay inks Worldpay integration
Ingrid Lunden at TechCrunch
Kingfisher to replace chief executive after ditching profit target
Financial Times
Why sending back too much stuff may get you blacklisted
CBS This Morning
Barnes & Noble Appoints Joe Gorman as Executive Vice President, Operations
Walmart Japan’s new CEO: Seiyu ‘absolutely’ not for sale
Japan Today
WSJ report reveals National Enquirer paid $200K for Jeff Bezos’ racy texts (WSJ subs.)
Wall Street Journal
Former Sears CEO says he tried to forge a deal with Home Depot & Best Buy (WSJ subs.)
Suzanne Kapner at Wall Street Journal
Amazon’s new Virginia headquarters get $23M in county incentives, despite protests
Despite vote to strike, King Soopers is ready to keep negotiating with its employees
Eric Lupher at ABC 7 Denver
San Diego’s second miniature Target is now open for business
Jennifer Van Grove at San Diego Union-Tribune
Jeff Bezos’ invite-only MARS conference gears up
Alan Boyle at GeekWire
41% of millennials say a damaged phone screen is worse than seeing their “check engine” light flash on in the car
Study Finds
Starbucks celebrates its 30,000th store
Walmart installs five more online pickup vending machines in Houston area
Paul Takahashi at Houston Chronicle
Amazon Tests Pop-Up Feature Touting Its Lower-Priced Products (WSJ subs.)
Jay Greene at Wall Street Journal