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April 18, 2021
Nike launches shoe refurbishment program
Fox Business
Bed Bath And Beyond Launches “Home, Happier” Brand Campaign
As retailers like Walmart, Macy’s woo customers back, some have to clean up shop
Gap to Replace Longtime Credit-Card Issuer Synchrony With Barclays (WSJ subs.)
Wall Street Journal
Retailers and Landlords Clash Over What Counts as a Sale (WSJ subs.)
Wall Street Journal
Amazon’s Deliveroo stake to drop to 11.5% after London IPO
Loblaw makes senior management changes
Amazon has appointed Tableau CEO Adam Selipsky as the new head of Amazon Web Services
Costco launches audiobook store, app for members
Fox Business
Walmart begins application process for Open Call
Talk Business
Carrefour to Buy Walmart’s Former Business in Brazil
Bloomberg/Yahoo
At Home Inc. Q4 comp sales +30.8%
Poshmark sales top estimates in its first quarterly report as a public company, but outlook disappoints
Tilly’s, Inc. Q4 comp net sales +2.5%
Wayfair: Ed Macri, Chief Product & Marketing Officer, to retire
Costco membership fees poised to increase
Fox Business
SpartanNash appoints Jason Monaco as EVP and Chief Financial Officer
14-hour days and no bathroom breaks: Amazon’s overworked delivery drivers
The Guardian
Instacart Appoints Frank Slootman, Chairman And CEO Of Snowflake, To Board Of Directors
Amazon Won’t Sell Books Framing LGBTQ+ Identities as Mental Illnesses (WSJ subs.)
Wall Street Journal
Kohl’s pushes back against activist investors – says they’re focused on short-termism and financial engineering
New York AG sues Amazon, accuses company of ‘flagrant disregard’ for health and safety of workers