Daily Headlines

July 10, 2020
Former Pottery Barn exec to take over as Crate & Barrel CEO
Chicago Tribune
Nobody really knows what the back-to-school shopping season is going to look like this year
Post Office Delivery Trucks Keep Catching on Fire
Mortgage applications to purchase a home rose 5% for the week and were a remarkable 33% higher than a year ago
Weis Markets, Smart & Final and Piggly Wiggly Midwest will be the first grocers to adopt the Mercatus Digital Advertising solution
Progressive Grocer
How Seattle’s new payroll tax on Amazon and other big businesses will work
Food & Wine: The 10 Best Supermarkets in America: 2020 (H-E-B #1, Wegmans #2, Hy-Vee #3…)
Food & Wine
A group of best-selling authors is teaming up with Amazon in a lawsuit
Instacart sues Seattle over law requiring premium pay to drivers during the pandemic
Newsweek: America’s Best Customer Service 2020 – Publix #9
Amazon signs lease for biggest NYC delivery station
Fox Business
Kroger Named to Computerworld’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT
Instagram expands access to Instagram Shopping to more businesses
Flipkart adds support for three more local Indian languages
Amazon forms ‘Counterfeit Crimes Unit,’ under pressure to escalate fight against fake products
Neiman Marcus in talks with Facebook about leasing Hudson Yards space
Ann Taylor parent to pay retention bonuses to top brass
Fox Business
Property Owner Simon Sees Buying Tenants as a Way to Boost Malls (WSJ subs.)
Wall Street Journal
Saks Fifth Avenue swaps fencing for NYC-themed display windows
Resale market expected to be valued at $64 billion in 5 years, as used clothing takes over closets
Amazon pledges $2 billion venture capital fund to invest in clean energy
Square, Jack Dorsey’s Pay Service, Is Withholding Money Merchants Say They Need