Retail

Aug13, 2018

Nasal spray recalled, your health at risk?

Nasal nightmare CVS Health’s 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist is one product that was removed from shelves on Wednesday after the FDA found that the nasal spray contained a microbiological contaminant. FDA officials state that the contaminant is called…
Aug06, 2018

Walmart is testing automated carts

Self-driving carts Walmart announced on Friday that it will test automated carts in order to speed up online grocery orders. The supermarket giant revealed that its location in Salem, New Hampshire will now feature self-driving carts that move down aisles,…
Aug03, 2018

Brookstone files for bankruptcy

Bankrupt Brookstone Technology and furniture retailer Brookstone announced on Thursday that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company reported that it will close all of its mall stores but will keep its airport locations. Brookstone is still looking…
Aug02, 2018

Kroger may ban Visa cards

Do you take Visa? Supermarket chain Kroger announced that it may ban Visa cards from its store because of the fees the credit card company charges per transaction. In fact, some of its subsidiaries have already taken action. California-based Foods…
Jul26, 2018

Under Armour continues to struggle

Under Armour faces major cash problem On Thursday, Under Armour announced that it will add $80 million to its previous $130 restructuring plan. The sports apparel company also announced losses of almost $96 million last quarter, compared to just $12.3…
Jul25, 2018

Walmart will test self-driving cars

Waymart? Walmart revealed Wednesday that their location in Chandler, Arizona will feature self-driving cars that lead customers to and from the store. When customers buy groceries online, a Waymo self-driving car will be sent to pick them up and then…
Jul24, 2018

Nike improves pay for employees

Nike says “Just Do It” to wage increases Nike announced on Monday that it will increase the wages for roughly 7,000 employees. Spokeswoman Sandra Carreon-John explained that Nike reviews wages annually, but they took an even closer look this year.…
Jul19, 2018

Prime Day marks biggest shopping event for Amazon

Amazon continues to roll This year’s Amazon Prime Day was the biggest shopping event in the history of Amazon. Sales on the day eclipsed that of Cyber Monday, Black Friday, and other major shopping days. According to the company, Amazon…
Jul17, 2018

Build-A-Bear unveils “Count Your Candles” campaign

Build-A-Bear attempts to rebuild its reputation Toy manufacturer and retail store Build-A-Bear recently rolled out a one-day “Pay Your Age” sale, in which people could come into the store and do exactly that – pay the price of their age…
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