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 – for a bear. However, after overcrowding in stores and overcapacity on orders, Build-A-Bear had […]
  • 3 Days ago

Ikea postpones India grand opening

India Ikea customers will have to wait Swedish furniture manufacturer Ikea announced on Friday that it will suspend the opening of its first location in India following quality concerns. Ikea has been planning the launch of its new store in Hyderabad, India for years. It initially announced that the store would open July 19, but […]
  • 6 Days ago

Amazon to send out toy catalog this winter

Can Amazon bring back the toy market? Toys ‘R Us’ bankruptcy is Amazon’s gain this holiday season, as the e-commerce giant will send out a toy catalog to  subscribers. When Toys ‘R Us was still in business, they would send out a catalog of hundreds of pages of toys to its consumers – this would […]
  • 10 Days ago

Australian retailers ban plastic bags

Australia follows plastic ban trend Specific retail chains and Australian chains have announced that they will ban single-use plastic bags starting July 1. Queensland and Western Australia will ban single-use plastic bags in the entirety of the states, and retail stores Coles and Big W will ban them in all locations. Tasmania, South Australia, and […]
  • 17 Days ago

In a time when the retail industry is struggling, Macy’s is thriving

The retail world has faced tremendous struggles in the past few years. With the growth of e-commerce and its drivers such as Amazon, Walmart, and Target, increasingly fewer people shop at physical retail stores. However, Macy’s seems to be a diamond in the rough, as they are the only retail store that is sustaining growth. […]
  • 2 Months ago

Are you willing to pay $999 for an iPhone?

iPhone X is not selling well because of its high price. Apple’s earnings report show an increase. Perhaps it’s because of how frequent each generation of iPhones are getting released, or maybe because of the increased number of competitions in the market, the latest iPhone, the iPhone X, seems to be lacking behind in the […]
  • 3 Months ago

Retail Stores in NYC Gets Hacked

Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor have experienced a breach in security.  These stores lack security in its card payment systems. Technology has done wonders to the world and has undoubtedly made many of our daily tasks easier. Nonetheless, we cannot deny the fact that it has also complicated several aspects […]
  • 4 Months ago

Walmart to test in-home delivery program

Remember when you had to go down to the mailbox or onto your doorstep to pick up items you ordered online? If a program Walmart is testing takes off, people may be asking that question within the next several years. The program will allow delivery drivers to leave packages inside a customer’s home, and groceries […]
  • 10 Months ago

Best Buy is quietly thriving in an Amazon world

In an eCommerce age in which every brick-and-mortar enterprise is expected to roll over and die, Best Buy is adapting to the changing market. Under the guidance of CEO Hubert Joly, Best Buy is engineering an impressive turnaround, the New York Times reports. According to the Times, Best Buy’s revenue has exceeded analysts’ expectations in six of the […]
  • 10 Months ago
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