May 15, 2018

Amazon Go to open in San Francisco, Chicago

On Tuesday May 15, The Seattle Times reported e-commerce giant Amazon had posted job listings for store managers in San Francisco and Chicago, speculating the company was expanding its Amazon Go […]

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May 15, 2018

William J. Foudy to lead Target’s Sourcing Services

On May 14, Target Corporation named William J. Foudy, Jr. as president, Target Sourcing Services. Foudy will oversee Target’s global sourcing organization, including strategy, operations, quality assurance, product safety and […]

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May 15, 2018

Sears exploring sale of Kenmore, other assets

On Monday, May 14, Sears Holdings announced it had formed a special committee to explore the sale of its Kenmore brand and related assets, the Sears Home Improvement Products business […]

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April 13, 2018

Sears to close its last Chicago store

On Thursday afternoon The Chicago Tribune reported that Sears Holdings will close its last department store in Chicago by mid-July. Sears’ connection to Chicago goes back 1938, when the retailer […]

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April 11, 2018

Kroger to hire 11,000 employees

Kroger announced on Tuesday that it was hiring to fill 11,000 positions including nearly 2,000 management positions. The company reported it had created 10,000 jobs in 2017 and 12,000 in […]

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April 11, 2018

Necco closure talk sparks panic candy sales

After Necco maker New England Confectionery Co. revealed that the company could close operations and lay off about 400 employees, fans of the company’s offerings began buying up as much […]

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April 10, 2018

Amazon expands Whole Foods grocery delivery to Los Angeles

On April 10, Amazon launched free two-hour delivery services from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now. Prime members across greater Los Angeles and Orange County – along the coast from […]

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April 10, 2018

Giant to make $70M investment in Pennsylvania

Giant Food stores announced on April 10 that it planned to construct six new stores, remodel two existing locations and open five new fuel centers in Pennsylvania during the next […]

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April 10, 2018

Walmart partners with Postmates

On April 10, Walmart announced it had partnered with Postmates to deliver groceries to its customers in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company plans to expand its delivery service to other […]

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April 9, 2018

Sprouts announces expansion plans for Q3

On April 4, Sprouts Farmers Market announced that it planned to open 13 new locations in Q3 of 2018. The new stores will take the grocery retailer to new states […]

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