While the pace of decline at B&N has eased, the company remains firmly in decline with sales down across the board.
The grocery wars have been on for some time, but things are heating up. Last week, discount grocer Aldi announced plans to open 900 additional stores in the U.S., while low-cost grocery store Lidl made its stateside debut.
The recent announcement that Amazon intends to purchase Whole Foods Market has the retail and grocery store industry reeling as traditional grocers assess the near and long-term impact that the online giant’s much larger position in the marketplace may have.
Apparel is at a tipping point. E-commerce currently accounts for 17%-20% of total apparel sales in the U.S.
Reading business news and talking to retailers, I often hear about marketers’ disappointment in not reaching their email marketing goals.
Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market is sending shock waves through the world of grocery retail.