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Cokes, smokes and clicks: How Oxxo corner stores are cashing in on Mexican e-commerce

Stroll the aisles of any Oxxo in Mexico and you will find the staples of convenience store sustenance: beer, cigarettes, enough candy to keep dentists at full employment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

A Mexican retailer is selling cokes, smokes and clicks

Oxxo, a retailer with more than 17,000 locations throughout Mexico, has cracked two of the biggest barriers to online shopping in the developing world: payments and pickup......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

Birchbox eyes "casual beauty customers" with Walgreens launch

Online cosmetics retailer Birchbox made its debut inside several Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stores across the United States on Thursday, one of many e-commerce companies expanding its physical presence to better connect with shoppers and drive sales......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

Christopher & Banks closing up to 40 stores

Women's clothier Christopher & Banks plans to close 30 to 40 stores over the next two years but has seen a rise in e-commerce and expects net sales to increase in 2019, the company said in a quarterly call with analysts.  The Plymouth, Minnesota.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Holiday shopping sees year-over-year growth in e-commerce, retail: First Data CEO

A brand new product is refuting reports of the death of brick-and-mortars stores, suggesting the data may be greatly exaggerated......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 27th, 2018

Black Friday Is Now Retail’s Digital Stress Test

The outsize e-commerce traffic on this day and Cyber Monday will be a proving ground for stores to show their online prowess......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 23rd, 2018

Thanksgiving e-commerce spend to top $3.7B, mobile accounting for one-third of sales - TechCrunch

TechCrunchThanksgiving e-commerce spend to top $3.7B, mobile accounting for one-third of salesTechCrunchThanksgiving, a day when brick-and-mortar stores tend.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 23rd, 2018

Walmart reports strong earnings, e-commerce gains; J.C. Penney falls short

The holiday season is shaping up to be fiercely competitive as stores fight for markets vacated by fallen icons, such as Toys R Us and Sears, and compete with online heavyweight Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 15th, 2018

Walmart reports strong earnings, e-commerce ahead of holidays

The season is shaping up to be fiercely competitive as stores fight for markets vacated by fallen icons, such as Toys R Us and Sears, and compete with online heavyweight Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 15th, 2018

Think Walmart Can’t Beat Amazon? Think Again: E-Commerce Extends Streak of Big Sales Gains

E-commerce shot up 43% last quarter. Walmart‘s strategy of blending stores.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 15th, 2018

Macy’s CEO says stores are important to the business even if they’re going to shrink

Macy’s talked up the importance of its bricks-and-mortar locations even as it plans to shrink stores and grow its e-commerce business......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

Retailers to pop up in new dedicated Tysons Corner Center space

A section of Tysons Corner Center mall will soon be reserved for pop-up stores from mostly new and emerging online retailers.  BrandBox, as the space will be called, spans 11,000 square feet on the mall’s first floor that property owner The Macerich .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

Why Shopify Opened Its First Brick-and-Mortar "Store"

E-commerce and traditional stores are finding middle ground......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 18th, 2018

Walmart"s Largest Acquisition Ever Will Dent Retailer"s Profit

Walmart lowered its profit targets and said it would open just 10 new U.S. stores next fiscal year, as the world’s biggest retailer digests its $16 billion Flipkart acquisition and focuses on e-commerce......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 16th, 2018

Walmart"s Largest Acquisition Ever Will Hit Profit

Walmart lowered its profit targets and said it would open just 10 new U.S. stores next fiscal year, as the world’s biggest retailer focuses its efforts on e-commerce shopping......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 16th, 2018

Decaying stores, remote CEO: How Sears was driven to the edge of bankruptcy

Sears CEO Eddie Lampert has blamed the company's decline on the media, shifts in consumer spending, and the rise of e-commerce, among other reasons......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Sears shares plunge on report that retailer could file for bankruptcy soon

The 125-year-old retailer has been hit particularly hard as brick-and-mortar stores around the world have struggled to compete with e-commerce giants while maintaining massive showrooms......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 10th, 2018

Sears shares plunge as report says retailer could file for bankruptcy soon

The 125-year-old retailer has been hit particularly hard as brick-and-mortar stores around the world have struggled to compete with e-commerce giants while maintaining massive showrooms......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 10th, 2018

Taco Bell's Diablo sauce now comes as a tortilla chip and is available at 7-Eleven

You may need a Slurpee after trying Taco Bell’s new chips. The Mexican fast-food chain's new tortilla chip debuts exclusively at 7-Eleven stores. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 1st, 2018

Sam’s Club CEO: The 63 Stores We Closed Are Fueling E-Commerce Growth

It's allowed the club operator to offer m.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 24th, 2018

Amazon could open 3,000 cashierless Amazon Go stores by 2021, Bloomberg reports

Amazon.com Inc. is considering plans to open up to 3,000 checkout-free convenience stores by 2021, according to Bloomberg, which cited unnamed sources it said were “familiar with the matter." The Seattle-based e-commerce giant is weighing plans to open.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2018