Staples introduces same-day delivery via Instacart

Staples introduces same-day delivery via Instacart thierry Thu 18/06/2020 – 11:20 Sales activation Staples on Friday announced it’s formed a partnership with Instacart to offer same-day delivery at more than 1,000 U.S. locations.    (Author : Tatiana Walk-Morris) Customers can buy Staples items from their nearest location through the Instacart app or site. Instacart shoppers will procure their items […]

Starbucks reverses policy, allows employees to wear Black Lives Matter attire

Starbucks reverses policy, allows employees to wear Black Lives Matter attire thierry Wed 17/06/2020 – 14:28 Retailer News Starbucks will now allow employees to wear clothing and accessories that support the Black Lives Matter movement, COO Roz Brewer and VP of Inclusion and Diversity Zing Shaw told employees in a letter posted on its website Friday.   […]

Starbucks turns to mobile as it reimagines stores post-COVID

Starbucks turns to mobile as it reimagines stores post-COVID thierry Mon 15/06/2020 – 17:18 Shopper Experience Coffee giant Starbucks is expecting a $2.2 billion loss of earnings from the lockdown globally, but is focussing on making a return to trading with the accelerated development of its ‘pick up’ concept stores, based around mobile ordering and […]

Lululemon remains very committed experiential stores

Lululemon remains very committed experiential stores thierry Fri 12/06/2020 – 15:05 Shopper Experience Despite consumer fears over virus germs, sportswear brand still sees value in stores as gathering spots. (Author : Adrianne Pasquarelli) Even though e-commerce sales are up across the board as homebound consumers turn to online shopping, Lululemon is still sticking to its brick-and-mortar […]

Selfridges to offer “joyful experience” as part of reopening plans

Selfridges to offer “joyful experience” as part of reopening plans thierry Wed 10/06/2020 – 11:38 Shopper Experience Selfridges to offer customers personal after-hours shopping trips, online beauty appointments and entertainment when it reopens. Services such as beauty makeovers, hairdressing will not reopen, or its cafes and cinema because of Covid-19 pandemic.   (Author : Sahar Nazir) Selfridges […]

Dunkin’ goes on big hiring initiative

Dunkin’ goes on big hiring initiative thierry Tue 09/06/2020 – 12:08 Retailer News Dunkin’ is launching its first-ever advertising campaign focused on employee recruitment. (Author : Marianne Wison) The coffee giant said its franchisees are looking to hire 25,000 new employees, from front-counter to restaurant management. At the same time, Dunkin’ said it is partnering […]

Gucci launches virtual shopping service Gucci Live

Gucci launches virtual shopping service Gucci Live thierry Mon 08/06/2020 – 15:05 Shopper Experience Gucci has launched a new virtual shopping service allowing customers to communicate with staff via video call in a first for the luxury sector. (Author : charged) Gucci Live allows customers to chat with the brands client advisors in real time […]

REI partners with West Elm for the summer

REI partners with West Elm for the summer thierry Fri 05/06/2020 – 15:54 Sales activation For the first time in its 82-year history, REI will sell its product through another retailer. The outdoor specialty co-op has teamed up with home furnishings company West Elm on a co-curated collection, called REI x West Elm, of lifestyle products […]

Aldi introduces “automated traffic light system” nationwide as it prepares for long-term social distancing measures

Aldi introduces “automated traffic light system” nationwide as it prepares for long-term social distancing measures thierry Thu 04/06/2020 – 10:48 Retailer News Aldi is launching a new “automated traffic light system” across its entire UK store estate to limit the number of shoppers allowed instore at any one time. (Author : Ben Stevens) Following a […]

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