J.C. Penney is revving things up in the apparel space and expanding its City Streets private brand just in time for the highly anticipated back-to-school season.
The retailer is looking to connect with shoppers by offering exclusivity at the hyperlocal level.
Own brands make up 47% of the average e-commerce marketbasket for the French retailer, which is leading the way in that country's drive grocery fulfillment model.
Included in the retailer’s back-to-school product assortment are its exclusive Divoga fashion collections.
Citing the evolution of retail, the brand’s creator, Kevin Gordon, emphasized the importance offering premium products at accessible prices.
One of the U.K.’s cult favorite makeup brands has launched in more than 150 Walgreens stores and online.
"We talk with moms constantly so that we design with their needs in mind. I think that’s what makes this brand so special," said Carney.
When it launched in 2016, the Local Goodness campaign helped drive up produce sales of local items in North Carolina stores almost 22%.
The Whole Foods acquisition has sparked a call for Amazon antitrust scrutiny, according to an article in the Seattle Times late last week, prompting a U.S. lawmaker to call for “hearings on the proposed deal to consider its ramifications for shoppers and workers. Hedge-fund manager Doug Kass has taken a short position on the fast-growing online retailer, saying government antitrust concerns will erode its value. A key legal question is whether Amazon has grown to the point of discouraging innovation from competitors.” (The Seattle Times)
Kroger is piloting a collection of Prep+Pared meal kits in its Cincinnati stores that is performing extremely well, according to chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen.