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  • A red Burlington storefront says "ladies, mens, kids, baby, home, coats," as clouds billow overhead in a bright blue sky.
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    Burlington to open its biggest distribution center

    The retailer is building a “highly automated,” 2 million-square-foot facility to support its growing store footprint.

  • A woman uses her palm to show credentials for an access control point.
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    Courtesy of Amazon Web Services
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    Amazon debuts app for palm payment registry

    The Amazon One app can be used to enter various locations, identify individuals, pay for items and access loyalty rewards.

  • A close up of the Lululemon sign on a store front.
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    Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images via Getty Images
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    Lululemon launches recycled polyester anorak

    The packable outerwear is made with mixed plastic waste, converted carbon emissions and the activewear brand’s old apparel.

  • Actor Kristen Wigg as Target Lady in a campaign for the retailer
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    Target Lady of ‘SNL’ fame promotes retailer’s revamped loyalty offerings

    The brand has tapped Kristen Wiig to reprise the bowl cut-touting character as part of its spring Circle Week promotional blitz.

  • LeBron James stars in digital ad as the face of The Shop Men's Grooming Line
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    LeBron James’ The Shop launches men’s grooming line at Walmart

    The line of skin, hair and beard care products debuted on Monday in 1,600 of the big-box retailer's stores and online.

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  • T-Pain and Ludacris perform onstage with mics in their hands at the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
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    Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartRadio via Getty Images
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    Ludacris, T-Pain to headline Revolve festival

    Brands like rhode and SuperGoop are participating in the annual summer event with artist performances and freebies.

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    Skims clones Kim Kardashian for first TV push

    Created with Wieden + Kennedy, the cinematic effort looks to launch the shapewear brand for a national audience with a bold but playful story.

  • Person holding a mobile phone with the Poshmark website pulled up.
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    Poshmark enlists sustainable brands for live shopping event series

    Brands including Rothy’s and Christy Dawn will host shows to spotlight circular fashion in celebration of Earth Month. 

  • Lizzo wearing pieces from Yitty's swimwear collection
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    Lizzo’s Yitty brand launches into swimwear

    The Shaping Swim collection comes on the heels of parent company Fabletics launching compression swimwear in its third collection with Khloé Kardashian.

  • A person holding a bottle of Grown Alchemist's facial cleanser.
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    L’Occitane sells Grown Alchemist 2 years after acquiring the brand

    André Hoffmann, L’Occitane Group’s former CEO and vice chairman, has bought a controlling majority stake in the skin care brand for 28 million euros.

  • Two kids do homework while an adult and another child use a kitchen appliance.
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    Courtesy of Instant Brands
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    Instant Pot, now a stand-alone company, appoints new leadership

    Under different ownership after last year’s bankruptcy, the popular multicooker is no longer part of the appliance conglomerate that owns Pyrex and Corelle.

  • Big Lots to remain open on Thanksgiving.
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    Big Lots opens buying offices in China, Vietnam

    The retailer said the initiative will create a stronger platform for overseas procurement and generate “significant” operational cost savings. 

  • Tupperware bowl full of fruit on a table.
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    Courtesy of Tupperware
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    Tupperware flags accounting strains in late 10-K notice

    The notice comes roughly five months after the brand said its former independent auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers declined to be re-appointed. 

  • A display of Grove Collaborative's rebranded products.
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    Grove Collaborative refreshes core brand Grove Co.

    The company is consolidating all of its private brands under one label as it looks to increase its visibility on retail shelves.

  • Walmart truck distribution center
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    Walmart letting businesses tap into its route optimization tech

    The move to sell its proprietary AI-driven software contributes to the retailer’s business diversification strategy.

  • A Quiksilver flag is stuck in the sand on a beach.
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    Boardriders to lay off more than 600 by the end of April

    The cuts include C-suite execs and bring the total affected in California to nearly 700 since the company was acquired by Authentic Brands Group.

  • Outside window of a West Elm store.
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    West Elm launches mobile app

    The app allows users to filter by need, and comes amid declining revenues for the home retailer.

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    Courtesy of Dillard's
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    Dillard’s, Caelynn Bell team up on capsule collection for spring and summer

    The assortment of dresses, separates and footwear is part of the department store's exclusive women's label Gianni Bini.

  • A Walmart paper mailer.
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    Courtesy of Walmart
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    Walmart hikes return shipping rates for seller-fulfilled orders

    The retailer didn't disclose the extent of the increase, which it attributed to "changing market conditions."

  • Photo of a Guess store
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    The image by Phillip Pessar is licensed under CC BY 2.0
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    Guess announces $200M share repurchase program

    The board also approved the restructuring of its debt — the third time the apparel retailer has taken such move in 12 months.

  • A storefront is seen at an angle, with "T.J. Maxx" in bright red letters, against a blue sky streaked with light clouds.
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    Macy’s closures a win for off price

    The biggest beneficiary of the department store’s plan to shrink its footprint is TJX, which runs T.J. Maxx and other retailers, analysts say.

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    More than half of shoppers would use generative AI for clothing purchases: Adobe

    Seventy-one percent of respondents said they think using the technology to try on products virtually would boost their buying confidence.

  • Khloé Kardashian modeling items from her latest Fabletics collection
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    Fabletics launches third collection with Khloé Kardashian

    The collection, dubbed Khloé V3, features 26 pieces — including, for the first time, compression swimwear.

  • Walmart accelerator program winner and hair care brand LatinUs on display.
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    Walmart announces second class of beauty accelerator program

    The retailer is also investing in beauty in other ways, including bringing back a Beauty Glow Up savings event and expanding virtual try-on.

  • External storefront of a Lands' End.
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    Lands’ End lays off 10% of corporate workforce

    Most of those layoffs came in January, though some were the result of earlier changes to the retailer's sourcing organization.