• An Allbirds storefront on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in California.
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    Allbirds’ wholesale roster expands once more with REI deal

    The brand is swiftly growing its list of retail partners as it searches for a path to profitability.

    By Oct. 4, 2022
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    Kohl’s joins early holiday promos trend with October deals

    Like other big retailers, Kohl’s is starting promotions early in what could be a critical season for the company. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Oct. 4, 2022
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    How personalization shapes the retail industry

    As consumer data becomes more readily available, a host of new opportunities (and missteps) has opened up for retailers that want to tap into the potential of rich shopper data.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Amazon’s discounted membership gets a rebrand as it launches Amazon Access hub

    Information on Prime Access will be available on the site, as well as details on layaway and SNAP EBT programs.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Oct. 4, 2022
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    Victoria’s Secret unveils latest message in branding revamp

    The retailer’s “Undefinable” campaign underscores its new focus, but there’s a lot of catching up to do in what is now a highly competitive market.

    By Oct. 3, 2022
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    Bed Bath & Beyond to consolidate brands within enhanced mobile app

    After two quarters of decline, the company is focusing on digital operations and the brands its customers prefer.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Oct. 3, 2022
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    Study: Only 10% of shoppers expect to spend more this holiday season

    Gartner found purchase decisions are being driven by price (65%), value (53%) and free shipping (51%).

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Sept. 30, 2022
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    Supergoop expands executive team

    Company veteran Britany LeBlanc was promoted to chief marketing officer, and LVMH alum Ryan Crowley will be chief financial and chief operating officer.

    By Sept. 30, 2022
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    The Weekly Closeout: Beyond Yoga opens its first store and H&M looks to cut costs

    The active brand is planning more stores down the pike, while the fast-fashion retailer is hoping to stem losses by charging for returns.

    By Retail Dive Staff • Sept. 30, 2022
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    Lululemon puts Mirror acquisition to use with Lululemon Studio program

    The membership, launching next week, costs $39 per month and requires customers to own the at-home fitness device.

    By Sept. 30, 2022
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    Google debuts 3D sneaker tool, new shopping features

    The technology company will provide more personalized recommendations to users and assist businesses in creating 3D product models.

    By Sept. 29, 2022
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    Burberry nabs Daniel Lee as creative chief

    The British fashion designer is credited with reviving Kering-owned Bottega Veneta, though he left abruptly last year after three years as creative director.

    By Sept. 29, 2022
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    The North Face fills chief marketer, merchandiser spots with Nike vets

    Sophie Bambuck will take on the marketing role while Jennifer Ingraffea will fill the merchandising position as the brand builds out its leadership team.

    By Sept. 28, 2022
  • Against a backdrop of snow-covered mountains and blue skies streaked with clouds, three cyclists pedal along a path flanked by tall grasses and marked by a wooden sign reading "South Jenny Lake."
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    REI will open stores late on Election Day so employees can vote

    The retailer joins nearly 2,000 others in ensuring that work schedules allow for time to cast a ballot.

    By Sept. 27, 2022
  • A virtual Roblox space designed by Walmart shows a ferris wheel in the foreground a blimp flying against a blue sky in the background.
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    Walmart aims to shift Gen Z perceptions with expansive Roblox play

    Interactive virtual spaces going live ahead of the holidays cater to different product interests, with a beauty and cosmetics section among the first.

    By Peter Adams • Sept. 27, 2022
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    Amazon, Target kick off holiday sales early

    The retailers are unleashing seasonal specials in early October, and more are likely to follow as inflation pushes consumers to seek out good deals.

    By Sept. 26, 2022
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    Peloton’s head of marketing, chief commercial officer exit

    Dara Treseder is leaving Oct. 4 to become the CMO of Autodesk and Kevin Cornils exited last Friday.

    By Sept. 26, 2022
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    The Weekly Closeout: Home Depot employees move to unionize and Nike launches recycling program on Alipay

    Philadelphia workers for the home improvement retailer filed with the National Labor Relations Board, while the athletics brand partnered with Ant Group’s Green Energy Initiative.

    By Retail Dive Staff • Sept. 23, 2022
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    Online only, Lord & Taylor unveils fall merchandising, new logo

    The 200-year-old department store is aiming for an “elevated experience” as it attempts a reboot — but “don’t call it a comeback.”

    By Sept. 23, 2022
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    E-commerce apps lose pandemic luster: report

    New research shows downloads and marketing spending is declining amid shifts in consumer behavior, data privacy changes and recession fears.

    By Aaron Baar • Sept. 23, 2022
  • Destination XL loses marketing chief, names replacement

    Ujjwal Dhoot played a major role in the big-and-tall retailer’s turnaround and hunt for market share. 

    By Sept. 22, 2022
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    Macy’s partners with Kylie Cosmetics

    A limited-edition holiday collection featuring cosmetics, gift sets and ornaments will be available online and in select stores Oct. 1.  

    By Sept. 22, 2022
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    What can an Amazon Fashion executive do for Beautycounter?

    Kara Trousdale joined the beauty brand as its chief commercial officer in March and is bringing lessons from the e-commerce giant to help guide its omnichannel strategy.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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    Gen Z’s demands and values are redefining grocers’ online presence

    This younger generation, regarded for their activism, holds companies accountable for their ethical standards, panelists said during a Groceryshop session Tuesday. 

    By Peyton Bigora • Sept. 21, 2022
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    Xcel Brands launches C. Wonder by Christian Siriano

    Siriano was named the creative director of the new brand, which will launch in the spring of 2023. 

    By Sept. 19, 2022
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    How Patagonia’s shakeup challenges marketers to act on sustainability

    As the outdoor retailer makes good on its Earth-loving promise in an exceptional way, the bar for value-driven commitments has been elevated.

    By Jessica Deyo • Sept. 19, 2022