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  • Someone's hand is holding a cell phone, with a cup of coffee, calendar, pair of glasses and small plant in the background.
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    DoorDash adds Victoria’s Secret, Party City to its non-food options

    New non-restaurant clients also include Lush Cosmetics, so that nearly all of the last-mile platform’s customers can now order from a retailer.

    By March 23, 2023
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    Amazon launches 2-hour delivery from select Rite Aid stores

    The service is available for Prime members living within the greater Newark, New Jersey, and Burbank, California, areas.

    By Max Garland • March 23, 2023
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    Retail Dive's outlook on 2023

    A look at retail trends and forecasting for what retailers can expect in a year of economic uncertainty.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    At Home cuts prices as supply chain costs ease

    The retailer raised prices last year when expenses grew by $300 million, but executives have found ways to relieve the pressure.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 23, 2023
  • A Tally inventory robot from Simbe Robotics in a Hy-Vee supermarket
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    Retailers expect more tasks to be done by robots by 2025: report

    Some surveyed retail executives expect to re-deploy store associates to more customer-facing roles as automation is increasingly leveraged. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 23, 2023
  • Workers from JD.com work in the warehouse at the company's main logistics hub during an organized tour for Singles Day on November 11, 2020
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    JD.com plans a self-operating warehouse in California

    The e-commerce giant is looking to expand its presence in the U.S. and bring automation with it.

    By Alejandra Salgado • March 22, 2023
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    Petco adds 1M customers in 2022

    The retailer is leaning into its health and wellness offerings, introducing a pet food subscription service in partnership with Freshpet.

    By March 22, 2023
  • Traffic including cars and a cyclist ride by a Bloomingdale's store under blue skies, as a nearby pedestrian crosses the street.
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    After 150 years, Bloomingdale’s names its first-ever chief merchant

    The move could mean that the upscale Macy’s-owned department store is stepping up its game against rival Nordstrom, observers say.

    By March 22, 2023
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    GameStop posts first quarterly profit in two years

    CEO Matt Furlong said the company will continue cost cutting and cost containment to help sustain profitability.

    By March 22, 2023
  • A Nike storefront at The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles, California.
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    Nike touts ‘tremendous progress’ on inventory as sales grow 14%

    Much of the retailer’s recent revenue surge has been driven by markdowns, analysts said, and inventory is still up 16% year over year.

    By March 22, 2023
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    DSW parent undergoes layoffs as the company ‘pares back every line of spending possible’

    Designer Brands is actively working to cut back, even as it builds out its owned brand strategy.

    By March 22, 2023
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    Gap Inc. lightens inventory load after a year of painful discounting

    The apparel seller brought its stock levels down 21% as it prepares to bring supply in line with demand. 

    By March 22, 2023
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    Ex-GNC chief executive to take the reins at Rue21

    Josh Burris has experience at several apparel brands and will be leading the low-price teen apparel retailer in the midst of a turnaround.

    By March 21, 2023
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    The Vitamin Shoppe owner gets buyout offer topping $1B

    Franchise Group’s management in January had reportedly considered taking the company private themselves for a similar price. 

    By March 21, 2023
  • Exterior of a BJ's Wholesale Club location in Virginia
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    BJ’s ‘last mile delivery model’ improves in-store order fulfillment process

    The service involves employees picking items for an order before handing them off to a same-day delivery provider.

    By Max Garland • March 21, 2023
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    Foot Locker to shutter 400 mall-based stores by 2026

    As the retailer looks to simplify its business, CEO Mary Dillon also said the company is “revitalizing” its Nike partnership.

    By March 20, 2023
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    Amazon plans to cut 9K more jobs in the next few weeks

    The downsizing is centered on the e-commerce giant's profit center, AWS, as well as Twitch, advertising and its people, experience and technology teams.

    By March 20, 2023
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    Amazon’s balancing act is getting trickier

    Wooing sellers may have downsides for shoppers, and the e-commerce giant may want to boost its Prime fee earlier than planned, analysts say.

    By March 20, 2023
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    Atmos, New Balance launch retail collaboration in Washington, DC

    The concept, dubbed the NBSE, features exclusive New Balance footwear and will serve as a gathering place for community events. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 20, 2023
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    The Weekly Closeout: Neiman Marcus expands partnership with Ferragamo, Peeps beefs up collabs ahead of spring

    The department store will have in-store activations, customer experiences and exclusive products from the brand, while the confection’s list of partners grows.

    By Retail Dive Staff • March 17, 2023
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    Walmart launches clean beauty platform with most products under $10

    Clean Beauty at Walmart includes formulas free of more than 1,200 ingredients and will expand over time. 

    By March 17, 2023
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    Dollar General to spend $100M on staffing and stores

    The retailer plans to sustain its store opening momentum, with more than 1,000 new locations planned this year.

    By March 17, 2023
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    REI names chief people officer

    The retailer also announced the internal promotions of a new chief merchandising officer and a vice president of Co-op Brands.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 17, 2023
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    Boxed considers filing for bankruptcy

    The e-commerce company, which sells bulk-sized pantry items and runs a fresh grocery delivery business in the New York City area, is facing tension with lenders amid a tightening cash position.

    By Sam Silverstein • March 17, 2023
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    GNC’s chief executive officer left in January, won’t be replaced

    Josh Burris, who joined the supplement retailer in 2019, took over as CEO two years ago just after it exited bankruptcy with new ownership.

    By March 16, 2023
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    Kohl’s marketplace gives Lands’ End a much-needed boost

    Amid a raft of declines, revenue from third-party sellers was up year over year, and the brand will soon add Macy’s marketplace to the roster.

    By March 16, 2023