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  • Olipop's imagery for its new "senior soda consultant" job posting.
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    Olipop seeks best friend creator duo for expenses-paid national tour

    The brand will pay its senior soda consultants up to $40,000 to join it at various stops in the U.S. and generate creative digital content.

    By Jessica Deyo • March 1, 2024
  • Actors Kathryn Hahn and Will Arnett star in a new ad campaign from Dick's Sporting Goods
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    Dick’s enlists Kathryn Hahn, Will Arnett to showcase e-commerce convenience

    A new ad campaign features streaming buys on Amazon and Netflix and nods to trendy products like the Stanley tumbler.

    By Peter Adams • Feb. 28, 2024
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    What's shaping the e-commerce landscape?

    From recent statistics on e-commerce growth to the Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit against Amazon, here are some of the forces impacting online retail.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Zulily IP assets put up for sale

    The sale includes customer data, domain names, over 200 trademarks and code for the brand’s proprietary app. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 28, 2024
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    The latest Yeezy drop from Adidas is online only

    The activewear company earlier this month announced plans to shed existing inventory from its previous partnership with Ye.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 27, 2024
  • Screengrab off Amazon's website of Recurring Reservations and Repeat Items features
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    Amazon Fresh launches Recurring Reservations feature for online shopping

    The new feature allows grocery customers to choose a time for pickup or delivery orders up to a week in advance.

    By Peyton Bigora • Feb. 26, 2024
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    Self-checkout promises ultimate convenience. Is it doing its job?

    The process can make for faster, easier experiences, but it needs regular attention and helpful associates to thrive.

    By Bryan Wassel • Feb. 26, 2024
  • Lululemon storefront.
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    Lululemon advances circular fashion with recycled nylon product

    The retailer partnered with Samsara Eco to introduce an enzymatically recycled nylon 6,6 product in what the companies say is a “milestone” in textile recycling.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 22, 2024
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    Shutting down Overstock was ‘a fatal mistake’: Beyond executive chairman

    Beyond Inc. will reopen Overstock's online store in the coming weeks in collaboration with Shopify.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Shein to debut spring-summer collection in shoppable livestream

    The event, which will be available on YouTube, X, Instagram and Facebook, builds off one that the fast-fashion giant held last fall.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 21, 2024
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    BNPL popularity rises among ‘financially fragile’ consumers

    About 60% of that group used BNPL five or more times in the past year, compared with just over 20% of more stable consumers, the New York Fed said.

    By Caitlin Mullen • Feb. 21, 2024
  • A rack of denim jeans with white store tags clipped to them.
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    RFID has been around for decades. Now it’s becoming retailers’ best crime-fighting tool.

    The tech has long been used for inventory management, but is being affixed to more merchandise and yielding more data.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    Walmart to buy Vizio for $2.3B as annual revenue climbs 6%

    The company reported double-digit growth in its advertising unit for the year, while e-commerce sales surpassed $100 billion.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
  • A L'Oreal poster is displayed during the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Potsdamer Platz on February 12, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.
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    L’Oréal leans into AI with data in mind

    “AI now transcends many of the things we do,” CEO Nicolas Hieronimus said during the beauty company’s earnings call. 

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Feb. 20, 2024
  • A screenshot of Loccitane x Emperia's immersive shopping experience
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    L’Occitane’s third virtual store celebrates Ramadan

    The experience, created with Emperia, mimics a Middle Eastern-inspired house and features exclusive gift sets and a skin care questionnaire.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    Revlon brings lipstick shades to home design game Redecor

    Players will be able to use colors from the beauty brand’s Super Lustrous lipstick collection, with more shades on the way.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 15, 2024
  • Walmart International chief financial officers, led by Walmart Inc. CFO John David Rainey, at the podium, ring the NYSE opening bell.
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    4 ways Walmart is working to enhance its growth momentum

    Since the start of the year, the company dropped news regarding employee retention, compensation, store revamps and consumer-facing tech initiatives.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    Wish to sell for $173M

    Singapore-based Qoo10 snapped up the struggling marketplace at a discount, considering its $1.1 billion stock market debut.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
  • Three people wearing Athleta's new Train collection.
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    Athleta launches high-performance Train Collection

    The eight-piece collection features PowerMove, a light, breathable, quick-drying proprietary fabric made with recycled polyester. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 14, 2024
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    Columbia Sportswear heat-reflective fabric to be used on lunar lander

    The activewear brand’s Omni-Heat Infinity technology will be used to provide insulation for an upcoming Intuitive Machines launch.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 13, 2024
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    Why Build-A-Bear is pushing checkouts to tablets

    The tools let associates better serve and personalize shopper journeys while providing customers with faster checkout options.

    By Bryan Wassel • Feb. 13, 2024
  • A person on the left stands in a wallpapered room, a person on the right runs on the beach.
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    Pacsun launches creative collective to help shape campaigns, merchandise

    The Pacsun Collective is a group of content creators, photographers, stylists, videographers and other artists selected to co-create the brand’s future.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 12, 2024
  • Wilson's airless basketball.
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    Wilson debuts 3D-printed airless basketball

    The sporting goods brand will sell a limited number of the basketballs, which don’t need to be inflated, for $2,500 apiece.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 8, 2024
  • E.l.f. Cosmetics launched its "your best e.l.f." shopping app an experience on Apple Vision Pro.
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    E.l.f. Cosmetics launches ‘your best e.l.f’ experience on Apple Vision Pro

    The shoppable app encourages users to unwind through relaxing activities like guided meditations and includes three environments to explore.

    By Jessica Deyo • Feb. 8, 2024
  • An digital sign for a purse, listing price and other color options, with a retail store in the background.
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    Why ‘pay-by-bank’ faces adoption hurdles in US retail

    Pay-by-bank has been catching on slowly, and it’s a particularly long shot for showing up at the point-of-sale anytime soon.

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Feb. 8, 2024
  • A virtual room display with recommended Wayfair products to add to the space.
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    Wayfair introduces Decorify app to Apple Vision Pro

    The company is adding new digital tools for customers in the midst of a turnaround.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 8, 2024