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Walgreens, Kroger Stop Sales of Vapes

Walgreens, Kroger Stop Sales of Vapes

On Oct. 7, Walmart and Kroger announced that they would no longer sell e-cigarette products. Recent concerns over vaping come after the CDC linked approximately 1,299 cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette or vaping products in the U.S. Additionally, the CDC found that 26 deaths occurred across 21 states with patients reporting a history of using e-cigarettes or vaping products.
GameStop Retailer will Close Down 200 Stores Soon

GameStop Retailer will Close Down 200 Stores Soon

It seems that GameStop will soon go the way of Blockbuster: no one needs physical copies of their entertainment anymore. Digital purchases and downloads are simply more convenient and more efficient. GameStop has a slight advantage in the fact that they sell things you do need physical copies of, like controllers and consoles themselves. But there’s no denying that video games were the main source of income for GameStop, and they just aren’t making that money like they used to.
Amazon Expands AmazonFresh Service to Houston, Minneapolis, Phoenix

Amazon Expands AmazonFresh Service to Houston, Minneapolis, Phoenix

Amazon Fresh is a grocery delivery and pickup service only in select cities worldwide. Currently, Prime Members can get a subscription to AmazonFresh for an additional $14.99 per month. Amazon started this service in 2017 in the United Kingdom and has expanded the service to more than 300 postcodes across the U.K. The service even offers delivery in less than one-hour from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. all week.
Target Teams up with Disney

Target Teams up with Disney

Back on Aug. 25, Target CEO Brian Cornell and Chairman of Disney Parks Bob Chapek announced the partnership at the D23 Expo in Anaheim,...
Another Casualty in the Retail Apocalypse Retail Store Avenue Closes All Locations

Another Casualty in the Retail Apocalypse: Retail Store Avenue Closes All Locations

The chain, with more than 222 stores across 33 states, adds to the nearly 8,000 store closures for 2019, surpassing 2018’s total store closures. According to Business Insider, the store will drop prices by 30-50 percent on all of its items. Avenue offered brands and clothing in women’s sizes 14-32.
Handgun Ammunition no Longer Sold at Walmart, and Customers asked not to Bring Guns Inside

Handgun Ammunition no Longer Sold at Walmart, and Customers asked not to Bring Guns...

With many of the awful shootings lately taking place inside Walmart stores around the country, it’s not hard to guess why guns and ammo are big issues being discussed in relation to the retailer. It’s no secret that Walmart has long sold different firearms and ammo for them, and lots of people were displeased about this reality as the recent shootings took place in Walmart stores. Despite the fact that the shootings were not facilitated by guns and ammo acquired in the store at the time of the shootings themselves, people were displeased that Walmart was continuing to sell guns and ammo following the incidents, equating the decision to do so as not caring if they were contributing to the problem.
Walmart and Tasty Collab for Easy Meal Planning, Recipe Shopping

Walmart and Tasty Collab for Easy Meal Planning, Recipe Shopping

Getting online to watch one-to-two minute videos posted to Buzzfeed’s ever-popular Tasty page on Facebook seems to be a past time of most who are looking for an easy way to eat at home. Walmart saw the potential in the brand’s popularity and started selling Tasty merchandise in March 2018. The inexpensive line offers 90 products. Now to further expand on their partnership, Walmart is collaborating with Tasty for easy, shoppable recipes. According to Walmart, customers can now get the entire ingredients lists from more than 4,000 recipes featured on Tasty right to an online grocery cart with one click.
Pizza Hut Announces 500 Closures over 2-year period

Pizza Hut Announces 500 Closures over 2-Year Period

The fast food retail chain, Pizza Hut, decided to reduce and change its current store models from dine in to “modern express stores” over the next two years, according to National Restaurant News. The chain will look into more than 500 low-performing stores and replace them with newer carryout stores that will better serve its customer base nationwide.
GameStop Corporation Lays off Massive Number of Employees

GameStop Corporation Lays off Massive Number of Employees

Huge cuts made within GameStop Corporation have affected approximately 14% of the associate base at the company’s headquarters, as well as many of its subsidiaries, such as Game Informer. GameStop Corporation is the parent company of both video game retail chain GameStop and video game magazine Game Informer. Recently, they laid off over 120 of their employees, which constitutes the aforementioned 14% of their associate base at both their headquarters and some of their other offices.
A Great Deal is Available on Philips Norelco Electric Razor at Walmart

A Great Deal is Available on Philips Norelco 5750 Electric Razor at Walmart

Every man needs to have a razor in their arsenal, even if you plan on keeping your beard for a while. You never know when you’ll need to shave, so having a good electric razor on hand is just good foresight. On the other hand, electric razors can be very expensive, especially if you are looking at high quality razors that you can trust. That’s why you would generally want to take advantage of discounts on quality razors when they crop up. At the moment, Walmart is offering one such discount on a very good razor, the Phillips Norelco Electric Shaver 5750. It’s $40 off, which is a pretty sweet discount for a pretty valuable razor.
Wrong Moves on Target’s Part Cause it to Lag Behind Walmart and Amazonvideo

Did Target Make a Big Mistake Causing it to Lag Behind Walmart and Amazon?

Ever since Amazon helped initiate the retail apocalypse, classic stores have been going bankrupt left and right. Many of those that haven’t are still on the verge of collapse. And yet, among the ruthless demise of a dozen retailers, both Target and Walmart managed to not only survive, but adapt and grow. As far as retail was concerned, those two were the only ones managing to compete with Amazon at all, even if they were still behind the e-commerce giant by a significant extent.
Another Casualty in Retail Apocalypse - Walgreens to Close 200 Stores

Another Casualty in Retail Apocalypse: Walgreens to Close 200 Stores

As research analyst Coresight Research predicted Aug. 2 that more than 12,000 stores would close before 2019 ends, another retailer announced hundreds of store closures nationwide. According to an Aug. 6 SEC filing, Walgreens undertook plans to close 200 locations in the U.K. at the end of its second fiscal quarter.
Walmart Employees are Troubled by the Retailer’s Decision to Continue Selling Firearms even after Shootings

Walmart Employees are Troubled by the Retailer’s Decision to Continue Selling Firearms even after...

Following the deadly shootings over the weekend in El Paso and Dayton Ohio, a pair of Walmart employees have joined a number of gun control advocates, opposing Walmart’s sale of guns and ammunition. They have urged other employees to join in their protest.
Sears and Kmart Add 26 Store Closures to Growing List, More Closures May Come

Sears and Kmart Add 26 Store Closures to Growing List, More Closures May Come

As many stores reconsider their financial holdings and how to make a space in the e-commerce dominated market, several have chosen to close stores. After Walgreens announced 200 U.S. location store closures, Kmart and Sears will add 26 more to the growing list of 7,000-plus store closures for 2019.
Store Closures Could Reach More Than 12,000 in U.S. before end of 2019

Store Closures Could Reach More Than 12,000 In U.S. Before End Of 2019

As many retailers have shuttered their stores, filed for bankruptcy or reduced its retail footprint, analysts at Coresight Research predict that the store closure number could reach more than 12,000 before 2019 is over. As of Aug. 2, there’s been 27 percent more store closures in 2019 than in 2018, according to USA Today.
Lenovo Ideapad S340 Back To School Laptop

Laptop Computers Go On Sale Just In Time For Back-To-School Shopping

Walking through any brick and mortar store, or browsing through any online store these days it's hard not to notice all the back-to-school sales that are currently going on. It is now one of those various times throughout the year that retailers put forth their best deals in an attempt to woo shoppers during this end-of-the-summer period when parents are shopping for the new school year for everything from clothing to school supplies.
Shoppers Threaten to Boycott Walmart if Stores do not Remove Guns and Ammo

Shoppers Threaten to Boycott Walmart if Stores do not Remove Guns and Ammo

Following a statement in which Walmart said it would not be making any changes to its policy of selling firearms and ammunition after the shootings in El Paso and Southhaven, the retailer has been facing increased pressure to do exactly that. Many people, including gun safety advocates and everyday shoppers, are very disgruntled with the store’s decision to remove violent video game displays and videos, but not actual guns and ammo.
Walmart Temporarily Removes Violent Video Game Displays but will still Sell Firearms

Walmart Temporarily Removes Violent Video Game Displays but will still Sell Firearms

The tragic shootings of last weekend made a profound impact on the country, raising many questions, giving rise to many fears, and reigniting the controversy regarding video games and their link to acts of violence. While the research and statistics claim otherwise, many still cast the blame on video games when it comes to mass shootings; even when the shooters themselves claim completely different motives.
Is Now The Time To Bank On Target

Is Now The Time To Bank On Target?

This year has been rough on a great many retailers. Over 7,000 stores in the US are slated to be shut down this year, which is more than all the stores closed down in 2018. In fact, we’re well on our way to the greatest number of annual closings ever.
The Retail Apocalypse is Frightening, but Walmart, Target and eBay Continue to Thrive

The Retail Apocalypse is Frightening, but Walmart, Target and eBay Continue to Thrive

The past few years haven’t been kind to many department stores. Retailers across the country are floundering, their stocks cratering as they fail to adapt to the times. Sears is essentially gone, J.C. Penney is well on its way to the same fate, and other department stores, like Macy’s and Kohl’s are barely any better off. And yet, through all of that, Walmart and Target are actually growing. The gap between retailers struggling with a buildup of inventory before the holidays and those that are thriving is widening every day.