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Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is sold out all over the place, making prices more expensive...

With COVID-19 impacting nearly every industry around the world, shipping and supply chains have been hit particularly hard. Fact of the matter is, the retail stock of the Nintendo Switch is practically nonexistent right now, and there’s no word as to when they may be restocked. That being the case, getting your hands on a Switch right now would cost you a whole lot more than usual. Naturally, you’d be hard-pressed to find some recent Switch releases, like Doom Eternal or the new Animal Crossing.
Toilet Paper, Clorox and Purell - Here's how you might still be able to still find them

Toilet Paper, Clorox and Purell: Here’s how you might still be able to still...

Having trouble finding home essentials like toilet paper or hand sanitizer or cleansing wipes? Have you found it online but are not willing to pay the ridiculous asking prices? Here's what you should do.
Coronavirus

How badly is the Coronavirus affecting retail and the market as a whole?

The World Health Organization called it a global pandemic, China isn’t being very open about where it may have actually came from, and to make matters so much worse, media spins and stock market dumps have everyone wondering whether the effects of the Coronavirus will have deep, long term effects on the global market in general (especially since China is the global hub of most of the world’s manufacturing).
Pier 1’s Bankruptcy Makes Way For an Unclear Future

Pier 1’s Bankruptcy Makes Way For an Unclear Future

Bankruptcy is never fun, but filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy for a company is a different type of financial and emotional strain, one that the retail chain Pier 1 is about to learn all too well. On February 17th, it became official that Pier 1, a home furnishing retailer with it’s headquarters located in Fort Worth, Texas, issued a press release to Business Insider that they will be “pursuing a ‘orderly sale process’ by filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.”
Can simple protective masks protect you from the Coronavirus

Can simple protective masks protect you from the Coronavirus?

With the recent health crisis originating in Wuhan, China, now spreading across the world as a global health epidemic has been declared by the World Health Organization (WHO), residents in the United States are taking extra precautions to avoid catching this deadly virus. One immediate outcome as a result of Coronavirus hysteria has been stores throughout the nation reporting that they are running out of simple protective masks.
New Starbucks Roastery

Starbucks Opens New Roastery in Chicago

The Starbucks Roastery Reserve will feature an assortment of Starbucks Reserve specialty coffee, boutique Milanses Princi bakery and Arriviamo Bar that features coffee cocktails. Additionally the reserve will pay tribute to Chicago artists and feature locally inspired cocktails available for purchase. This is the sixth reserve roastery the company has opened with other locations in Seattle, Shanghai, Milan, New York and Tokyo.
Walmart Adds Siri Shortcut To Online Grocery Shopping App

Walmart Adds Siri Shortcut To Online Grocery Shopping App

Now, shoppers can create a voice order to add items to their cart through Siri. The Siri Shortcut for Online Grocery allows customers with iOS devices to ask digital voice assistant Siri to add items to their cart by saying “Add to Walmart.” The new feature works for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, HomePod or CarPlay.
Walmart Allows Alcoholic Beverage Grocery Pickup

Walmart Allows Alcoholic Beverage Grocery Pickup

Walmart, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based grocery chain announced online that customers could choose from a variety of wine and beers — in accordance with state and local regulations — and pick them up with no hassle.
Target Rolls Out New Rewards Program - Target Circle

Target Rolls Out New Rewards Program

In February of this year, Target Circle was launched in six pilot markets - Dallas, Charlotte, Denver, Indianapolis, Kansas City and Phoenix. Now, the company is spreading the savings nationwide. The company rolled out its new program Oct. 6, offering incentives to provide help to local nonprofits nationwide.
Forever 21 files for bankruptcy, announces plans to close more than 350 locations

Forever 21 files for bankruptcy, announces plans to close more than 350 locations

After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy at the end of September, clothing store Forever 21 announced its plans to close more than 350 location Oct. 31. The Los Angeles-based retailer, founded in 1984, had some financial woes before it filed for bankruptcy.
Nintendo Switch Sales Surpasses 15 Million Units

Nintendo Switch Sales Surpasses 15 Million Units

The console that was introduced in 2017 has hit another sales milestone, surpassing 15 million units in North America alone since its release, according to NPD group, which tracks video game sales. Nintendo Switch has even hit a bigger success: being the top selling console for 10 consecutive months.
Whole Foods Market Experts Predict 2020 Food Trends

Whole Foods Market Experts Predict 2020 Top 10 Food Trends

After Amazon acquired Whole Foods, the company has been promoting its products and services as well as deals available through Amazon Prime. Recently, Amazon got Whole Foods Market experts to predict some new food trends coming up for the new decade. The experts include a range of Whole Foods team members, buyers for Whole Foods, and others. As the world moves into 2020, here’s some of the food trends Whole Foods predicts will take hold of consumers.
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.