Retail

Retailer raises delivery bar

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. senior vice president Kathryn McLay said the retailer began revamping its product delivery requirements two years ago after studying the way items flowed from suppliers and distribution centers to store shelves. What was supposed to be a four-day window for deliveries took more like 10 days, according to McLay. Products trickled through in an inexact way. Some ...

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Retail US gasoline prices surge after Harvey; global impact felt

Retail US gasoline prices have surged to two-year highs and global shipping routes were scrambled, even as some US oil refineries began restarting in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.Major fuel pipelines feeding the US Northeast and Midwest were shut or severely curtailed, prompting shortages and dramatic spikes in wholesale cash prices that pushed the national retail average to $2.519 a ...

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RETAIL CORRIDOR: Roosters Sunglasses, Professional Home Medication Management – News – Northwest Florida Daily News

By Sharon Dooley | skLscoops@cox.net ROOSTERS SUNGLASS As summer visitors depart, locals feel ready to revisit favorite shopping venues. One such location, the Silver Sands Premium Outlets, has a new shop with the Aug. 1 opening of Roosters Sunglass. The shop offers that very item: sunglasses. “We cater to anyone and everyone who needs sunglasses, whether for a specific ...

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‘Influencers’ help fashion retail shift to digital advertising

MANILA – Social media celebrities who post outfits against a background of dream vacation spots are helping drive fashion retailing in the Philippines, a marketing executive said.  The “influencers” are not necessarily movie and television stars but they set the style, especially for those who are glued to their Instagram and Facebook feeds all day, said Forever21 Philippines marketing manager ...

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Sunland Park, N.M., retail, housing project proposed

Vic Kolenc, El Paso Times Published 5:38 p.m. MT Sept. 1, 2017 CLOSE Take a look at the area along Sunland Park Drive in Sunland Park, N.M., where a housing/retail development is proposed by West Retail. Vic Kolenc/El Paso Times Jose Gonzalez proposing 3 major retail projects in El Paso area Buy Photo A sign advertises retail space for lease ...

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Lulu Stands Apart as Retail Struggles

Lululemon just posted a quarter that should be the envy of its peers in the athletic-apparel world. Lulu grew overall sales, saw a nice expansion in its online business, and did so while being more profitable than analysts were expecting. Sales at existing stores — the most watched same-store sales metric — were up 2% for the quarter. Investors are ...

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Retail US gasoline prices surge as Harvey upends global markets

HOUSTON/NEW YORK: Retail U.S. gasoline prices hit two-year highs and global shipping routes were scrambled as the nation’s largest refiners remained shut on Friday, even as Harvey was losing strength. Major fuel pipelines feeding the U.S. Northeast and Midwest have been either closed or severely curtailed, prompting shortages in some areas and dramatic spikes in wholesale prices. The storm has ...

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Red Shed’s retail site for sale at Dannevirke

4:55 PM Friday September 1, 2017 True Commercial The Warehouse land and buildings at 2 High St, Dannevirke, is on a lease through till 2020. Photo / Supplied One of the biggest commercial properties in the Southern Hawke’s Bay township of Dannevirke, housing one of New Zealand’s biggest retailing names, is now for sale. The standalone building at 2 ...

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Petrol retailers reaping record margins despite increased surveillance, watchdog says

Posted September 01, 2017 09:13:07 Petrol retailers have driven up their margins to record levels despite increased surveillance from the consumer watchdog and the spread of online price comparison tools intended to stimulate competition. More Australian motorists may have benefited from some of the lowest fuel prices since 2002, but average margins extracted at the pump rose to the highest ...

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