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- Target, other retailers answer Louisiana’s call for help after ‘Great Flood of 2016’ (DSN AM, Retail News, NCPA - Frontend, Target, Latest News, Top Retailers)Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:43am
As the national media continues to largely ignore Louisiana’s cries for help after 6.9 trillion gallons of rain pummeled the southern part of the state between Aug. 8 and Aug. 14, retailers such as Target Corp. have answered the call.
Walmart Stores unveiled plans to countermand slowed growth in China with 115 new stores in the country by 2017 and creating some 30,000 jobs.
Self-service kiosks got a nod from the Millennial generation, as a new survey released by location-based mobile platform Retale showed that 20% of Millennial shoppers don’t like interacting with cashiers at checkout.
Global responsibility and sustainability continue to be priorities for Walmart Stores. The company filed its proxy statement ahead of its June 5 annual shareholders meeting, and also issued its annual report, and the 2015 Global Responsibility Report and Global Compliance Program Report.
Zebra Technologies Corp. released survey results that revealed nearly all retailers are ready to make the changes required to adopt the Internet of Things.
As the use in-store mobile payment becomes more pervasive, consumers require increased education on the performance and ease of use of mobile pay services, a recent survey by Verifone of U.S. consumer attitudes suggested.
In not-unexpected news, Family Dollar has delayed its shareholder vote on a potential acquisition by Dollar Tree.