Target reported that during its second-quarter revenue increased by 3.6%, same-store sales rose by 3.4% and net income rose to $938 million.
Barbara Messing is reportedly stepping down as senior VP and chief marketing officer for Walmart U.S., effective Aug. 30, according to AdWeek.
Walmart reported that its same-store U.S. sales rose 2.8%, ahead of expectations and e-commerce sales rose 37%, in line with last year.
Giant Food Stores announced that it will open a two level, 65,000 sq. ft. urban flagship in downtown Philadelphia.
More than five retail chains are opening stores for every retailer that is closing stores in 2019, according to research from IHL Group, which is up from 3.7 in 2018.
From murals behind the registers to installations in the parking lots, locally-designed art can be found in Target’s small-format locations across the nation.