Retail is not dead; boring retail is dead.
That is what industry guru, Mack Elevation Forum founder and DSN partner Dan Mack told a packed house at the 19th annual Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit at New York City’s Plaza Hotel in late November. Moderating a panel of executives from such top retailers as CVS Pharmacy, Target, Walmart, Walgreens and Sam’s Club, Mack challenged them to explain to the audience what they were doing to remain relevant.
Target is introducing a new way for consumers to pay for their purchases while never having to leave the company’s app. The Minneapolis-based retailer has launched Wallet in the Target app.
With Wallet, consumers can pay for purchases using their Target REDcard and find savings with Cartwheel — all within a single scan of their phones at checkout, the company said.
Fans of SodaSteam will be pleased to know that the company has announced in-store availability for its latest product launch, the premier flavor essences, Fruit Drops. This announcement comes after the line of unsweetened products sold out within two weeks of becoming available on the brand’s website.
Fruits Drops enhance ordinary tap water when made into sparkling water with a SodaStream machine, contain zero calories, all-natural flavor and no preservaties, according to the New Jersey-based company.
CINCINATTI — Target is partnering with Always based on insight from the #LikeAGirl campaign, to prevent the loss of confidence in young girls.
In just the past few months, Walmart announced plans for a naturally positioned color cosmetics line called Found.
MINNEAPOLIS — Target shoppers across the United States can now place an order using just their voice.