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Sears and Kmart Remove Trump Home Items From Online Stores

The Trump Organization founded by Donald Trump has a home furnishings devision called Trump Home. Trump Home makes bedding, furniture, lighting, mirrors and chandeliers. Sears and Kmart used to carry some products from Trump Home but recently removed the items from sears.com and kmart.com. Read more... February 11, 2017

Donald Trump Ruins Christmas for Tiffany

The luxury jeweler Tiffany has a flagship store on New York City's 5th Avenue. This location is right next to Trump Tower where President-elect Donald J. Trump resides. His election win turned the area into a media and security circus. This has caused major headaches for retailers near Trump Tower. Read more... January 17, 2017

Amazon Shares Video of Prime Air's First Customer Delivery

Amazon has shared a video of its first Prime Air delivery. The customer delivery took place in England where private trials have been taking place. Amazon says the delivery was fully autonomous and took 13 minutes from click to delivery. You can find more about the first delivery here. Read more... December 14, 2016

Amazon Unveils Amazon Go, a Grocery Store With No Lines or Checkout

Amazon has unveiled a new grocery store concept called Amazon Go. The technologically advanced store has no lines, cashiers or checkout. An array of sensors and cameras tracks buyers and products. Shoppers use the Amazon Go app to shop at the store. They take the products they want and leave. Later they receive a charge on their Amazon account. Read more... December 5, 2016

Most Black Friday Ads Won't Be Released Until After the Election

Some Black Friday ads have been released and a few others have leaked but we don't expect many more until after the election, which is not very far away. The election this year is making a lot of noise. Retailers would prefer to have consumers able to spend more attention on the ads and thinking about their purchases than caught up in election drama. Read more... November 7, 2016

Best Buy and Target Launch Free Shipping, No Minimum for Holiday 2016

Best Buy and Target have both brought back their free shipping, no minimum, offers from last year. The Best Buy free shipping offer runs through December 24, 2016. Target's offer runs through Jan. 1, 2017. Read more... October 26, 2016

REI Closes Its Doors Again for Black Friday 2016

REI is reviving its #OptOutside campaign for Black Friday 2016. The retailer will once again close its doors and encourage shoppers to spend the day outside. REI will also be paying all 12,287 employees to take the day off and head outside instead. Read more... October 24, 2016

Lands' End Opens Pop-up Store in SoHo

Lands' End has opened up a pop-up shop in the Soho neighborhood of New York City. The two-floor store on Broadway feature over 8,000 square feet of retail space showcasing the brand's apparel, footwear and accessories. It will also contain the new Lands' End Sport and Canvas by Land's End collection recently modeled by actress Emma Roberts. Read more... September 14, 2016

Louis Vuitton Unveils New Safran Imperial Packaging

Louis Vuitton has unveiled new packaging and shopping bags in time for the 2016 holiday shopping season. The new bags replace the iconic brown chocolate color of Louis Vuitton packaging with a bright saffron color dubbed "Safran Imperial." Read more... September 3, 2016

Bottled Water is Top Purchase at Airports

Hudson Group runs nearly 1,000 stores in airports and transportation terminals in North America. They recently released a list of the top ten items sold at airports. Beverages dominated the list taking eight of the ten top spots. Most of these beverages were bottled water. It is good to know travelers are staying hydrated. Read more... August 22, 2016