Retail News

Welcome to the Retail News section on Shoppers Shop. Here you will find about the latest retail deals, store closings, mergers and more.

Walmart to Reduce Traffic in Stores for Coronavirus, Make Aisles One-Way

  • Walmart will implement new social distancing measures in its stores including reducing the amount of customers allowed in the store at a time and making aisles one-way. Read more... 2020-04-03

  • Whole Foods Announces Early Opening for Shoppers 60 and Older

  • Whole Foods has announced it will open it stores to shoppers 60 and older in the U.S. to give the most vulnerable to the Covid-19 a less crowded environment to shop. Read more... 2020-03-17

  • Dollar General Says First Hour of Each Day for Senior Shoppers

  • Dollar General says the first hour of each day at each stores will be for senior shoppers due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more... 2020-03-16

  • Apple Closing All Stores Outside China Due to Coronavirus

  • Apple is closing all of its stores outside China due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic until March 27. Read more... 2020-03-14

  • Toys R Us to Return With Two New U.S. Stores

  • ToysRUs is returning with two new U.S. stores after closing all its U.S. stores last year. Read more... 2019-07-19

  • Charlotte Russe Liquidating and Closing All Stores

  • Charlotte Rusee is liquidating and closing all of its stores. Going out of business sales started today, March 7. Read more... 2019-03-07

  • Amazon Launches Shark Tank Store

  • Amazon has launched an online store for Shark Tank products. The products are featured on Amazon Launchpad. Read more... 2018-10-15

  • Michael Kors Reportedly Acquiring Versace in $2 Billion Deal

  • Michael Kors is expected to acquire Versace in a $2 billion deal.Versace family to remain involved with the brand. Read more... 2018-09-24

  • Continue Shopping or Checkout?

  • The decision to continue shopping is offered by most online retailers when consumers are faced with the decision or whether to checkout or not? Read more... 2018-05-19

  • Report: Toys R Us May Liquidate Its U.S. Operations

  • Toys R Us may liquidate its U.S. operations. The new follows store closings at 180 locations. Read more... 2018-03-08

  • Amazon Announces Amazon Key In-Home Delivery Service

  • Amazon has announced an in-home delivery service called Amazon Key that works with a smart camera and a smart lock system. Read more... 2017-10-26

  • Coach Changing Company Name to Tapestry

  • Coach, Inc. is changing its company name to Tapestry. It will consist of the Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman brands. Read more... 2017-10-11

  • Walmart Testing Delivering Groceries Straight to Your Refrigerator

  • Walmar tis testing a delivery service where groceries are delivered straight to your fridge even if you are not home. Read more... 2017-09-22

  • Toys R Us Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection But Will Keep Stores Open for 2017 Holidays

  • Toys R Us has filled for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The toy giant will keep its stores open for holiday 2017 through a restructuring plan. Read more... 2017-09-20

  • Amazon Prime Members to Get Special Savings at Whole Foods

  • Amazon announced today that Amazon Prime Members will be able to get special discounts and other in-store benefits. Read more... 2017-08-24

  • Style Dotcom Site Now Forwards to Farfetch

  • Farfetch has purchased the Style.com site from Conde Nast. Conde Nast ended the site despite a large investment. Read more... 2017-06-22

  • Lidl Grocery Retailer Launches in the U.S., Partners With Heidi Klum

  • The German grocery supermarket chain Lidl has debuted in the U.S. They also announced a Heidi Klum partnership. Read more... 2017-06-22

  • Gymboree Expected to Close Stores as Part of Restructuring

  • Gymboree is expected to close up to 375 stores as part of its restructuring plan. It recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Read more... 2017-06-19

  • Walmart to Acquire Bonobos for $310 Million

  • Walmart has announced an agreement to buy Bonobos for $310 million in cash. Andy Dunn will be joining Walmart. Read more... 2017-06-18

  • Amazon to Buy Whole Foods in Deal Worth Nearly $14 Billion

  • Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal worth $13.7 billion. It is expected to close before the end of the year. Read more... 2017-06-15