Target’s profit ‘collapsed’ in Q1 as retail smashes into fuel costs

Listen to the article 4 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Target managed to grow sales in the first quarter over…

Ear piercing is the next fun retail trend

You don’t have to go to the mall anymore to get your ears pierced.  While teenagers in the past may have gotten theirs pierced at the mall, the service seems…

Google opens second retail store

Listen to the article 2 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Google on Wednesday announced it is opening a retail store…

How Retail Companies Are Enabling Frictionless Transactions

The customer experience (CX) landscape has changed dramatically over the last year. And consumers have been moving toward demanding more frictionless payment methods across online and offline channels. Loading Something…

Retail Inventory Method: A How-To Guide

When you run a store, it’s critical to keep a finger on the pulse of your business. Paying attention to metrics like inventory value can reveal a lot about the…

Retail tech funding drops 11%: report

Listen to the article 2 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Following a retail tech investing boom, global investment in retail…

Lightspeed’s Report on the State of Retail, and What it Means for your Business

After two years of change, disruption and acceleration, the retail industry is moving into a new era. Independent retailers are facing evolving health regulations, supply-chain woes, advances in technology, and…

The Retail Inventory Method: A How-To Guide

When you run a store, it’s critical to keep a finger on the pulse of your business. Paying attention to metrics like inventory value can reveal a lot about the…

Purple names new COO | Retail Dive

Listen to the article 2 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Purple on Tuesday named Eric Haynor as its chief operating…

Torrid names new CEO | Retail Dive

Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Among a number of leadership changes, Torrid announced on Tuesday…