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Weak store traffic prompts Target to cut Q4 forecast

Weak store traffic prompts Target to cut Q4 forecast

Target has lowered its profit and sales guidance for the fourth quarter after disappointing store traffic led to softer-than-expect holiday…

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Walmart to create 34,000 jobs in U.S. in 2017

Walmart to create 34,000 jobs in U.S. in 2017

Walmart plans to create about 34,000 jobs and invest $6.8 billion in the United States in 2017, as part of…

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NRF launches new retail career program

NRF launches new retail career program

The NRF Foundation is launching a new training and credentialing initiative designed by the retail industry to help people acquire…

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New Features


Lidl to open first U.S. stores in New Jersey

Lidl to open first U.S. stores in New Jersey German grocery chain Lidl is closer to debuting its first stores in the United States, with at least one store…
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Lowe's names Marshall Croom CFO

Lowe's names Marshall Croom CFO A 20-year company veteran has has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer, effective March 3, at Lowe's.…
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Human Capital
Former Target exec named SVP of merchandising at Supervalu Former Target exec named SVP of merchandising at Supervalu

Less than two years after Target named her its grocery chief, Anne Dament has joined Supervalu, where she will lead the company's retail merchandising and marketing operations.


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Industry News
Weak store traffic prompts Target to cut Q4 forecast Weak store traffic prompts Target to cut Q4 forecast

Target has lowered its profit and sales guidance for the fourth quarter after disappointing store traffic led to softer-than-expect holiday sales.


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Tech & Logistics
What retailers can learn from Holiday 2016 What retailers can learn from Holiday 2016

The online shopper is responsible for the biggest boost in retail holiday sales since 2014. 


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Government
Bayer exec is named head of government relations at Kroger Bayer exec is named head of government relations at Kroger

Kroger has hired a Washington, D.C., insider to lead a newly created office responsible for implementing the company's federal government relations strategy.


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Industry News
Walmart to create 34,000 jobs in U.S. in 2017 Walmart to create 34,000 jobs in U.S. in 2017

Walmart plans to create about 34,000 jobs and invest $6.8 billion in the United States in 2017, as part of efforts to expand new services and increase its store footprint.


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Human Capital
Target innovation exec is joining Amazon Target innovation exec is joining Amazon

Amazon is accelerating efforts to expand its Prime program by poaching a rising star of innovation from Target.


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Consumer Insights
Authenticity, wellness top consumer trends for 2017 Authenticity, wellness top consumer trends for 2017

Authenticity and wellness top a new list of coveted consumer values for 2017, heralded by everyone from changemakers and celebrities to supermarkets and chefs.


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