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Walmart to launch online Lord & Taylor store

Walmart to launch online Lord & Taylor store

BENTONVILLE, Ark.  — Walmart and Lord & Taylor announced Monday that they are teaming up to create a new online fashion destination. The companies said that Lord & Taylor will launch a flagship store on Walmart.com. The online store, expected to launch in spring 2018, will let Walmart.com offer a specialized online experience featuring Lord

Target speeds online shopping for holiday edge

Target speeds online shopping for holiday edge

MINNEAPOLIS — Target says its ability to use its store network to get online orders faster, together with the compelling new brands it has on offer, should translate into a strong sales in the upcoming holiday season. The retailer pointed out in a blog post Monday that it offers online shoppers a number of ways

Deloitte forecasts solid Thanksgiving weekend

Deloitte forecasts solid Thanksgiving weekend

NEW YORK — A survey from Deloitte LLP finds that 76% of Americans will go shopping over the Thanksgiving weekend. The firm forecasts per-capita spending of $400 over the four days between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, an increase of nearly 8% from last year’s $369. “Holiday shopping often kicks in a little later during election

Digital retail a game changer

Digital retail a game changer

The struggles between brick-and-mortar retailers and their online offspring continue. More precisely, the competition shows no signs of abating — or reaching any conclusion. If anything, it has gathered momentum, with the insertion of Amazon as the target of brick-and-mortar retailers seeking to build a viable online ­business. Perhaps enough has been said and written