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KISS Gold Edition hair tools roll out to Walmart, Kroger

KISS Gold Edition hair tools roll out to Walmart, Kroger

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — KISS Products Inc. is expanding retail distribution of its KISS Gold Edition hair appliances and accessories to Walmart and Kroger. KISS said Wednesday that the rollout to the two mass chains builds on KISS Gold Edition’s launch in July exclusively at Amazon.com. The four-product KISS Gold Edition line comes in metallic, matte gold

Walmart: online sales to soar next year

Walmart: online sales to soar next year

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart expects that its U.S. online sales will grow 40% in its next fiscal year, which starts on February 1. That forecast came ahead of the giant retailer’s annual meeting for the investment community on Tuesday, during which the company announced plans to redesign its website, double its number of online grocery

Walmart acquires delivery company Parcel

Walmart acquires delivery company Parcel

BENTONVILLE, Ark. —Walmart has acquired Parcel, a company specializing in same-day delivery of perishable and non-perishable goods to customers in New York City. “Delivery is increasingly one of the most important elements for today’s online shoppers, as demands for speed, flexibility, and reliability continue to grow,” Nate Faust, senior vice president, Walmart U.S. e-commerce supply

Walmart streamlining U.S. operations

Walmart streamlining U.S. operations

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is streamlining its U.S. store operations in order to respond more quickly to change, according to published reports. The consolidation will reportedly organize retailer’s domestic store operations into four divisions, down from six. As part of the restructuring, Wal-Mart will also have 36 regional managers instead of 44, a source told

Ex-Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer named Starbucks COO

Ex-Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer named Starbucks COO

SEATTLE — Former Sam’s Club chief executive officer Rosalind Brewer is joining Starbucks Coffee Co. as group president and chief operating officer. Plans call for Brewer to start in her new role on Oct. 2. She will be responsible for Starbucks’ businesses across Canada, the United States and Latin America, as well as its global

Walmart ups Hurricane Harvey aid to $20 million

Walmart ups Hurricane Harvey aid to $20 million

HOUSTON — In response to the devastation in the Texas Gulf Coast region, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are donating up to $20 million to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Walmart said Wednesday evening that its support includes $10 million for American Red Cross shelters and $2 million for the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund at

Walmart to offer products on Google Express

Walmart to offer products on Google Express

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is partnering with Google to give shoppers additional ways to buy its products online. Beginning in late September, hundreds of thousands of Walmart products will be available for purchase via the Google Express e-commerce platform, the companies announced on Wednesday. Besides increasing Walmart’s visibility online, particularly with people who use Google’s

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