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Target expanding grocery pickup offerings

Target expanding grocery pickup offerings

MINNEAPOLIS — Target is adding fresh and frozen grocery items to the list of items available through its Order Pickup and Drive Up services. Following successful pilots in the Twin Cities and Kansas City markets, the retailer will roll out the enhanced services to more than 400 stores by the end of the month. Target

Walgreens adds digital drive-thru service

Walgreens adds digital drive-thru service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens added a new digital enhancement to its recently launched ‘on the spot’ drive-thru shopping experience. Tailor-made for drive-thru shopping, customers and patients can now conveniently order select household essential and health and wellness products online in advance and then pay for and pick up these items at the company’s more than

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