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CSA Exclusive: How holiday sales are evolvingCSA Exclusive: How holiday sales are evolving

Cyber Monday sales may be starting to eclipse those of Black Friday, among other changes happening in holiday retailing.  Dr. Dora Bock, associate professor of marketing in Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business, recently shared some thoughts with Chain Store Age on how changes in Black Friday and Cyber Monday trends fit into a larger […]

CSA Exclusive: Resale retail giant ThredUp gains insight into unique items with AICSA Exclusive: Resale retail giant ThredUp gains insight into unique items with AI

A popular omnichannel resale retailer is identifying “one-of-a-kind” product attributes – at scale. ThredUp, a digitally native apparel resale retailer that operates an online marketplace as well as in-store shops at Madewell, J.C. Penney, and Macy’s stores, has a constantly growing inventory of more than 3 million items. Karen Clark, VP of marketing and communications, […]

Exclusive Q&A: Lamps Plus sheds light on importance of POSExclusive Q&A: Lamps Plus sheds light on importance of POS

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe Specialty lighting retailer Lamps Plus relies on an upgraded POS system to improve the store experience for customers and employees. Chain Store Age recently spoke with Clark Linstone, CFO, Lamps Plus, to obtain insight on why the retailer decided to implement a new POS system, […]

CSA Exclusive: Barnes & Noble College engages Gen Z on their termsCSA Exclusive: Barnes & Noble College engages Gen Z on their terms

A leading college retailer provides Gen Z students with much more than books. Operating 777 brick-and-mortar stores and 714 e-commerce sites at colleges across the country, Barnes & Noble College has a unique frontline perspective on the wants and needs of its primarily Gen Z customer base. Ken Wincko, VP marketing of Barnes & Noble […]

Exclusive Q&A: Fast-growing mattress brand springs to success in DTC retailExclusive Q&A: Fast-growing mattress brand springs to success in DTC retail

A memory foam bed-in-a-box mattress brand designed for every kind of sleeper has found success by designing superior products based on customer data. The brand, Nectar by Resident, sells its mattresses across channels, leveraging its customer-first approach and product expertise.  Launched in 2017, it was named the fastest-growing e-commerce retailer in North America in Internet […]

Exclusive Q&A: Walmart delves into new tech-enabled healthcare formatExclusive Q&A: Walmart delves into new tech-enabled healthcare format

Walmart has big plans for its role in the health-and-wellness space. Chain Store Age recently had an interview with the discount giant, which in September launched a new, 10,000-sq.-ft., freestanding health-and-wellness facility next to its store in Dallas, Georgia. Walmart Health is designed to provide “low, transparent pricing” for key health services, regardless of insurance status, […]