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Mac Naughton is out as Dollar Tree shuffles senior leadership

Dollar Tree Inc. has promoted three C-level executives and the president of its Family Dollar brand is leaving.

gymboree storefront

The Children’s Place plans Gymboree relaunch, misses Street with Q3 sales

The Children’s Place will bring back Gymboree across channels in 2020.

Leaders in the grocery and drugstore verticals are forming a new group purchasing organization.

Amazon Prime members have time to procrastinate this holiday season.

kohls

Kohl’s stores will remain open 24 hours during the holiday shopping home stretch.

It’s no secret that retail supply chain and warehousing face a shortage of talent in the near future. 

Home Depot employee

The Home Depot is heading into fiscal 2020 expecting year-over-year improvement in its rate of total sales growth.

Dick’s Sporting Goods is striving to win the competition against fraudulent logins.

David Crist

The news on retail store openings and closings continues to make headlines. 

Not every growing retail trend is a positive one.

Lululemon Athletica Inc. saw double-digit increases in sales and earnings during the third quarter of fiscal 2019.

American Eagle

Markdowns affected American Eagle Outfitters Inc. earnings per share (EPS) in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 even as sales hit a record.

Stuart Haselden

The chief executive of Away is resigning following a scathing report into the company’s culture. 

walmart nuro

A discount giant is expanding its testing of autonomous vehicles for online grocery delivery.

Old Navy + Postmates

Old Navy is teaming up with an on-demand delivery provider to offer same-day delivery during the holiday season.

The Beatles are getting on board the pop-up shop express.  

Retailers are designing the next generation of brick-and-mortar experiences — concepts intended to strengthen shopper relationships and drive repeat visits.

Save A Lot is looking to improve its customer experience and employee training with a mobile execution management app. 

change jar with bow on top

Amazon is making surprise donations to hundreds of charitable organizations.

Ann Taylor

Ascena Retail Group’s profit rose in its first quarter as the retailer said it is encouraged by “winds” in the business.

grocery shopper

The U.S. tariffs imposed on China have already cost the average American household $600 per year.

Google

Google continues to position itself as an e-commerce marketplace, adding a new list of trending holiday products.

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Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings has tapped a company veteran as chief executive. 

GameStop Corp. got no relief in its third quarter with sales and earnings that fell well short of analysts’ expectations. Same-store sales plunged 23.2%.

DSW shopper

Designer Brands Inc. the owner of DSW and other footwear banners, reported third-quarter profit that missed expectations and cut its guidance. 

Boot Barn sees plenty of room to grow its store count. 

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