Walmart’s physical retail stores could give it a key advantage over Amazon during the holiday shopping rush. With industry experts expecting massive shipping delays thanks to a spike in online shopping amid the pandemic, both Amazon and Walmart are urging in-person order pick-ups. While Amazon has some brick-and-mortar stores plus […]
Target will now monitor lines outside stores in the case that a store is at capacity, and customers can reserve a spot in line. The retailer will also expand curbside and in-store pickup in order to accommodate holiday shoppers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. On Thursday, Target unveiled […]
As restaurants and bars reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has issued non-binding guidance for how to dine out, while minimising infection risk. The CDC says the safest way to eat out is to get delivery or takeout. If you decide to dine […]
Business Insider hosted a SPOTLIGHT digital live event with restaurant industry leaders last week, moderated by retail correspondent Kate Taylor. The event featured Checkers CEO Frances Allen, Raising Cane’s founder and CEO Todd Graves, and chain restaurant analyst John Gordon. The speakers identified seven vital strategies that restaurants have been […]
Walmart is crushing the curbside delivery game. A report from financial services firm Cowen and Company crowned the retail giant the winner of curbside fulfillment. The report found that 11% to 13% of Walmart customers currently use the service. Walmart is kicking its competition to the curb, according to a […]
It seems that every large retailer in the United States is rolling out new curbside pickup options. Amazon recently rolled out its Prime Now pickup option at Whole Foods locations in Sacramento, California, and Virginia Beach, Virginia. Drive-up or curbside pickup options are quickly becoming the hottest offering in retail. […]
Nike has launched a curbside pickup service alongside its newest store in Los Angeles. Nike by Melrose, the first Nike Live concept store, has limited parking in the rear where customers can buy, return, or exchange products. It utilises a new SMS texting platform, called Swoosh Text, that connects directly […]
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