McDonald’s Tries to Take Back Breakfast with Big Debut
October 25, 2018 • Restaurant & Foodservice Exclusive

In the face of falling breakfast market share, McDonald’s is going big with its first new breakfast item in 5 years. The new Triple Breakfast Stacks recently “leaked” on social media (nudge, nudge, wink, wink), and the company has confirmed […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Snapshot of Lowe’s under Marvin Ellison
October 25, 2018 • Home Center & Hardware Company Snapshot
AT&T to Open 1,000 New Retail Stores by 2019
October 24, 2018 • Commercial Real Estate Exclusive

Cell phone and wireless providers continue to swim against the trend of retail store closings, and AT&T has just upped the ante. The company recently announced that it would open 1,000 new company store locations by the end of 2019. […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Michael Kors Acquires Versace, Gets New Name
October 23, 2018 • Apparel & Department Exclusive

Michael Kors Holdings Limited recently announced that it will acquire Italian fashion house Versace for a price tag north of $2.0 billion. The move follows Kors’ acquisition of shoe brand Jimmy Choo in 2017. The deal is expected to close […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Self-Checkout Survey Results
October 23, 2018 • Retail & Food Technology Exclusive

From time to time, we publish the results of surveys conducted in association with the publication of our annual Directory of Retail Technology and Directory of Foodservice Technology. This month, we’ve included the results found when we asked 60 retailers […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Advanced Auto Parts Next in Line at Walmart.com
October 23, 2018 • Discount & Specialty Exclusive

Walmart.com and Advance Auto Parts have partnered in a deal that will lead to a new automotive specialty store under the Advanced Auto Parts banner on Walmart.com. With a planned launch in the first half of 2019, it seems that […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

BJ’s Opens Its Doors to Non-Members
October 22, 2018 • Grocery & Convenience Exclusive

In a bid to boost membership rolls, BJ’s Wholesale Club, the third largest membership club in the US behind Costco and Sam’s Club, kicked off its “Welcome One and All” event last week. From October 15 to November 4, the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…