Retail Reporter, New York Times
euronews.com — Reuters, 13/06 07:19 CET By Dhanya Skariachan and Jessica Wohl (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc has in recent months been only hiring temporary workers at many of its U.S. stores, the first time the world's largest retailer has done so outside of the holiday shopping season.
racked.com — Footwear News published an article today about how retailers are combatting showrooming -the practice of browsing in store, then purchasing for a cheaper price via mobile. According to the trade paper, "rumors abound" that some stores (shoe stores, in particular) are now charging try-on fees ranging from $5 to $25.
nytimes.com — A breakdown of the Wal-Mart shareholders' vote tallies showed sustained opposition among some outside shareholders to the company's chief executive, Michael T. Duke, and highlighted support for several proposals regarding broader disclosure and changes to the board. The tallies, released on Monday from Friday's annual meeting, will not force any change at Wal-Mart.
Share This Profile