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Price Chopper, Hannaford to end free bags at checkout

Price Chopper, Hannaford to end free bags at checkout

The era of the free shopping bag at the checkout is nearing its end at some New York retailers, as they and the state try to steer shoppers toward reusable bags. The state is banning most plastic carry-out bags effective March 1. Gap, Hannaford, Price Chopper/Market 32, Tops and Wegmans are among ...

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Lunar New Year: Gucci, Nike, and Apple made it a brand holiday

Lunar New Year: Gucci, Nike, and Apple made it a brand holiday

The stretch of time between end-of-year celebrations and Valentine’s Day is usually bleak. People are physically and financially drained from the holidays, and there’s not much to celebrate — a dry spell that has led brands to create a deluge of fake holidays like National Shortbread Day (January 6) and ...

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Why Nordstrom Was a Holiday Shopping Season Winner

When we talk about winners in the retail world these days, department stores usually aren’t part of the conversation. As a group, they had more than their of troubles last year as online competition strengthened, mall foot traffic waned, and discount retailers and a highly promotional environment weighed on their ...

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Why Nordstrom Was a Holiday Shopping Season Winner

When we talk about winners in the retail world these days, department stores usually aren’t part of the conversation. As a group, they had more than their of troubles last year as online competition strengthened, mall foot traffic waned, and discount retailers and a highly promotional environment weighed on their ...

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Tips to Make the Best of Post-Holiday Shopping

Tips to Make the Best of Post-Holiday Shopping

Holiday shopping doesn’t end with Christmas. Shoppers can take advantage of fatter discounts on clothing, home decor and other items between Christmas and well into January. In fact, a National Retail Federation survey of nearly 8,000 adults conducted Nov. 27 through Dec. 5 found that 68% of holiday consumers will ...

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Online brands score surprising success with brick-and-mortar shops

Online brands score surprising success with brick-and-mortar shops

Lower retail rents are causing building owners to take a chance on tenants seeking shorter terms. That’s good news for online retailers that continue to find success in brick-and-mortar shops. These Web-first companies are both leasing stores on their own and inside innovative new department stores, like Showfields, that rotate ...

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