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Phil Wahba


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Recent articles by Phil:

Best Buy and Amazon Put Their Rivalry Aside Again for Mutual Benefits

Best Buy and Amazon announce a smart TV deal that deepens the already close collaboration between the one-time bitter rivals. → Read More

Bon-Ton Set to Become the Latest Retailer to Go Out of Business Entirely

No white knight came to the department store's rescue after all. → Read More

Starbucks Will Close 8,000 U.S. Stores For Half A Day To Give Employees Racial-Bias Training

The move comes after two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia location. → Read More

Walmart's Website Is Getting a Major Makeover

The chain wants a sleeker look for its online store. → Read More

Sears Is Selling Some of It Stores Online

It needs the cash. Badly. → Read More

Walmart Taps Tech Startup Postmates for Grocery Delivery Push

Walmart taps tech startup Postmates for grocery delivery push. → Read More

Nordstrom's New Men's Store Is the First Step in Its Plan to Conquer New York

New York is the last major virgin territory for Nordstrom. → Read More

What Retailers Can Learn From Kohl's Small Store Strategy

Smaller stores are retail's path forward, as Kohl's shows. → Read More

Lowe's CEO Is Finally Leaving And Wall Street Could Not Be Happier

Lowe's CEO is leaving and shares have soared on news a new chief is coming to fix the retailer. → Read More

Sales of Pet Food Are Growing Faster Than Packaged Human Food Right Now

High pet food sales are driving a hunger for acquisitions. → Read More

Walmart Teams Up With FedEx in Joint Challenge To Amazon

In an effort to bring more people to visit Walmart stores. → Read More

Amazon Dishes About Its First Amazon Go Cashier-Free Store

But no word on whether it will expand the store to other cities. → Read More

Macy's Ramps Up Tech Push With Virtual Reality and Personalized Online Shopping

VR is coming to a Macy's furniture section near you. → Read More

Walmart Grocery Delivery Availability Grows to Some 40% Of U.S. Households

It's had to aggressively ramp up its home delivery service. → Read More

Toys 'R' Us Set To Close All of Its U.S. Stores

Toys 'R' Us is going to liquidate and close all its U.S. stores after failing to find a buyer in bankruptcy court. → Read More

Dick's CEO Says Its Assault Rifle Ban Will Weigh On Sales

Dick’s Sporting Goods’ (dks) recent move to stop selling assault-style weapons from some of its stores won the athletic gear retailer kudos from a big chunk of the public, but it certainly also added to the pressure on its sales, executives say. Two weeks ago, in the wake of the massacre at a high school in Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people, Dick’s announced it would no longer sell… → Read More

Here's What Macy's Says Is the Worst Pain Point for Shoppers

Macy's is introducing mobile checkout to fix a big customer complaint. → Read More

Weight Watchers Weighs In on the Meal Kit Trend

Weight Watchers will start selling meal kits, competing with the likes of Blue Apron. → Read More

Amazon Is Offering a Massive Prime Discount to Medicaid Recipients

It's a big play for Walmart's lower income shoppers. → Read More

How Abercrombie & Fitch Snapped A Five Year Losing Streak

Abercrombie & Fitch breaks a five year streak of declining sales. → Read More