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Phil Wahba

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Recent articles by Phil:

Lowe's launches its most aggressive Christmas period strategy yet

The home improvement store is betting on trampolines and scooters to become a holiday spending destination. → Read More

Kohl’s bets on more activewear, fewer store brands to finally get back to growth

The retailer wants athleisure to be 30% of sales in short order. → Read More

'Virtual' marathons see a spike as runners crave a fix and organizers fight to keep them engaged

Runners crave the thrill of the race, and organizers like New York Road Runners want to avoid athletes drifting away while the pandemic halts in-person events. → Read More

Amazon’s Prime Day sales jumped 36%—signaling a blockbuster holiday for e-commerce

The blockbuster sale has analysts predicting a strong holiday season for e-commerce. → Read More

Walmart will limit Black Friday traffic and spread out sales.

The chain will limit shopper traffic to 20% of a store's capacity on Black Friday. → Read More

Ousted Pinterest exec says more transparency needed to fight Silicon Valley pay discrimination

Françoise Brougher talked about her experience working for—and suing—Pinterest at Fortune's virtual MPW Next Gen Conference on Tuesday. → Read More

Amazon Prime Day expected to hit nearly $10 billion in a big jolt to retailers’ holiday shopping plans

Amazon's global sales on October 13 and 14 should hit about $9.9 billion, including more than $6 billion in the U.S. alone, according to projections from eMarketer. → Read More

Dollar General takes aim at more affluent shoppers with a new chain called 'popshelf'

The retailer is aiming at shoppers with household income of up to $125,000. → Read More

Petco rebrands, bans shock collars in health and wellness push

The company is betting big on vet clinics and more services to keep stores relevant. → Read More

Black Friday traffic could fall as much as 25% amid earlier deals, COVID anxiety

The erstwhile kick off to Christmas shopping is becoming a shadow of its former self. → Read More

Why L.L. Bean is finally selling its wares at other retailers' stores.

After 108 years, L.L. Bean is selling its wares at other retailers, including Nordstrom. → Read More

Sam's Club CEO Kathryn McLay said the pandemic has sped up its transformation

The pandemic has sped up tech innovation at the warehouse retailer. → Read More

Bed Bath & Beyond stock jumps 30% on first sales gain in years

E-commerce is now one-third of its business in the COVID-19 era. → Read More

Walmart unveils new store design inspired by Amazon and airports

The discount chain wants people to use its Walmart app more and to be able to get in and out faster. → Read More

Nordstrom will stop selling items with fur or exotic animal skins.

The retailer follows Macy's lead by a year in ditching fur and exotic animal skins. → Read More

Amazon launches new tech for retailers that allows you to pay with your palm

It would complement the cashierless tech Amazon already licenses. → Read More

Amazon Prime Day set to span two days in October as dress rehearsal for holiday season

The online giant wants to avoid holiday season delivery problems like those it had in the spring. → Read More

Costco spent $281 million on COVID prevention, way more than forecast

The warehouse chain's COVID-related expenses came to $281 million last quarter. → Read More

Holiday season hiring at Target, Walmart shows shifting focus to e-commerce

The discount chain is hiring 130,000 people this holiday season, with many deployed to curbside pickup. → Read More

How Nike hit its e-commerce goal 3 years early

Digital sales are now almost a third of the sports wear company's sales. → Read More