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Phil Wahba


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Past articles by Phil:

CEOs says customers and employees want change

Large corporations across industries are struggling to meet employees and customers' higher social standards now. → Read More

How J.Crew's new CEO plans to restore the company—and your love of prep

The J.Crew CEO says the focus will be on product and quality, not trend-chasing. → Read More

How J.Crew's new CEO Libby Wadle plans to rein in discounts

CEO Libby Wadle says more relaxed fits and greater use of elastic waists are coming to a J.Crew near you. → Read More

Prime Day sales top Cyber Monday and hit $11 billion

Americans stocked up on teeth whiteners and Roombas. → Read More

Macy’s is bringing back its July Fourth fireworks show in latest sign of NYC revival

Vaccinated viewers will be able to access prime spectating spots. → Read More

Gap unveils first Yeezy item designed by Kanye West in new partnership

Gap unveiled one item from its Yeezy Gap line that is at the center of its 10-year deal with Kanye West: a $200 recycled nylon jacket in blue that is currently available only for pre-order online in the United States. → Read More

Dick's is launching Public Lands chain in outdoors bet

The retailer is starting with two stores to ride the outdoors retail boom. → Read More

How poultry and a pandemic put Tractor Supply ahead of the pack

A COVID-driven exodus of Americans to the country, along with unprecedented demand for chicks, goats, and other farm pets, made Tractor Supply one of the hottest retailers of 2020. Can it keep its place in the pecking order? → Read More

How Michaels plans to get craftier to fix its business now that it's privately owned again

The CEO is done with cluttered stores, old merchandise, and tired e-commerce. → Read More

Gap is launching a new line of home goods—but it's only available at Walmart

The fashion brand is going wholesale for the first time and doing so with Walmart. → Read More

Kohl's sales jump 70% as shoppers return in droves

The retailer hopes a big back-to-school and its new Sephora shops to keep the momentum. → Read More

Target sales rise 23% as pandemic eases

Store visits rose 17% year over year at the chic-cheap retailer. → Read More

CEOs says they have to speak up despite risks

Chief executives have a tight rope to walk when weighing on social issues du jour. → Read More

Home Depot Q1 2021 earnings: HD soars as housing market booms

The home improvement chain's sales rose 30% last quarter. → Read More

Macy’s says its shoppers are ‘ready to get on with life’

Shoppers are splurging on luggage, new clothes and home furnishings, thanks in part to stimulus checks. → Read More

Top CEOs say the pandemic has changed supply chain management

Lots of change is coming to how and where big companies source the products they sell. → Read More

Peloton treadmill recall: PTON stock plunges 8% after recalling treadmills

Peloton is recalling its Tread and Tread+ treadmills after several dozen accidents—including one that killed a child. → Read More

Gap's Athleta is competing on Lululemon's home turf with first international stores

Gap's Athleta brand of athleisure is opening stores in Toronto and Vancouver as a prelude to further international expansion. → Read More

Peloton shares plunge on fight with U.S. consumer safety agency

Shares tumble 10% as the fight with the CPSC gets testier. → Read More

Bezos defends Amazon worker treatment but acknowledges 'need to do better'

He said he took no comfort in winning the latest union fight. → Read More