Target said it would encourage, but not require, all shoppers to wear masks in high-risk areas. Photo: Brian Cassella/Zuma Press Target Corp. TGT -1.77% said Monday it would require workers to wear masks regardless of vaccination status in counties deemed at high
Department stores like Nordstrom Inc. and Macy’s Inc. have been experimenting with smaller locations as many of their traditional, cavernous stores have been crushed by competition from online shopping. Now Bloomingdale’s, a unit of Macy’s, is getting into the act. At the
Retailers say they are seeing a sharp increase in a type of return fraud in which consumers claim they never received their online orders even though they did. The practice, known as “item not received” fraud, took off during the pandemic, when
This year’s Prime Day, running on Monday and Tuesday and a month earlier than it typically does, creates a likely revenue surge for Amazon AMZN -0.07% during a summer period when sales can slow. As Amazon’s event has grown, so too has
Express Inc., EXPR -3.53% best known as a presence in American malls, has been testing a new strategy: selling other brands’ merchandise online. Visitors to the retailer’s website can shop for items from dozens of other brands in addition to Express apparel.
United Parcel Service Inc. UPS -4.15% is exploring a same-day option, a delivery model that has been employed by gig-economy players, as the pandemic has accelerated the shift to e-commerce. “We don’t have a same-day product today, so we’re looking at it,”