The $5 billion development in the Meadowlands, formerly known as Xanadu and now called American Dream, will open on Friday. Sort of.
Sapna Maheshwaria year ago, @mcorkery5 and i wrote this story about how American Dream, the huge all-indoors mall/theme park/ski slope in New Jersey, was finally set to open after 15 years. it had anticipated 40 million annual visitors, on par with Disney World...
Clout-chasing makes reselling the used, disposable bags, a surprisingly lucrative line of work.
Sapna Maheshwari"The influencer world’s worst-kept secret is that the oodles of boxes and bags they post with in glamorous photo shoots aren’t direct from Louis Vuitton’s store or the Gucci outlet. They’re bought...and they’re often empty."
The biggest U.S. retail trade group will offer the Covid-19 Customer Conflict Prevention credential to help de-escalate disputes.
Sapna MaheshwariJust in time for the holidays: retail workers are being offered new training on how to avoid and de-escalate disputes with shoppers who refuse to wear masks and socially distance at stores
Online orders have surged for retailers in the pandemic, as curbside pickup helps Americans satisfy their desire to hop in a car and drive to the store.
Sapna Maheshwaria huge portion of the e-commerce surge at big box chains like Dick’s, Target and Best Buy isn’t home delivery and boxes... it’s curbside pickup, because Americans still like getting in the car and going to the store, even if it’s just to pop the trunk
September may seem early to be thinking about the holiday shopping season, but retailers are already acknowledging that it will be transformed in fundamental ways.
Sapna MaheshwariMr. Arnold (who only answers the phone with "Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas!" even in August) said that 30% of the ~2,300 member group is exploring video conferencing options and new options for shielding Santa during a photo are in the works
Sapna MaheshwariNEW: Even Santa Claus said he's nervous about coming to town this year, in what is shaping up to be an unusual and muted holiday shopping season. A dive into how retailers are preparing with @gillianreporter
Sapna MaheshwariJC Penney, which filed for bankruptcy in May, hit a stalemate in talks with buyers — and liquidation is a serious possibility, @LaurenSHirsch reports. That would cost tens of thousands of jobs and have huge ramifications for malls