Retail Dive - Latest News /news/Retail industry news, voices and jobs. Optimized for your mobile phone.en-usWed, 21 Apr 2021 12:28:00 -0400Amazon One palm payment tool comes to Whole Foods /news/amazon-one-palm-payment-tool-comes-to-whole-foods/598816/<p>The payment option is now available at the Madison Broadway store in Seattle and will roll out to seven more nearby locations in the coming months.</p>Catherine Douglas MoranWed, 21 Apr 2021 12:28:00 -0400/news/amazon-one-palm-payment-tool-comes-to-whole-foods/598816/RILA lays out climate priorities for retailers /news/rila-lays-out-climate-priorities-for-retailers/598800/<p>The trade group is looking for ways to collaborate with policymakers on the environment as both companies&nbsp;and consumers scrutinize impacts.&nbsp;</p>Ben UnglesbeeWed, 21 Apr 2021 12:27:00 -0400/news/rila-lays-out-climate-priorities-for-retailers/598800/Nearly a third of small retailers still can't pay their rent /news/nearly-a-third-of-small-retailers-still-cant-pay-their-rent/598785/<p>More than half of minority-owned small businesses couldn&#39;t cover April rent, but these are improvements from March&#39;s highs, referral network Alignable found.</p>Daphne HowlandWed, 21 Apr 2021 11:36:00 -0400/news/nearly-a-third-of-small-retailers-still-cant-pay-their-rent/598785/Amazon launches hair salon to test AR, point-and-learn tech /news/amazon-launches-hair-salon-to-test-ar-point-and-learn-tech/598783/<p>Offering hair care and styling services while&nbsp;testing in-store technology, the concept&nbsp;will&nbsp;debut in a two-story&nbsp;shop in London&#39;s Spitalfields district.</p>Tatiana Walk-MorrisWed, 21 Apr 2021 11:25:00 -0400/news/amazon-launches-hair-salon-to-test-ar-point-and-learn-tech/598783/DTC swimwear brand Andie debuts intimates /news/dtc-swimwear-brand-andie-debuts-intimates/598802/<p>The launch is the beginning of&nbsp;&quot;a significant platform expansion into other categories,&quot;&nbsp;the brand said.&nbsp;</p>Cara SalpiniWed, 21 Apr 2021 11:24:00 -0400/news/dtc-swimwear-brand-andie-debuts-intimates/598802/Right now, retailers are writing their own rules on climate action. Does that need to change? /news/right-now-retailers-are-writing-their-own-rules-on-climate-action-does-th/598654/<p>With an executive order in place and mounting pressure from multiple sides, climate regulation is brewing.</p>Maria MonterosWed, 21 Apr 2021 10:28:00 -0400/news/right-now-retailers-are-writing-their-own-rules-on-climate-action-does-th/598654/Kohl's Tommy Hilfiger partnership is another blow to Macy's, malls /news/kohls-tommy-hilfiger-partnership-is-another-blow-to-macys-malls/598720/<p>The retailer&nbsp;has amassed an impressive roster of brands that are otherwise fleeing department stores.</p>Daphne HowlandTue, 20 Apr 2021 12:12:00 -0400/news/kohls-tommy-hilfiger-partnership-is-another-blow-to-macys-malls/598720/Lululemon to launch resale program for 'like new' products /news/lululemon-to-launch-resale-program-for-like-new-products/598715/<p>The initiative&nbsp;will start in just two markets, California and Texas, and comes about a week after Nike launched its footwear refurbishment program.</p>Cara SalpiniTue, 20 Apr 2021 12:07:00 -0400/news/lululemon-to-launch-resale-program-for-like-new-products/598715/Nike's Kobe Bryant partnership comes to an end /news/nikes-kobe-bryant-partnership-comes-to-an-end/598723/<p>The athletics retailer first signed the basketball legend in 2003, and said he remains a &quot;deeply loved member of the Nike family.&quot;</p>Cara SalpiniTue, 20 Apr 2021 12:06:00 -0400/news/nikes-kobe-bryant-partnership-comes-to-an-end/598723/Retailers: It's time to move beyond outdated business models /news/retailers-its-time-to-move-beyond-outdated-business-models/598611/<p>Pay attention to these five areas as you plan for the future, writes Kaufman Rossin&#39;s N.K. &quot;Trip&quot; Tripathy.</p>N.K. "Trip" TripathyTue, 20 Apr 2021 11:52:00 -0400/news/retailers-its-time-to-move-beyond-outdated-business-models/598611/