What We're Reading

Industry reads hand-picked by our editors


Oct 13, 2020

  • The New York Times

    Spirit Halloween Rises from the Dead. Again. And Again.offsite link

  • Reuters

    Amazon workers in Germany strike on 'Prime Day'offsite link

  • The Wall Street Journal

    Covid Is Crushing Small Businesses. That’s Bad News for American Innovation.offsite link

  • Harvard Business Review

    The Surprising Upside of Expensive Products That Don’t Selloffsite link

  • Footwear News

    Here Are the Most In-Demand Jobs This Holiday Seasonoffsite link

Oct 12, 2020

  • Forbes

    Many Retailers, From Belk To 比特币交易平台home Depot, Retire The Annual Columbus Day Saleoffsite link

  • The New York Times

    Need to Find a Pandemic Necessity? There’s Now a Store for Thatoffsite link

  • Quartz

    Nobody wants to wear jeans when they’re working from 比特币交易平台homeoffsite link

  • Bloomberg Opinion

    The Big Question: How Can Retail Chains Survive the Pandemic?offsite link

  • Modern Retail

    ‘This is about brand awareness’: Why Food52 is partnering with Nordstromoffsite link

Oct 09, 2020

  • The New York Times

    New York City Shopping Inches Back. No Store Required.offsite link

  • Footwear News

    There’s a Problem With All the Holiday Hiring Retailers Plan to Do This Year — Many People Don’t Want These Jobsoffsite link

  • Modern Retail

    Why Walmart is partnering with DTC brands to expand its sexual wellness aisleoffsite link

  • Financial Times

    Can Amazon upend the luxury sector?offsite link

  • Marketing Dive

    Campaign Trail: Dickies spotlights DIY spirit and its power to inspire during pandemicoffsite link

Oct 08, 2020

  • Bloomberg

    Macy’s Plans to Add More Black-Owned Brands to Its Shelvesoffsite link

  • Forbes

    Staples To Pilot A Drop-Off Program For Easier E-Commerce Returnsoffsite link

  • Glossy

    The anti-Brandy Melville: A new fashion brand is making a play for Gen Z (and their moms)offsite link

  • CNBC

    Smaller hams, downsized desserts: Sam’s Club adds petite packs as Americans plan smaller holiday gatherings during pandemicoffsite link

  • The Seattle Times

    Bartell Drugs, a local, family-owned business for 130 years, to be sold to Rite Aid for $95 millionoffsite link

Oct 07, 2020

  • Bloomberg

    Retailers Brace for a Black Friday Without Crowdsoffsite link

  • CNBC

    Levi’s shares surge as online sales jump, offsetting other revenue declinesoffsite link

  • Supply Chain Dive

    Warehouse employment is at an all-time highoffsite link

  • The Wall Street Journal

    Uniqlo Takes On H&M and Zara With Focus on Asian Storesoffsite link

  • Modern Retail

    Online order fulfillment is this year's hot holiday retail joboffsite link

Oct 06, 2020

  • The Wall Street Journal

    How Coronavirus Changed the Retail Landscapeoffsite link

  • Reuters

    Dollar Tree plans to hire over 25,000 workers this holiday seasonoffsite link

  • The New York Times

    The Pandemic Depression Is Over. The Pandemic Recession Has Just Begun.offsite link

  • CNBC

    Holiday crowds at the mall will be smaller this year: ShopperTrak predicts as much as 25% drop in shoppersoffsite link

  • Glossy

    Amazon Live attracts more beauty brands with its shoppable livestream formatoffsite link

Oct 05, 2020

  • The Wall Street Journal

    Allbirds’ Dual-CEO Arrangement Is a Rare Specimenoffsite link

  • Women's Wear Daily

    Levi’s Wants to Buy Back Your Old Jeans — and Sell Themoffsite link

  • Bloomberg Opinion

    How Etsy Won the Stock Market in 2020offsite link

  • The New York Times

    ‘I Had Lost All Hope’: Clorox Wipes Are Still the Hard-to-Find Pandemic Itemoffsite link

  • Vogue

    Nordstrom’s New Circular Beauty Initiative Makes Recycling Products Easier Than Everoffsite link