US retail

TikTok Shop spells success for US beauty retailers

A study by Dash Hudson and NielsenIQ has unveiled promising opportunities for US brands considering tapping into the TikTok Shop…

Californians Against Retail and Residential Theft seeks regulatory change

Californians Against Retail and Residential Theft (CARRT), a coalition of business associations, local groups and victim organisations, has announced its…

Dollar General celebrates opening of 20,000th store

US-based discount retailer Dollar General has opened its 20,000th store, celebrating the occasion in Alice, Texas. The grand opening celebrations…

Walmart doubles down on associate upskilling

Walmart is expanding its Live Better U (LBU) education programme to equip its associates with the skills needed to fill…

Health and wellness now top splurge category for US consumers

PR firm 5WPR has released its annual report on consumer culture, finding that health and wellness have matched electronics and…

Labour market and interest rates key to US retail performance in 2024

As the US National Retail Federation (NRF) proclaims there is “no sign of a recession” in its monthly economic review,…

FBI deputy director on organised retail crime and cyberthreats

At an industry event in Las Vegas, US in early 2024, the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) president…

US consumers to prioritise Valentine’s Day spending

US-based retailers can look forward to sweet profits this Valentine’s Day according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Its annual…

Albertsons opens applications for diversely-owned suppliers

Albertsons Companies has opened submissions for its fourth annual supplier diversity application process, with a deadline of 2 February 2024.…

IKEA US to focus on sustainability and new format stores in 2024

In 2024, IKEA US plans to open four stores with plan and order points and pick-up. Two of the locations…