Retail Update for 9/4/2020
Grocery Chain LIDL Plans to Open 50 New Stores on East Coast by 2021
Dick's Sporting Goods Reports Record Earnings, 194% Increase in E-Commerce Sales
Target reported a 24.3% increase in total digital and in-store sales for the second quarter compared with the same period a year ago, the highest quarterly growth in the Minneapolis-based discount retailer’s history
Walmart Takes On Amazon Prime: Membership Program Will Deliver From Stores “Walmart is officially launching a new rival to Amazon Prime: an annual membership service giving shoppers free delivery of groceries and other perks.” (NPR)
Whole Foods, an Amazon-owned grocery chain is officially opening its first permanent online-only store in Brooklyn, New York, to fulfill orders for grocery delivery, Whole Foods officials shared exclusively with USA TODAY on Tuesday.
Indoor malls were open again in seven Bay Area counties as of Monday.
Amazon's drone program was cleared by the FAA
Burger King's future restaurants will be fit for the coronavirus age, with triple drive-thru, burger pickup lockers, takeout counters and more.