Retail News: Top Stories
August 26, 2019
Top stories in retail news and the business headlines that interest us today.
Disney Shops Opening in Target Stores
“The Disney shops will take up about 750 square feet inside Target stores and carry about 450 items, including toys, clothing, home goods, and holiday-specific products.
The merchandise featured will come from a variety of Disney franchises, including Disney Princess, Star Wars, Marvel, Disney Junior, Pixar, and more.”
Mobile Checkout at 7-Eleven
“7-Eleven has launched mobile checkout in New York City stores, the convenience chain announced on last week. Customers who use the 7-Eleven app and accompanying 7Rewards loyalty program can skip the checkout counter and pay for their purchases via the app.”
Beyond Meat Interview
“Is plant-based protein just a fad — or are consumers really changing the way they approach the center of the plate? Seth Goldman, the same trend-setting executive who co-founded Honest Tea 20 years ago, is also executive chairman of Beyond Meat. He is trying to do for protein portions what he already did for bottled drinks: make them healthier and tastier. Goldman discussed the future of Beyond Meat and plant-based proteins with STORES contributing writer Bruce Horovitz.”