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Michaels may need a crafty strategy to survive the retail apocalypse

By Jon Marino, June 5, 2019
Michaels is under the same pressure as other retailers this earnings season, from the same source of pain: mega-retailers cutting into its market share.
Michaels is under the same pressure as other retailers this earnings season, from the same source of pain: mega-retailers cutting into its market share.

The top-10 things Walmart shoppers bought most of for their patios and gardens in May

By Joshua Fruhlinger, June 3, 2019
It's getting hot out there, and that means consumers are rushing to Walmart to outfit their lawns and patios. Here's what sold the most in May when it comes to patio & garden supplies at the world's largest retailer.
It's getting hot out there, and that means consumers are rushing to Walmart to outfit their lawns and patios. Here's what sold the most in May when it comes to patio & garden supplies at the world's largest retailer.

Costco has an ace up its sleeve as it competes with big box retailers online

By Jon Marino, May 29, 2019
Big box retailers have impressed investors by combating Amazon's delivery model, by inviting customers to buy online and fetch it themselves. Costco has yet another asset to support its growth, too.
Big box retailers have impressed investors by combating Amazon's delivery model, by inviting customers to buy online and fetch it themselves. Costco has yet another asset to support its growth, too.

Blue Apron is fighting to remain on public markets - here is the data

By Jon Marino, May 20, 2019
Blue Apron is fighting to stay on public markets with a reverse stock split. But the company has other trends it also has to reverse, other than its stock price.
Blue Apron is fighting to stay on public markets with a reverse stock split. But the company has other trends it also has to reverse, other than its stock price.

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