Retail Radar: Walmart Plays 'House'; Ace Grows Lawn & Garden Strategy

Recent retail news includes Walmart's latest excursion into the metaverse, and retailers readying themselves for a jumpstart on holiday sales.

Retail Radar: Ace Adds Aubuchon; Circle K Grows New Loyalty Program

Recent retail news includes Lowe's renewal of its NFL sponsorship, and a Kroger-Albertsons agreement to sell off overlapping stores.

Retail Radar: Walgreens Has New Leadership; Shopify Adds Amazon Prime Feature

Recent retail news includes Best Buy having suppliers pay for promotions, and Amazon Prime members able to spend on Shopify.

Retail Radar: Instacart's Public Plans; Walmart Ups Healthcare Options

Recent retail news includes Circle K Day bringing discounts and promotions, and Instacart filing an IPO.

Retail Radar: Target Expands Private Labels; Home Depot Launches New Homeowners Hub

Recent retail news includes Walmart releasing its annual Top Toys list, and Ace Hardware growing its store count.

Retail Radar: 7-Eleven Enters the Metaverse; Amazon Uses AI to Power Reviews

Recent retail news includes Aldi's purchase of Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket, and 7-Eleven unveiling an updated mobile app.

Retail Radar: Instacart's Customizable Storefronts; Best Buy Ups Access to Assistive Tech Products

Recent retail news includes Instacart's custom storefronts feature and Amazon's growing retail media offerings.

Retail Radar: Walmart Updates Pro Seller Rules; Instacart Seeks Business Customers

Recent retail news includes Walmart bolstering its Pro Seller and Restored rules, and its Canadian arm adding coupon-clipping capabilities.

Retail Radar: Accessible Products at CVS; Whole Foods' Palm Payments

Recent retail news includes CVS adding self-care SKUs designed with input from the disabled community, and Whole Foods planning to install Amazon technology in stores that lets shoppers pay with a wave of their hand.

Retail Radar: Walmart Holds Open Call; Lowe's Grows Delivery

Recent retail news include Walmart sounding the call for potential vendors, and Lowe's expanding same-day delivery service to all U.S. stores.