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Retail Radar: Amazon's Mariah Merch; Lowe's Names Top Vendors

Recent retail news includes retailers rolling out deals ahead of Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
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Path to Purchase Institute members have access to regularly updated retailer profiles, which can be accessed here. Recent news includes Amazon adding a flurry of new shopping options, and Lowe's announcing its vendor partners of the year.

Amazon Adds Merch, New Features

Mariah Carey, aka the modern-day "Queen of Christmas," is going on tour, and Amazon has stocked her online store with exclusive merchandise. That's not all the retailer is up to, however. It's also:

7-Eleven Seasonal Swag

The convenience store is selling festive apparel and accessories, including holiday sweaters, gift wrap and ornaments.

Lowe's Top Vendors

The home improvement company revealed its 2023 Vendor Partners of the Year, choosing partners in building products, hardlines and home decor categories. 

Turkey Day Deals, Black Friday Blitz

More retailers continue to unveil holiday promotions, both for the seasonal long haul as well as Black Friday. Target already is already revealing early deals, as are Walmart, Best Buy and B.J.'s Wholesale Club. Many grocers — including Meijer, Winn-Dixie and Kroger — are putting the focus on saving money, with price drops on turkey and other Thanksgiving staples that, when combined, can feed a family for $30 or less.