Retailers

3PL E-Commerce Business Flourishes in the Face of Coronavirus Volatility and Economic Headwinds

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 7:00pm

The report provides A&A's latest U.S. 3PL e-commerce revenue and logistics costs estimates, as well as Amazon's U.S. e-commerce 3PL revenue and market share.

Key Points: 
  • The report provides A&A's latest U.S. 3PL e-commerce revenue and logistics costs estimates, as well as Amazon's U.S. e-commerce 3PL revenue and market share.
  • The overall impact for the first half of 2020 was a VAWD gross revenue decline of 7.1% and a net revenue decrease of 5.8%.
  • DCC segment shipment volumes declined, but the overall impact was lessened due to the longer-term nature of its customer agreements.
  • Due to COVID-19 and trade war headwinds, we are expecting a 2.9% decrease in 3PL revenues globally.

Global Outdoor Furniture Market Outlook 2020-2027 Featuring Ashley Home Stores, Brown Jordan, Inter IKEA Systems, and Polywood Among Key Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 5:58pm

The report highlights key factors driving the market growth and prominent players along with their developments in the market.

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  • The report highlights key factors driving the market growth and prominent players along with their developments in the market.
  • The outdoor furniture market on a global scale has been witnessing substantial growth in the recent past.
  • Hence, a growing number of hotels and restaurants are further expected to propel the outdoor furniture market during the forecast period.
  • Agio International Company, Ltd.; Ashley Home Stores, Ltd.; Barbeques Galore; Brown Jordan; Century Furniture LLC; Home Crest Outdoor Living LLC; Keter Group; Inter IKEA Systems B.V.; Florida Patio Furniture Inc.; and Polywoodare are among the well-established players in the global outdoor furniture market.

Amfil Technologies Inc.’s Snakes & Lattes Subsidiary Announces Partnership with Loblaws to Curate and Sell Board Games Through New E-Commerce Marketplace

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 1:30pm

Partnership details include Snakes & Lattes providing expertise to curate the board game business, beginning with 200-300 SKUs then increasing to include as many games possible.

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  • Partnership details include Snakes & Lattes providing expertise to curate the board game business, beginning with 200-300 SKUs then increasing to include as many games possible.
  • The games will be offered on both the Loblaws marketplace as well as the Snakes & Lattes and Amfil Tech websites.
  • Loblaws is one of the largest and most well-known retailers in Canada, consisting of multiple brands and over 2,000 retail locations across Canada.
  • The partnership and online marketplace represent an excellent opportunity to promote the Snakes & Lattes brand.

Douglas Foster's newly released "The Rainbows of God's Love" is a colorful reminder of God's love for all His beloved children in this world

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 5:00am

"The Rainbows of God's Love" is the creation of published author Douglas Foster, a children's book writer and illustrator who lives in Menifee, California.

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  • "The Rainbows of God's Love" is the creation of published author Douglas Foster, a children's book writer and illustrator who lives in Menifee, California.
  • Foster shares, "The Rainbows of God's Love is a beautiful book showing children how deep and how wide God's love is for them.
  • Consumers can purchase "The Rainbows of God's Love" at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.
  • For additional information or inquiries about "The Rainbows of God's Love," contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

Marquee Brands Acquires Sur La Table® - Further Expanding as a Leader in the Home and Culinary Industries

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 11:21pm

We believe a revitalized Sur La Table will thrive in a post-Covid-19 retail environment," said Carolyn D'Angelo, President of the Home Division at Marquee Brands.

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  • We believe a revitalized Sur La Table will thrive in a post-Covid-19 retail environment," said Carolyn D'Angelo, President of the Home Division at Marquee Brands.
  • This marks the 12th brand in Marquee's portfolio increasing its reach to nearly $3 billion in annual retail equivalent sales.
  • Sur La Table was founded in 1972 and quickly became a preeminent brand and curator of the finest culinary products and tools to professional and home chefs alike.
  • "Sur La Table is a rare gem in its class and one we have been watching for some time.

 Southeastern Grocers Offers Contactless Prescription Delivery and Expands Commitment to Customer Safety

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 5:38pm

Southeastern Grocers, Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of BI-LO, Fresco y Ms, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is expanding its commitment to customer safety during the pandemic by offering contactless prescription delivery.

Key Points: 
  • Southeastern Grocers, Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of BI-LO, Fresco y Ms, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is expanding its commitment to customer safety during the pandemic by offering contactless prescription delivery.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200813005663/en/
    Southeastern Grocers takes additional measures to ensure customer safety by partnering with ScriptDrop, Omnicell and Safe Rx.
  • In an effort to give our customers a more accessible and safe way to pick up medication, Southeastern Grocers will begin to offer contactless prescription delivery at all Fresco y Ms, Harveys Supermarket, and Winn-Dixie pharmacy locations.
  • In addition to contactless prescription delivery, Southeastern Grocers is implementing processes to better connect with customers and do its part to combat the ongoing opioid crisis by being a resource for prevention and emergency treatment.

The Warehouse Club Industry Guide 2020: Category Sales, Worldwide Industry Sales, Private Label Analysis, Buying and Operating Strategies for Club Operators

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 3:30pm

DUBLIN, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Warehouse Club Industry Guide" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Warehouse Club Industry Guide" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Warehouse Club Industry Guide (2020 edition) provides all the information needed to prepare and sell BJ's, Costco, PriceSmart and Sam's Club buyers in the United States and internationally.
  • Written by a former warehouse club buyer, the Warehouse Club Industry Guide bridges the information gap between what you know and what club buyers want and provides a clear window on this growing $251.6 billion industry.
  • Key chapters include category sales, worldwide industry sales, worldwide location analysis, private label analysis, web site review, understanding club buyers, buying and operating strategies for each club operator, packaging strategies and sales and location projections through 2024.

The Ricciardi Group Joins Inc. Magazine’s List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 3:23pm

New York, New York, Aug. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ricciardi Group (RG) is thrilled to announce that for the second consecutive year weve been named by Inc. 5000 as one of Americas fastest-growing private companies, recognized this year among the top 1500.

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  • New York, New York, Aug. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ricciardi Group (RG) is thrilled to announce that for the second consecutive year weve been named by Inc. 5000 as one of Americas fastest-growing private companies, recognized this year among the top 1500.
  • The achievement puts RG in the rarefied company of some of the most respected modern brands, such as Microsoft, Uber, Vizio, Mailchimp, Chewy, Oracle, and Zappos.com.
  • We are proud to have maintained a strong growth rate as we face one of the toughest markets weve seen in many years.
  • Jen Ogden, Head of Brand & Communications Strategy, brings over 25 years of experience creating award-winning work for blue-chip consumer and b2b brands.

ALLETE Clean Energy announces large grant to Oklahoma school district to support students during COVID-19 pandemic

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 3:00pm

ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE (NYSE: ALE), announced today a $50,000 grant in partnership with GE Renewable Energy and Wanzek to the Mill Creek School District in Mill Creek, Oklahoma.

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  • ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE (NYSE: ALE), announced today a $50,000 grant in partnership with GE Renewable Energy and Wanzek to the Mill Creek School District in Mill Creek, Oklahoma.
  • The school district will use most of the money to purchase about 70 iPads for students and 16 laptops for teachers.
  • We have a long tradition at ALLETE Clean Energy of working with our partners to donate to communities near our wind sites, which deliver clean energy while also supporting local communities and economies.
  • ALLETE Clean Energy owns and is developing the nearby Diamond Spring wind project, which will supply Walmart, Starbucks and Smithfield Foods with renewable energy.

METRO Inc. Joins InComm Canada's Retail Network

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 2:13pm

ATLANTA, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm , a leading payments technology company, today announced that one of Canada's leading food and pharmacy retailers, METRO Inc .

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  • ATLANTA, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm , a leading payments technology company, today announced that one of Canada's leading food and pharmacy retailers, METRO Inc .
  • ("METRO"), is joining its retail network.
  • In addition to products, InComm will provide METRO stores with a comprehensive suite of services to ensure the prepaid program is seamlessly executed across all channels.
  • The rollout ofthe prepaid mall programwill occur in all METRO stores and affiliate banners over the course ofthe summer of2020.