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Demdaco is supporting the charity Children’s Mercy Kansas City. Starting this month, the giftware manufacturer will donate a portion of proceeds from the sales of its signature Giving Bear to the local charity, which supports the health and well being of vulnerable children.
Bed Bath &?Beyond has appointed Wade Haddad?as svp/real estate and construction. Haddad?joins with over 25 years of real estate experience and will lead the company’s recently announced store optimization strategy.?
Despite talks, J.C. Penney has not been able to reach a deal with landlords and so lenders may wind up taking the company over.
Long anticipated, Walmart+ has finally arrived as a membership-based deal with added bonuses.?The program, Walmart stated, brings together in-store and online benefits to save customers money and time. It also gives Walmart a competitive vehicle it can use to challenge Amazon Prime.
Newell Brands’ Sunbeam is collaborating with the U.S. Pain Foundation for September’s Pain Awareness Month to call attention to the real-life barriers chronic pain patients face in accessing proper pain treatment. The initiative will also offer perspective into pain management solutions, including heat therapy.
Dallas Market Center and RepTime, a provider of B2B software as a service solutions, have formed a partnership to offer software solutions uniting manufacturers, sales teams and retailers.?RepTime will be rebranded as MarketTime, reflecting its position as a 24/7 market solution and omnichannel marketplace platform supporting the complete B2B ecosystem.
Costco is committing $25 million to a new impact investment fund that will fuel Black-led financial institutions and community development initiatives.
COVID-19 has brought the supermarket channel to a crossroads, as a tried-and-true format that has been challenged to fundamentally adapt to a disrupted marketplace that could provide the sector some advantage but could severely penalize those that refuse to adjust to an altered reality.