Amazon.com Inc. will let brands and merchants send marketing emails to shoppers, a risky bid to boost sales that could inundate inboxes with spam.
Amazon is shutting down its telehealth venture Amazon Care just 6 months after launching it.
The e-retailer is expanding its grocery fleet and experimenting with apparel stores. But it has abandoned stand-alone brick and mortar for book sales and other merchandise.
Professor Kirthi Kalyanam, Ph.D rose to action. Watch Kalyanam in this episode of Bridging the Distance, featuring guest host Provost Lisa Kloppenberg, discuss working with the Retail Management Institute.
Amazon has many virus skeptics in its warehouse ranks and needs to retain employees amid a tight labor market.
After an excruciating year, we could all use a little retail therapy. So what exactly can we expect shopping to look like now that COVID has turned everything upside down?
- Peyton Darrow '22 has been selected as a semifinalists in the 2022 NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship.
Peyton will spend the summer completing a case study created in collaboration with Meijer. This case study provides valuable real-world experience and helps develop future retail leaders.
Despite continued challenges amid distance learning, students put together impressive applications that showcased their knowledge of retail and passion for the industry,” NRF Foundation Executive Director Bill Thorne says. “We are looking forward to seeing how they apply their experience working in retail, along with what they’ve learned in their coursework, in the next part of the competition for our most prestigious student award.”
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According to a Deloitte survey, the average American subscribed to 12 paid media and entertainment services pre-pandemic. Among those age 25 to 40, who averaged 17 subscriptions, 40% reported feeling overwhelmed by the number of their subscriptions and intend to reduce them.
Silicon Valley lost a cultural icon when Fry's Electronics announced it was closing all its stores and shutting down its operations.
For much of its nearly 36 years, the electronics retailer was a mecca for the tech industry's engineers and other workers. That's because it's huge stores offered a whole lot more than could be found at a Best Buy or a Circuit City — not just TVs and audio equipment, but the very latest gadgets; a wide assortment of electronics components; plus toys, toasters, snack food and even pornographic magazines.
- Technology Trailblazer and Santa Clara University Alum Kris Bazán Joins the Retail Management Institute (RMI) Advisory Board of Directors
Santa Clara University’s Retail Management Institute (RMI) announces the first appointment in 2021 to its advisory board. Apple Senior Director, Customer Marketing-Global Retail Kris Bazán ’92, ’99 MBA.