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Amazon’s ‘Prime Day Show’ will feature Billie Eilish, H.E.R. and Kid Cudi in streaming musical event at GeekWire. “…will premiere globally on Prime Video starting June 17. The event will be available to all customers for 30 days, with or without a Prime membership.” Read more


Lululemon first-quarter sales rise 88%, topping estimates at CNBC. “Lululemon’s direct-to-consumer revenue climbed 55% to $545.1 million year over year. Sales in North America were up 82% and increased 125% internationally.” Read more


Walmart gives 740,000 associates a free Samsung smartphone at CNN. “Walmart said the primary use of the phone is for its new employee app called Me@Walmart, which the company explained in a release is meant to “simplify daily tasks, serve our customers and plan for life outside of work.” Read more


Flink, the German grocery delivery startup, raises $240M after launching just 6 months ago at TechCrunch. “REWE — a German supermarket giant — has inked a strategic partnership with the company that will make Flink its preferred partner for smaller shopping grabs…” Read more


Restaurants, Supermarkets Can’t Find Enough Workers to Open New Locations at Wall Street Journal. “Since March, (new grocer) Dom’s has hired nearly 150 of the 160 employees it wants ahead of the opening. It wasn’t easy. A human-resources executive tried to recruit a potential employee while out to dinner. The company added referral bonuses and plans to get temporary staff from food-services companies if needed, Mr. Fitzgerald said.” WSJ subs.


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Walmart welcomes 700 corporate interns in virtual summer program at Talk Business. “Goldfinger (SVP of Global Talent) said Walmart hires about 80% of those who intern, and the program remains vital to growing future talent. Goldfinger started her career at Walmart as an intern three years ago.” Read more


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Target Resumes In-Store Sales of Pokemon Cards at Comicbook. “Target has not given any indication when sports trading cards will return to stores.” Read more


D’Agostino’s executive steps down in grocery chain shake up at NY Post. “Both businesses have shrunk dramatically over the years, with Gristedes down to 18 stores from 200 in its heyday and 11 D’Agostino’s stores, down from 26 at its peak in the New York metro area.” Read more


Home Depot CEO Craig Menear @ Alliance Bernstein 37th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference at Seeking Alpha. Transcript


A TikTok tune is becoming Sally Beauty’s new anthem as it embraces vivid hair color to fuel growth at CNBC. “Bright hair colors have gained popularity over the past five years, but especially took off during the pandemic, CEO Chris Brickman said. The retailer has been in the midst of a transformation as it leans into e-commerce and reaches out to younger consumers on TikTok and other social media.” Read more


Amazon pursuing Al Michaels for mega-deal to make him lead NFL voice at NY Post. Read more


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