Tipsheet: Furner @ Today Show | WM B.Friday 11/4 | Target Bridezilla

  Walmart divides Black Friday deals into 3 separate events that kick off online at CNBC. “Walmart’s first Black Friday event will start online Nov. 4 and in stores Nov. 7 and feature toys, electronics and home products. The second event, focused on electronics such as TVs, smartphones, computers and tablets along with some items […]

Tipsheet: 52% to Stockpile | IKEA Buyback 50% | Nike Kicks Independents

  Amazon’s German workers launch Prime Day strike over pandemic pay at Fortune. “This time the big issue is that of how workers are treated during the COVID-19 pandemic. As with strikes at Amazon facilities elsewhere earlier this year, there are allegations that Amazon isn’t doing enough to protect its staff, and also isn’t paying […]

Tipsheet: Secret Amazon Trackers | NY Plastic Bag Fight | Prime Day is Black Friday

  Countering Prime Day transforms into new Black Friday at CNBC. “Amazon Prime Day starts at 3 a.m. ET Tuesday and lasts through Wednesday. Target will have “Deal Days” and Best Buy will jumpstart Black Friday sales on those days. Walmart holds its “Big Save Event” from 7 p.m. ET Sunday through Thursday.” Read more   […]

Tipsheet: Target HQ Return Date | WM Drive In Sells Out | W.Foods -21% Visits

  Target HQ employees won’t return to downtown offices until at least June 2021 at Star Tribune. “Target is looking at a “hybrid model” in the future, which the company believes will offer more flexibility while also working face-to-face meetings back into the mix. “Our intent is to blend the best of both work environments,” (CHRO […]

Tipsheet: Petco Rebrands | Costco +16.9% | H.Depot Skeleton | Sam’s Small

  Petco rebrands, bans shock collars in health and wellness push at Fortune. “We’re transitioning from being a company that asks, ‘Can I help you put that big bag of dog food into your cart?’ into a full health and wellness company,” Petco CEO Ron Coughlin tells Fortune.” Read more   Costco September comp sales […]

Tipsheet: WM Tests Tech Services | Prime Day +43%? | Dallas H.Depot Reopens |

  Amazon’s Prime Day estimated to do $10 billion in worldwide sales at TechCrunch. “This is ahead of what Prime Day achieved in years past. In 2019, the sales event delivered $6.93 billion in sales, eMarketer says, with $4.32 billion from the U.S. Total Prime Day sales in 2016, 2017 and 2018 were at $1.5 […]