Tipsheet: Buffett Passed on Tiffany | WaPo Hits Amazon | Returns Day +26%

  Amazon threatens to fire critics who are outspoken on its environmental policies by Jay Greene at Washington Post. “An email sent to Maren Costa, a principal user-experience designer at the company, and reviewed by The Post warned that future infractions could “result in formal corrective action, up to and including termination of your employment […]

Tipsheet: Wawa Breach | BJ’s New CEO | Baby Yoda #1

  Wawa says data breach may have collected thousands of customer card numbers and names at CNBC. “…its information security team discovered malware on its payment processing servers on Dec. 10 and stopped the breach on Dec 12. The company believes the malware was collecting card numbers, customer names and other data as early as […]

Tipsheet: Cornell Top CEO | R.Aid Beats | CBS Tests Amazon

  CORNELL CONGRATS – Target’s Brian Cornell is the top CEO of 2019 at CNN. “Cornell: To understand how we got here, you need to start back in February 2017 at Target’s Financial Community Meeting. We laid out a strategy and significant investment that put stores at the center of everything we do for our […]

Tipsheet: Petland Puppy Problems | Costco Visa #1 Searched | Housing +10% 2020

  H&M’s Different Kind of Click Bait by Elizabeth Paton & Sapna Maheshwari at NY Times. “The Swedish retailer now lets customers know where nearly every garment it sells is made…This is part of the company’s new “consumer-facing transparency layer.” H&M shoppers can now find out not only the country where clothing was manufactured, but […]

Tipsheet: Tritton Fires | Venezuela ‘Mini Walmart’ | Amazon’s ‘Sniper’

  New CEO at Bed Bath & Beyond shakes up chain of command by Michelle Chapman at AP. “The departures announced Tuesday include the company’s chief merchandising officer, marketing officer, digital officer, it’s general counsel and its chief administrative officer. The company’s chief brand officer resigned last week. “Balancing our existing expertise with fresh perspectives […]

Tipsheet: McKenna #21 Power | China Livestreaming

  From Online Shoppers to Dairy Farmers, the New Nafta Will Leave Winners and Losers in Its Wake at Fortune. “The deal will raise Canada and Mexico’s de-minimis levels, or the threshold above which consumers pay tax on a cross-border shipment. This means, for instance, that Canadians will now be able to buy more online, […]