Tipsheet: Costco #35 @ Canada | 10 States No Mail | Trader Joe’s No Deliv | Amazon <1.3% @ FedEx

  No mail will be delivered today in parts of 10 states as polar vortex chills postal delivery at USA Today. “The USPS announced that no mail will be delivered in parts of Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.” Read more   Trader Joe’s is ending grocery delivery services […]

Tipsheet: Sheetz Semi Save | Wilke Invests | Flipkart Warns India | D.C. Straw Cop

  Walmart’s Flipkart warns of major ‘customer disruption’ if new India rules not delayed by six months by Aditya Kalra at Reuters. “India’s new foreign investment restrictions will, from Feb. 1, bar e-commerce companies from selling products from firms in which they have an equity interest and also ban them from reaching deals with sellers […]

Tipsheet: McMillon @ Alfalfa Dinner | Trump Hits Schultz | Amazon Eyes Electricity

  Amazon Mulls Building Physical Stores in London at Bloomberg via Yahoo. “The online giant selected a real estate agent in October, according to the Daily Mail. The stores will be built in London or counties including Surrey, Kent, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Middlesex, it said.” Read more   Walgreens, CVS And Rite Aid […]

Tipsheet: WM Google Exit | Amazon Accelerator | Giant #1 Urban

  CVS unveils ‘Beauty Marks’ in stores, warning shoppers of edited images at Reuters. “CVS Health Corp, is the first major American company to adopt such a policy in the face of rising concerns about doctored images setting unrealistic ideals of beauty, especially for young women.” Read more | Press release   Google Express shopping […]

Tipsheet: Microsoft Wins Albertsons | Amazon Lobbying +10.5% | Hannaford’s Free Groceries

  China will this year surpass the US in total retail sales for the first time: Forecast at CNBC. “The world’s most populous country is expected to see its total retail sales grow by 7.5 percent this year to $5.6 trillion, compared to 3.3 percent growth in the U.S. retail market to reach $5.5 trillion.” […]

Tipsheet: Costco #12 Admired | Fry’s #1 Loyalty | H.Dep A List Environment

  Walgreens pays $269.2 million to settle U.S. civil fraud lawsuits at Reuters. “The pharmacy chain will pay $209.2 million to resolve claims it improperly billed Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs from 2006 to 2017 for hundreds of thousands of insulin pens it dispensed to patients it knew did not need them.” Read more […]