7-Eleven partners with Australia Post to double parcel locker locations

Inside Retail

Australia Post and 7-Eleven Australia are partnering to offer customers access to free all-hours parcel lockers at 7-Eleven stores across the country. This is in addition to more than 500 existing Australia Post parcel locker locations in the network.

The RealReal to Open Santa Monica Location

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The new store, located at 26th St. The post The RealReal to Open Santa Monica Location appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. Online luxury resale retailerThe RealReal has signed a lease for a 2200-square-foot space in Santa Monica, Calif., reports Globe St.com.

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Wegmans to Open Manhattan Location

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will open an 82,000-square-foot store at 770 Broadway in Manhattan, reports Retail Estate Weekly. “We The post Wegmans to Open Manhattan Location appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. Gourmet grocer Wegmans (Rochester, N.Y.)

Target to Open 90,000-Square-Foot Location at Kings Plaza in Brooklyn

Shopping Center

New York City — Target is set to open a 90,000-square-foot store at Kings Plaza, an enclosed shopping mall owned by Macerich in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

McDonald’s Raising Hourly Wages at Company-Owned Locations

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McDonald’s (Chicago) is planning to raise hourly wages at its U.S.-based, based, company-owned locations by 10 percent, CNBC reports. Based on location, this means entry-level workers could make between $11 and $17 per hour, while shift managers would make roughly $15-$20 an hour.

Simon Partners With Narvar to Provide Physical Return Locations

Retail Touch

Mall operator Simon is launching a program that will allow consumers to quickly drop off returns from approximately two dozen brands at participating locations. locations.

Can Location Intelligence Make (or Break) the Holiday Shopping Season?

Retail Touch

To illustrate, here are a few examples of how retailers are using location intelligence to better inform their company’s customer retention strategy this holiday season: Start With Competitive Intelligence. Chances are your customers are now spending more of their time at home.

Circle K to Deploy 700+ Bitcoin ATMs at Locations Across the U.S.

Retail Touch

Circle K is rolling out a network of bitcoin ATMs at 700 of its locations across the U.S. Bitcoin ATMs have already been installed at Circle K stores in 30 states. and Canada in an exclusive partnership with Bitcoin Depot.

Macy’s To Open Smaller, Off-Mall Locations

Retail Touch

Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette revealed plans to test several smaller Macy’s and a Bloomingdale’s at non-mall locations, as well as a continued effort to grow its discount Macy’s Backstage brand. “We News Briefs Store Operations Macy's smaller locations

5 New Ways Retail Marketers Can Utilize Location Data This Year

Retail Touch

While location intelligence has been almost synonymous with measuring foot traffic to stores, there are much broader applications that retailers and marketers should incorporate into their strategies this new year. Measuring impact for brands that don’t have physical locations.

Luxury British fashion brand JOSEPH opens at Icon Outlet

Retail Focus

Icon Outlet at The O2, London’s leading outlet shopping destination, has announced British contemporary design brand, JOSEPH, is the latest new retailer to open a store. JOSEPH perfectly complements our premium female fashion and lifestyle offering at Icon Outlet.

Cisco Recognized with the 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customer’ Choice Distinction for Indoor Location Services

Cisco Retail

We are excited to announce that Cisco was recognized with the 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice distinction for Indoor Location Services. Cisco DNA Spaces is one of the most widely deployed and scalable indoor location services platforms today and maintains a strong 4.5

Retail success still depends on location, location, location

Retail Wire

The traditional thinking then, mostly outside the organization, was that brick-and-mortar was going to be really hurt by e-commerce, and that we might not need as many stores,” said Bill Grassel, director of real estate market research and strategy at Dick’s. “A

DICK’S Tees Off New Experiential Golf Galaxy Locations

Retail Touch

DICK’S Sporting Goods is continuing to expand its nationwide footprint with plans to open the first Golf Galaxy Performance Center , as well as four additional locations in August — two Dick’s Sporting Goods and two Going, Going, Gone!

All-in-one fresh foods market, catering and event location BRIDGE opens in Zurich

Retail Focus

Located in a strategic hub easily reached by train, BRIDGE attracts both travellers as well as local foodies wanting to make sustainable purchases at the new food Mecca & discover a continuously changing offer of regional flavours.

Beaverbrooks doubles in size at centre:mk

Retail Focus

Beaverbrooks, the family-owned jewellery retailer, has opened a brand-new boutique at centre:mk Milton Keynes, one of the top 10 retail destinations in the UK. Later this month, Rituals Cosmetics is to open a new store at centre:mk, marking its debut in the region.

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Staples Partnership Adds 1,000+ Happy Returns Locations to Network

Retail Touch

Happy Returns by PayPal has teamed with Staples US Retail to offer the Happy Returns in-person service, adding more than 1,000 Staples retail locations to its return service. The Staples partnership increases the number of the company’s Return Bars to more than 3,800 locations.

LA Fitness to Open New Location at Marina Pacifica in Long Beach

Shopping Center

LA Fitness has leased 33,987 square feet of space formerly occupied by Best Buy at Marina Pacifica Shopping Center in Long Beach. The gym location is scheduled to open in early 2022. Long Beach, Calif. —

Spoken Rx available in all CVS pharmacy locations

Mass Relators

WOONSOCKET, R.I. – CVS Pharmacy is now offering Spoken Rx, its proprietary audio prescription label solution, in all its nearly 10,000 pharmacy locations nationwide, including more than 1,700 CVS Pharmacy locations within Target. It is available at no extra cost to patients.

ZARA launches at One New Change

Retail Focus

Landsec has today announced the official opening of international fashion retailer, ZARA, at One New Change, the premier retail and leisure destination in the City of London. This function also enables customers to book fitting rooms and locate items easily in store.

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Elev8 Fun to Open 125,000-Square-Foot Location in Sanford, Florida

Shopping Center

Elev8 Fun, an entertainment concept with go-karts, bowling, arcades and laser tag, plans to open its first location in Sanford. Sanford, Fla.

Five Things To Remember When Renting Your First Business Location

Retail Minded

Opening a new business location, whether you’re a first-time business owner or the proud founder of a chain of independent retailers, is always something to celebrate. Before you even consider renting a property for your business location, you need to assess it from top to bottom.

CVS Launches Contactless Checkout at All U.S. Locations

Retail Touch

CVS Pharmacy has implemented touch-free checkout using PayPal and Venmo QR codes at all 8,200 standalone retail locations, reaching a milestone set at the start of the partnership in July 2020.

Pinstripes to Open Two New Locations at URW Centers

Shopping Center

will open two new locations at Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus and Westfield Topanga in the Los Angeles area. Pinstripes is a bocce and bowling… The post Pinstripes to Open Two New Locations at URW Centers appeared first on Shopping Center Business. Paramus, N.J. and Los Angeles — Pinstripes Inc. Both centers are owned by Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.

Sundance Opens First Michigan Location in the Greater Detroit Area

Retail Touch

The 4,120-square-foot store will be the first location in Michigan for the retailer, which sells women’s and men’s apparel, jewelry, footwear, accessories, home furnishings and art.

10 Tips for Effective Location-Based Mobile Marketing

Retail Next

With 79 percent of marketers saying mobile is the cornerstone for business, there has been a lot of buzz about location-based mobile marketing and its increased open rates and improved ROI. Knowing exactly what you want to accomplish is the key to effective location-based mobile marketing.

DICK’S Sporting Goods Launches Same-Day Delivery at 150 Locations

Retail Touch

DICK’S Sporting Goods has partnered with Instacart to launch same-day delivery at more than 150 stores. The service will be available to shoppers in Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Latest CAMP Location Showcases the Art of Child’s Play

Retail Touch

So far, the experiential retailer for families has been extremely successful in its mission: the typical family spends up to two hours in CAMP stores, browsing products and capitalizing on each location’s unique features and experiences.

Westfield Adds Location Analytics To Data Harvesting Initiative At Shopping Centers

Retail Touch

as its location analytics provider as part of a wider effort by the property management firm to leverage new technologies at its retail locations. Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) has named Placer.ai

Reports: Amazon Deploys Biometric Palm Reader in More Retail Locations

Retail Touch

Following the fall 2020 launch of its Amazon One contactless biometric palm reader in two Amazon Go stores, the retailer has rolled out the technology to a total of eight retail locations throughout the Seattle area, according to reporting in TechCrunch and other publications.

Vectorworks Announces New Office Location in Australia

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The Vectorworks Australia office is located in Sydney, New South Wales. More information about Vectorworks can be found at vectorworks.net. SUBMITTING PRESS RELEASES Send your press releases to VMSD at press@vmsd.com.

Two London locations announced for little dobbies

A1 Retail

The new little dobbies stores will be the first London locations, following on the success of Edinburgh and Bristol. © Chris Humphreys.

A Stream Come True: AT&T, Ericsson and Wevr Deliver First Location-Based VR Experience on 5G

Nvidia

AT&T, Ericsson and Wevr have collaborated to create the first multi-user, location-based, virtual reality experience using 5G. With their proof of concept, AT&T, Ericsson and Wevr have pushed the boundaries of VR streaming and demonstrated how 5G addresses tethering issues.

Hy-Vee to offer COVID testing in Des Moines locations

Mass Relators

will begin offering rapid PCR COVID-19 testing at five Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations in the Des Moines metro starting Oct. Hy-Vee is only accepting testing payment by credit or debit card at the testing site. Testing will be available at: • East Euclid Hy-Vee, 2540 E.

Fashion chain Rodd & Gunn opens bar at Chadstone

Inside Retail

Kiwi fashion label Rodd & Gunn has introduced ‘The Lodge Bar’, its first experiential retail concession, at Myer Chadstone. . The Lodge Bar Myer Chadstone follows the launch of two New Zealand locations – The Lodge Bar Queenstown and The Lodge Bar & Dining Auckland.

EE launch new experiential concept store at One Braham

Retail Focus

Located within BT’s new London headquarters, One Braham, the store showcases the best in converged technology with expert face-to-face advice and demonstrations. The post EE launch new experiential concept store at One Braham appeared first on Retail Focus - Retail Design.

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Cosmoprof announces new location, date for 2022 show

Mass Relators

LAS VEGAS — Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), the leading B2B beauty exhibition in the Americas, will host its 19th edition July 12-14, 2022 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). The post Cosmoprof announces new location, date for 2022 show appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers.

Five Below Plans 170 New Locations Following Successful Holiday Season

Retail Touch

Five Below will open 170 stores over the next nine months, bringing its total to more than 1,200 locations, according to Knox Pages. These strong results illustrate the broad appeal of our Wow offering at amazing values as well as the inherent flexibility of our model and merchandise offering.

Waitrose expands Deliveroo service with 110 new locations

Talking Retail

This story continues at Waitrose expands Deliveroo service with 110 new locations. Or just read more coverage at Talking Retail. Waitrose is to expand its Deliveroo service, adding 110 new shops across the country by the end of the summer.

Sephora Plans 260 New Stores for 2021, Including 60 Freestanding Locations

Retail Touch

More than 260 new stores are slated to open this year, including 60 freestanding locations and 200 shop-in-shops inside Kohl’s department stores. The new standalone Sephora locations will begin to open in March in markets including Dallas, Houston, Austin, Texas, Los Angeles and Nashville.

CVS to Close 900 Locations Over Three Years, Focus on Three Store Formats as Part of Omnichannel Strategy

Retail Touch

The store closures will begin in spring 2022 and are the result of CVS “evaluating changes in population, consumer buying patterns and future health needs to ensure it has the right kinds of stores in the right locations for consumers and for the business,” according to a company statement.

Crate & Barrel to Open New Location at Twelve Oaks Mall in Suburban Detroit

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Crate & Barrel is set to open a new location at Twelve Oaks Mall in the Detroit suburb of Novi. Crate & Barrel will open… The post Crate & Barrel to Open New Location at Twelve Oaks Mall in Suburban Detroit appeared first on Shopping Center Business. Novi, Mich. Twelve Oaks Mall is home to 180 specialty stores and 30 restaurants.

Popeyes® UK announces first location and confirms autumn opening

A1 Retail

Following an announcement in early 2021 that it would be launching in the UK, famed chicken brand Popeyes® – that caused a viral sensation in the USA with the launch of its chicken sandwich – has confirmed that it will open its first UK store at Westfield Stratford City. . Tom Crowley, CEO of Popeyes® UK, commented: “It’s fantastic to be opening our first UK location, following the months of anticipation and buzz that the news of our arrival generated. .