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Walmart's chief e-commerce officer Casey Carl exits company after two years

Jan 20 2022

NEW YORK, NY Walmart's top e-commerce executive Casey Carl is leaving the company at the end of February after nearly two years, the company said in an internal memo.

Target, SAS, others cut back visits to New York retail trade show as Omicron spikes

Jan 14 2022

NEW YORK, NY Target Corp and computer software firm SAS are among major companies bowing out of what is billed as the retail industry's biggest annual trade show, slated to start Sunday in New York City's Javits Center.

Analysis-U.S. retailers may pay the price for 'extended' holiday return season

Dec 29 2021

Major U.S. retailers' longer return policies, launched during the pandemic this year to lure consumers, could leave them facing much higher costs if shoppers bring back a record-setting $112 billion in gifts bought during the extended holiday shopping season.

Thousands of flights canceled globally as Omicron mars Christmas weekend

Dec 25 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Commercial airlines around the world canceled more than 4,500 flights over the Christmas weekend, as a mounting wave of COVID-19 infections driven by the Omicron variant created greater uncertainty and misery for holiday travelers.

U.S. airlines cut hundreds of Christmas Eve flights, but Americans carry on

Dec 25 2021

NEW YORK U.S. airlines canceled hundreds of flights on Christmas Eve amid a surge in COVID-19 infections driven by the Omicron variant but millions of wary Americans carried on with travel plans through a second pandemic-clouded winter holiday.

'Super Saturday' set to lure last-minute shoppers in U.S. despite Omicron surge

Dec 18 2021

NEW YORK/CHICAGO U.S. retailers opened their doors on Saturday to what they hope will be swarms of shoppers searching for last-minute holiday gifts, despite surging cases of the coronavirus, including the new, highly-contagious Omicron variant.

Virgil Abloh honored in his final fashion collection show in Miami

Nov 30 2021

(Reuters) -Louis Vuitton honored Virgil Abloh at his last fashion collection show in Miami on Tuesday, just days after his sudden death prompted an outpouring of tributes for the industry's most high-profile black designer.

Virgil Abloh’s final fashion collection gets a walk down a waterfront runway

Nov 30 2021

Nov 30 Louis Vuitton honored Virgil Abloh with a catwalk presentation of the designer’s last fashion collection in Miami on Tuesday, just days after his sudden death prompted an outpouring of tributes on social media from a broad spectrum of fans.

U.S. Black Friday shoppers tapered online splurge, as some returned to stores

Nov 27 2021

RALEIGH, North Carolina U.S. shoppers spent slightly less online during Black Friday this year, with many venturing back to physical stores despite coronavirus fears, tight supplies, and retailers' efforts to encourage earlier holiday purchases.

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