ARTICLES BY MEGAN ZIELINSKI
Gap Inc. Hiring 63,000 Seasonal Employees To Serve Customers Among All Channels
Gap Inc. hosted holiday hiring events in Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic and Athleta stores throughout the U.S this past week—marking it as the company’s first Holiday Hiring Blitz to seek talented, compassionate worker to add to the holiday team.
Staples Among 220,000 Retailers Launching Apple Pay This Week
After announcing its launch back in September, Staples is now incorporating Apple Pay into their recently reinvented Staples App—allowing iPhone 6 and 6 Plus customers to safely and simply make purchases at the convenience of their fingertips. Apple Pay will soon be available for in-store shoppers to use at Staples locations throughout the U.S within the next few weeks.
Best Buy, Intel Partner To Drive In-Store Traffic And Sales
Best Buy and Intel have come together, creating a new in-store exploration center for customers to learn about cutting-edge technologies—by the end of October, the Intel Technology Experience Center will be included in 50 major Best Buy locations across the U.S.
JCPenney Reveals New Growth Initiatives, Connects With Millennials
JCPenney, nation’s largest apparel and furniture retailer, announced new goals set for fiscal year 2015-2017—to enhance the customer experience, keep up with customer needs, attract and maintain current customer base, and drive growth in store traffic and sales.
Target Expanding And Enhancing Mobile App Experience
Target is refining their app store this fall, adding two new apps for pharmacy refills and gift registry, along with boosting current app capabilities, allowing for customers to enjoy an even greater, seamless, more personalized shopping experience at the convenience of their fingertips.
Kohl's Introduces New Loyalty Program That Boosts Omni-Channel Experience
On Monday, Kohl’s unveiled Yes2You Rewards nationwide—a brand-new engaging loyalty program developed to further-connect with each customer and enhance their shopping experience in stores and online.
GameStop Leveraging Analytics To Better Serve The Customer
This month GameStop is giving rewards members an early gift before the holidays with a new line of select offers along with financing opportunities through the new PowerUp Rewards Pro credit card.
Kohl’s Relying On Social Media To Promote New Lines
Kohl’s is introducing a new line of chic, NYC inspired women’s fashion to their DesigNation collection through their unique collaboration with Elie Tahari—a style icon, bringing in a wide variety of modern, classy pieces to complete a new fall wardrobe at affordable prices.
Best Buy Sets New Recycling Goal, Enhancing Sustainability Efforts
Since the 2009 launch of Best Buy’s e-waste recycling service, the company has collected an astounding one billion pounds of unwanted electronics and large appliances by customers in 1,400 Best Buy locations nationwide. And now, the leading electronics retailer is setting the bar even higher—committed to recycle double that amount by 2020.
Toys ‘R’ Us Doubling Workforce, Focusing On Training For Holiday 2014
This holiday season, Toys ‘R’ Us plans to employ up to 45,000 seasonal workers at stores and fulfillment centers across the country, making sure that every customer is satisfied with their in-store and online shopping experience through help of knowledgeable staff.