Author Archives: Matthew Stern - RetailWire

A recent exposé on fast-fashion retailer H&M alleges that the company’s environmental promise is undermined by greenwashing. H&M was using a scorecard system to inform customers about the environmental soundness of each product, but a report by Quartz claims that more than half of the scorecards portrayed products as being better for the environment than […]

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E-grocery and restaurant delivery experienced an unprecedented spike in adoption with the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and startups sprang up and partnered with retailers to facilitate getting food to consumers stuck at home. As the economy reopens, however, some are beginning to ask if all the investment in food delivery has created a bubble […]

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Target continues to top the lists of major retailers thriving during the pandemic, even as many businesses struggle. CEO Brian Cornell recently pointed to one factor that has allowed Target to make the best out of an unprecedentedly bad situation — the fact that at Target you can buy most anything. The retailer has been […]

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