While many retailers want their stores to be as far away from a Walmart Supercenter as possible, Kohl's probably wants to be in the very same shopping center. Why do you think Kohl's has been successful in selling clothes to shoppers who go to Walmart for their groceries?
One of the most important but under utilized tools for running a successful store is the staff chat out. Some people also call it a check out. Whatever the name, it is the brief end-of-day conversation with each employee before she/he leaves for the day. How should retailers be optimizing end-of-day employee exits?
Earlier this week, Walmart announced the debut of its Sustainability Leaders shop, a portal on Walmart.com developed to help shoppers find products that are produced in environmentally and socially responsible ways. Will the launch of the Sustainability Leaders shop help to improve Walmart's image with consumers?