On August 7th, Best Buy will become the first major chain to sell the Apple Watch. The consumer electronics chain will stock the wearable device in 100 stores and also sell it on bestbuy.com.
The Verge -
American Apparel is dealing with a heavy debt load at a time when sales appear to be falling far short of expectations.
New York Post -
The electronic payment system developed by major retail chains is going to get its first public test beginning next month.
IDG News Service/Computerworld -
The supermarket chain is accepting Apple Pay at its 98 stores located across five states.
The Limited Too brand name was discarded by Tween Brands which now uses the company's Justice banner instead. Now, the brand management firm, Bluestar Alliance, has purchased the Limited Too name with plans to bring it back in several forms, including standalone stores and an e-commerce website.
The Columbus Dispatch (tiered sub.) -
Netflix is seeing more and more of its subscribers using streaming video, but it still has 5.3 million subscribers who prefer getting their videos through the mail.
The New York Times (tiered sub.) -
Burger King's same-store sales rose 6.7 percent in the latest quarter, topping the 4.3 percent increase expected by analysts.
Bloomberg News -
Workers faced with rude associates are likely to also exhibit similar behavior, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Florida.
Los Angeles Times (tiered sub.) -