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Faith Equality Index Debuts, Scores 300 Brands

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Raleigh, NC—Faith Driven Consumer— representing 41 million Christian consumers who spend $2 trillion annually–has earned recognition for rating the faith compatibility of major brands both in the consumer and entertainment spheres, as well as serving as a voice for this community. Today, building on more than four years of research and behind-the-scenes work with …

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Walmart U.S. Appoints Steve Bratspies to Chief Merchandising Officer

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Bentonville, AR—In the latest move by a major retailer to shift its merchandise mix, Walmart U.S. announced the appointment of Steve Bratspies to chief merchandising officer for U.S. stores, effective Oct. 19. Bratspies will oversee all merchandise categories across more than 4,500 stores in the U.S. business. He will continue …

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Target’s Price-Matching to Lure More Millennial Shoppers?

In Reports, Industry Experts, What's New by Accessories Staff

Minneapolis—Target unveiled a new price-matching policy today, which includes price-matching both online and in-store. It’s all part of Target’s greater initiative to compete with the convenience and price advantages offered by competitors Amazon and Walmart both of whom are included in Target’s new price-matching, which is set to launch on …

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Chat App Tango Launches Shopping

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Mobile messaging service Tango just rolled out Tango Shop, a social shopping function targeted to U.S. subscribers. Now, Tango members can buy directly from Walmart.com and AliExpress (a global marketplace owned by the Alibaba Group) without exiting Tango and use the messaging functionality to share their finds socially. While U.S. …