retail

  • Costco Working on Ad Network to Sell Its Shoppers’ Data

    Costco Working on Ad Network to Sell Its Shoppers’ Data

    Costco is the perfect place to shop whenever you need a 3kg tub of pretzels and four litres of mayonnaise. Or, perhaps more famously, those $1.50 hot dog combos. But now those purchases will help the retailer target you with ads, according to a report from Morning Brew Thursday. Costco plans to put customer buying…


  • Amazon’s Kicking Retailers While They’re Down (Again)

    Amazon’s Kicking Retailers While They’re Down (Again)

    In case you haven’t heard, retail is in trouble. Aside from the hundreds of clothing stores that have permanently shuttered after the coronavirus brought shopping to a screeching halt, we’ve also spent the past year watching the slower (though no less tragic) decline of mall staples like Macy’s and JC Penny, not to mention bankruptcies…