An acquisition of India's Flipkart could mean fierce competition with Amazon—and global recognition for Walmart.

Instacart finished a series E round of funding, Amazon laid off hundreds at headquarters, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

CVS announced an hourly minimum wage hike to $11, Walmart's prices 10% lower than Amazon's, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Albertsons introduces a higher-end banner, L.L. Bean will put tracking on some clothing items, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Lululemon's CEO steps down and admits misconduct, Hudson's Bay snags a new CEO from CVS, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

A recent study found that retailers that offer a frictionless purchasing experience saw a 48% boost in revenue and a 45% increase in income.

Best Buy is the latest retailer to announce bonuses, CVS is offering free heart screenings, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Although jobs often dip after the holidays, 11,100 retail positions were created in January 2018.