Retail Roundup—Crate & Barrel unveils kids' collection; Sephora broadens European reach

Sephora (Credit: Eric Wüstenhagen CC BY-SA 2.0)
Sephora has teamed with Salesforce to broaden its digital reach in Europe. (Eric Wüstenhagen/CC BY-SA 2.0)

Crate & Barrel introduces kids' collection

Home furnishing retailer Crate & Barrel has unveiled Crate and Kids, a new children's collection of furniture and decor. Curated assortments will be sold in stores, while the complete collection is available online. The launch signifies the completion of the Land of Nod integration into the Crate & Barrel business. (PR Newswire)

Sephora selects Salesforce to broaden European reach

Sephora has selected Salesforce to help accelerate its growth in Europe. The new integration will allow personalized beauty recommendations and shopping tools based on shopper, geographic region, language, culture and more. (PR Newswire)

Cub opening small-format grocery

Cub will open its first small, urban concept grocery store next year. Parent company Supervalu says the move is following the latest retail trend to create smaller stores and anchor a residential complex. (Star Tribune)

Walmart gives more than $62M in Texas employee bonuses

Walmart announced it will hand out more $62.6 million in one-time cash bonuses to associates in Texas. The benefits are a portion of the more than $560 million earned nationwide by associates due to the big-box retailer's fourth-quarter performance. (Business Wire)