Retail Roundup—Nike testing in-store app; Visits to Amazon lockers up

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Trips to Whole Foods stores with Amazon lockers are up 11%. (Whole Foods Market)

Visits to Amazon lockers up

Consumers are making more trips to Whole Foods stores that have Amazon lockers, according to new data from inMarket. Quick visits to Whole Foods with lockers are up 11% since Amazon purchased the brand on Aug. 28. (Reuters)

Nike testing in-store app

Nike plans to test a mobile app that will recognize shoppers as they enter the store and allow for product scan and payment in selected areas. The app will also let shoppers reserve products that can be picked up from an in-store locker to try on before buying. (Mobile Marketer)

Adore Me plans for physical stores

Online lingerie retailer Adore Me plans to get into the brick-and-mortar industry. The company wants to open 200 to 300 locations in the U.S. over the next five years in order to compete with veteran retailer Victoria's Secret. (PYMNTS)

Walgreens same-store sales fall nearly 3%

Walgreens is pulling nonprofitable items off the shelves of its retail stores to try and promote store brands and boost profits. The latest efforts, which included a push for prescription drugs, resulted in a 2.7% decline in same-store sales for the quarter. (Reuters)

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