Retail Roundup—Target launches first electronics brand, adds small formats in Seattle

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Target is expanding its small-format footprint in Seattle and launching a private electronics brand. (Mike Mozart/CC BY 2.0)

Target plans 3 small stores for Seattle

Target is going back to where it first tested out the urban format in 2012: Seattle. The company will build three new small-format locations in the city in the next two years. (Seattle Times)

Domino's lets customers pick delivery spots

Domino's is now giving customers the chance to recommend where the company will open new Hotspot delivery locations across the country. More than 150,000 Hotspots were launched in April for delivery to nontraditional addresses. Customers can weigh in on future locations on the company's website. (PR Newswire)

Target launches first electronics brand

Target is reaching out to Generation Z by launching three new brands in the coming months, including its first private-label electronics line. (Star Tribune)

Starbucks to lose $12M to temporary closures

Starbucks is closing 8,000 U.S. locations for three hours on Tuesday to provide racial-bias education for employees. The temporary closure will cost the company about $12 million in revenue, according to MarketWatch. In general, the coffee company makes about $61.3 million a day, so the closure accounts for about 20% of that day's earnings. (MarketWatch)

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