Retail Roundup—Wayfair's AR app; thousands show up for Amazon interviews

Wayfair augmented reality app
Wayfair rolls out augmented reality on its app.

Wayfair AR now available in app

Wayfair’s augmented reality program, WayfairView, can now be found on the home decor company’s mobile shopping app. The app makes it possible for consumers to view virtual furniture and decor in their homes at full scale before making a purchase. (Business Wire)

Thousands show up for Amazon interviews

Thousands of people lined up to interview during Amazon’s hiring spree to staff almost a dozen warehouses around the U.S. Although the wages are said to be minimum, Amazon will offer insurance, benefits and advancement opportunities. (The Denver Post)

Walmart expands grocery pickup in California

Walmart is adding grocery curbside pickup to 26 California stores, bringing the total statewide to 36 locations. The free service allows shoppers to choose from 30,000 items online and then pick them up at designated parking stalls. (The Orange County Register)

Cabela’s sales down 9%, while club does well

Comparable sales for Cabela’s were down 9.3% in the latest quarter, with store revenues down 6.7% and internet and catalog sales down 3.9%. However, the brand’s CLUB Visa program did well, with receivables up 9.2%. (Business Wire)

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