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Walmart launches an online sustainability shop to help consumers find environmentally and socially responsible products

JCPenney posted a $59M loss for the quarter, but online sales grew 13%

Gap revenue grows 3% thanks to Old Navy stores and despite dips in namesake brand

HSN's mobile platform grew 40% in the latest quarter

According to new predictions, 40-52% of U.S. households will hold Amazon Prime memberships by 2020

And finally...KFC adds a new dessert to the menu that also cuts on disposable waste. In conjunction with the launch of Seattle's Best Coffee in its UK restaurants, coffee cups are 100% edible—made from a biscuit, wrapped in sugar paper and lined with white chocolate. Story

 

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