Portrait of Richard Collings

Richard Collings

Richard Collings is a retail reporter at Adweek. He previously reported on retail and consumer products at publications such as The Deal and The Street.

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The CMOs of Away and Exos Deliberate on Their Changing Roles

C-Suite

Whether as a brand protector or growth driver, CMOs were under the spotlight during the pandemic, charged with reaching consumers quarantined in their homes during large swaths of 2020. In [...]

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Adidas and Allbirds’ New Running Shoe Boasts a Low Carbon Footprint

Sustainability

The sneaker has 63% less carbon emissions than a comparable running shoe.

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Bed Bath & Beyond’s Latest Private Label Is ‘Essential’

Brand Marketing

The home goods retailer unveiled the latest of eight new brands.

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Profitero’s Sarah Hofstetter on Unleashing Your Inner Diva and the Importance of Adaptability

Social Media Week

The president of ecommerce growth platform Profitero shares her tips with marketers on how to further their careers.

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Authentic Brands to Acquire Eddie Bauer

Mergers & Acquisitions

Adding a 101-year-old retailer to ever-expanding portfolio.

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Brooks Brothers and Fila Aim to Win Over Fans With Collaboration

Fashion & Apparel

For the clothier of America's business class, it's also a chance to show a different side of itself.

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Tula Capitalizes on Influencer Marketing, Doubling Sales Year to Date

Commerce

The beauty brand also generated $56 million in earned media value in 2020.

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Walgreens Now Offers Same-Day Delivery

Commerce

The delivery is limited to retail products.

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In Appeal to Moms, Shapermint Creates Chief Mom Officer

Brand Marketing

Mothers constitute 80% of the online marketplace's customers.

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Ciara and Russell Wilson on Building an Apparel Empire With Love, Respect and Care

Fashion & Apparel

The NFL star and award-winning singer put sustainability and inclusivity at the heart of their venture.