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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Walmart Partners With Adobe to Sell Its Retail Technology

Commerce

‘We’ve built new capabilities to serve the evolving needs of our own customers,’ said John Furner, CEO of Walmart U.S., in a statement.

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To Attract Gen Z Shoppers, Macy’s Expands Its Private Brands

Commerce

Private label apparel line And Now This is the latest the department store has introduced to attract younger customers.

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Starbucks Highlights Commitment to Feeding Local Communities

Brand Marketing

Coffee chain aims to show it does more than just sell America's favorite brew.

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How Music Retailer Sweetwater Is Growing After a Record 2020

Commerce

An updated megastore, a new publishing house and a foray into band instruments are key initiatives.

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The Future of Bed Bath & Beyond Is Encapsulated in This Reimagined Store

Commerce

The renovated space in New York showcases private label, omnichannel and shop-in-shops.

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Avocados From Mexico Names Ivonne Kinser Its New Marketing Head

Commerce

Ana Ambrosi was promoted to the role of director of corporate communications.

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JCPenney’s New Clothing Line Includes Products for Kids With Disabilities

Commerce

Not long ago, if a consumer was in need of adaptive clothing—say, pants with an opening for a dialysis catheter—they would likely have to shop at a medical supply store. [...]

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Michael Kors Celebrates 40 Years With a ‘Fantasy Night Out in the Theater District’

Advertising

The print campaign will appear in fashion magazines' fall issues.

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Harry Potter Goes Experiential in New York, Pointing to Retail’s Future

Commerce

Two new virtual reality experiences add magic to shopping.

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Eddie Bauer Will Offer Outdoor Gear for Rent

Retailing

Outdoor apparel brand Eddie Bauer is partnering with rental services provider Arrive Outdoors to offer outdoor gear for rent beginning the week of July 12. According to the retailer’s website, [...]