Amazon goes after Walmart’s customer

Programs such as half-price Prime memberships for consumers on certain types of government aid, a new credit card to help people establish or improve their credit scores are two ways that Amazon.com is looking to expand its customer base to lower income shoppers.

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San Francisco considers e-cigarette ban

San Francisco supervisors are considering a citywide ban on electronic cigarettes in an effort to cut down on teenagers vaping. “Young people have almost indiscriminate access to a product that shouldn’t even be on the market,” said Dennis Herrera, City Attorney.

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Digital Retail Innovations 2019 Report Launch

Retail Insider is proud to launch its Digital Innovations Report 2019 (sponsored by Webloyalty) this week with an event involving two special guest speakers: Paul Hornby of Matalan, and Nick Thomas founder of Built. Guests from high street retailers, online operators and tech companies plus several members of the report’s Advisory Panel heard Paul run through his…

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