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This week’s top retail news courtesy of Fierce Retail

FierceRetail September 21, 2015
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Today’s Top Stories
1. Nordstrom opens first international flagship
2. 83% of holiday shopping to begin before Cyber Monday
3. Home Depot opens third fulfillment center to support e-commerce
4. E-tailer Cuyana tests for permanent LA location
5. Macy’s to hire 85,000 seasonal workers

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Target tests digital service ambassadors in LA25

Target launched a new innovation initiative dubbed LA25 in 25 Los Angeles-area locations. The stores will test roughly 50 of the retailer’s newest programs, some seen in other stores and some entirely new to the market.

Tech Spotlight: In-app buying made easy

As holiday shopping nears, retailers and technology providers are launching new mobile features at a fast and furious pace. The latest, a new mobile API from Stripe, promises to enable in-app shopping.

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Executive News
1. Target CEO Brian Cornell joins Yum Brands board
2. Toys R Us veteran joins Hudson’s Bay as digital exec-VP

More News From Across the Retail Industry
1. 50% of shoppers want location-based services
2. AmEx’s life after Costco now includes Sam’s Club
3. Kohl’s streams NY Fashion Week, ties to e-commerce

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