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by Alpha8472
June 16th, 2019, 9:09 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Target Registers Fail Nationwide
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: Target Registers Fail Nationwide

My former boss used to work for a card processing company. McDonald's was a potential client, but his company decided against it. If the credit card systems at McDonald's restaurants failed for more than an hour, McDonald's said they would sue. McDonalds was too much trouble and not enough profit fo...
by Alpha8472
June 16th, 2019, 2:09 pm
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Fry’s Electronics on Life Support
Replies: 13
Views: 320

Re: Fry’s Electronics on Life Support

The ones in the San Francisco Bay Area near their headquarters are all very busy and well kept. The problem is that most items can be bought online for cheaper. People are able to compare prices and choose the cheaper option. Fry's matches internet prices, but sometimes it might be a hassle. This ch...
by Alpha8472
June 15th, 2019, 2:42 pm
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Another Cashier Free Store Opens
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Another Cashier Free Store Opens

Zippin has opened up a new cashier free store in San Francisco. You download an app on your phone and take what food or merchandise that you want and you walk out. You simply need to scan your phone at the entrance. The app will charge you using information from cameras that watch your every move. C...
by Alpha8472
June 15th, 2019, 2:30 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Target Registers Fail Nationwide
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Target Registers Fail Nationwide

On Saturday cash registers at Target suffered system failures nationwide. Customers waited in long lines for hours as lines snaked through the store aisles. Target employees passed out free Starbucks food and tiny Starbucks cups with drink samples. People stared at their phones for hours while in li...
by Alpha8472
June 8th, 2019, 1:36 am
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Target Dance Music
Replies: 11
Views: 552

Target Dance Music

I was at a Target store that is undergoing the Next Gen Remodel and it sounded like I was in a dance club. The thumping dance music was almost as bad as Abercrombie & Fitch or its teenage cousin Hollister.

If they start pumping cologne into the air, I will avoid this place like the plague.
by Alpha8472
June 7th, 2019, 11:45 am
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Barnes & Noble Sold to Hedge Fund
Replies: 0
Views: 139

Barnes & Noble Sold to Hedge Fund

Elliott Management has bought the company.
by Alpha8472
June 6th, 2019, 2:35 pm
Forum: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Chipotle Raising Prices Due To Tariffs
Replies: 10
Views: 479

Re: Chipotle Raising Prices Due To Tariffs

These tariffs could actually happen. What will be the results if they do happen? What is the purpose of these tariffs? Is it supposed to make jobs come back to the United States?
by Alpha8472
June 4th, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Chipotle Raising Prices Due To Tariffs
Replies: 10
Views: 479

Re: Chipotle Raising Prices Due To Tariffs

There was a recall due to listeria. California avocados are unsafe.
by Alpha8472
June 3rd, 2019, 10:40 am
Forum: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Chipotle Raising Prices Due To Tariffs
Replies: 10
Views: 479

Chipotle Raising Prices Due To Tariffs

The company says that many of their ingredients come from Mexico. The prices could increase by 5 cents.

Chipotle uses fresh avocados from Mexico. The company does not want to use pre-mashed avocados.

In the past few months, the company has been trying to switch to avocados from Chile or Peru.
by Alpha8472
June 1st, 2019, 7:32 pm
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Dollar Tree Raising Prices
Replies: 10
Views: 542

Re: Dollar Tree Raising Prices

Dollar Tree said the new prices are 2 to 5 dollars.