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Target profit crumbles as inflation-weary consumers shun discretionary spending

Target Corp (TGT.N) reported a bigger-than-expected 90% fall in quarterly earnings on Wednesday and missed estimates for comparable sales as it struggled to lure inflation-hit shoppers with steep discounts on apparel, electronics and home goods. A host of U.S. retailers have issued profit warnings in recent weeks as consumers squeezed by higher prices for everything…

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Lululemon raises full-year forecasts, unaffected by inflation, China curbs

Lululemon Athletica (LULU.O) on Thursday raised its full-year revenue and profit forecasts on strong demand for athleisure, and said the impact from COVID-19-related lockdowns in China was modest and more than offset by strength in other regions. Affluent U.S. customers have been helping the premium sportswear maker sustain the sales momentum it attained during the peak of…

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Grubhub Customers Learn There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch After All

Derived from M Science’s leading-edge data, the new platform provides daily, weekly, monthly and semi-annual visibility into competitive benchmarking and consumer behaviours. The new platform details customer spending patterns for more than 130 Global and Domestic Australian brands, including food delivery services, grocery stores, DTC platforms, sports betting and travel agencies. Companies include Just Eat,…

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