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Walgreens to Offer Free HIV and STD Testing at 550 Stores

Retail TouchPoints

The retailer, which has been working with Greater Than HIV , a public information initiative of KFF , since 2011, has provided more than 82,000 free HIV tests through the in-store program, including more than 15,000 self-tests distributed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Really, Truly Fake: The RealReal ‘Opens’ Counterfeit Handbag Store on Canal Street

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The RealReal makes a concerted effort to keep counterfeit luxury items off the market, removing approximately 5,000 fakes each month (a total of 250,000 since 2011). So what are these faux handbags doing in a RealReal retail store located on NYC’s Canal Street, a notorious knockoff hub?

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CEOs Own Software Competency — And The Structure Of Innovation Delivery

Forrester eCommerce

Marc Andreessen famously said this in a 2011 essay in The Wall Street Journal. World-class innovation delivery requires weaving together three foundational realities: “Software is eating the world.” It was true then, and it’s all the more true today.

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Home Depot Launches Online Courses for Veterans Seeking Civilian Jobs

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Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has invested more than $475 million in veteran causes and improved over 55,000 veteran housing facilities. “We’re proud to launch MISSION TRANSITION online and provide transitioning service members with a convenient tool to help them confidently take the next step in their careers.”

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Lipstick: How Pinterest Drives Sales Through Augmented Reality

Forrester eCommerce

AR applications within the cosmetics industry have come a long way from the static capabilities we saw in 2011. The quality of the experiences has improved dramatically since Apple and Google got involved a few years ago. Before, I could try out nail polish colors on […].

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Inditex Appoints Founders’ Daughter as Chair, Names New CEO

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Marta Ortega Pérez has been named Chairwoman of Inditex Group — parent company of Zara , Pull&Bear and Massimo Dutti — and Óscar García Maceiras will replace Carlos Crespo as CEO, completing a “generational handover process” at the fashion conglomerate that began in 2011. She will assume her new role as Chairwoman on April 1, 2022.

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Claire’s Hires Children’s Place, Zara Vet as Chief Merchandising Officer

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Previously, Lima-Guinehut served as Director of International Merchandising for Destination Maternity from 2011 until 2014 and held roles of increasing responsibility at Zara , Camuto Group , Ralph Lauren and Fifth & Pacific Companies (now known as Kate Spade & Co. ). “I’m

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