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The Weekly Closeout: Kohl’s considers packaged products and Target partners with Tabitha Brown

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Another week passed with much more retail news than the day. Below we break down some things you may have missed during the week and what we’re still thinking about.

From Walmart’s exclusive subscription for savings to subscribers to a limited series of Gusher metaverse sneakers, here’s our sale for the week.

What you might have missed

The head of Nike’s diversity department came out 2 years later

Felicia Mayo, who was named Chief Officer for Talent, Diversity and Culture in 2020 is reportedly coming out in just two years. Financial Times first reported the newswhich was based on an internal note.

Mayo replaces Kelly Leonard, named First Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for Diversity in 2018, and has been in this role for only two years. At the time of its appointment, Nike had made the position of diversity and inclusion part of its C-Suite. Leonard was one of two Nike women received in the spring of 2018 after a number of executives left the company amid allegations about misconduct and toxic work environment.

Nike did not immediately respond to Retail Dive’s request for comment.

Walmart launches exclusive savings for its subscribers

Walmart has announced that it will take Fr. an exclusive sales event for its Walmart + subscribers from 2 to 5 June. The three-day event will give members “access to the biggest discounts on thousands of the hottest summer goods,” including the Shark vacuum cleaner, Minnie Mouse gaming house and Samsung Galaxy S7, the company said in a press release.

“Our Walmart + participants loved early access to our Black Friday events, so we were inspired to create an entire weekend dedicated to the best deals,” said Chris Cracchiola, senior vice president and general manager of Walmart. “Giving participants more of what they want, with exclusive, unprecedented savings like Black Friday, allows us to celebrate our participants in a new fun way.”

The mass trader turned to Jim Gaffigan, Ken Chong, Franco Escamila and Eliza Schlesinger to help promote the event by sharing their favorite suggestions.

To further encourage subscription to membership, consumers who visit one of the mass stores and become subscribers to Walmart + will receive a $ 20 discount on their next purchase.

Lush Cosmetics releases “Gay is OK” soap in support of Equality Florida

As LGBTQ Month of Honor approaches, Lush Cosmetics has released a golden and shiny bar of soap with the phrase “Hey, it’s okay.” according to a press release. The launch is a response to the controversial the law was passed in Floridawhich restricts lessons in classes on gender and sexual identitywhich many LGBTQ supporters called the “Don’t Talk About Gays” bill.

Provided by Lush Cosmetics

A bar of soap is available at all Lush Cosmetics stores in Florida and online to raise $ 50,000 for Equality Florida, a civil rights organization dedicated to ensuring full equality for the Florida LGBTQ community, according to the release.

“At Lush, we believe that the state is responsible for a safe and inclusive learning environment for all children, and the“ Don’t Tell Gays ”legislation does the opposite. At a time when young people need our support the most, she and those who love them have become a target, ”said Carlin Picard, ethics company at Lush Cosmetics.

Many retailers are announcing new launches and initiatives that benefit certain organizations in anticipation of the LGBTQ Pride Month in June. DTC is a brand of home goods Our place has released a set of rainbow mugs where 20% of net income will go to the LGBT Honor Center in Los Angeles. Levi’s clothing retailer released a Pride clothing collection and noted that they make an annual donation of $ 100,000 to OutRight Action International. In addition, 1-800 Flowers.com has released 14 curatorial Pride itemswhile 20% of net profit is donated by GLAAD.

Tabitha Brown makes everything colorful for Target

Target announced Tuesday he collaborated with influential social media figure, actress and New York Times bestseller Tabitha Brown on new time-limited collections.

Provided by Target

Tabitha Brown for Target includes four collections to be presented next year with products such as food, utensils, accessories, for home and office, clothing and swimming. The first will appear June 11 online and in most stores and contains more than 75 items of clothing, swimming and accessories, most of which are less than $ 30. Sizes from XXS to 4X.

Brown has worked with Target on social media content for over two years.

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