Richard Collings

Richard Collings

Retail Reporter
Richard Collings is a retail reporter at Adweek. He previously reported on retail and consumer products at publications such as The Deal and The Street.

McDonald’s Online Shop Is Dropping Quarter Pounder-Inspired Merch

McDonald's, the world's most famous burger purveyor, is hocking trinkets, including lockets and pins, that will drop throughout the week.

White Castle to Test Plant-Based Cheddar Cheese in New York and New Jersey

The late-night haunt White Castle has a history of serving up plant-based menu items.

Authentic Brands CEO Jamie Salter on His Company’s Global Ambitions as It Buys Forever 21

Authentic Brands' purchase of Forever 21 is the latest transaction propelling retail sales at the firm to more than $12 billion.

Pier 1 Imports Files for Bankruptcy, Will Pursue Sale of Company

Pier 1 Imports expects that the deadline for bids to purchase the company will be on or around March 23.

Starbucks Names Brady Brewer CMO

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson today announced that Brady Brewer has been promoted to the role of CMO.

You Don’t Know Andrea Weiss, but You Probably Love Her Retail Brands

Andrea Weiss is not a household name, but many of the consumer and retail brands she’s helped fashion over the decades certainly are.

Zero Waste Founder Wants to Help Consumers and Brands Be More Sustainable

Bea Johnson started the Zero Waste movement.

Yum Brands Appoints New Chief Brand Officers at Pizza Hut and Taco Bell

The team responsible for KFC's turnaround, led by Kevin Hochman, will get a chance to do the same at Pizza Hut.

Here’s What’s in Store for Retail in 2020

Look for outlets to falter, click and collect to expand, lifestyle preferences to rule restaurants and fashion brand alliances to reach new heights.

Macy’s Move to Close Stores May Be Necessary, but It’s Not a Quick Fix

Macy’s plans to mothball 125 locations over the next three years and cut 2,000 jobs to save money.