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Aldi Launches Online Portal for Well-Being

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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German food retailer Aldi has launched a new ‘well-being portal’ online. The portal supports a holistic approach to well-being, with equal emphasis on body and mind. The portal provides information and tips on physical exercise, nutrition, and [...more]

Apple is Changing its Banner Name from 'Apple Store' to 'Apple'

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Apple has confirmed it is simplifying the branding of its retail chain by removing the 'store' part from its 'Apple Store' banner name and replacing it with the name of the store's location. 

Target Looks to Boost Sales with First Ever #TargetRunDay Campaign

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Target looks to boost sales with its first #TargetRunDay campaign, following weak sales in the second quarter. The #TargetRunDay gives a 10% discount across the board for [...more]

Dollar General Cuts Prices by 10% to Compete with Walmart

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Dollar General has announced price cuts on its most popular items such as bread, eggs and milk, intensifying its competition with Walmart. 

Sephora Promotes Private Label Collection on Instagram

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Sephora looks to increase sales for its private-label cosmetic line by creating an Instagram account for the Sephora Collection and having followers tag their friends to enter a sweepstake to win products from the collection.  

Oxxo to Install Pickup Lockers For Amazon Books

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Customers will now be able to pickup books ordered online on Amazon at dedicated lockers in Oxxo stores. 

Kohl's Completes Roll Out of Enhanced Beauty Departments Across its Store Network

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Kohl's completed the rollout of its enhanced beauty departments across all of its stores as the retailer looks to focus on the health and wellness category as a key driver for sales. 

Staples Integrates Back-To-School Shopping Feature into App

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Staples is beta testing a new feature for its mobile app that allows parents to share a photo of their child's back-to-school shopping list, alerting a Staples associate to populate the customer's shopping cart to accelerate their purchasing [...more]

Oxxo to Open Namesake Stores in Chile

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Oxxo registered the trademark for its store name in Chile indicating that the FEMSA-owned convenience store chain is planning to open its namesake banner in the market. 

New Online Tax Legislation Proposed

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte has proposed a new tax legislation draft that aims to address the disparity in tax collection obligations between Main Street retailers and online-only retailers. The price advantage for [...more]

Argentina's Economy Shrinks 1.3% in the First Half of 2016

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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According to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (IDEC), Argentina's economy shrank 1.3% in the first half of the year and economic activity fell 4.3% in June. 

Sears Holdings Reports Sales Decrease by 8.1%; Comps Down 5.2%

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Sears Holdings has reported a revenue of $5.7 billion for the second quarter down 8.1% from 2015's figure of $6.2 billion. The decrease in revenue was primarily driven by a 5.2% decline in comparable store sales during the quarter. 

Facebook's WhatsApp to Allow Businesses to Communicate with Users After Easing Privacy Rules

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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Facebook's free messaging service WhatsApp is allowing businesses to communicate with users, including appointment reminders, delivery and shipping notifications, and marketing pitches. The app is also easing its privacy rules to grant Facebook [...more]

Harris Poll Reveals Americans' Online Grocery Habits

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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According to a recent Harris Poll, consumers are just as likely to purchase fresh produce online as they are to buy dry packaged goods online. 

GameStop Quarterly Revenue Falls 7.4%

Friday, Aug 26, 2016
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GameStop reported a 7.4% decrease in second quarter revenue compared to the same quarter last year, driven by lower sales of new gaming software and hardware.

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