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Russia’s X5 Retail Group to Open Mobile Phone Outlets in Pyaterochka Supermarkets by the End of 2017

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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Russia’s X5 Retail Group has partnered with VimpelCom to open over 1,600 mobile phone outlets in Pyaterochka stores by the end of 2017. The first phase includes the opening of 950 Beeline branded outlets and points of sale in Pyaterochka stores [...more]

Brazil's Unemployment Rate Rises to 11.8% for June-to-August Period

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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Brazil's unemployment rate increased to 11.8% in the period from June to August, affecting 12 million people as wages continued to decline. 

The Body Shop Caters to Chinese Tourists by Launching Alipay in London Stores

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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The Body Shop is set to launch Alipay at three of its London stores this October as it looks to cater to Chinese shoppers. 

Greek Retail Sales Increase by 9.7% in July 2016

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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Greek retail sales were up 9.7% in July 2016 compared to July 2015. The increased retail sales were boosted by higher sales in apparel, footwear, department stores, furniture, and electrical appliances. 

Hong Kong Retail Sales Drop for 18th Straight Month

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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Hong Kong's retail sales dropped for the 18th straight month. Sales were down 10.5% in August compared to last year. Sales were significantly lower than the expected -6.8%. 

Tractor Supply Acquires Pet Sense for $116 Million

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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Tractor Supply has acquired Pet Sense, a pet specialist with 136 stores across 25 states, for approximately $116 million. Pet Sense will retain its senior management team and will operate from its headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Canadian Private Equity Firm Considering Purchase of Save-A-Lot

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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Canadian private equity firm Onex has emerged as the leading bidder to acquire the discount chain Save-A-Lot from Supervalu. The auction was held as an alternative to Supervalu's previous plan to spin off the banner to a public company [...more]

Japan Retail Sales Fall in August

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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Japan retail sales fell 1.1% from July to August. August retail sales in Japan were also down 2.1%  compared to the same period last year.

Costco Partners with Ticketmaster to Offer Tickets to its Members

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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Costco, in a partnership with Ticketmaster, will offer discounts and simple access to event tickets.

Best Buy to Open 350 Stores at Midnight for the Playstation VR Launch

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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Best Buy has confirmed plans to open 350 stores at midnight on October 13th for the launch of the Playstation VR headset. 

US Comps Report - September 2016 Update

Friday, Sep 30, 2016
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RNG recaps US channel performance and key factors guiding retailer results over the last quarter.

Sam's Club - Raleigh, North Carolina - Sep 2016

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
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One of Sam's Club's first stores that has implemented the Scan & Go technology by installing the scanners and signage necessary to introduce customers to the service.

Carrefour Belgium Unveils New Environmentally-Friendly Fridges

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
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Carrefour Belgium has introduced a new refrigeration technology called Sobieski Laken Express. The environmental impact of these fridges, which use propylene gas, is significantly lower than that of traditional fluids. 

Sprouts Confirms Entry into FL and NC, Plans 8 New Stores for 1Q17

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
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Sprouts has officially confirmed plans to expand its store network into Florida and North Carolina. The retailer said it is planning to open 8 new stores in the first quarter of 2017, which begins in January, and 36 new stores during FY17. Two [...more]

Lidl to Enter Australia to Compete With Aldi

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
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German discounter Lidl prepares to open its first stores in Australia. Lidl's competitor, Aldi, opened its first Australian store in 2001 and now has over 400 locations across the continent. In addition to competing with one another, Aldi and [...more]

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