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 increased to 11.8% in the period from June to August, affecting 12 million people as wages continued to decline.
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 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'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 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 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 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, in a partnership with Ticketmaster, will offer discounts and simple access to event tickets.
Best Buy has confirmed plans to open 350 stores at midnight on October 13th for the launch of the Playstation VR headset.
RNG recaps US channel performance and key factors guiding retailer results over the last quarter.
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 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 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]
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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