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New Research Indicates Amazon Prime Has Reached 80 Million Members

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
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According to a new study, Amazon Prime membership has doubled over the past two years to 80 million members. The data indicates a 38% increase YoY.

Target Invests $220 Million to Revamp Dallas-Fort Worth Stores

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
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Target is planning to invest $220 million to remodel more than half of its Dallas-Fort Worth stores this year, possibly as part of its "Next Generation" [...more]

Falabella to Open 10 New Stores in Chile in 2017

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
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Falabella announced that it plans to open at least 10 new stores in Chile this year, consisting of 5 Tottus supermarkets, 1 Falabella department store, 3 Sodimac stores, and 1 Imperial store. 

Office Depot Completes Sale of Business in South Korea

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
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Office Depot has announced that it has completed the sale of its business in South Korea to investment firm Excelsior Capital Asia.

Carrefour Reopens 7 Stores in Brazil with New Generation Concept

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
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Carrefour Brazil is continuing to remodel its hypermarkets with the updated New Generation concept, reopening 7 additional remodeled stores this week. 

Argentina's Economy Shrinks 2.2% on Year in February

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
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Argentina's economy contracted 2.2% in February, compared to the previous year and shrank 1.9% compared to January, suggesting that fiscal recovery may end up being slower than expected this year. 

Amazon Launches Echo Look

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
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Amazon has released a new Alexa-enabled device, the Echo Look. The device sits in a stationary position and has cameras which can take high-quality pictures and video. The intention for the device is to help shoppers with their apparel decisions. [...more]

Online Beauty and Lifestyle Brand 'Goop' Opens First Beauty Pop-Up in New York City

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
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Gwyneth Paltrow's online beauty and lifestyle brand Goop is opening its first beauty pop-up store for one day in New York City on April 29. 

Auchan to Launch My Auchan Store Format in Poland

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
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Auchan has announced that it will enter the Polish convenience market with the My Auchan format, renamed Moje Auchan to target the local consumer. My Auchan stores will complement the retailer’s portfolio of stores in the country, which includes [...more]

Sears Closes 92 'Underperforming' Kmart Pharmacies

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
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As part of its restructuring program, Sears will close 92 'underperforming' Kmart pharmacies. According to Sears, the company has realized $700 million USD annualized cost savings to date.

Spar South Africa Names Rob Philipson New CEO for Swiss Operations

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
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Spar South Africa has named Rob Philipson, currently a member of the company’s board in South Africa, as new CEO of its Swiss operations effective June 1, 2017. His predecessor, Stefan Leuthold, will remain part of the directorate as a minority [...more]

Thai Group Charoen Pokphand Plans to Buy 7-Eleven Indonesia

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
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Thai group Charoen Pokphand has announced it will acquire Modern Sevel Indonesia, the controlling company of the 7-Eleven Indonesia convenience store chain, for 1 trillion Rp ($75 million USD).

Waitrose Launches Recipe Box Delivery Service

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
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Waitrose has revealed a new recipe box delivery service. The service, called Cook Well, will be launched from May 4 and offers one-off and weekly subscriptions for recipe boxes delivered to homes for free.

J.C. Penney to Open 70 New Sephora SWAS Across the US

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
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Department store chain J.C. Penney is expanding its partnership with beauty retailer Sephora both online and offline as it plans to open 70 new Sephora SWAS and expand its online Sephora offerings to include a broader assortment of products. 

SuperValu Reports a 3.2% Decrease in Sales and a 5.8% Decrease in Comps for 4Q17

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
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SuperValu has reported fourth quarter sales of $1.07 billion USD, a decrease of 3.2% year over year.

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