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Russia’s Dixy Group to Introduce Tobacco Shops in Moscow Stores

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Russia’s Dixy Group has announced a pilot project to reconfigure one of the checkout lanes in its stores into a shop selling tobacco and premium alcohol. The project has been launched in 15 Dixy outlets in Moscow, and the retailer says that [...more]

Walgreens to Expand STI Testing Services in 18 Markets

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Walgreens has announced that it will offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, Hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, and gonorrhea in 18 markets. The new services are part of Walgreens' commitment to provide a [...more]

South Africa’s Pick ‘n Pay Reports a 7% Increase in FY16 Sales

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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South Africa’s Pick ‘n Pay has reported a 7% increase in FY16 sales to 77.5 billion South African rand ($5.8 billion USD) amid weak consumer spending in South Africa. The retailer attributed the sales increase to its extended fresh produce range, [...more]

Office Depot to Sell Operations in Australia and New Zealand

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Office Depot has entered into a deal to sell its operations in Australia and New Zealand to global investment firm Platinum Equity.

Dansk Supermarked Announces 0.7% Increase in FY16 Sales

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Dansk Supermarked has announced a 0.7% increase in FY16 sales to 57.9 million Danish kronar ($8.3 million USD). This makes the group one of Denmark’s strongest supermarket retailers, financially. As expected higher depreciation, a lower profit on [...more]

Apple to Open First Taiwan Store in Taipei 101 Mall

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Apple is reportedly planning to open its first Taiwan store in the Taipei 101 mall.

Polish Discounter Biedronka Re-Opens ‘Retro Deli Outlet’ in Krakow, Poland

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Polish discounter Biedronka has re-opened a once-traditional delicatessen outlet in the city center of Krakow, next to the historic main square and would be completely unrecognizable as a Biedronka store from the outside, if it wasn’t for [...more]

Germany’s Zalando Continues Solid Growth in 1Q17

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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German online fashion store Zalando’s growth continues strongly in 2017’s first quarter. According to preliminary results, Zalando’s 1Q17 sales were between €971 million ($1.0 billion USD) and €987 million ($1.1 billion USD), up 22 to 24%. 

UK Customer Traffic Rises 1.3% in March

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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UK customer traffic in March grew 1.3% compared to the same month last year, according to the latest monthly BRC-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor, the fastest growth since March 2014 and the breaking of a six-month consecutive [...more]

Primark Reports 11% Increase in 1H17 Sales

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Primark has reported an 11% increase in 1H17 sales to £3.2 billion ($ billion USD), driven by store expansion among other factors. During the 1H17, Primark opened 16 new stores globally, five of which are in the UK, totaling 800,000 sqft of new [...more]

Sainsbury's to Offer Branded Sportswear Through Partnership with Russell Athletic

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Sainsbury's has partnered with sportswear brand Russell Athletic to offer a wide range of clothing for both men and women, as well as accessories for men.

Amazon Granted Patent for On-Demand Clothing Manufacturing

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Amazon has been granted a patent for technology that enables on-demand clothing manufacturing. The system outlined in the patent consists of a textile printer, a textile cutter, and a computing device that aggregates and processes orders to [...more]

Subway Launches Facebook Messenger Bots Allowing Users to Pre-order Meals in the US

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Subway unveiled a Facebook Messenger chatbot that allows users to order a sandwich or salad, customize it with bread, cheese, vegetables, and sauce choices and pay on any device that supports Messenger. 

Supervalu to Keep Unified Private Labels

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Supervalu plans to continue offering Unified Grocers' private label lines to Unified customers following the completion of their planned merger. These brands include Springfield, Western Family, and Natural Directions.

Loblaw to Sell Gas Station Business For 540 Million CAD ($402.17 Million USD)

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Canada's Loblaw announced that it will sell its gas station business to asset manager Brookfield Business Partners LP for 540 million CAD ($402.17 million USD).

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