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Hammerson scraps Intu Properties' takeover plans Shopping centre owner Hammerson has withdrawn from its planned £3.4bn acquisition of Intu Properties. News
Walmart rolls out Check Out With Me service in Lawn & Garden Centers Walmart is testing a new program, called Check Out With Me, in the Lawn & Garden Centers of more than 350 stores across the country, just in time for the busy spring season.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News Hammerson scraps Intu Properties' takeover plans By RBR Staff Writer
Shopping centre owner Hammerson has withdrawn from its planned £3.4bn acquisition of Intu Properties.
News Handbags retailer Rebag opens new store in New York City Rebag, an online luxury handbags retailer has opened its second retail store on Madison Avenue in New York City, less than six months after opening its first pop up store in Soho.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Amazon introduces international shopping experience in shopping app Amazon has enabled the ‘International Shopping’ feature in the Amazon Shopping App for international customers in Thailand to browse and shop over 45 million eligible items that can be shipped from the US.
News Two liquidation companies win auction for Bon-Ton Stores By RBR Staff Writer
The Bon-Ton Stores is preparing to close its business after two liquidation companies, Great American Group and Tiger Capital Group, won a bankruptcy auction.
News Altierre, Sirqul partner to help shoppers locate items in-store Altierre and Sirqul have entered into a global alliance at Retail World Congress in Madrid to help shoppers locate items in-store and direct them to complementary and promotional products.
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Discount Retailers

H&M to close more stores
By RBR Staff Writer
Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz Group (H&M) said it would close more stores as customers increasingly wish to shop online.
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Lowe’s and b8ta partner on smart-home shopping
By RBR Staff Writer
Home improvement and appliance chain Lowe’s Companies has partnered with b8ta to deliver experiential retail that simplifies smart home shopping.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News

General Retailers

Walmart rolls out Check Out With Me service in Lawn & Garden Centers
Walmart is testing a new program, called Check Out With Me, in the Lawn & Garden Centers of more than 350 stores across the country, just in time for the busy spring season.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News
Two liquidation companies win auction for Bon-Ton Stores
By RBR Staff Writer
The Bon-Ton Stores is preparing to close its business after two liquidation companies, Great American Group and Tiger Capital Group, won a bankruptcy auction.
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Specialist Retailers

Handbags retailer Rebag opens new store in New York City
Rebag, an online luxury handbags retailer has opened its second retail store on Madison Avenue in New York City, less than six months after opening its first pop up store in Soho.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Two liquidation companies win auction for Bon-Ton Stores
By RBR Staff Writer
The Bon-Ton Stores is preparing to close its business after two liquidation companies, Great American Group and Tiger Capital Group, won a bankruptcy auction.
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Markets & Regulations

US retailers want more work to be done in data breach notification bill
The US National Retail Federation (NRF) has conveyed to the House Financial Services Committee that draft data breach notification legislation requires more work to ensure that appropriate data security standards are defined and that no industries that handle sensitive data are exempt.
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Leeds retailer fined for selling rotten fruit
A Leeds based independent retailer has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 for selling rotten fruit in his store.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News

Retail Technology

DynamicAction partners with Accenture to drive forward retail industry with advanced analytics
DynamicAction, provider of the most advanced analytics solution specifically designed for retailers, has secured $15m in new funding and entered into an alliance relationship with Accenture.
Retail Technology > News
Shop Direct signs 10-year agreement with IBM
By RBR Staff Writer
British online retailer Shop Direct has partnered with IBM to accelerate its digital transformation by adopting a hybrid cloud model for enhanced flexibility.
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