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Joules plans IPO with £140m valuation UK-based clothing and homeware brand Joules has been valued at around £140m ahead of its listing on London’s junior stock exchange market Aim. Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Apple receives conditional approval to open retail stores in India By RBR Staff Writer
Apple has received an approval from India’s Foreign Investment and Promotion Board’s (FIPB) to open retail outlets in the country on condition that the technology giant must comply with the 30% local sourcing rules.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News At Home opens eighth location in Dallas-Fort Worth By RBR Staff Writer
At Home, the home décor superstore, has opened its eight store in the Farmers Branch, Texas, on Thursday, May 19.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News Joules plans IPO with £140m valuation By RBR Staff Writer
UK-based clothing and homeware brand Joules has been valued at around £140m ahead of its listing on London’s junior stock exchange market Aim.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II acquires three grocery-anchored shopping centers in the US By RBR Staff Writer
Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II has acquired three grocery-anchored shopping centers, expanding the company’s portfolio in Texas, California and Georgia.
General Retailers > Department Stores > News Sam Edelman opens first Texas store in Dallas Sam Edelman has expanded its retail presence with its first store in Texas. The lifestyle designer has a new 2,773 square foot space that opened on Friday, May 20 at NorthPark Center in Dallas, Texas. This is the brand’s 11th store opening.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News Vapor Corp to acquire organic grocery store in Ft. Myers, Florida By RBR Staff Writer
Vapor Corp, a US-based distributor and retailer of vaporizers, e-liquids, e-cigarettes and e-hookahs, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Ada's Natural Market, a natural and organic grocery store in Ft. Myers, Florida.
General Retailers > Convenience Stores & Gas Stations > News

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Five Below to open store in Louisiana
Five Below is opening three brand new stores in Louisiana on April 1, 2016.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News
TCF Bank and New Albertson’s enter into multi-year retail banking services agreement for Jewel-Osco stores
By RBR Staff Writer
TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), the principal subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) and New Albertson’s Inc have entered into a new multi-year retail banking services agreement for Jewel-Osco grocery stores located in the Chicago area.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News

General Retailers

Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II acquires three grocery-anchored shopping centers in the US
By RBR Staff Writer
Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II has acquired three grocery-anchored shopping centers, expanding the company’s portfolio in Texas, California and Georgia.
General Retailers > Department Stores > News
Vapor Corp to acquire organic grocery store in Ft. Myers, Florida
By RBR Staff Writer
Vapor Corp, a US-based distributor and retailer of vaporizers, e-liquids, e-cigarettes and e-hookahs, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Ada's Natural Market, a natural and organic grocery store in Ft. Myers, Florida.
General Retailers > Convenience Stores & Gas Stations > News

Specialist Retailers

Apple receives conditional approval to open retail stores in India
By RBR Staff Writer
Apple has received an approval from India’s Foreign Investment and Promotion Board’s (FIPB) to open retail outlets in the country on condition that the technology giant must comply with the 30% local sourcing rules.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News
At Home opens eighth location in Dallas-Fort Worth
By RBR Staff Writer
At Home, the home décor superstore, has opened its eight store in the Farmers Branch, Texas, on Thursday, May 19.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News

Markets & Regulations

Retail sector urged to have their say on how to close the gender pay gap
By FBR Staff Writer
Retail firms across the country are being called on to respond to a major Government consultation on how to close the gender pay gap.
Markets & Regulations > Markets > News
UK retail sales up 1.8% in June: BRC-KPMG
By RBR Staff Writer
Retail sales in the UK were up 1.8% in June on a like-for-like basis from June 2014, when they had decreased 0.8% on the preceding year, as per figures from British Retail Consortium (BRC)-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor.
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Retail Technology

BinHendi collaborates with SAP to deploy retail solution
By RBR Staff Writer
UAE based multinational retailer BinHendi Enterprises has collaborated with Germany’s SAP to transform its business by getting onto a Hana Cloud platform with SAP application.
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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