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Mitre 10 Australia to acquire Home Timber & Hardware Group for $125m Metcash's subsidiary Mitre 10 Australia has signed a binding agreement to acquire Home Timber & Hardware Group (HTH) from Hydrox Brands for A$165m ($125m). Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News
Mitre 10 Australia to acquire Home Timber & Hardware Group for $125m By RBR Staff Writer
Metcash's subsidiary Mitre 10 Australia has signed a binding agreement to acquire Home Timber & Hardware Group (HTH) from Hydrox Brands for A$165m ($125m).
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News DSW to open 21 new stores in US this fall Branded footwear and accessories retailer DSW will open 21 new stores across the US this fall.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News Wayfair introduces virtual reality app to customize outdoor spaces with furnishings and décor Online home furnishings and décor retailer Wayfair launched a virtual reality application ‘Patio Playground’ on Oculus Rift Experiences store.
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Ikea to expand renewable portfolio with fuel cell system IKEA unveiled plans to further the Swedish retailer’s renewable commitment with plans for its first biogas-powered fuel cell system on the east coast, at its store in New Haven, CT.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News Walgreens launches Balance Rewards Integration with Android Pay Walgreens Balance Rewards members can now seamlessly apply their loyalty account at checkout through Android Pay, furthering the convenience of earning and redeeming points and expanding the company’s portfolio of unified mobile payments solutions.
Specialist Retailers > Drug & Personal Care Stores > News Alimentation Couche-Tard agrees to buy CST Brands for $4.4bn By RBR Staff Writer
Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard has agreed to acquire US convenience store chain CST Brands in a transaction valued at about $4.4bn.
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Dollar General announces construction of five new stores in North Dakota
American variety store company Dollar General has announced construction of five new stores in southeastern North Dakota.
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Stadium Goods partners with Tmall Global to expand into Chinese marketplace
Stadium Goods will expand into the exploding Chinese marketplace through an exclusive partnership with Tmall Global, an extension of Alibaba Group's B2C Tmall.com business, which enables overseas merchants to effectively enter China's rapidly growing online retail market.
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General Retailers

Alimentation Couche-Tard agrees to buy CST Brands for $4.4bn
By RBR Staff Writer
Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard has agreed to acquire US convenience store chain CST Brands in a transaction valued at about $4.4bn.
General Retailers > Convenience Stores & Gas Stations > News
McLane launches store-level management mobile apps
McLane Company, a provider of grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions, has rolled out its Premium Order Management Suite (POMS) applications for Android and Apple iOS mobile devices.
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Specialist Retailers

Mitre 10 Australia to acquire Home Timber & Hardware Group for $125m
By RBR Staff Writer
Metcash's subsidiary Mitre 10 Australia has signed a binding agreement to acquire Home Timber & Hardware Group (HTH) from Hydrox Brands for A$165m ($125m).
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News
DSW to open 21 new stores in US this fall
Branded footwear and accessories retailer DSW will open 21 new stores across the US this fall.
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Markets & Regulations

Amazon partners with UK government to test drone deliveries
By RBR Staff Writer
Online retail giant Amazon has entered into a partnership with UK Government to expand its testing of delivery drones.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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