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Co-op to invest £28m in London UK grocery and convenience store retailer The Co-op said that about a third of its planned 100 new store openings this year will be situated in London, creating up to 600 jobs. News
Co-op to invest £28m in London By RBR Staff Writer
UK grocery and convenience store retailer The Co-op said that about a third of its planned 100 new store openings this year will be situated in London, creating up to 600 jobs.
News Favor Delivery to become food retailer H-E-B’s subsidiary H-E-B is joining forces with Texas’ delivery company Favor Delivery to provide Texans with a convenient delivery experience.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News New study projects eRetail sales to cross $3.3 trillion in 2018 A new study from Juniper Research revealed that the value of consumer spend on remote payments for digital and physical goods will cross $3.3 trillion in 2018, which means an increase by 10% on 2017’s total of $3 trillion.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News
Morrisons signs franchise and wholesale supply deal with SandpiperCI British supermarket chain Morrisons has signed a new, long-term franchise and wholesale supply agreement with SandpiperCI, which operates 43 mini supermarkets and convenience stores in the Channel Islands.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News Amazon plans job cuts at Seattle headquarters By RBR Staff Writer
Online retail giant Amazon is laying off hundreds of workers at its Seattle headquarters as part of its annual reorganization efforts.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News Instacart raises $200m at $4.2bn valuation By RBR Staff Writer
Same-day grocery delivery service Instacart has raised $200m in Series E round of funding led by Coatue Management.
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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

New study projects eRetail sales to cross $3.3 trillion in 2018
A new study from Juniper Research revealed that the value of consumer spend on remote payments for digital and physical goods will cross $3.3 trillion in 2018, which means an increase by 10% on 2017’s total of $3 trillion.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News
Morrisons signs franchise and wholesale supply deal with SandpiperCI
British supermarket chain Morrisons has signed a new, long-term franchise and wholesale supply agreement with SandpiperCI, which operates 43 mini supermarkets and convenience stores in the Channel Islands.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News

Specialist Retailers

Favor Delivery to become food retailer H-E-B’s subsidiary
H-E-B is joining forces with Texas’ delivery company Favor Delivery to provide Texans with a convenient delivery experience.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News
Co-op to revamp Olney food store in Buckinghamshire, UK
The Co-op is investing £1m to revamp its food store in Olney, Buckinghamshire, UK.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News

Markets & Regulations

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
UK retailer fined GBP5000 for selling rotten fruit
An independent retailer in the UK's Leeds has been fined over £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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