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Footwear retailer Brantano goes into administration UK footwear retailer Brantano has entered into administration, putting more than a thousand jobs at risk. Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Footwear retailer Brantano goes into administration By RBR Staff Writer
UK footwear retailer Brantano has entered into administration, putting more than a thousand jobs at risk.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News Sainsbury’s to close 22 phone shops inside stores By RBR Staff Writer
British retailer Sainsbury’s has revealed its decision to close 22 phone shops inside its stores, a move that is expected to impact 160 employees.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News eBay to launch Guaranteed Delivery in US this summer By RBR Staff Writer
E-commerce giant eBay is set to launch a new guaranteed delivery program this summer for US shoppers to speed up shipping of ordered items on its platform.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News
Walmart buys online women’s fashion retailer ModCloth By RBR Staff Writer
Walmart has acquired the assets and operations of ModCloth, American online retailer of indie and vintage-inspired women’s clothing.
News Yesway buys seven additional C-stores American retailer Yesway has acquired seven additional Midwest-based convenience stores to expand its presence in Iowa and Kansas states.
General Retailers > Convenience Stores & Gas Stations > News PVH to acquire apparel e-commerce retailer True&Co PVH has agreed to acquire direct-to-consumer intimate apparel e-commerce retailer True&Co.
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Discount Retailers

Dollar General’s Q4 net sales surge 13.7% to $6bn
By RBR Staff Writer
Dollar General has reported a 13.7% increase in net sales revenue to $6bn for the fiscal 2016 fourth quarter ended 3 February 2017, from $5.3bn compared to the year-ago quarter.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News
PREIT signs DICK’S Sporting Goods as lead tenant to replace Sears at Capital City Mall
PREIT has executed three leases for replacement tenants following proactive recapture of Sears stores as previously announced.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News

General Retailers

Sainsbury’s to close 22 phone shops inside stores
By RBR Staff Writer
British retailer Sainsbury’s has revealed its decision to close 22 phone shops inside its stores, a move that is expected to impact 160 employees.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News
eBay to launch Guaranteed Delivery in US this summer
By RBR Staff Writer
E-commerce giant eBay is set to launch a new guaranteed delivery program this summer for US shoppers to speed up shipping of ordered items on its platform.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News

Specialist Retailers

Footwear retailer Brantano goes into administration
By RBR Staff Writer
UK footwear retailer Brantano has entered into administration, putting more than a thousand jobs at risk.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Paris Gallery to open 30 new stores in GCC and Middle East by 2021
By RBR Staff Writer
UAE-based luxury retail chain, The Paris Gallery Group of Companies has unveiled plans to open 30 new stores over the next five years for the its various brands and subsidiaries across the Middle East.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News

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.
Markets & Regulations > Markets > 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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