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Polish antitrust watchdog gives Eurocash green light to buy Mila supermarkets Eurocash has secured approval from Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) to acquire Mila supermarkets, a chain of 187 supermarkets situated primarily in central Poland. News
Polish antitrust watchdog gives Eurocash green light to buy Mila supermarkets By RBR Staff Writer
Eurocash has secured approval from Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) to acquire Mila supermarkets, a chain of 187 supermarkets situated primarily in central Poland.
News IKEA opens 48th store in US Home furnishings retailer IKEA has opened a store in Oak Creek, a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, US.
News Mothercare to close 50 UK stores By RBR Staff Writer
Mother and baby products retailer Mothercare said that it will close 50 stores as part of restructuring of the UK store portfolio.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Kroger partners with Ocado to redefine grocery customer experience in US By RBR Staff Writer
US retail giant The Kroger has agreed to use Ocado's technology for grocery and other food distribution related activities.
News Lord & Taylor to be featured in Walmart’s new fashion destination The new Lord & Taylor store will be rolled out on Walmart.com in the coming weeks.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News Amazon to open new fulfillment center in West Jefferson, Ohio Amazon said that it will open a new fulfillment center in West Jefferson, its sixth in the US state of Ohio, which will create more than 1,500 full-time jobs by the end of 2019.
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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

Kroger partners with Ocado to redefine grocery customer experience in US
By RBR Staff Writer
US retail giant The Kroger has agreed to use Ocado's technology for grocery and other food distribution related activities.
News
Lord & Taylor to be featured in Walmart’s new fashion destination
The new Lord & Taylor store will be rolled out on Walmart.com in the coming weeks.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News

Specialist Retailers

Mothercare to close 50 UK stores
By RBR Staff Writer
Mother and baby products retailer Mothercare said that it will close 50 stores as part of restructuring of the UK store portfolio.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Lord & Taylor to be featured in Walmart’s new fashion destination
The new Lord & Taylor store will be rolled out on Walmart.com in the coming weeks.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News

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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