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Staples to divest controlling stake in European business to Cerberus Staples has agreed to sell a controlling stake in its European operations to an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management. News
Staples to divest controlling stake in European business to Cerberus By RBR Staff Writer
Staples has agreed to sell a controlling stake in its European operations to an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management.
News Wayfair launches new visualization feature Wayfair has launched View in Room, a new, first-generation Wayfair mobile app feature which lets shoppers see furniture and décor in their homes before they buy.
News Voxware research reveals increase in consumer expectations for online retailers this holiday season Voxware has released consumer survey data demonstrating heightened expectations to which online retailers will be held during the 2016 holiday shopping season
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News
Whole Foods Market to open new location in Newark in 2017 American supermarket chain Whole Foods Market will open a new location in the late-winter of 2017 in Newark, New Jersey in the revitalized and historic Hahnes building (609 Broad St.).
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News Western Avenue Capital and NCP Enterprise acquire retail center in California A joint venture between Western Avenue Capital and Northstar Enterprise Opportunity Fund I, LP (NCP Enterprise) has acquired Foothill Square Shopping Center, a 120,000 square foot anchored retail center in Oakland, California, US.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News Coop Italia reinvents customer experience in grocery shopping By RBR Staff Writer
Supermarket chain, Coop Italia, claims to have reinvented the customer experience in grocery shopping, with help from Avanade, a joint venture company between Accenture and Microsoft.
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Discount Retailers

Abraaj Group divests Koba International stake to Capital Group Private Markets
The Abraaj Group has sold its investment in Koba International Group to Capital Group Private Markets for an undisclosed amount.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News
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.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News

General Retailers

Voxware research reveals increase in consumer expectations for online retailers this holiday season
Voxware has released consumer survey data demonstrating heightened expectations to which online retailers will be held during the 2016 holiday shopping season
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News
Western Avenue Capital and NCP Enterprise acquire retail center in California
A joint venture between Western Avenue Capital and Northstar Enterprise Opportunity Fund I, LP (NCP Enterprise) has acquired Foothill Square Shopping Center, a 120,000 square foot anchored retail center in Oakland, California, US.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News

Specialist Retailers

Whole Foods Market to open new location in Newark in 2017
American supermarket chain Whole Foods Market will open a new location in the late-winter of 2017 in Newark, New Jersey in the revitalized and historic Hahnes building (609 Broad St.).
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery 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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