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Tesco launches same day online grocery delivery service across UK Tesco has become the first retailer to offer same day online grocery delivery across the UK. General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News
Tesco launches same day online grocery delivery service across UK Tesco has become the first retailer to offer same day online grocery delivery across the UK.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News SEPHORA launches first small-format concept store in US SEPHORA has opened the SEPHORA Studio, a new concept store with a focus on artistry and skincare services contained inside 2,000ft2 of selling space.
News eBay's Q2 revenue increases 4% to $2.3bn By RBR Staff Writer
E-commerce giant eBay has reported an increase of 4% in its net revenue to $2.3bn in the second quarter of this year, compared to $2.2bn for the same period in 2016.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News
Walmart to create 1,500 jobs with new fulfillment center in Florida By RBR Staff Writer
Walmart has opened a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Florida to make faster shipping of ordered items directly to customers or to stores for free pickup.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News Flipkart proposes revised takeover offer for Snapdeal By RBR Staff Writer
Indian e-commerce company Flipkart has reportedly sent a revised proposal to acquire rival Snapdeal for a price ranging in the $900-950m bracket.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News US trade union wants FTC probe into Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods By RBR Staff Writer
An American trade union, representing over a million retail workers, has raised concerns about Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market on grounds over the possible impact on several jobs by the $13.7bn deal.
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SUPERVALU selects Sungard for technology-driven business transformation
US grocery wholesaler SUPERVALU is replacing its mainframe technology infrastructure as part of a partnership with Sungard Availability Services.
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Dollar General opens new distribution center in Wisconsin, US
Dollar General has opened a new distribution center in Janesville, Wisconsin, which is the discount retailer’s 14th distribution center.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News

General Retailers

Tesco launches same day online grocery delivery service across UK
Tesco has become the first retailer to offer same day online grocery delivery across the UK.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News
eBay's Q2 revenue increases 4% to $2.3bn
By RBR Staff Writer
E-commerce giant eBay has reported an increase of 4% in its net revenue to $2.3bn in the second quarter of this year, compared to $2.2bn for the same period in 2016.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News

Specialist Retailers

Ross Stores inaugurates 28 new locations
Ross Stores has opened 21 Ross Dress for Less (Ross) and seven dd's DISCOUNTS stores in 15 different states in the US in June and July.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Gymboree to close 350 stores in US
US-based children's apparel retailer Gymboree will close about 350 stores as part of a court-supervised financial restructuring to focus its resources on profitable locations.
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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