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Amazon to create 1,000 jobs with new fulfilment centre in Bristol, UK Online shopping giant Amazon plans to open a new fulfilment centre in the UK at Bristol next year which would create over 1,000 new permanent jobs. General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News
Amazon to create 1,000 jobs with new fulfilment centre in Bristol, UK By RBR Staff Writer
Online shopping giant Amazon plans to open a new fulfilment centre in the UK at Bristol next year which would create over 1,000 new permanent jobs.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News intu pilots virtual reality with Emoji characters in UK intu has introduced its first paid-for virtual reality experience at three of the UK's most popular shopping centres where customers can engage with characters and worlds from The Emoji Movie.
News VF to buy workwear manufacturer Williamson-Dickie for $820m By RBR Staff Writer
Texas-based workwear manufacturer Williamson-Dickie Mfg. has agreed to merge with apparel and footwear retail giant VF in an all-cash deal of nearly $820m.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Target to buy transportation technology firm Grand Junction Target has agreed to acquire Grand Junction, a transportation technology company, to enhance and grow its delivery capabilities.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News Birks Group to sell Mayor’s Jewelers to UK-based Aurum By RBR Staff Writer
Canadian jeweler Birks Group has agreed to divest its US subsidiary Mayor’s Jewelers to British fine watch and jewelry retailer Aurum for nearly $104.6m.
News Vyze closes $13.1m in venture capital financing Vyze, a provider of cloud-based financial technology solutions for retailers, has closed $13.1m in venture capital financing.
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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

Amazon to create 1,000 jobs with new fulfilment centre in Bristol, UK
By RBR Staff Writer
Online shopping giant Amazon plans to open a new fulfilment centre in the UK at Bristol next year which would create over 1,000 new permanent jobs.
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News
Target to buy transportation technology firm Grand Junction
Target has agreed to acquire Grand Junction, a transportation technology company, to enhance and grow its delivery capabilities.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News

Specialist Retailers

VF to buy workwear manufacturer Williamson-Dickie for $820m
By RBR Staff Writer
Texas-based workwear manufacturer Williamson-Dickie Mfg. has agreed to merge with apparel and footwear retail giant VF in an all-cash deal of nearly $820m.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Birks Group to sell Mayor’s Jewelers to UK-based Aurum
By RBR Staff Writer
Canadian jeweler Birks Group has agreed to divest its US subsidiary Mayor’s Jewelers to British fine watch and jewelry retailer Aurum for nearly $104.6m.
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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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