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Hong Kong-Based ePayWeb to acquire 10% stake in AW Virtual Mall Hong Kong-based electronic payment processing service company ePayWeb Asia has agreed to acquire 10% stake in the planned Allied Wallet (AW) Virtual Mall. News
Accenture to expand digital transformation capabilities for retail and consumer goods companies Accenture has agreed to acquire dgroup, a German-based consultancy that delivers end-to-end management consulting services to help companies achieve digital transformation.
News City of Dreams and DFS unveil luxury retail experience in Macau By RBR Staff Writer
Melco Crown Entertainment and DFS Group, the leading luxury travel retailer, unveiled the expansion of City of Dreams’ retail area, which is managed and operated by T Galleria by DFS.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News Hong Kong-Based ePayWeb to acquire 10% stake in AW Virtual Mall By RBR Staff Writer
Hong Kong-based electronic payment processing service company ePayWeb Asia has agreed to acquire 10% stake in the planned Allied Wallet (AW) Virtual Mall.
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Peach & Lily to open second brick and mortar store in California Korean online beauty firm Peach & Lily is opening its second brick and mortar store within Macy's Santa Anita in Arcadia, California on 24 June.
News PetSmart opens first store in Baytown By RBR Staff Writer
PetSmart has opened its first store in Baytown, Texas, located at 6345 Garth Road.
News Home furnishings retailer West Elm to open new store in San Antonio, Texas Home furnishings retailer West Elm announced its new store opening in San Antonio’s Pearl District on 30 June, bringing approximately 30 jobs to the area.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News

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Discount Retailers

Five Below to open store in Louisiana
Five Below is opening three brand new stores in Louisiana on April 1, 2016.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News
TCF Bank and New Albertson’s enter into multi-year retail banking services agreement for Jewel-Osco stores
By RBR Staff Writer
TCF National Bank (TCF Bank), the principal subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) and New Albertson’s Inc have entered into a new multi-year retail banking services agreement for Jewel-Osco grocery stores located in the Chicago area.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News

General Retailers

Tesco to sell coffee chain Harris+Hoole to focus on UK grocery business
By RBR Staff Writer
UK supermarket giant Tesco has agreed to sell its coffee-shop chain Harris+Hoole to Caffe Nero Group in a bid to focus on its core grocery business in the country.
General Retailers > Convenience Stores & Gas Stations > News
Mercatus releases Capacity Scheduling and Endless Aisle
By RBR Staff Writer
Mercatus has released Capacity Scheduling and Endless Aisle in a move that will significantly improve and streamline e-commerce operations for grocers
General Retailers > Multi-channel & Online Retailing > News

Specialist Retailers

City of Dreams and DFS unveil luxury retail experience in Macau
By RBR Staff Writer
Melco Crown Entertainment and DFS Group, the leading luxury travel retailer, unveiled the expansion of City of Dreams’ retail area, which is managed and operated by T Galleria by DFS.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Home furnishings retailer West Elm to open new store in San Antonio, Texas
Home furnishings retailer West Elm announced its new store opening in San Antonio’s Pearl District on 30 June, bringing approximately 30 jobs to the area.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News

Markets & Regulations

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
UK retail sales up 1.8% in June: BRC-KPMG
By RBR Staff Writer
Retail sales in the UK were up 1.8% in June on a like-for-like basis from June 2014, when they had decreased 0.8% on the preceding year, as per figures from British Retail Consortium (BRC)-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor.
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Retail Technology

BinHendi collaborates with SAP to deploy retail solution
By RBR Staff Writer
UAE based multinational retailer BinHendi Enterprises has collaborated with Germany’s SAP to transform its business by getting onto a Hana Cloud platform with SAP application.
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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