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Nordstorm temporarily suspends plan to go private US retailer Nordstorm has temporarily suspended plans to take the company private amid changing retail environment. General Retailers > Department Stores > News
Nordstorm temporarily suspends plan to go private By RBR Staff Writer
US retailer Nordstorm has temporarily suspended plans to take the company private amid changing retail environment.
General Retailers > Department Stores > News Whole Foods to open new store in Park City, Utah CenterCal Properties will open the new Whole Foods store on 18 October at its Canyon Corners location in Park City, Utah, this month.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News New study says 58% of retailers lack in-store technology A new study from Kibo, a cloud-based omnichannel commerce platform, in partnership with the Future Stores conference, dubbed Technologies That Are Changing How We Think of Brick & Mortar, says that 58% of retailers do not have in-store technology.
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Target, Google partner to offer voice-activated shopping By RBR Staff Writer
Target is expanding its offering via Google Express across the US after the success of the trial run in California and New York City.
News IKEA to open new store in Jacksonville, Florida Home furnishings retailer IKEA will open a new store in Jacksonville, Florida next month to expand its presence in the Southeastern US.
News Sears Canada seeks court permission for liquidation By RBR Staff Writer
Sears Canada is seeking the Ontario Superior Court of Justice;s approval to liquidate all of its remaining stores and assets.
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Just For Pets to go into administration
Just For Pets, a popular pet store chain in the UK, has filed a notice to appoint administrators, following losses over the last one year.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News
JD Sports acquires 15% stake in South Korean retailer
JD Sports Fashion is set to enter into the South Korean market after it signed a joint venture agreement with Shoemarker that will see it invest in the Hot-T fascia brand.
Discount Retailers > Discount, Variety & General Merchandisers > News

General Retailers

Nordstorm temporarily suspends plan to go private
By RBR Staff Writer
US retailer Nordstorm has temporarily suspended plans to take the company private amid changing retail environment.
General Retailers > Department Stores > News
Whole Foods to open new store in Park City, Utah
CenterCal Properties will open the new Whole Foods store on 18 October at its Canyon Corners location in Park City, Utah, this month.
General Retailers > Hypermarkets & Supermarkets > News

Specialist Retailers

Gap deploys Oracle Retail Cloud Service to improve efficiency
Global retailer Gap has deployed Oracle Retail Cloud Service to empower the Intermix brand business teams and ensure end-to-end operational efficiencies.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Walgreens to deploy IBM retail analytics at more than 8,100 locations in US
US drugstore chain Walgreens will deploy IBM retail analytics at more than 8,100 locations nationwide to help enhance the efficiency of field service support.
Specialist Retailers > Drug & Personal Care Stores > 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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