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Hammerson scraps Intu Properties' takeover plans Shopping centre owner Hammerson has withdrawn from its planned £3.4bn acquisition of Intu Properties. News

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Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers

Handbags retailer Rebag opens new store in New York City
Rebag, an online luxury handbags retailer has opened its second retail store on Madison Avenue in New York City, less than six months after opening its first pop up store in Soho.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Two liquidation companies win auction for Bon-Ton Stores
By RBR Staff Writer
The Bon-Ton Stores is preparing to close its business after two liquidation companies, Great American Group and Tiger Capital Group, won a bankruptcy auction.

Drug & Personal Care Stores

Rite Aid transfers over 1,650 stores to Walgreens
Rite Aid said that it has so far transferred 1,651 stores and related assets to Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and received cash proceeds of $3.6bn, which it continues to use to reduce debt.
Specialist Retailers > Drug & Personal Care Stores > News
Her Imports' revenue increases in Q3
Her Imports, a retailer of human hair extensions and related beauty products, reported revenue of $3.7m for the third quarter 2017, compared to $3m, an increase of 22%, from the third quarter 2016.

Duty-free Retailers

Marui to open at JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka, Japan
Marui Group has announced that Hakata Marui will open on floors 1-7 at the commercial facility, KITTE Hakata operated by Japan Post, on April 21, 2016.
General Retailers > Department Stores > News
Dufry to acquire travel retailer World Duty Free for EUR3.6bn
By RBR Staff Writer
Switzerland-based Dufry is planning to acquire World Duty Free (WDF), in a deal that could value the Italian travel retailer at around €3.6bn.
Specialist Retailers > Duty-free Retailers > News

Electricals & Electronics Retailers

Shop Direct to develop automated distribution center in East Midlands
UK-based pureplay digital retailer Shop Direct has revealed its plans to create an automated, 500,000ft² distribution and returns center in the East Midlands.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News
Electronic goods retailer Maplin enters administration
By RBR Staff Writer
Maplin, a retailer of electronic goods in the UK and Ireland, has entered into administration, putting about 2,500 jobs at risk.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News

Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers

Whole Foods Market to open new store in Kansas City, Missouri
Whole Foods Market said that it will open a new 48,200ft² store in Kansas City in the US state of Missouri on 23 May 2018.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News
Bodega Latina to acquire food retailer Fiesta Mart
Bodega Latina, doing business as El Super, a US Hispanic grocer and a subsidiary of Grupo Comercial Chedraui, has agreed to acquire Fiesta Mart for an undisclosed price.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News

Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers

Multiyork enters administration, puts 500 jobs at risk
By RBR Staff Writer
UK-based furniture retailer Multiyork has entered into administration, putting about 550 jobs across the country at risk.
Sears inaugurates new appliances and mattresses store in Honolulu
Retailer Sears has opened a new store dedicated to appliances and mattresses.

Tobacco Retailers

Leisure, Sports & Entertainment

DICK'S Sporting Goods opens two new stores in two states
US-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer DICK'S Sporting Goods has opened two new stores in two states.
Live Ventures acquires entertainment retailer Vintage Stock
Live Ventures has acquired 100% of the outstanding stock of entertainment retailer, Vintage Stock in a cash and debt transaction worth around $60m.
Specialist Retailers > Leisure, Sports & Entertainment > News