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Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers

Champs Sports opens new store in NYC's Times Square
Foot Locker's division Champs Sports has opened its New York location in Times Square.
Ross to open 100 new stores in 2018
By RBR Staff Writer
American departmental store chain Ross Stores is planning to open 100 new stores in 2018.
General Retailers > Department Stores > News

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

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
Otter Products to open retail store
Otter Products is all set to open a new retail store in the US.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News

Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers

Sam’s Club partners with Instacart to offer same-day delivery of groceries
By RBR Staff Writer
Walmart’s division Sam’s Club has joined hands with Instacart to offer same-day delivery of groceries and everyday essentials to households in various markets throughout the US.
General Retailers > Convenience Stores & Gas Stations > News
Favor Delivery to become food retailer H-E-B’s subsidiary
H-E-B is joining forces with Texas’ delivery company Favor Delivery to provide Texans with a convenient delivery experience.
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