Log in or Register for enhanced features | Forgotten Password?
White Papers | Suppliers | Events | Report Store | Companies | Dining Club | Videos
Specialist Retailers
Return to: RBR Home | Specialist Retailers
Today in Specialist Retailers

Specialist Retailers

Kroger partners with Nuro to redefine future of grocery shopping Groceries retailer Kroger has partnered with Nuro, a California-based robotics company, to pilot an autonomous system for delivering groceries. News

Latest Specialist Retailers News by Sector

Select a sector from the list or browse by sector below:

Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers

Clarks CEO resigns after misconduct probe
Clarks CEO Mike Shearwood has submitted his resignation following an investigation over complaints about his conduct.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
House of Fraser to close 31 stores
By RBR Staff Writer
UK-based department store House of Fraser is planning to close 31 stores, which will affect 6,000 jobs.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News

Drug & Personal Care Stores

A.S. Watson to open 1,300 new stores next year
Hong Kong-based health and beauty retailer A.S. Watson has unveiled its plans to open 1,300 new stores across the world next year.
Specialist Retailers > Drug & Personal Care Stores > News
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

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

Media-Saturn to buy 15% stake in Russian retailer PJSC M.video
By RBR Staff Writer
CECONOMY’s major shareholder MediaMarktSaturn (Media-Saturn) has agreed to acquire 15% stake in Russian consumer electronics retailer PJSC M.video (M.video) for €258m from Safmar Group.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News
Vintage Capital to buy Rent-A-Center for $1.36bn
By RBR Staff Writer
Vintage Rodeo Parent, a subsidiary of Vintage Capital Management, has agreed to acquire Rent-A-Center for about $1.36bn.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News

Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers

HelloFresh introduces retail product line
Meal-kit company HelloFresh (HFG) has launched its retail product range, starting at 581 locations under the Ahold Delhaize U.S.A. brand’s Giant Food (Landover) and Stop & Shop.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News
JAB to buy majority stake in Pret A Manger
By RBR Staff Writer
German invesetment firm JAB has agreed to acquire a majority stake in sandwich chain Pret A Manger from Bridgepoint and other minority shareholders.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News

Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers

Vintage Capital to buy Rent-A-Center for $1.36bn
By RBR Staff Writer
Vintage Rodeo Parent, a subsidiary of Vintage Capital Management, has agreed to acquire Rent-A-Center for about $1.36bn.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News
Habitat to open two new stand-alone stores this autumn
UK supermarket giant Sainsbury’s said that its homeware retailer subsidiary Habitat will open two new stand-alone stores this autumn, one in Westfield London in September, followed by another in Brighton’s town centre in October.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News

Tobacco Retailers


Leisure, Sports & Entertainment

Media-Saturn to buy 15% stake in Russian retailer PJSC M.video
By RBR Staff Writer
CECONOMY’s major shareholder MediaMarktSaturn (Media-Saturn) has agreed to acquire 15% stake in Russian consumer electronics retailer PJSC M.video (M.video) for €258m from Safmar Group.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News
Vintage Capital to buy Rent-A-Center for $1.36bn
By RBR Staff Writer
Vintage Rodeo Parent, a subsidiary of Vintage Capital Management, has agreed to acquire Rent-A-Center for about $1.36bn.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News