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Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers

Footwear retailer Brantano goes into administration
By RBR Staff Writer
UK footwear retailer Brantano has entered into administration, putting more than a thousand jobs at risk.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
Nordstrom to open new store in California, US
Seattle-headquartered Nordstrom has unveiled plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at the Nut Tree in Vacaville, California.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News

Drug & Personal Care Stores

Walgreens, Rite Aid to divest 865 stores to Fred’s for $950m
By FBR Staff Writer
Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid have agreed to divest 865 stores to Fred’s Pharmacy for $950m.
Specialist Retailers > Drug & Personal Care Stores > News
Walgreens launches Balance Rewards Integration with Android Pay
Walgreens Balance Rewards members can now seamlessly apply their loyalty account at checkout through Android Pay, furthering the convenience of earning and redeeming points and expanding the company’s portfolio of unified mobile payments solutions.
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

hhgregg plans to close three distribution facilities and 88 store locations
hhgregg is planning to close three distribution facilities and 88 store locations to reallocate resources to align more closely with its goals to enhance liquidity and return to profitability.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News
Apple’s new store opens at World Trade Center
By RBR Staff Writer
Apple has opened a new store at the World Trade Center which is now its 10th New York City retail store.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News

Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers

Murray's Cheese opens 350th store location in Bloomington, Indiana
Murray's Cheese has inaugurated its 350th store in Bloomington, Indiana, through its partnership with the Kroger family of stores.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News
Whole Foods Market to open new location in Newark in 2017
American supermarket chain Whole Foods Market will open a new location in the late-winter of 2017 in Newark, New Jersey in the revitalized and historic Hahnes building (609 Broad St.).
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News

Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers

Retailers revealed for Elliott’s Field Shopping Park extension
Hammerson has revealed the names of the homeware brands that will occupy the first four units of the nine-unit Elliott’s Field Shopping Park extension in Rugby.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News
Lowe’s to layoff over 500 employees in North Carolina
By RBR Staff Writer
American home improvement retailer, Lowe’s is embarking on a major restructuring program which would result in the layoff of over 500 employees.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News

Tobacco Retailers

Ruby Vapor opens store at outlet shoppes at Gettysburg
Ruby Vapor, a leading retailer of high-quality electronic cigarettes, e-liquids, and accessories, has opened the doors to its new premium vaping location at the Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg. RubyV is focused on becoming the brand of choice for customers looking for an alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Specialist Retailers > Tobacco Retailers > News
VMR's Brands now in over 50,000 retail locations worldwide
VMR Products has announced traditional retail growth into 50,000-plus locations worldwide.
Specialist Retailers > Tobacco Retailers > News

Leisure, Sports & Entertainment

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
Dick's Sporting Goods acquires Affinity Sports
Omni-channel sporting goods retailer DICK’s Sporting Goods has acquired San Diego-based sports management company Affinity Sports.
Specialist Retailers > Leisure, Sports & Entertainment > News