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Co-op to invest £28m in London UK grocery and convenience store retailer The Co-op said that about a third of its planned 100 new store openings this year will be situated in London, creating up to 600 jobs. News

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Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers

Debenhams to axe 320 jobs in cost-cutting drive
By RBR Staff Writer
British multinational retailer Debenhams is planning to cut 320 store manager roles amid cost cutting drive and poor sales.
Superdry founder sells £17.8m worth of shares
By RBR Staff Writer
Clothing chain Superdry’s co-founder Julian Dunkerton has sold 1 million shares just weeks after the company posted a profit drop of about 30%.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News

Drug & Personal Care Stores

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.
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

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

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
Dixons Carphone to end US joint venture with Sprint
By RBR Staff Writer
UK phone and electronics retailer Dixons Carphone has divested its stake in the joint venture (JV) with US company Sprint to focus on the roll out of its Honeybee digital software.
Specialist Retailers > Electricals & Electronics Retailers > News

Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers

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
Co-op to revamp Olney food store in Buckinghamshire, UK
The Co-op is investing £1m to revamp its food store in Olney, Buckinghamshire, UK.
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