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Dixons Carphone to end US joint venture with Sprint 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

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Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers

Sports Direct raises stakes in two US retail brands
By RBR Staff Writer
British sporting goods retailer Sports Direct has raised its stakes in American retailers Iconix Brand Group and Finish Line with undisclosed investments.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News
British clothing brand Regatta makes US retail store debut at Sears
Britain's outdoor and leisure clothing brand Regatta Great Outdoors has made its official US retail store debut at Sears with shops within 11 Sears locations across the New England area.
Specialist Retailers > Apparels, Accessories & Luxury Goods Retailers > News

Drug & Personal Care Stores

RXDM to buy 27 former Rexall pharmacies across Canada
The Competition Bureau has approved Rx Drug Mart as the buyer of 27 Rexall Pharmacy Group's retail pharmacies across Alberta, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, Ontario and Saskatchewan in Canada.
Specialist Retailers > Drug & Personal Care Stores > News
Perfumania expands review of strategic alternatives
Perfumania, an American specialty retailer and distributor of fragrances and related beauty products, said that a special committee of independent directors is mulling at various alternatives to solve the company’s financial condition.
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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

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
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

Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers

Food Lion to remodel 71 Richmond stores in Virginia
Food Lion said it will remodel 71 stores this year in the greater Richmond area in the US state of Virginia.
Specialist Retailers > Food, Drinks & Grocery Retailers > News
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

Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers

IKEA opens new store in Columbus, Ohio
Home furnishings retailer IKEA has opened a new store in Columbus in the US state of Ohio.
Specialist Retailers > Home Furniture & Houseware Retailers > News
IKEA to open new store in Columbus, Ohio
International home furnishing retailer IKEA will open a new store in Columbus, Ohio on 7 June 2017.
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

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.
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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