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Walmart.com names new CEO
By RBR Staff Writer
Walmart.com, the e-commerce division of Walmart, has named Fernando Madeira as its new CEO, replacing Joel Anderson who will leave the company later this month.
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Walmart employees in China reject retailer’s mediation plan
By RBR Staff Writer
Walmart employees in central China's Hunan Province have voted against the retailer’s mediation plan to settle labor dispute.
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Weston Group receives ICA nod to acquire stake in Arnotts
By RBR Staff Writer
The Weston Group has secured the green light from Irish Competition Authority (ICA) to purchase a 50% stake in Dublin department store Arnotts.
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Tesco partners with China Resources to create multi-format chain
By RBR Staff Writer
British retail giant Tesco has entered into a joint venture deal with the state-run China Resources Enterprise (CRE) to create a multi-format retail chain in China.
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Rainbow Department Store selects NCR Technology for self-checkout deployment
NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, today announced that it has won a self-checkout pilot project from Rainbow Department Store.
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Sears Holdings explores options for sale of stake in Canadian arm
By RBR Staff Writer
Department store chain Sears Holdings is exploring strategic alternatives for its 51% interest in multi-channel retailer Sears Canada, including a potential sale of Sears Holdings' interest or Sears Canada as a whole.
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German retailer Metro to expand in India
By RBR Staff Writer
German retailer Metro has outlined plans for 50 wholesale stores in India by 2020, in a bid to expand its footprint across the country.
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Sanpower to expand House of Frazer stores in Russia
By RBR Staff Writer
China-based Sanpower Group has revealed its plans to expand the recently purchased British department store House of Frazer in Russia and Middle East.
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Department store operator Debenhams profits down in first half
By RBR Staff Writer
British department store group Debenhams posted 24.5% lower group pre-tax profit of £85.2m in the first half, as against the prior year's £112.8m, as restated.
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House of Fraser strikes deal to sell 89% stake to Sanpower for £480m
By RBR Staff Writer
British department store chain House of Fraser, which is battling to restore profitability, has signed deal to divest 89% stake to the Nanjing-based conglomerate Sanpower in a £480m deal.
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Neiman Marcus partners with Oracle to enhance customers’ shopping experiences
By RBR Staff Writer
Neiman Marcus, an American luxury specialty department store owned by the Neiman Marcus Group, has partnered with Oracle to enhance customers’ experiences through flexible retail planning.
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John Lewis sales up by 5.9%
By RBR Staff Writer
British department store chain John Lewis reported 5.9% rise in sales in the week to 29 March, with warm weather lifting the sales.
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Mike Ashley snaps 11% stake in House of Fraser
By RBR Staff Writer
Mike Ashley, founder and deputy chairman of specialty retailer, Sports Direct International (SDI) has snapped up an 11% stake in British department store chain House of Fraser, which was taken over by the Chinese conglomerate Sanpower last week in a £450m-plus deal.
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John Lewis to introduce hi-tech electronic mirror in changing rooms
British department store operator John Lewis is planning to introduce a hi-tech electronic mirror in changing rooms, in a move to give customers a better shopping experience.
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Alibaba to invest $692m into department-store operator Intime Retail before IPO
By RBR Staff Writer
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, which is priming for an US initial public offering (IPO), has agreed to make a strategic investment of HK$5.37bn ($692m) into a local department-store operator Intime Retail, in a bid to extend its online strength into real-world shopping.
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