New News information at Retail Insight Network New and updated information from News listed on www.retail-insight-network.com http://www.retail-insight-network.com/ en-us http://www.retail-insight-network.com/ New News information at Retail Insight Network http://www.retail-insight-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Lingerie retailer Etam signs partnership with predictive analytics firm First Insight http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newslingerie-retailer-etam-signs-partnership-with-predictive-analytics-firm-first-insight-5745395 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newslingerie-retailer-etam-signs-partnership-with-predictive-analytics-firm-first-insight-5745395 Predictive analytics firm First Insight has signed a partnership agreement with Etam, a lingerie retailer. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT TouchCR launches advanced e-commerce marketing platform http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newstouchcr-launches-advanced-e-commerce-marketing-platform-5745385 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newstouchcr-launches-advanced-e-commerce-marketing-platform-5745385 Advanced e-commerce marketing platform provider TouchCR has introduced its flagship product under the same name. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT AcceptanceNOW forms exclusive partnership with furniture retailer Rooms To Go http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsacceptancenow-forms-exclusive-partnership-with-furniture-retailer-rooms-to-go-5745346 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsacceptancenow-forms-exclusive-partnership-with-furniture-retailer-rooms-to-go-5745346 Rent-to-own kiosk company AcceptanceNOW has formed a partnership to provide no-credit-needed payment options for furniture retailer Rooms To Go from next month. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Arabian Centres to deploy Yardi solution to improve retail lifecycle management http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsarabian-centres-to-deploy-yardi-solution-to-improve-retail-lifecycle-management-5743422 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsarabian-centres-to-deploy-yardi-solution-to-improve-retail-lifecycle-management-5743422 Saudi Arabian retail mall operator Arabian Centres (ACCL) has announced plans to use the cloud-based Yardi Voyager 7S solution to improve retail lifecycle management. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alibaba and Bailian form strategic partnership to explore new retail opportunities http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsalibaba-bailian-form-strategic-partnership-to-explore-new-retail-opportunities-5744269 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsalibaba-bailian-form-strategic-partnership-to-explore-new-retail-opportunities-5744269 Chinese retailers Alibaba Group and Bailian Group have established a strategic partnership to explore new forms of retail opportunities. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT MC Sports to close all 66 stores across Midwest, US http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmc-sports-to-close-all-66-stores-across-midwest-us-5743405 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmc-sports-to-close-all-66-stores-across-midwest-us-5743405 US-based retail sporting goods chain MC Sports has announced plans to close all 66 of its stores across the Midwest. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nordstrom to open new store in Manhattan, US http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsnordstrom-to-open-new-store-in-manhattan-us-5742467 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsnordstrom-to-open-new-store-in-manhattan-us-5742467 US-based fashion speciality retailer Nordstrom has announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack outlet in Manhattan, New York, at The Durst Organization's 855 6th Avenue. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Walmart, Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings, Sino Haijing Holdings http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-walmart-isetan-mitsukoshi-holdings-ltd-sino-haijing-holdings-limited-5742139 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-walmart-isetan-mitsukoshi-holdings-ltd-sino-haijing-holdings-limited-5742139 Walmart has announced the acquisition of Moosejaw for $51m. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Mattel, Co-op http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-mattel-co-op-5740975 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-mattel-co-op-5740975 Mattel has announced a strategic partnership with Tmall.com, a business-to-consumer (B2C) marketplace operated by Alibaba. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Marcs and David Lawrence to close stores http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmarcs-and-david-lawrence-to-close-stores-5742503 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmarcs-and-david-lawrence-to-close-stores-5742503 Collapsed clothing retail brands Marcs and David Lawrence in Australia are set to close 20% of stores in order to cut costs. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Walmart acquires online outdoor retailer Moosejaw for $51m http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newswalmart-acquires-online-outdoor-retailer-moosejaw-for-51m-5741605 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newswalmart-acquires-online-outdoor-retailer-moosejaw-for-51m-5741605 US-based retailer Walmart has announced the $51m acquisition of online outdoor retailer Moosejaw. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Pro X Home Center selects Epicor retail software solutions to improve inventory management http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newspro-x-home-center-selects-epicor-retail-software-solutions-to-improve-inventory-management-5741044 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newspro-x-home-center-selects-epicor-retail-software-solutions-to-improve-inventory-management-5741044 US-based Pro X Home Center has announced plans to leverage various solutions from the Epicor Software retail software product suite to improve inventory management. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT The RiteBed launches online mattress store in US http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsthe-ritebed-launches-online-mattress-store-5740527 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsthe-ritebed-launches-online-mattress-store-5740527 Mattress manufacturer The RiteBed has launched its online store in the US, offering a large collection of luxury foam and hybrid mattresses. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Sheetz to open new store in Pennsylvania http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newssheetz-to-open-new-store-pennsylvania-us-5740335 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newssheetz-to-open-new-store-pennsylvania-us-5740335 Convenience store chain Sheetz is set to open its new store at Pennsylvania, US. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Mattel and Alibaba form strategic partnership http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmattel-partners-with-alibaba-5740346 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmattel-partners-with-alibaba-5740346 Global toy company Mattel has entered a strategic partnership to market its products in China through Alibaba's business-to-consumer (B2C) marketplace Tmall.com. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Dick’s Sporting Goods to open new store in Texas http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsdicks-sporting-goods-opens-new-store-in-texas-us-5740342 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsdicks-sporting-goods-opens-new-store-in-texas-us-5740342 US-based Dick’s Sporting Goods is set to open its new Dick’s Sporting Goods and Field & Stream store next month in Texas. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Co-op selects JDS’ solutions to offer shopper-centric range planning http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsco-op-selects-jds-for-retail-transformation-programme-5739390 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsco-op-selects-jds-for-retail-transformation-programme-5739390 UK convenience food retailer Co-op is set to deploy JDA Software’s space planning and assortment solutions as part of its retail transformation Programme. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ikea receives approval to open new store in Norfolk, Virginia http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsikea-intends-to-open-new-store-in-virginia-us-5739324 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsikea-intends-to-open-new-store-in-virginia-us-5739324 Swedish home furnishings retailer Ikea has received approval from the City Council of Norfolk, Virginia, US, to open its new store. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Sears and Kmart remove Trump Home products from online stores http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newssears-and-kmart-move-out-trump-products-from-online-stores-5739336 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newssears-and-kmart-move-out-trump-products-from-online-stores-5739336 Sears and its wholly owned subsidiary Kmart have removed a number of Trump-branded products from their websites. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Crate and Barrel to deploy MicroStrategy 10 to power analytics and mobility applications http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmeijer-recalls-two-cheese-products-due-to-possible-health-risk-5737949 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmeijer-recalls-two-cheese-products-due-to-possible-health-risk-5737949 US-based home furnishings speciality retailer Crate and Barrel has selected MicroStrategy 10 to power its analytics and mobility applications. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT