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 NCR to provide digital transformation solution to 800-store retailer http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsncr-to-provide-digital-transformation-solution-to-800-store-retailer-5954406 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsncr-to-provide-digital-transformation-solution-to-800-store-retailer-5954406 US-based omnichannel solutions provider NCR has secured a contract from an undisclosed chain with a network of 800 stores to provide its digital transformation platform. Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Apple opens new store on Chicago riverfront http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsapple-opens-new-store-on-chicagos-riverfront-5954278 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsapple-opens-new-store-on-chicagos-riverfront-5954278 US-based technology company Apple has opened its new flagship store in Michigan, establishing a new connection between North Michigan Avenue, Pioneer Court and the Chicago River. Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Target set to open 12 new stores across US http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newstarget-set-to-open-12-new-stores-across-us-5953301 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newstarget-set-to-open-12-new-stores-across-us-5953301 US-based discount store retailer Target has unveiled its new small-format store in Midtown Manhattan’s Herald Square, which is one of the 12 new stores to open across the country this week. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Maoye International Holdings, Finovation Tech Solutions, Nextage http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-maoye-international-holdings-finovation-tech-solutions-nextage-5952873 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-maoye-international-holdings-finovation-tech-solutions-nextage-5952873 Maoye International Holdings intends to issue senior guaranteed notes to raise $300m in aggregate principal amount. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT West Elm opens new store in Hoboken, New Jersey http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newswest-elm-opens-new-store-in-hoboken-new-jersey-5953339 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newswest-elm-opens-new-store-in-hoboken-new-jersey-5953339 US-based home furnishings retailer West Elm has opened a new store in Hoboken, New Jersey. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Yonghui Superstores, IMM Private Equity, Supervalu http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-yonghui-superstores-imm-private-equity-supervalu-5952880 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-yonghui-superstores-imm-private-equity-supervalu-5952880 Yonghui Superstores is set to become the sole owner of Shanghai East Exhibition International Trade by acquiring the remaining 45% stake in the latter for CNY30.2m ($4.56m). Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Whole Foods opens new store at Canyon Corners in Park City, Utah http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newswhole-foods-to-open-new-store-at-canyon-corners-in-park-city-utah-5952123 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newswhole-foods-to-open-new-store-at-canyon-corners-in-park-city-utah-5952123 Whole Foods has opened a supermarket at Canyon Corners in Park City, Utah, US. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Berengaria acquires Porter’s Vale Shopping Center in Indiana, US http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsberengaria-acquires-porters-vale-shopping-center-in-us-5952124 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsberengaria-acquires-porters-vale-shopping-center-in-us-5952124 Marcus Investments’ portfolio company Berengaria has acquired Porter’s Vale Shopping Center in Valparaiso, Indiana, US, for an undisclosed price. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Koovs signs deal with N Brown to enter UK market http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newskoovs-signs-deal-with-n-brown-to-enter-uk-market-5950857 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newskoovs-signs-deal-with-n-brown-to-enter-uk-market-5950857 Koovs has signed a partnership with online retailer N Brown Group to add its exclusive Koovs Private Label young fashion brand to N Brown's Simply Be. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lighthouse invests in V2 Retail’s store expansion plans in India http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newslighthouse-invests-in-v2-retails-store-expansion-plans-in-india-5951715 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newslighthouse-invests-in-v2-retails-store-expansion-plans-in-india-5951715 Middle-market private equity firm Lighthouse has invested Rs760m ($11.68m) in India-based company V2 Retail in order to support the retailer’s store expansion plans. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Supervalu to acquire Associated Grocers of Florida for $180m http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newssupervalu-to-acquire-associated-grocers-of-florida-for-180m-5952135 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newssupervalu-to-acquire-associated-grocers-of-florida-for-180m-5952135 US-based retailing company Supervalu has agreed to acquire Associated Grocers of Florida in a $180m deal. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Target expands Google Express for delivery across US from next year http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newstarget-expands-google-express-for-nationwide-delivery-from-next-year-5949892 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newstarget-expands-google-express-for-nationwide-delivery-from-next-year-5949892 American retailer Target has expanded its partnership with Google in order to enable shoppers across the country to use voice-activated home delivery shopping service from next year. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Metro Cash & Carry to debut online sales by year-end http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmetro-cash-carry-to-debut-online-sales-by-year-end-5949896 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsmetro-cash-carry-to-debut-online-sales-by-year-end-5949896 Germany-based Metro Cash & Carry is planning to roll out sales through online channels for business customers in India by the year-end in an attempt to expand its presence in the segment. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lidl to open new distribution centre in Peterborough, UK http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newslidl-to-open-new-distribution-centre-in-peterborough-uk-5950870 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newslidl-to-open-new-distribution-centre-in-peterborough-uk-5950870 German discount grocer Lidl is planning to open a new distribution centre in Peterborough, UK, in order to support its growth in the country. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ikea to sell through third-party online retailers http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsikea-to-sell-through-third-party-online-retailers-5948675 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsikea-to-sell-through-third-party-online-retailers-5948675 Home furnishing retailer Ikea is planning to sell its products through third-party websites under its new strategy to enhance its sales amid growing competition. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Camping World to acquire outdoor speciality retailer Uncle Dan’s Outfitters http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newscamping-world-to-acquire-outdoor-specialty-retailer-uncle-dans-outfitters-5949838 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newscamping-world-to-acquire-outdoor-specialty-retailer-uncle-dans-outfitters-5949838 US-based firm Camping World Holdings is planning to acquire outdoor gear, camping apparel and supplies retailer Uncle Dan’s Outfitters. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Coach undergoes rebranding to become Tapestry http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newscoach-undergoes-rebranding-to-become-tapestry-5948686 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newscoach-undergoes-rebranding-to-become-tapestry-5948686 US-based handbag retailer Coach has changed its corporate name to Tapestry as part of a rebranding exercise. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Supermarket Grocery Supplies, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Hellofresh http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-supermarket-grocery-supplies-kohlberg-kravis-roberts-hellofresh-5948071 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-supermarket-grocery-supplies-kohlberg-kravis-roberts-hellofresh-5948071 Supermarket Grocery Supplies has raised Rs55m ($0.83m) in venture debt funding from Trifecta Capital Venture Debt. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Alibaba unveils $15bn global research programme http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsalibaba-unveils-15bn-global-research-programme-5948625 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsalibaba-unveils-15bn-global-research-programme-5948625 Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group has unveiled a $15bn global research programme that aims to enhance technological collaboration through research and development (R&D). Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Valassis closes acquisition of MaxPoint Interactive http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsvalassis-closes-acquisition-of-maxpoint-interactive-5947386 http://www.retail-insight-network.com/news/newsvalassis-closes-acquisition-of-maxpoint-interactive-5947386 Intelligent media delivery solutions provider Valassis has completed the acquisition of digital marketing technology company MaxPoint Interactive. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT