July's top stories: Walgreens Boots to buy Rite Aid stores, Starbucks to own East China stores
Pharmacy store chain Walgreens Boots Alliance agreed to acquire 2,186 stores from Rite Aid for $5.175bn, and Starbucks signed a $1.3bn agreement to take full ownership of 1,300 stores in China. Retail-insight-network.com wraps up the key headlines from July 2017.
June's top stories: Amazon’s merger with Whole Foods Market, Walmart to buy Bonobos
Amazon signed a $13.7bn merger agreement to acquire supermarket chain Whole Foods Market, and Walmart signed an agreement to purchase online apparel retailer Bonobos for $310m. Retail-insight-network.com wraps up the key headlines from June 2017.
May's top stories: Toys 'R' Us Japan’s merger, Coach’s acquisition of Kate Spade & Company
Toys 'R' Us Asia agreed to unify its Greater China and South-East Asia business with its Japanese unit, Coach signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kate Spade & Company in a $2.4bn transaction. Retail-insight-network.com wraps up the key headlines from May 2017.
April's top stories: Tesco’s sale of opticians business, Harland Clarke Holdings’ acquistion of RetailMeNot
Tesco has announced the sale of its opticians business in the UK and Republic of Ireland (ROI) to Vision Express, Harland Clarke Holdings (HCH) has entered a definitive agreement to purchase online coupon provider RetailMeNot for $630m. Retail-insight-network.com wraps up the key headlines from April 2017.
March's top stories: NPCI's new in-store payment solution, Amazon's acquistion of SOUQ.com
NPCI has launched a new in-store payment solution to allow customers pay with their unified payments interface (UPI) apps at any POS terminal, Amazon agrees to acquire SOUQ.com, Macy’s signs deal with G-III for DKNY women’s apparel and accessories. Retail-insight-network.com wraps up the key headlines from March 2017.