All articles by Aninda Chakraborty

Aninda Chakraborty

Decathlon USA deploys inventory robot in San Francisco retail store

Sporting goods retailer Decathlon USA has deployed a fully-autonomous inventory robot, developed by Simbe Robotics, at its recently opened store in San Francisco, California.

Aldo introduces responsive e-commerce platform

Footwear and accessory retailer Aldo Group has commenced the latest phase of its digital transformation by launching a new responsive website and e-commerce platform.

Flipkart raises $1.4bn from investors and acquires eBay’s business in India

India-based online retailer Flipkart has announced that Tencent, eBay and Microsoft have collectively invested $1.4bn in the company, marking the biggest investment in its ten-year operating history.

Point Inside introduces personalised in-store mobile marketing tool for retailers

In-store product location solution provider Point Inside has introduced a new Deals Personalization tool as an extension to its StoreMode platform.

Walmart acquires online women’s fashion retailer ModCloth

Walmart has acquired the assets and operations of ModCloth, an online specialty retailer of women’s fashion and accessories.

Denver Mattress opens store in Helena, Montana

US-based Denver Mattress Company has opened a new store in Helena, Montana.

FreshDirect to expand services to Washington DC

Online fresh food retailer FreshDirect is set to expand its service to the Washington DC metropolitan area in the US.

Myntra opens first offline store in Bengaluru, India

Fashion e-retailer Myntra has opened its first offline retail store in Bengaluru, India, in association with franchise partner Roadster.

New York & Company to expand Eva Mendes business

US-based speciality retailer New York & Company announced that the Eva Mendes Collection has been expanded to more than 50 shop-in-shops, 19 Eva Mendes boutiques and an online channel.

Party City acquires 18 franchise stores in North and South Carolina

North American party goods company Party City has entered an agreement to acquire a group that has 18 franchise stores in North Carolina and South Carolina.