All articles by Gujjarlapudi Satish

Gujjarlapudi Satish

October’s top news stories

Zutano acquired kids shoes brand Morgan & Milo and Casino completed sale of 31 retail assets to APO affiliates companies. wraps up key headlines from October 2019.

SAP partners Syte to AI-based personalisation solution to retailers

German technology company SAP has named artificial intelligence (AI) startup Syte as an innovation partner in order to enhance the personalisation capabilities of retailers.

Shopify closes 6 River Systems acquisition for $450m

Canadian e-commerce company Shopify has closed the deal to acquire US-based warehouse fulfilment solutions provider 6 River Systems.

M&S to reshape estate with 60,000ft² store in Midlands

UK high street chain Marks & Spencer (M&S) is planning to expand its store estate by opening a new 60,000ft² clothing and food store in Nottingham, UK.

12 ReTech acquires US-based tech retailer Bluwire Group

US-based 12 ReTech has closed a deal to purchase a controlling interest in tech retailer Bluwire Group.

Gabriella White agrees to buy Stanford Furniture in US

US-based manufacturer and retailer of indoor and outdoor furniture Gabriella White has agreed to purchase Stanford Furniture for an undisclosed amount.

WH Smith agrees to buy US travel retailer Marshall Retail Group

British retailer WH Smith has entered an agreement to purchase US travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m.

Casino completes sale of 31 retail assets to APO affiliates companies

French retailer Casino Group has closed the sale transaction involving 31 hypermarkets and supermarkets properties to affiliates of Apollo Global Management (APO).

More than half of customers find return process a hassle in study

A new study conducted by Oracle Retail has revealed that 57% of consumers find the return process a ‘complete hassle’.

Zutano acquires kids shoes brand Morgan & Milo

Clothing and accessories firm Zutano has closed a deal to purchase US-based kids shoe brand Morgan & Milo.