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Divya Tirumalaraju

Walmart to acquire Mexican delivery company Cornershop for $225m

American retail giant Walmart has entered a definitive agreement to buy Latin American grocery delivery company Cornershop for $225m.

American crafts retailer Michaels to close 94 Aaron Brothers stores

US-based crafts speciality retailer Michaels Companies has unveiled plans to close 94 Aaron Brothers framing and art supplies stores by the end of July.

Walmart plans to invest in India’s e-commerce to challenge Amazon

Walmart is investing in Indian technology start-ups and talent to support its proposed deal to buy a stake in online retailer Flipkart.

UK fashion retailer New Look to shut down 60 stores and cut 980 jobs

Fashion retailer New Look is all set to shut down 60 stores and cut 980 jobs across the UK, after 98% of its creditors approved a restructuring plan.

Walmart plans to open 500 in-store FedEx locations

Walmart has signed an agreement to place 500 new FedEx Office locations within select domestic Walmart stores in the US in the next 24 months.

Bluecore and Magento to offer personalised customer interactions

Bluecore, an AI-driven retail platform, has collaborated with Magento Commerce to provide retailers with enhanced opportunities to interact with their customers through customised communications deployed from Magento platform.

Google partners with US retail chains to enhance online sales

Google has teamed up with US retailers in a new initiative that will help it boost sales and challenge Amazon’s presence in the online retail sector.

American teen jewellery retailer Claire’s files for bankruptcy

US-based teen jewellery and accessories retailer Claire’s has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, blaming the lower customer traffic at shopping centres, where 99% of its stores are located.

Wesfarmers plans to demerge Cole’s supermarket division in Australia

Wesfarmers has proposed to demerge its Coles supermarket division which would create a new top 30 company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) with leading positions in supermarkets, liquor and convenience.

Crate and Barrel to use Neustar’s system for customer insights

Home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel has chosen information services provider Neustar’s OneID system to gain complete customer insights for improved effectiveness of its marketing campaigns.