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September 14, 2018 4:21 PM U.S. Retail Sales Rose Slightly in August

Sales at retail stores and restaurants rose 0.1%; July’s increase was revised up WASHINGTON—American consumers reined in their spending in August, taking a breather after very strong sales growth in July. Sales at retail stores and restaurants rose 0.1% from the prior month to a seasonally adjusted $509 billion in August, the Commerce Department said Friday 78

September 13, 2018 11:03 AM Walmart teams up with Instacart for same-day delivery in Canada

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc said on Thursday it has teamed up with U.S. home delivery company Instacart to bring some Canadian customers same-day grocery deliveries, raising the stakes in the country’s hotly contested retail space. Walmart’s Canada unit said the service, which is part of a pilot program with Instacart, will be available in the Greater Toronto 77

September 12, 2018 2:46 PM Zara’s Upbeat Outlook Eases Concerns About Online Competition

First-half sales outperform retail rivals amid digital expansion MADRID—Zara’s parent company on Wednesday said it would continue to expand online as it reported upbeat first-half results versus competitors and gave a positive outlook, helping the world’s largest fashion retailer allay investor concerns it can’t keep pace with online-only rivals 71

September 12, 2018 7:50 AM Travis Scott Looking to S.P.A.C.E for New Brand or Project

"Astroworld" was just the start ... Travis Scott's now looking to take his brand to another world, like a true space cadet. The rapper recently filed paperwork to acquire the rights to "S.P.A.C.E" ... and it looks like he wants to plaster that term all over a wide variety of merchandise. According to the docs, obtained by TMZ, Travis has earthly plans 65

September 11, 2018 2:31 PM Hudson’s Bay Strikes European Merger Agreement

Deal will join Germany’s two biggest department-store chains under one company Hudson’s Bay Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to sell and combine parts of its European business with Austria’s Signa Retail Holdings, the latest in a series of sales by the Canadian retailer. Under the deal, Hudson’s Bay will merge its European retail operations with Signa’s 68

September 6, 2018 4:42 PM Whole Foods Workers Push to Unionize

Parent Amazon has resisted past unionization efforts at its businesses A group of workers sent an email Thursday to workers at most of the 490 Whole Foods stores urging them to back their unionization drive. A copy of the group’s message to fellow employees, reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, said organizers want to “collectively voice our concerns 87

September 5, 2018 6:45 PM Walmart Tries Out Own Home-Delivery Service

Retailer tests network of independent drivers, seeks to put program in 100 metro areas Walmart Inc. is testing its own network of independent delivery drivers as it aims to offer home grocery delivery to 100 metro areas by the end of the year. The retail giant said Wednesday it will begin using Spark Delivery, a crowd-sourced delivery-driver network 62

September 4, 2018 5:19 PM Amazon's market value tops $1tn

Amazon has briefly become the second US-listed firm to have a market value of more than $1 trillion (£779bn). Shares in the e-commerce giant rose nearly 2% to a high of $2,050.50 in morning trade before slipping back. Founded in 1994, Amazon is now the world's largest online retailer. Its chief executive, Jeff Bezos, is the world's richest man, with a net worth 80

September 4, 2018 8:47 AM Amazon India unveils Hindi website, app in battle with Flipkart

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Amazon.com on Tuesday launched a Hindi version of its mobile website and app for Android smartphones in a bid to make deeper inroads into India’s fast-growing e-commerce market, stepping up its battle with Walmart’s Flipkart unit. None of India’s other leading e-commerce portals - Flipkart, Snapdeal or Paytm Mall - currently have a local 101

September 3, 2018 3:24 PM Retailer TFG's London business may face hit from House of Fraser collapse

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African clothing and homeware retailer The Foschini Group (TFG) (TFGJ.J) said on Monday its London business would be likely to incur some bad debt write-offs as a result of the collapse of House of Fraser. UK department store group House of Fraser group collapsed into administration and last month was immediately bought 75