Current Headlines

  1. 7-Eleven, Inc. Signs Master Franchise Agreement With Seven System Vietnam Co. Ltd. To Operate 7-Eleven Stores In Vietnam

    7‑Eleven, Inc. (SEI), the world’s largest convenience retailer with 56,400 stores worldwide, has signed a master franchise agreement with Seven System Vietnam Co. Ltd. to develop and operate 7‑Eleven stores in Vietnam. The expansion marks the company’s first stake in the Pacific Rim since 7‑Eleven entered Indonesia in 2009.

  2. The TJX Companies, Inc. To Acquire Off-Price Australian Retailer Trade Secret

    The TJX Companies, Inc., the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Trade Secret, an off-price retailer that operates 35 stores in Australia, from Gazal Corporation Limited for a purchase price of AUD$80M.

  3. SUPERVALU To Explore Separating Its Save-A-Lot Business

    SUPERVALU INC. recently announced that it is exploring a separation of its Save-A-Lot business, and that as part of that process it has begun preparations to allow for a possible spin-off of Save-A-Lot into a stand-alone, publicly traded company.

  4. Construction Progresses On Future IKEA Las Vegas As Iconic Blue Exterior Begins To Transform Store Opening Summer 2016

    IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, recently announced that steel framing has progressed far enough that installation of the iconic blue composite panels has begun on its future Las Vegas store.

  5. DICK'S Sporting Goods & The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation Partner With To Support And Fund Youth Sports Nationwide

    DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), along with The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation, announced today a partnership with, a leader in crowdfunding for U.S. public schools.

  6. Datalogic Technology Featured At Chicago Upscale Grocer

    Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking equipment is proud to announce that the Jade X7 automated checkout portal is being used exclusively at the Cosmopolitan Marketplace, a new format grocery store recently opened in Chicago.

  7. Toys“R”Us Cheers On Athletes From Across The Globe Participating In The Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games

    With the Special Olympics 2015 Summer World Games underway, Toys“R”Us employees throughout the greater Los Angeles, CA area are proudly showing their support by volunteering at the 10-day event. Company volunteers are on hand to encourage and cheer on the littlest athletes, as they reach personal victories in a variety of sporting activities.

  8. Nordstrom To Expand MADEWELL Partnership To 15 Additional Stores

    Plans were announced today to expand Nordstrom's partnership with MADEWELL by adding distribution to an additional 15 stores across the country. By late July, the retailer will carry the MADEWELL collection in a total of 30 locations and

  9. Lowe’s Canada Announces Aggressive Store Growth Expanding Store Count From 40 To 54 Canadian Locations

    Lowe’s Canada announced recently that in addition to completing the acquisition of 12 former Target sites, the company also plans to open two more locations in Ontario. Construction is currently underway in Ancaster and Mississauga, representing an additional investment in excess of approximately C$50M.

  10. Starbucks And PepsiCo To Bring Starbucks RTD Beverages To Latin America

    Starbucks and PepsiCo, Inc. recently announced they have entered into an agreement for the marketing, sale and distribution of Starbucks ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee and energy beverages including Starbucks Frappuccino chilled coffee drinks, Starbucks Double Shot Espresso and Cream, and Starbucks Refreshers beverages in Latin America.

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