Daily Retail News Monitor – December 11, 2019

Section A – Global Retailing Key News: By Region, Country and Company Name
Domino’s Pizza, Inc , United States (Company Site) (Ticker – DPZ) , Food and Drug Stores , LargeCap
Domino’s Pizza chairman Stephen Hemsley to step down Domino’s Pizza Group said its long-serving Chairman Stephen Hemsley will step down from the board, four months after the British pizza delivery chain announced retirement of its chief executive officer. Chief Executive Officer David Wild retired in August after the company said earlier this year it was considering replacing its CEO and chairman in the wake of the Financial Reporting Council’s revised corporate code that emphasized the need for boards to refresh themselves. Read more (Dec 10, 2019) Management Changes

VeriShip , United States (Company Site) , Supply Chain & Logistics
Shipping Expense Optimization Leader VeriShip Acquires Valence, Expanding Cost Savings to Amazon Sellers VeriShip, a leading SaaS-based shipping expense optimization platform, announced its acquisition of Valence, a software and managed service company that tracks Amazon’s operational errors for sellers in its Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program. The acquisition establishes VeriShip as the only software company to offer managed services and insights for small to mid-sized businesses shipping across the world’s largest parcel shipping and fulfillment networks – Amazon, DHL, FedEx, and UPS – and positions the company at the epicenter of the influential industry sectors of e-commerce and data analytics. Read more (Dec 10, 2019) Mergers and Acquisitions

Walmart Inc. , United States (Company Site) (Ticker – WMT) , Wholesaler/ Retailers , LargeCap
Walmart and Flipkart invest in Ninjacart that has 1,200 warehouses for grocery delivery Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart along with its parent Walmart have jointly invested an undisclosed amount in the fresh produce delivery startup Ninjacart. The acquisition of this startup comes in line with Flipkart’s recent efforts to go hyperlocal in different segments. Read more (Dec 11, 2019) Investments


Section B – Global Retailing Other News: By Region, Country and Company Name
Disco , Argentina (Company Site)
Argentina: Disco modernized Bulnes branch Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Supermayorista Vital , Argentina (Company Site)
Argentina: Supermayorista Vital remodeled Malvinas Argentinas branchRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
SushiClub , Argentina (Company Site)
Mexico: SushiClub, the classic of Argentine sushi arrives in Mexico Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Walmart Argentina , Argentina (Company Site)
Argentina: Walmart will invest more than $ 39 million in Olavarría branch Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Hudson’s Bay Company , Canada (Company Site)
Hudson’s Bay Co. sales fall as company reports $226M loss Read more(Dec 10, 2019)
Lululemon Athletica inc , Canada (Company Site)
Lululemon Athletica COO to leave Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Paseo Santa Filomena , Chile
Chile: Patronato will open on Sundays in December with offers starting at $ 1,000 Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
GO RIGO GO , Colombia (Company Site)
Colombia: Go Rigo Go continues to position itself nationally Read more(Dec 10, 2019)
Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V. , Mexico (Company Site)
Mexico: Vips goes by menu for delivery apps and will renew 40 branchesRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
Deportes Martí , Mexico (Company Site)
Mexico: Martí seeks to double its revenue from e-commerceRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
Amazon.com Inc , United States (Company Site)
Amazon Increased Its Dominance Of The UK Ecommerce Market In 2019Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Ascena Retail +35% after unexpected profit Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Ashley HomeStore , United States (Company Site)
Ronald G. Wanek, Founder of Ashley Furniture, to Receive 2020 Horatio Alger Award Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
AutoZone, Inc , United States (Company Site)
AutoZone 1st Quarter Same Store Sales Increase 3.4%; EPS Increases to $14.30 Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Buenos Aires Bakery Cafe , United States (Company Site)
Argentina: Retailer Bakery reaches 27 outlets Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc , United States (Company Site)
C&S Wholesale Grocers Announces Support of Ahold Delhaize USA’s Transition to a Self-Distribution Network Read more (Dec 11, 2019)
Celerant Technology , United States (Company Site)
Celerant Technology Ranks #1 Retail Software in the RIS LeaderBoard 2020… again Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Celerant Technology Corp. , United States (Company Site)
Celerant Technology Ranks #1 Retail Software in the RIS LeaderBoard 2020 Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Conagra Brands, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Conagra Brands Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Conn’s Inc , United States (Company Site)
Conn’s, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Financial ResultsRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
DealerSocket , United States (Company Site)
DealerSocket Innovates with New Single Page Appraisal and AI/ML for its Ideal Inventory Model within its Inventory+ Software Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Design Within Reach, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Design Within Reach Opens Outlet Store in Leesburg, VirginiaRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
Designer Brands Inc , United States (Company Site)
Designer Brands Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Designer Brands Inc , United States (Company Site)
Warm weather whacks Designer Brands Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
DRY Soda Company , United States (Company Site)
DRY Soda Company Announces Strategic Investment in Sans Bar Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
eBay Inc. , United States (Company Site)
eBay Carves Out a Niche in Online Retail Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
eBay Inc. , United States (Company Site)
HyperX Partners with eBay and Gamers Outreach for Charity Stream to Benefit Children in Hospitals Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Extended Stay America, Inc , United States (Company Site)
Extended Stay America® Continues to Expand Its Presence in Florida With New Property in Gibsonton Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Flexsteel Industries, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Flexsteel Industries, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Francesca’s Holdings Corp , United States (Company Site)
francesca’s® Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Financial ResultsRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
GameStop Corp. , United States (Company Site)
GameStop Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results and Updates Fiscal 2019 Guidance Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
General Mills, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
General Mills Partners with Milk Bar Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Genifer M , United States (Company Site)
GENIFER M Jewelry Says “Do Your Holiday Shopping in Las Vegas” Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Gigi’s Cupcakes , United States (Company Site)
TV Chef Jason Smith And Gigi’s Cupcakes Announce Partnership Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Goodman Networks Incorporated , United States (Company Site)
Goodman Networks Appoints Daniel Pidgeon as President of Home Services Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Grabango , United States (Company Site)
World-renowned Computer Vision Researcher Joins Leading Retail Technology Innovator Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
GURHAN , United States (Company Site)
GURHAN Jewelry Brand is On Top of Today’s Changing Consumer Wants Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Healthy Spot , United States (Company Site)
Healthy Spot Announces Acquisition of Holistic Hound Pet Retail StoreRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
iHerb , United States (Company Site)
U.S.-Based Wellness Retailer, iHerb.com, Launches LoveLetter.com, One-Stop-Shop For Beauty And Self-Care Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Ingles Markets, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Ingles Markets, Incorporated Reports Record Sales for Fiscal 2019 Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
KeHE Distributors, LLC , United States (Company Site)
KeHE Welcomes New Mission-Based CAREtrade® Partners Read more(Dec 10, 2019)
Linio Group , United States (Company Site)
Peru: Linio activated store pickup service Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Liquidity Services, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Liquidity Services Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Results Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Mercari, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Mercari Makes Handbag Authentication Easy Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Modani Furniture , United States (Company Site)
Home Furnishing Company, Modani Furniture, Opens Another Florida Location Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Nathan’s Famous, Inc , United States (Company Site)
Nathan’s Famous Hires Industry Veterans to Lead Franchise Development and Operations Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Nike, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Nike Patents ‘CryptoKicks’ Blockchain Shoes Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Old Navy , United States (Company Site)
Old Navy taps Postmates to help it make same-day deliveries of last-minute holiday gifts Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial Results Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. Appoints John Swygert President and CEO and Director Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
ParTech, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Zao Asian Café Selects PAR Technology’s Cloud-Based Brink POS® Software Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Popspots , United States (Company Site)
Popspots Raises $5 Million to Modernize the Grocery IndustryRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
Ranpak Holdings Corp , United States (Company Site)
Ranpak Announces Proposed Public Offering of Class A Common StockRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
Re-Bath, LLC , United States (Company Site)
Re-Bath Makes a Splash in San Antonio, Announces Signed AgreementRead more (Dec 10, 2019)
Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc , United States (Company Site)
Perfect Corp. Partners with Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. on ColorView™ AI Hair Color Try-On Experience Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Shipt, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Shipt Teams With Sur La Table Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Shopify Inc , United States (Company Site)
Retina’s Shopify Integration Levels Playing Field for E-commerce Companies, Just in Time for the Holidays Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Sidecar , United States (Company Site)
Sidecar’s Cyber Five 2019 Analysis Shows Shifting Retail Digital Marketing Strategy Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Sovereign Sportsman Solutions , United States (Company Site)
Sovereign Sportsman Solutions Adds Jamie Baskin as SVP, Finance Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
SupplyHouse.com , United States (Company Site)
Teaching Girls They Can Be Plumbers Too Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Symphony RetailAI , United States (Company Site)
Quadrant Knowledge Solutions Names Symphony RetailAI a 2019 Technology Leader in the Omnichannel OMS Market Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Taco Bell , United States (Company Site)
Taco Bell launches Melbourne store with world’s first “tram-thru” Read more (Dec 11, 2019)
Tailored Brands, Inc , United States (Company Site)
Tailored Brands: Crumpled Quarter Expected But Everything Will Smooth Out Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Orlando, Florida Read more(Dec 10, 2019)
The Columbia Sportswear Company , United States (Company Site)
Sarah A. Bany Steps Down from Columbia Sportswear Company’s Board of Directors Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
The Kanvas Company , United States (Company Site)
Kanvas™ Enables Brands to Deliver Transparency and Product Authentication with Launch of Packaging Solution Powered by KanvasAR™ Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Walmart Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Walmart partners with self-driving startup Nuro to test autonomous grocery delivery in Houston Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Walmart Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Nuro brings autonomous delivery service to Walmart customers Read more(Dec 10, 2019)
ZoomCare , United States (Company Site)
ZOOM+Care launches 4th Vancouver, WA clinic in Vancouver Heights area Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Moose Toys , Australia (Company Site)
Moose Toys’ Kindi Kids Recognized as No. 1 U.S. Property Launch Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
J-Scent , Japan (Company Site)
J-Scent Invites Their Fragrance Evaluator from Japan to Tigerlily in San Francisco and Scent Bar in DT Los Angeles This Coming Weekend Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Toppen Shopping Centre , Malaysia (Company Site)
The world’s first Coke cafe in a cinema opens in Malaysia Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Pandora A/S , Denmark (Company Site)
Colombia: Pandora opens a new establishment in Medellín Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Caroll International S.A. , France (Company Site)
GTT Connects Caroll’s European Retail Operations Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Carrefour S.A. , France (Company Site)
Argentina: Carrefour and La Anónima sign agreement for the Christmas Basket Read more (Dec 11, 2019)
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V , Netherlands (Company Site)
Ahold Delhaize USA Announces Three-Year, $480 Million Investment to Transform Supply Chain for Future Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Adolfo Dominguez, S.A. , Spain (Company Site)
Colombia: Adolfo Domínguez takes up his position in the country Read more (Dec 10, 2019)
Mango , Spain (Company Site)
Mexico: Mango continues to grow and returns to Guadalajara Read more(Dec 10, 2019)
Watches of Switzerland , United Kingdom (Company Site)
Watches of Switzerland scopes out further acquisitions in U.SRead more (Dec 10, 2019)

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