Daily Retail News Monitor – December 16, 2019

Global Retailing Top News
Americas
Chili’s Grill & Bar  , United States (Company Site) , Retail Chain
Chili’s Grill & Bar Vietnam launches in Ho Chi Minh City US chain Chili’s Grill & Bar has opened its first restaurant in Vietnam in partnership with local food-franchise operator Golden Gate Restaurant Group. Located at SC VivoCity mall in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7, the new restaurant is the 1700th Chili’s outlet worldwide. Read more (Dec 13, 2019) Expansion/ Diversification

McDonald’s Corporation , United States (Company Site) (Ticker – MCD) , Food and Drug Stores , LargeCap
Innovation: McDonald’s opened a store with digital gadgets in the process of purchase McDonald’s is committed to an innovative system that aims to streamline and digitize the purchasing system. The fast food chain implements a digital tool with an easy-to-use model called “Experience of the Future” in its newly opened location. The new establishment, located in the Jockey Plaza, has an interactive platform that marks the beginning of the company’s transformation plan for all its restaurants and the entry of the brand to shopping centers in Peru. Read more (Dec 13, 2019) Innovations


Sam’s West, Inc , United States (Company Site) , Cash & Carry/ Warehouse Club
Sam’s Club agrees to buy tech and team from WPP’s Triad Sam’s Club has agreed to acquire proprietary technology and much of the team that works on its account from WPP’s Triad for undisclosed terms. The deal follows a move by Sam’s Club’s corporate sibling Walmart to bring digital advertising sales and related analytics work in-house earlier this year from Triad, which had handled the work since 2004, eliminating Triad’s biggest account. Triad’s relationship with Sam’s Club goes back to 2007. Read more (Dec 13, 2019) Mergers and Acquisitions


 

Global Retailing Other News
Americas
Patagonia Flooring , Argentina (Company Site)
Argentina: Patagonia Flooring opens a new store in San Isidro Read more(Dec 13, 2019)
Canada Goose Holdings Inc. , Canada (Company Site)
Canada Goose’s jackets are getting marked down for the holidaysRead more (Dec 14, 2019)
Hudson’s Bay Company , Canada (Company Site)
Catalyst Comments on Misrepresentations by Richard Baker and Insiders of Hudson’s Bay Company Exposed in OSC Hearings Read more (Dec 16, 2019)
Lululemon Athletica inc , Canada (Company Site)
Lululemon Continues To Dominate The Retail Space Read more (Dec 14, 2019)
Mene Inc , Canada (Company Site)
Mene Inc. Unveils New ‘Mene x’ Louise Bourgeois Jewelry CollectionRead more (Dec 13, 2019)
Empresas La Polar S.A. , Chile (Company Site)
Chile: La Polar confirms the resignation of its director Felipe Baraona Undurraga Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Vélez  , Colombia (Company Site)
Latin American fashion paves its way into Europe: Colombian Cueros Vélez and Studio F plan openings Read more (Dec 16, 2019)
Allied Wallet , United States (Company Site)
Allied Wallet Reaches 1,000 Live Merchants in Thailand Read more(Dec 15, 2019)
Amazon.com Inc , United States (Company Site)
Amazon’s Revenue To Double By 2023 Driven By AWS, Ads, And Prime. Read more (Dec 15, 2019)
Amazon.com Inc , United States (Company Site)
Amazon Launches Battery-Powered Echo in India Read more (Dec 15, 2019)
Amazon.com Inc , United States (Company Site)
Amazon will be the most important company of the 2020s Read more(Dec 13, 2019)
Amazon.com Inc , United States (Company Site)
Amazon teams up with Citizen for a classier looking Echo wall clockRead more (Dec 13, 2019)
American Dream Meadowlands , United States (Company Site)
IT’SUGAR officially opens at American Dream, and it’s massively sweetRead more (Dec 14, 2019)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc , United States (Company Site)
Chipotle’s new secret weapon could make its CEO’s quesadilla dreams a reality Read more (Dec 14, 2019)
Genesco Inc , United States (Company Site)
Genesco Fits 400 Children With New Footwear For The HolidaysRead more (Dec 13, 2019)
GNC Holdings Inc , United States (Company Site)
GNC Welcomes New Chief U.S. Officer as it Completes Leadership Evolution Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Griddy , United States (Company Site)
Griddy CEO Greg Craig rewinds the price spikes of August Read more(Dec 13, 2019)
Hallmark Cards, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Hallmark Affirms Its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Read more (Dec 16, 2019)
Harley’s Dream Online Store , United States (Company Site)
Pet Store Retail Ordinances Gain Momentum in Colorado Read more (Dec 15, 2019)
Hyatt Hotels Corporation , United States (Company Site)
Andaz Brand Debuts in Dubai With the Opening of Andaz Dubai The Palm Read more (Dec 15, 2019)
Kate Spade New York , United States (Company Site)
Kate Spade’s CEO resigns Read more (Dec 15, 2019)
Kiehl’s LLC , United States (Company Site)
Kiehl’s Seoul pop up exhibition uses digital engagement to share Christmas cheer Read more (Dec 16, 2019)
Publix Super Markets, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Publix inks deal for uptown store Read more (Dec 14, 2019)
Reebok International Ltd. , United States (Company Site)
Vegan sneakers set to be next plant-based craze in 2020 Read more(Dec 14, 2019)
Regis Corporation , United States (Company Site)
Regis Announces the Franchise of Over 100 Salons in the United Kingdom to the Bushell Investment Group Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
RH , United States (Company Site)
RH Unveils RH Columbus, The Gallery at Easton Town Center Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
SBE Entertainment Group , United States (Company Site)
sbe Announces the Opening of Its Second Gourmet Breakfast Eatery EllaMia at Award-Winning Property Mondrian Doha  Read more (Dec 16, 2019)
Shoe Carnival Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Shoe Carnival Announces New $50 Million Share Repurchase Program and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
ShopStyle , United States (Company Site)
ShopStyle Appoints Alison Stiefel General Manager of ShopStyle.com & Lindsay Jerutis General Manager of ShopStyle Collective Read more(Dec 13, 2019)
Starbucks Corporation , United States (Company Site)
Dimensi Eksklusif and Starbucks among big winners at Malaysia Airports Concessionaire Awards Read more (Dec 14, 2019)
Starbucks Corporation , United States (Company Site)
Costa Rica: Starbucks coffee reaches the retail market Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
The Timberland Company , United States (Company Site)
Timberland pledges to plant 26,000 trees in Ghana Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Tibi , United States (Company Site)
Fashion brand Tibi to launch exclusive tote inspired by preschoolersRead more (Dec 13, 2019)
Veggie Grill , United States (Company Site)
Veggie Grill, The Largest 100% Plant-Based, Premium Fast-Casual Brand Opens First New York City Location On December 13 Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Vince Holding Corp , United States (Company Site)
Vince Holding Corp. Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results Read more(Dec 13, 2019)
Whole Foods Market Inc , United States (Company Site)
Whole Foods is coming to the Parks at Walter Reed Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Yogibo LLC , United States (Company Site)
Yogibo Becomes First Certified Sensory Inclusive Retail Chain, Helping to Ease the Holiday Shopping Experience for the Autism Community Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Asia
Restaurant Brands , New Zealand (Company Site)
KFC helps boost Restaurant Brands Q3 sales Read more (Dec 16, 2019)
The Shilla Duty Free Shop , South Korea (Company Site)
Shilla and Estée Lauder launch travel exclusive Radiant Skin Essentials Collection Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Burger King Taiwan , Taiwan (Company Site)
Burger King Taiwan gives away 10,000 burgers to McDonald’s, KFC customers Read more (Dec 16, 2019)
Europe
Decathlon S.A , France (Company Site)
Chile: Decathlon strengthens in our country Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Hennes & Mauritz AB  , Sweden (Company Site)
Chile: H&M opens store in Santiago that includes Home format Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Dufry , Switzerland (Company Site)
Puig partners with Dufry for Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Latin American launch Read more (Dec 13, 2019)
Burberry Group PLC , United Kingdom (Company Site)
Burberry launches Google Lens pop-up experience Read more (Dec 16, 2019)
Hamleys , United Kingdom (Company Site)
Hamleys plots comeback Read more (Dec 16, 2019)
Mothercare plc , United Kingdom (Company Site)
Mothercare rescues UK presence with Boots supply deal Read more(Dec 13, 2019)
The Hut Group , United Kingdom (Company Site)
UK’s Hut Group raises one billion euros for expansion Read more (Dec 16, 2019)

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David is the founder of Gordon Magazine. David's experience spans investment banking, journalism, marketing and technology.

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