Daily Retail News Monitor – December 18, 2019

Global Retailing Key News
Parkland Fuel Corporation , Canada (Company Site) (Ticker – PKI) , Other Specialty , LargeCap
Parkland completes acquisition of assets from Mort Distributing, Inc. Parkland Fuel Corporation announced that through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, “Parkland USA”), it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the assets of Mort Distributing, Inc. and its affiliates. Read more (Dec 17, 2019) Mergers and Acquisitions

Peet’s Coffee , United States (Company Site) , Food and Drug Stores
GLOBAL: JDE And Peet’s Coffee To Merge Ahead Of Potential IPO Investment company JAB Holdings has announced that it is combining its coffee businesses, Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) and Peet’s Coffee, into a single entity which will potentially be listed on the stock market in an initial public share offering (IPO) next year. Read more (Dec 17, 2019) Mergers and Acquisitions

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. , United States (Company Site) (Ticker – EL) , Apparel/ Footwear/ Personal Goods Specialty , LargeCap
The Estée Lauder Companies Completes Its Acquisition of Dr. Jart+ The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Have & Be Co. Ltd., the Seoul-based, global skin care company behind Dr. Jart+ and men’s grooming brand Do The Right Thing. Read more (Dec 17, 2019) Mergers and Acquisitions


Global Retailing Other News
iFood , Brazil (Company Site)
Colombia: iFood plans to use robots to deliver homes Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Lojas Renner S.A. , Brazil (Company Site)
Argentina: Renner will open its local room in the old Falabella Florida store Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Via Varejo SA , Brazil (Company Site)
Brazil’s Via Varejo sees sales rising over 30% in 2020 on revamp Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
CF Fairview Mall , Canada (Company Site)
Apple Store at Toronto’s Fairview Mall to Nearly Double in Size Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Petro-Canada , Canada (Company Site)
Petro-Canada announces completion of coast-to-coast network of EV fast chargers Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Alto Las Condes , Chile (Company Site)
Chile: Meet the new Entel e) store Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Falabella , Chile (Company Site)
Chile: Falabella launches pilot project in Peru that unites Sodimac and Maestro Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Albertsons Companies, Inc , United States (Company Site)
Albertsons Companies Specialty Care Joins AssistRx Specialty Pharmacy Network Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Amazon.com Inc , United States (Company Site)
Amazon to source directly from farmers Read more (Dec 18, 2019)
Appriss Retail , United States (Company Site)
Appriss Retail Named a Leader by RIS News Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw , United States (Company Site)
Original “Hot Chicken” Restaurant Opens Permanent Home At Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Blue Apron Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Blue Apron Announces New Collaboration with American Diabetes Association® to Offer Recipes For a Healthy Lifestyle Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Bojangles’ Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Bojangles’® and Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Announce New National Franchise Development Partnership Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Caribou Coffee , United States (Company Site)
Caribou Coffee Spills The Beans On Customer Loyalty In The Mobile Age Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Centric Software , United States (Company Site)
Centric Software launches first PLM for manufacturers Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Club Pilates , United States (Company Site)
Fitness Concept ‘Club Pilates’ Launches Major Location Expansion in Canada Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Costco Wholesale Corporation , United States(Company Site)
Costco, Instacart expand alcohol delivery to 200 club stores Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
eBay Inc. , United States (Company Site)
eBay Eliminates Sneaker Seller Fees for the First Time and Unveils New December Drop Series Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Groupon , United States (Company Site)
Groupon Announces John J. Higginson as Chief Technology OfficerRead more (Dec 17, 2019)
H-E-B , United States (Company Site)
H-E-B MacGregor store brings fresh food to Third Ward Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Impact 21 , United States (Company Site)
Impact 21 Adds Scott Burchfield and Mirek Kula as Principal Consultants to Help Clients Improve Store Operations, Digital Transformation, Technology Strategy, and More Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Jazzmen Rice LLC , United States (Company Site)
Jazzmen Rice Unveils New Jasmine Rice Flavor Blends Read more(Dec 17, 2019)
Macy’s, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Macy’s, Inc. Announces Early Results and Upsizing of Debt Tender Offer Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Meijer Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Meijer keeps up a fun holiday tradition Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Microzu , United States (Company Site)
Microzu New Safe and Secure Platform for Holidays Shoppers Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
New Era Cap Company, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Peru: New Era takes hold in the country with its second store in the capital Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Novolex , United States (Company Site)
Novolex Honored as ‘Safety Company of the Year’ Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc , United States (Company Site)
Petco makes smart merchandising a pet project Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
PetSmart Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Pets Can Celebrate the New Year with PetSmart’s Holiday Party Collection Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Pizza Hut , United States (Company Site)
Peru: Pizza Hut grows in preference of Lima executives, while McDonald’s decreasesRead more (Dec 17, 2019)
Popeyes , United States (Company Site)
Popeyes is trolling Chick-fil-A by specifically recruiting sandwich makers to work on Sundays Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Purple Innovation, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Purple Ranks 1 in J.D. Power 2019 Mattress Satisfaction Report Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Repurpose, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Repurpose Launches Reusables Line of Sustainable Tableware Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Saladworks, LLC , United States (Company Site)
Saladworks expands in Wakefern supermarkets Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Bacardi First to Launch Holiday eCommerce Ad Campaign with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Symphony RetailAI , United States (Company Site)
Symphony RetailAI to Further Demonstrate AI’s Power at NRF 2020 Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Taco Bell , United States (Company Site)
Taco Bell’s® 21 $1 Menu Offerings Lead The Way For Value In 2020Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
The Pep Boys: Manny, Moe & Jack , United States(Company Site)
Toys for Tots Receives Donations from Pep Boys Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Trans World Entertainment Corporation  , United States (Company Site)
Trans World Entertainment Announces Third Quarter Results Read more (Dec 18, 2019)
Volusion , United States (Company Site)
Volusion Debuts Seamless SMB Financing With Volusion CapitalRead more (Dec 17, 2019)
Whole Foods Market Inc , United States (Company Site)
Whole Foods-anchored Shoppes at Ellis Preserve sells for $60M  Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Yum! Brands, Inc. , United States (Company Site)
Argus cools on Yum Brands Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Jollibee , Philippines (Company Site)
Fast-Food Sensation Jollibee Continues Aggressive North American Expansion with Two New Canadian Locations in One Week Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Eataly , Italy (Company Site)
Eataly Opening Italian Food Market in Silicon Valley Read more (Dec 17, 2019)
Samsonite International S.A. , Luxembourg (Company Site)
Peru: Samonsite opens a new store in Lima Read more(Dec 17, 2019)
Makro Supermayorista , Netherlands (Company Site)
Peru: Makro Invests in S / 20 million in a sustainable store in Huacho Read more (Dec 17, 2019)


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