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Google has launched a new feature with the purpose of making it easier to shop from search results. The retailer has also entered an agreement to acquire Pointy, a company that helps local retailers list their product inventory online.

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7-Eleven, Inc. is set to acquire more than 100 independently run 7-Eleven stores, all of which are located in the greater Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Store network to exceed 9,700 after acquisition At the end of November 2019, 7-Eleven, Inc in North America (U.S and Canada) had 9,631 stores (including franchised and directly operated stores). The deal is expected to close in 60-90 days...
It’s been almost two years since Amazon Go opened to the public in Seattle. We visited a recently opened store in New York to see how the format is evolving. Over the last two years, the network has grown to 24 stores across four cities, Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago and New York. The retailer has opened in a mix of locations, with a range of different footprints, typically 1,000 to 1,500 sq...
Walmart has made a series of leadership changes at its US stores and Sam’s Club operations, including appointing a new chief merchandising officer for its core domestic business. Scott McCall becomes chief merchandising officer As reported by Talk Business and Politics, Scott McCall is appointed as the retailer’s new chief merchandising officer. Steve Bratspies, who has held the role for th...


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