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Dollarama quarterly profits up by 21%
By RBR Staff Writer
Canadian dollar store operator Dollarama has posted 21% increase in quarterly profit as it opens new stores, taking the number of stores to 955.
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TPG reportedly eyeing Poundworld in £120m deal
By RBR Staff Writer
Discount retailer Poundworld is expected to be snapped up by American buyout firm TPG as the talks have reportedly reached an advanced level, say sources.
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Poundland to buy rival 99p Stores for £55m
By RBR Staff Writer
British variety store retailer Poundland will acquire 99p Stores, a UK value general merchandise retailer in a £55m deal, as per a conditional sale and purchase agreement signed between the two.
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Target calls it quits in Canada
By RBR Staff Writer
Target Corporation is bidding adieu to Canada by closing all of its 133 stores after two years of operations, putting more than 17, 000 jobs at risk.
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Dollar Tree CEO loses patience in Family Dollar deal, demands shareholder vote
By RBR Staff Writer
Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser has lashed out at his Family Dollar counterpart over the delay in shareholder vote for the $8.5bn acquisition deal of Family Dollar, saying that any further delays are “unacceptable.”
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Family Dollar merger investigation plot thickens with entry of 20 state attorneys general
By RBR Staff Writer
More action seems to be in store for the acquisition drama of American discounter Family Dollar Stores by rivals Dollar General Corp and Dollar Tree Inc. as close to 20 state attorneys general join the Federal Antitrust Commission (FTC) investigation of the deal.
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Target offers shoppers convenience and great deals during final week of holiday season
With one week until Christmas, Target Corp. today announced that it will continue to offer guests unbeatable last-minute deals and free shipping on Target.com – where orders placed through Saturday, Dec. 20, can still be delivered by Christmas.
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Aldi’s new UK distribution centre plans to create 400 jobs
By RBR Staff Writer
German discount chain Aldi plans to create 400 jobs in the UK with a new distribution centre that will soon come up in Sawley, southeast Derbyshire.
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US judge says Target must face the music
By RBR Staff Writer
American retailer Target suffered a major setback recently, when a federal judge tossed its request to dismiss a lawsuit by banks seeking to recover their money which was spent on reimbursements and issuance of new cards in the wake of last year’s data breach.
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Black Friday loses sheen as weekend sales decline 11% in US
By RBR Staff Writer
Retail spending over the Thanksgiving weekend in the US registered a fall of 11% to $50.9bn, as per preliminary survey results released by the National Retail Federation (NRF).
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Aldi planning to cross into China by 2018
By RBR Staff Writer
The 100-year old German discount chain Aldi is planning to expand into China, where many western retailers such as Carrefour and Tesco have found the going tough.
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B&M set for UK expansion, to create 2,500 jobs
By RBR Staff Writer
British discount retailer B&M European Value Retail SA is planning to create 2,500 jobs by late March next year amid the growing clout of discounters in the UK market.
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Aldi acquires Bottom Dollar Food store locations
By RBR Staff Writer
Germany-based discount supermarket chain Aldi has signed a $15m deal with Belgium’s food retailer Delhaize Group to acquire its Bottom Dollar Food store locations.
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