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Toys"R"Us to hire 45,000 employees for holiday season
By RBR Staff Writer
Toys"R"Us, a US-based toy and juvenile products retailer, is planning to hire about 45,000 seasonal employees across its outlets and distribution centers in the US.
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Shopko selects Innotrac to enhance e-commerce operations
By RBR Staff Writer
US-based retailer Shopko has selected Innotrac - a provider of integrating digital technology, fulfillment, contact center and business intelligence solutions - as its new e-commerce solution to enhance its online operations.
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Sports Direct reports 18.2% rise in sales
Sports Direct International, the sportswear retailer, reported sales of £613.3m for the 13 weeks to 28 July 2013, a rise of 18.2% compared to a year ago.
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Rakuten to acquire Viki
Japanese Internet retailer Rakuten Inc. will acquire Viki Inc., a streaming video service provider, as part of expansion into new digital offerings.
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Books-A-Million net sales down 8.6% in Q2 2013
By RBR Staff Writer
Books-A-Million, a US-based bookstores chain, reported 8.6% decrease in net sales to $109.2m during the second quarter ended 3 August 2013 compared to $119.5m in year-ago quarter ended 28 July 2012.
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Video game retailer GameStop posts 10.7% decline in Q2 sales
By RBR Staff Writer
GameStop, an American video game retailer, has reported 10.7% decline in net sales to $1.38bn for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2013, compared to $1.55bn in the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
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Toys retailer Kinderdreams debuts in India
By RBR Staff Writer
KidsKinder Dreams India, an Indo-German joint venture, has unveiled its first retail chain India.
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Stationery retailer Smiggle to enter UK market
By RBR Staff Writer
Smiggle, an Australian stationery retailer, plans to foray into the UK market, as part of an international expansion.
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Golfsmith, GOLFZON collaborate to launch golf retail chain in South Korea
By RBR Staff Writer
Golfsmith International, a US-based specialty golf retailer, has inked a definitive licensing deal with GOLFZON to launch a retail chain under the Golfsmith brand in South Korea.
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UK consumers spent £993m on video entertainment in H1 2013
By RBR Staff Writer
UK consumers had spent nearly £993m on both physical and digital video entertainment during the first half (H1) of 2013, according to a report by the British Video Association (BVA).
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RadioShack opens first bookstore at University of Texas
By RBR Staff Writer
RadioShack, a national retailer of mobile technology products and services, has unveiled its first bookstore - University Co-op - at the University of Texas in Austin to expand its presence into non-traditional channels through brand extension and partnership.
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WHSmith tests franchise model for market penetration
By RBR Staff Writer
WHSmith, a British retailers of books, magazines, newspapers, entertainment products and stationary, is testing the franchise model of its brand to independent newsagents in a move to expand its footprint.
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Bookseller Barnes & Noble to stop Nook tablet manufacturing
By RBR Staff Writer
American bookseller Barnes & Noble has decided to cease manufacturing Nook color tablets and search for a third party partner to produce them, after the company reported loss on the product in the fiscal year ended 27 April.
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Indigo Books & Music partners with Apple
By RBR Staff Writer
Indigo Books & Music, a Canadian book, gift and specialty toy retailer, has collaborated with electronics giant Apple to open 40 Apple stores within its superstores by 2014.
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Canadian online retailer Sporting Life acquires Tommy & Lefebvre
By RBR Staff Writer
Sporting Life, a Canada-based online and in-store retailer of fashion and sporting goods, has acquired Tommy & Lefebvre, a specialty sporting goods retailer.
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