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Former Express Marketing Exec Joins NRF

Former Express Marketing Exec Joins NRF

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has appointed Cristina Ceresoli, former VP of Marketing and Public Relations at Express, as its new SVP for retail strategy. In her new role, Ceresoli...

Amazon Go Technology Director Leaves Company

Amazon Go Technology Director Leaves Company

Bali Raghaven, Director of Amazon’s “walk out” technology within Amazon Go stores, the retailer’s completely checkout-free grocery market, has left for a Vice President of Engineering position at the real...

Carrefour Names New CEO And Chairman

Carrefour Names New CEO And Chairman

Alexandre Bompard will take on the roles of CEO and Chairman at French multinational retailer Carrefour. Bompard will resign from his current role as Chief Executive of Consumer Electronics at...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Amazon Gobbles Up Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

Amazon Gobbles Up Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

Amazon hasn’t been shy about its desires to push into grocery — but it has just made a big and definitive move. The e-Commerce giant will acquire Whole Foods Market...

FTC Reportedly Recommends Blocking Walgreens-Rite Aid Merger

FTC Reportedly Recommends Blocking Walgreens-Rite Aid Merger

After months of speculation, the long-awaited Walgreens-Rite Aid merger may be closer to falling through than actually being consummated. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) staff is recommending the agency file...

BCBG Sells Assets To Exit Bankruptcy

BCBG Sells Assets To Exit Bankruptcy

Fashion retailer BCBG Max Azria Group has reached an agreement to sell most of its assets to brand acquisition and development company Marquee Brands, and apparel and footwear company, Global...

Financial News

Blue Apron Seeks IPO To Raise More Than $500M

Blue Apron Seeks IPO To Raise More Than $500M

Blue Apron is seeking an IPO that could raise more than $500 million for the meal kit delivery service that, despite impressive growth, has yet to turn a profit. The...

Target Leads $170 Million Funding Round For Casper

Target Leads $170 Million Funding Round For Casper

UPDATE: Casper confirmed it has raised a $170 million Series C investment round led by Target. Existing investors Lerer Hippeau Ventures, IVP and New Enterprise Associates are participating in the round...

Unbxd Raises $12.5 Million To Improve AI Platform

Unbxd Raises $12.5 Million To Improve AI Platform

Unbxd, an e-Commerce product discovery platform, has raised $12.5 million in Series C funding led by Eight Roads Ventures, the investment arm of Fidelity International Limited. The company will use...