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Boohoo Group Acquires MissPap

Boohoo Group has acquired Internet-only women’s fashion brand MissPap. The acquisition adds to Boohoo Group’s collection of banners, which include Nasty Gal and PrettyLittleThing.

Amazon Plans to Drop its Pop-Up Stores

Amazon plans to close 87 of its pop-up stores by the end of April, a company spokesperson confirmed to the Wall Street Journal. The pop-ups sell other brands of Amazon consumer electronics products, and their existence underscores Amazon’s willingness to experiment with various retail formats and make changes based on data collected.

Amazon Reportedly Planning to Open Several Dozen Non-Whole Foods-Branded Grocery Stores

Amazon is reportedly planning to expand its presence in the U.S. grocery market through building new stores to be operated under a banner other than its acquired Whole Foods Markets and with a more typical product offering. Amazon is also considering the acquisition of several region chains. At the same time, the company is expanding its fleet of Whole Foods Market and Amazon Go stores.