On April 11, 2019, Walmart announced plans to acquire the assets and technology of Silicon Valley-based advertising-technology startup Polymorph Labs for an undisclosed amount.
M&A activity has risen in the US retail sector over the past 10 years, in terms of deal value and number of deals, and the same trend applies within the mass-merchandiser sector.
New Retail Briefing #5: Alipay Pushes Cross-Border Payment; JD.com Continues Unstaffed Delivery Initiatives Abroad
“New Retail” is a model for integrating online retail, offline retail and logistics across a single value chain powered by data and technology. In this biweekly series, we cover important developments in New Retail in China and beyond.
Each of our Sector Overview reports provides an essential briefing on a sector or market. In US drugstore retailing. Collaborations and alliances formed last year will manifest synergies in the form of innovation in offerings.
Sector Overview: Consumer Packaged Goods — Demand Is Strong, but Companies Must Be Agile to Meet Consumers’ Needs
Each of our Sector Overview reports provides an essential briefing on a sector or market. In this report, we review the global consumer packaged goods (CPG) market.
On January 28, Unilever announced it had acquired The Laundress, a premium detergent and fabric care company headquartered in New York. The Laundress was founded in 2004 by Gwen Whiting and Lindsey Boyd after two years of research yielded a non-toxic line of laundry and home cleaning products. The portfolio now includes over 85 eco-friendly products. Unilever said The Laundress will continue to operate from its New York City headquarters and that the two founders will remain in place to lead the business and operate the brand’s flagship store in New York.
Get ready for better stores and better retailing. We expect 2019 to be a year of reinvention — and not just for the retail sector as a whole, but for physical stores in particular. As we outline over the following pages, we anticipate that the year will be marked by spectacular retail, fast retail and smart retail.
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Walmart Further Expands Brand Portfolio with Acquisition of Lingerie and Sleepwear Retailer Bare Necessities
On Friday, October 12, Walmart announced that it had acquired lingerie and sleepwear retailer Bare Necessities for an undisclosed amount.
Walmart announced that it will acquire plus-size apparel brand and retailer Eloquii for an undisclosed amount. Walmart has recently acquired several other apparel brands, including Bonobos in June 2017.
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Michael Kors (Kors) gained a foothold in the world of elite European fashion on Tuesday by striking a $2.12 billion deal to acquire Versace.
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Alibaba Group has invested $2.2 billion in Focus Media, China’s largest outdoor marketing company.
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