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Target Corporation
Target· 23 Aug 2019

500 Remodels and 100 New Stores: Target’s Celebrating a Milestone Summer

We’re always excited when we open the doors to a new or freshly-remodeled Target store—but this summer brings two extra special milestones: We cut the ribbon on our 100th small-format store, and we surpassed our 500th store remodel. “In 2017, we made a big bet on putting our stores at the center of how we serve our guests,” says Target’s Chief Operating Officer John Mulligan.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Talk Business· 21 Aug 2019

Walmart selects design team for new home office campus in Bentonville

Walmart’s new home office campus is taking shape as Gensler, a global architecture firm, was chosen to oversee the massive building project from start to finish. In a blog post Wednesday (Aug. 21) by executive vice president of corporate affairs Dan Bartlett, Walmart said Gensler has a proven track record of designing and building corporate campuses that reflect the culture, values and business needs of its clients.

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WPP Plc
Wpp· 21 Aug 2019

WPP to launch two co-location campuses in India

As part of its global growth strategy, WPP will invest in two co-location campuses in India. The roll-out will commence with more than 3,800 people moving into a new Mumbai Campus in late August, while a Gurugram Campus will be set up next year.

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Hershey Co
Food Manufacture· 21 Aug 2019

Snack brand Fulfil targets UK after Hershey investment

Irish protein snack bar company Fulfil Nutrition plans to ramp up its “aggressive” expansion into the UK and Europe after securing minority investment from US confectionery giant The Hershey Co. Described by Fulfil’s owners as a “key milestone”​ in the development of the company, the Hershey investment follows on from Allied Irish Banks’ minority investment in 2018.

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News Corp
Newscorpaustralia· 20 Aug 2019

delicious. announces expansion plans as winners of the delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards are revealed

delicious. has revealed two new brand extensions, as the winners of the 2019 delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards, the country’s most prestigious food industry event, were announced overnight at a gala ceremony at the State Theatre in Sydney.delicious.

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Hershey Co
Foodnavigator· 20 Aug 2019

Hershey targets European expansion with Fulfil acquisition

Hershey has acquired a 'significant' minority stake in Irish protein bar maker Fulfil, which may itself use the move to eye US growth.Hershey’s acquisition of a significant minority stake in Fulfil paves the way for the US confectionery giant to expand in Europe -- where it is currently poorly represented -- and sets the stage for the fast-growing Irish snack brand to assault the US market.Hershey, the largest chocolate and snack brand in the US, has taken a minority stake in Dublin-based Fulfil.

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Staples, Inc.
RIS News· 19 Aug 2019

Staples Opens Future Store Concepts

Staples has been opening new store concepts with modern customer experiences. Its latest—the newly renovated Oakville store in Canada. In June, Staples launched Staples Studio in the U.S., an in-store take on coworking for small businesses, entrepreneurs and commuters, now open inside three Massachusetts Staples locations: Brighton, Danvers and Norwood.

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The Kroger Co
Walgreens· 19 Aug 2019

Kroger and Walgreens to Expand Exploratory Pilot to Knoxville, Tennessee

Building on an exploratory pilot launched in October 2018 , The Kroger Co. and Walgreens announced the introduction of a new test area for the retailers, featuring the expansion of Kroger Express and Kroger Pickup at select Walgreens stores as well as the launch of Walgreens’ owned-brand health and beauty products in 17 Kroger stores in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Nike Inc
The Business Journals· 19 Aug 2019

Nike buys building for proposed Arizona manufacturing plant

Nike Inc. has spent nearly $70 million for a building that will be transformed into a manufacturing facility in Phoenix.The Washington County-based apparel maker paid cash for an industrial facility near the Phoenix Goodyear Airport, an area that has become a hotbed of industrial development.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Xinhua News Agency· 19 Aug 2019

Walmart to add 100 stores in Guangdong in next 5 years

Retail giant Walmart is expected to add 100 new stores in south China's Guangdong Province in the next five years, according to Monday's Shenzhen Special Zone Daily.The stores will include the company's Sam's Club warehouse

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Nike Inc
Entrepreneur· 16 Aug 2019

Nike Is Entering Into a Subscription Model Business

Nike is entering the subscription model with a kids sneaker club. The subscription service is called the Nike Adventure Club. It will allow parents to order shoes for their kids ages 2 to 10 either on a quarterly, bimonthly or monthly basis.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Arkansas Business· 15 Aug 2019

Walmart Celebrates New Contact Center in Springdale

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday to christen its new contact center at the site of a former Sam's Club on South Thompson Street in Springdale.Walmart moved the center from a Bentonville location that had to make way for the retailer's new headquarters.

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Meritor, Inc.
Crains Detroit· 15 Aug 2019

Troy-based Meritor opens $36.5 million axle assembly facility in India

Troy-based Meritor Inc. is boosting its manufacturing capacity in India with a new $36.5 million axle assembly facility.The facility will be located at Automotive Axles in Mysore, India, the supplier's joint venture with Indian business

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Meritor, Inc.
Dbusiness· 15 Aug 2019

Meritor in Troy Opens Axle Assembly Facility, R&D Center in India

Meritor Inc. in Troy has opened a new $36.5 million axle assembly facility at Automotive Axles, its joint venture with Kalyani Group, along with a R&D center in India.Meritor Inc.

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EdgeConneX Inc
Datacenters· 15 Aug 2019

EdgeConneX Opens its Buenos Aires Edge Data Center

EdgeConneX, the pioneer in edge data center development, has launched its newest facility in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Iron Mountain Inc.
PR Newswire· 15 Aug 2019

Iron Mountain Announces Grand Opening Of New State-Of-The-Art Data Center In Phoenix

Iron Mountain Incorporated, the storage and information management company, announced today that it has expanded its Phoenix data center campus, with the grand opening of a second enterprise-class data center facility, AZP-2. The first phase of capacity at AZP-2 provides four megawatts of concurrently maintainable power capacity, with the ability to serve both multi-tenant enterprise retail colocation, as well as hyper-scale requirements, given the scalable and flexible design of the facility.

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Genesee & Wyoming, Inc.
Gwrr· 14 Aug 2019

Choice Terminal™ Bulk Transfer Facility Opens on G&W’s Georgia Southwestern Railroad

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. announced the opening of a Choice Terminal™ bulk transfer facility on its Georgia Southwestern Railroad, Inc.

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Pinterest
Adweek· 14 Aug 2019

Pinterest Opened an Office in Sydney to Serve Australia and New Zealand

Pinterest opened an office in Sydney, marking its third location in the Asia-Pacific region, joining Singapore, which opened in July, and Tokyo, which was established in 2013.Pinterest said the office will serve Pinners, creators and businesses in Australia and New Zealand, adding that Pinners in those two countries save almost 4 million ideas per day.Newly appointed country manager Carin Lee-Skelton will lead the Sydney office.

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Microsoft Corporation
Data Economy· 13 Aug 2019

Reliance Jio and Microsoft team up to launch data centre hubs in India for digital evolution push

Reliance Jio Infocomm is set to embark on a long-term relationship with Microsoft with the goal of accelerating the digital transformation of India’s economy and society.This 10-year commitment will combine the capabilities of both companies

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The Havi Group
Fcsi· 13 Aug 2019

McDonald’s to Go debuts in London

Fast food chain McDonald’s has launched one of its biggest innovations since the first drive-thru opened in 1975, as Heather Cant reports. The new concept, a grab-and-go store, opened at the end of July in London, UK.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
The Rio Times· 13 Aug 2019

Walmart Brazil Gets Renamed to ‘Grupo Big’ and Plans to Expand its Stores

The Walmart Brazil retail chain has decided to change its brand in the country to Grupo Big, approximately one year after 80 percent of its operations were bought by the Advent investment company.

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The Kroger Co
Chain Store Age· 12 Aug 2019

Kroger in largest solar energy project yet

The Kroger Co. continues to invest in solar energy. Ralphs, a subsidiary of Kroger, announced the installation of a photovoltaic solar power array at its automated distribution center in Paramount, Calif. The 555,000-sq.-ft. building provides products to 190 Ralphs stores and 95 Food 4 Less stores throughout Southern California.

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CGG
Cgg· 12 Aug 2019

HUNTING MICRO-CONTINENTS OFFSHORE EAST AFRICA AND IN THE WEST INDIAN OCEAN

As industry interest in hydrocarbon exploration offshore East Africa increases, attention is turning to frontier areas in the region such as the West Indian Ocean. At first glance, this area looks like a barren oceanic crust with little potential, but there is tantalising evidence to suggest otherwise.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
The Hindu· 11 Aug 2019

Walmart to open stores in Kurnool, Tirupati by year-end

Walmart India is set to open two ‘best price’ cash and carry stores in Kurnool and Tirupati by end of this year. Company president & CEO Krish Iyer said in a statement on Sunday that Andhra Pradesh was a priority State for them.

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ServiceNow, Inc.
Servicenow· 09 Aug 2019

ServiceNow opens new India Development Centre

ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the leading digital workflow company making work, work better for people, today announced the opening of its new India Development Centre in Hyderabad. It will be the company’s largest research and development centre in Asia and its second largest globally.

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