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April 9, 2014

Sports Authority opened two locations in Puerto Rico — on in San Juan and the other in Carolina — early this week, bringing the total number of stores on the island to three. The stores are located in the Plaza Las Américas and Plaza Carolina shopping centers, respectively.

April 3, 2014

Instacart said it launched its same day grocery delivery service in the Los Angeles area this week as part of a nationwide rollout to urban markets.

October 25, 2013

Petco has opened its first store in Mexico and announced plans for continued expansion in Mexico and Latin America through a previously announced joint venture with Grupo Gigante of Mexico. Together, the companies plan to open as many as 50 Petco stores in Mexico and Latin America by 2020.

November 12, 2012

Home Depot has opened its 100th location in Mexico, according to an article in El Financiero. The Atlanta-based retailer now operates 95 stores in 60 cities in Mexico, where it generates annual revenues of $1 billion, the newspaper said.

In the final quarter of 2012, Home Depot will open stores in the towns of Coahuila, Sonora, Veracruz, Michoacán and Nuevo León.

 

April 24, 2012

In a study of 75 online specialty retailers, only 17% of the companies offered dedicated mobile websites.

March 28, 2012

Hiring is set to get underway soon for new CityTarget stores slated to open this summer in Seattle, Chicago and Los Angles, according to published reports.

October 28, 2011

The third annual Mobile Audit, released Thursday by e-commerce and digital marketing company Acquity Group, found that mobile adoption is on the rise.

October 25, 2011

Stop & Shop announced that it has expanded the availability of its SCAN IT! Mobile shopping app.

October 5, 2011

Ross Dress for Less will celebrate its initial entry into the greater Chicago area with the grand opening of 12 stores on Saturday, Oct. 8.

October 3, 2011

Safeway announced that Portland, Ore. has been named "America's Most Natural City."

September 29, 2011

T-Mobile USA announced Thursday the rollout of a new global design for nearly 400 new and remodeled stores across the country.

August 16, 2011

Marketing technology company SpyderLynk and Momentum Worldwide announced Friday that Office Depot has launched a national back-to-school mobile campaign that was developed by Momentum, using SpyderLynk’s 2D mobile barcode SnapTag technology.

August 16, 2011

More than one-quarter of U.S. retailers lack a mobile presence, according to new research conducted by 2ergo.

July 25, 2011

Best Buy has launched the first campaign under the new partnership between mobile shopping application ShopSavvy and vertical ad network Longboard Media.

June 23, 2011

Walmart's $5 million in grants to municipalities and nonprofits in Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, D.C

June 16, 2011

Walmart may have been slow to embrace the online space in the mid 90’s when dot-com fever first heated up, but it isn’t making the same mistake the second time around as the digital world undergoes the mobile and social revolution.

April 19, 2011

Fifty percent of Americans use a mobile device to navigate their shopping journey, according to a new study released by Arc Worldwide, Leo Burnett’s marketing services arm.

January 14, 2011

Safeway announced that it has formed a fund to aid the victims of the recent shooting that occurred in one of its Tucson stores.

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