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Retail
Kroger, Walgreens Expand Retail Concept Partnership

Kroger and Walgreens recently expanded on the exploratory pilot concept the two retailers announced in October, in which the companies began testing a concept combining Kroger’s grocery expertise with Walgreens’ mix of pharmacy, health and beauty.

Financials
Conn’s Improves Q3 Earnings

Profits improved for Conn’s in the third quarter ended October 31, as the company posted net income of $14.6 million, or 45 cents per diluted share, versus $1.6 million, or five cents per diluted share, in the year-earlier period.

Retail
Dollar Tree Adds Independent Director To Board

Dollar Tree has appointed Thomas Dickson as a new independent director to the company’s board, effective January 1, 2019. Dickson’s appointment is to fill the vacancy created by the previously announced retirement of Mary Anne Citrino as a director.

Retail
Tastemade Honored As Design Influencer Of The Year

HOMEWORLD BUSINESS and the Las Vegas Market have announced that digital food and travel network Tastemade will be honored with the third annual Design Influencer of the Year award at the 2019 Housewares Design Awards, on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at Las Vegas Market. 

Retail
NRF: October Imports Hit New Record

The number of containers coming into the U.S. reached 2 million in October, the first time that level has been breached, according to the monthly Global Tracker Report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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