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  • Success in Canada is not one size fits all

    Canada is proving to be quite the battleground for U.S. retailers, and while there is no one-size fits all path to success, it has become glaringly obvious that it's not just business as usual north of the border.

Walgreens partners with Coupons.com on new digital initiatives

Walgreens has teamed up with Coupons.com to launch its Retailer iQ targeting and analytics platform in all 8,000 stores. The program is designed to personalize promotions, checkout offers and mobile incentives for shoppers.

Safeway raising prices ahead of merger

Safeway is planning to increase prices to offset higher costs for produce, meat and pharmacy products in its U.S. grocey store locations.

Starbucks expanding La Boulange Bakery

Starbucks is planning to bring the first full-service La Boulange Bakery to Los Angeles. This will be the chain's first expansion outside of San Francisco, where it currently operates 22 locations.

Apple's iPhone, app store sales break records

Apple reported a better-than-expected hike in second-quarter profit Wednesday, as iPhones broke sales records and more consumers made purchases in the company's app store.

Taco Bell to launch an upscale fast-casual chain

Taco Bell is unveiling a new concept this summer called U.S Taco Co. and Urban Tap Room in a move to take a bite out of the $34 billion fast-casual industry.

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