Retail Roundup—Amazon stretches Prime Day, DSW opens in Oman

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Instacart is partnering with Midwest grocery retailer Schnucks for same-day delivery.

Amazon to stretch out Prime Day

July 11 marks the third annual Amazon Prime Day, when the marketplace discounts more than 100,000 items for Prime members. Deals will begin earlier this year, starting at 9:00 p.m. on July 10, and run for 30 hours. (Business Insider)

Circle K finalizes CST Brands acquisition

Circle K finalized its merger with CST Brands and will gain more than 1,300 sales in Canada and the U.S. via the acquisition. Although Circle K had to sell off 229 stores to satisfy antitrust regulators, the brand will be able to expand its footprint to almost 9,500 locations. (MySA)

Instacart to deliver for Schnucks in Midwest

Family-owned grocery retailer Schnucks has partnered with Instacart for same-day grocery delivery service for a majority of Midwest stores. After a strong initial test—including the most successful launch in Instacart's history in St. Louis, Missouri—Schnucks and Instacart are eager to expand. (PR Newswire)

DSW opens first store outside North America

DSW has announced the opening of a store in Oman, the first location of the Designer Shoe Warehouse outside of North America. The retailer is working with a franchise partner, Apparel Group, and plans to expand in additional markets over the next five years. (PR Newswire)

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