Retail Roundup—The Limited brand returns; DHL opens logistics in India

Belk
Belk will now be the exclusive distributor of The Limited brand.

Supervalu acquires Associated Grocers

Supervalu has completed the acquisition of Associated Grocers in Florida, a transaction worth $193 million. This is the second acquisition of 2017 for Supervalu, which continues to invest in growing its wholesale business. (BusinessWire)

Barnes & Noble offers free holiday shipping

Barnes & Noble announced three free shipping offers, including items from its curated Holiday Gift Guide. The free shipping days include standard, express and expedited shipping on the week preceding Christmas. (BusinessWire)

DHL hires dedicated logistics team in India

DHL will open a dedicated e-commerce logistics arm in India. According to sources, the booming online market in India and the recent implementation of goods and services taxes has given the industry status and promises massive growth. (Economic Times)

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The Limited brands returns as plus sizes

The Limited brand has returned and will give the plus size market another shot after shuttering its in-house plus size brand Eloquii in 2013. After filing for bankruptcy and closing all 250 stores, The Limited has returned to be distributed exclusively by Belk department stores. (Glossy)