Retail Roundup—Sears offers free holiday delivery; Uniqlo to open in India

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Sears, Kmart will offer free delivery on purchases over $399 through Dec. 25.

Sears, Kmart announce free delivery

Sears and Kmart will offer free delivery for online orders over $399 from now through Christmas. The retailer is offering other holiday deals for Shop Your Way loyalty customers, including online-only cash back points, double cash back points on Uber through Jan. 2, and 5% savings or special financing on purchases over $399. (PR Newswire)

Walmart, Amazon neck-and-neck in price wars

Walmart is closing in on matching Amazon's online prices for the first time, a major step in the big-box retailer's determination to retain the title as low-price leader. While Walmart announced early in 2017 it was investing in making its physical store prices more competitive, it's now done so in many online categories as well. (Reuters)

Uniqlo aims to open in India

Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo has applied with the government for the opportunity to open locations in India. The brand would join other fast-fashion names already in the country, including Spain's Zara and Sweden's H&M. (The Economic Times)

1-800-Flowers acquires Personalization Universe

Personalized Universe is now a part of the 1-800-Flowers team and will offer shoppers another personalized option for gifts. The portfolio of brands now also includes well-known names such as Harry & David and The Popcorn Factory. (PR Newswire)

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