About Author : Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh Develops content for Market Size Forecasters, Algosonline, and a couple of other platforms. A Post Graduate in Management by qualification, he worked as an underwriter in the UK insurance domain before deciding to switch his field of profession. With experience in technical and niche writing, he was encouraged to opt for a career in content writing and now pens down articles pertaining to market research, industry news and business trends.



Contribution by Pankaj Singh

Fitglow Beauty expands retail distribution footprint in North America

Fitglow Beauty has reportedly expanded its distribution footprint by collaborating with Crème Collective, a popular indie beauty distributor, and Neiman Marcus, a Dallas-based luxury retailer. The cult-favorite brand from Canada continues to e...

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Brain Cancer Canada issues USD 100,000 grant to Canadian HGG research

Brain Cancer Canada has reportedly offered a research grant of USD 100,000 to a Canadian research effort, for exploring new treatment methods for brain cancer. The funding was possible with support from sponsors like Yamana Gold, Hampton Securities, ...

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Oak Street Health takes over RubiconMD to offer virtual specialty care

Oak Street Health, a primary care service provider for Medicare patients, has recently announced the acquisition of RubiconMD, a web-based eConsult service company. The latest agreement will allow the primary care provider to modernize its existing c...

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IKEA, Unilever, and Amazon commit to zero-carbon shipping by 2040

IKEA, Unilever, and Amazon have reportedly pledged to make a switch to zero-carbon fuel for their cargo ships by 2040, in a bid to tackle maritime pollution. This ambitious target of the three companies will result in the decline of heavy-pollutant s...

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Reliance’s retail unit acquires 52% stake in designer label Ritu Kumar

Reliance Retail, the retail arm of Reliance Industries, has reportedly acquired a 52% stake in Ritu Kumar designer labels. The move should allow the company to capitalize on India’s rapidly growing luxury designer market. Reliance Retail did n...

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CNL & ITM ink MoU to explore development & production of Actinium-225

Leading radiopharmaceutical biotech firm ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE has reportedly signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with CNL (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories), the premier technology and nuclear science organization. The objective be...

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Amazfit ties up with Target to offer more health products to consumers

Amazfit has reportedly announced a partnership with Target Corporation to offer a wide range of fitness trackers to consumers via Target stores across the United States. Starting October 17, 2021, products like the Band 5 and the Bip U Pro will be av...

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RAYUS Radiology acquires Florida-based Diagnostic Centers of America

RAYUS Radiology, previously known as the Center for Diagnostic Imaging, has reportedly acquired DCA (Diagnostic Centers of America). For the transaction, DCA was advised by Ziegler Healthcare Corporate Finance. The radiology services of DCA are offer...

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Circle K unveils fully frictionless checkout experience in Arizona

Circle K Stores Inc. has reportedly introduced full frictionless tech at current stores in Arizona, as part of the chain’s innovation mission and journey to make checkouts easier for the consumers every day. By including this smooth checkout te...

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Glenmark unveils generic COPD treatment drug Tavulus in Spain

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has reportedly unveiled its Tiotropium Bromide DPI (dry powder inhaler) under the brand Tavulus in Spain, for the treatment of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).  Tavulus is an enduring bronchodilator that aid...

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Fosun Fashion Group announces its rebranding to Lanvin Group

Lanvin Group has inked strategic partnerships with Stella International and ITOCHU for growth in Chinese & global markets The rebrand is aimed at upholding the spirit and ethos of the Lanvin brand Global luxury fashion group Fosun Fashion Gr...

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WHO recommends widespread use of malaria vaccine for African children

The WHO (World Health Organization) has reportedly approved the groundbreaking malaria vaccine RTS, S/AS01 (RTS, S) for at-risk child patients across sub-Saharan Africa and other regions with medium to high transmission of P. falciparum malaria. The ...

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Good Glamm Group takes over The Moms Co. to expand retail presence

The Good Glamm Group (formerly MyGlamm), a cosmetics company, has reportedly acquired The Moms Co., a natural mother and baby care products provider, for $66.8 million (₹500 crore). This acquisition deal has been signed with an aim to strengthe...

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Lanier Biotherapeutics signs license agreement with Alloy Therapeutics

Lanier Biotherapeutics Inc., a newly launched biopharma firm, has reportedly announced that it has signed a license agreement with Alloy Therapeutics, a privately-owned drug discovery company. Alloy will acquire the DiSH™ (Direct Selection of H...

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Coco Republic partners with STORY3 to accelerate global growth

Coco Republic, a leading premium lifestyle and home furnishing brand in Australia, has reportedly partnered with Los Angeles-based firm STORY3 Capital Partners, placing the firm for domestic as well as global expansion. The company, led by Founder an...

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Beyeonics, medical device spin-off of Elbit Systems, raises $36 Mn

Elbit Systems Ltd. has reportedly announced that its subsidiaries, Beyeonics Vision Ltd. (Beyeonics Vision) and Beyeonics Surgical Ltd. (Beyeonics Surgical) have closed a financing round for a total amount of USD 36 million. The round comprised of a...

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Algenex announces entry into biocomponents market at Biospain seminar

Biotech company Algenex SL has reportedly announced its entry into the biocomponents market at the 2021 Biospain conference in Pamplona. The company aims at providing a low-cost, high-quality option to conventional methods through CrisBio®, its b...

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UST develops cloud-based Cold Truth solution for grocer Mydin

UST, an information technology company, has reportedly developed and installed a cloud-based temperature-tracking solution, Cold Truth, for Malaysia’s halal grocery chain, Mydin. This initiative has been taken to help monitor the interior tempe...

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Home décor retailer HomeGoods unveils highly anticipated online store

HomeGoods, one of the leading off-price retailers of home décor in the United States, has reportedly launched an online store on HomeGoods.com. The highly awaited online store will be a new shopping destination for exploring a distinctive asso...

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Eisai submits BLA for lecanemab to US FDA as a rolling submission

Eisai has recently announced the initiation of a rolling Biologics License Application submission to the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for BAN2401 (lecanemab). The drug, developed by the BioArctic AB partner, is an investigational anti-A&be...

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MINISO Group inks agreement with YGF MC to acquire equity share in JV

MINISO Group Holding Limited has reportedly entered into a conclusive agreement with YGF MC Limited, a firm which is jointly operated by the controlling shareholders of MINISO, Ms. Yunyun Yang and Mr. Guofu Ye, to acquire the remainder of 80% equity ...

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Galderma-Sofregen ink deal to develop silk-based biostimulator fillers

Galderma, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, and Sofregen, a biotechnology company, have recently inked a co-development and option-to-acquire deal. This new collaboration agreement will further expand Galderma's expertise built on decades of scienc...

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BH QuickCollect GO! POD™ receives multiple orders from American grocers

Leading automated e-commerce pickup solutions provider Bell and Howell has reportedly announced multiple orders from American grocers for its BH QuickCollect GO! POD™. The robot-powered order pickup solution is designed to mitigate labor-intens...

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Glenmark receives USFDA approval for generic antibiotic cream

Mumbai-based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has reportedly received the nod from the USFDA (US Food and Drug Administration) to promote Clindamycin Phosphate Foam in the U.S. market. The new cream has been developed as an antibiotic used for the treat...

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The Bay collaborates with Rebelstork for gently used baby gear resale

Iconic retailer of Canada, The Bay has reportedly entered into a resale partnership with Rebelstork, a Canadian startup. Rebelstork is the first administered marketplace in North America for the resale of open box, quality used, and overstock baby ge...

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Datopotamab Deruxtecan exhibits good tumor response in NSCLC patients

According to new data for Dato-DXd (datopotamab deruxtecan), a DXd ADC (antibody drug conjugate) directed by TROP2 has reportedly showcased favorable tumor response rate in advanced NSCLC (non-small cell lung cancer) patients with actionable alterati...

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Candy Club© reinforces retail commitment with new wholesale website

Candy Club©, a growing candy brand that provides premium candy flavors with colorful packaging, has reportedly announced the launch of a new website for wholesale consumers to buy its products directly from the brand. The website, Wholesale.can...

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Michael Stars to power resale experience via thredUP’s RaaS platform

Michael Stars, a Los Angeles-based apparel and lifestyle retail company, has recently announced that its resale experience will be powered by thredUP's RaaS (Resale-as-a-Service) platform. thredUP is one of the largest online consignment and thri...

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ISA Pharmaceuticals granted Fast Track designation by U.S. FDA for ISA101b

Clinical stage biotech firm ISA Pharmaceuticals B.V. has reportedly received a Fast Track designation from the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for its main product ISA101b, for treating metastatic as well as recurrent HPV 16 (Human Papilloma ...

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Britain’s Tesco joins the zero-waste bandwagon with in-store trial

The biggest supermarket group in Britain, Tesco Plc, has reportedly unveiled an in-store trial that enables consumers to buy drinks, food, beauty as well as household products in reusable packaging. This move comes as part of the retailer’s str...

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Dan Murphy’s and BWS on a hiring spree for the upcoming summer season

Australian retailers Dan Murphy’s and BWS are reportedly looking for around 4400 team members before the upcoming summer season, with many roles providing immediate starts. The Endeavour Group-owned Australian liquor supermarket is hiring over...

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Amazon to install cashier-less technology in two Whole Foods stores

Amazon, an e-Commerce giant, has reportedly announced plans to install its cashier-less ‘Just Walk Out’ technology across two Whole Foods stores. These stores are set to be launched in Washington D.C and Sherman Oaks, California, in 2022....

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Mobile Healthcare Services launches COVID-19 testing site in MA

Mobile Healthcare Services, or MHS, a leading healthcare accessibility firm, has reportedly announced the opening of a new COVID-19 testing site in Dorchester, Massachusetts at 770 Gallivan Boulevard. The testing clinic will be a drive-thru facility ...

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Fortiva Retail Credit establishes strategic alliance with Metro Mattress

Fortiva® Retail Credit has reportedly inked a strategic partnership with Metro Mattress to offer services of consumer financing to the largest mattress specialty retailer in New York. The new collaboration maximizes the financial offering of Metr...

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AffaMed Therapeutics partners with Beijing Tiantan Hospital & IBT

Global clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm AffaMed Therapeutics has reportedly announced its collaboration with Beijing IBT (Infinite Brain Technologies) and Beijing Tiantan Hospital (Beijing Tiantan Hospital of Capital Medical University), during ...

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Zippin raises USD 30 Million to expedite checkout-free technology

Leading provider of checkout-free tech, Zippin, has reportedly raised a Series B funding of USD 30 million with participation from current and new investors like Maven Ventures, OurCrowd, SAP along with Evolv Ventures. This new round brings the tota...

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Desert Harvest seeks U.S. FDA approval for its Aloe Vera Capsules

Desert Harvest, an organic nutritional supplements provider, is reportedly seeking the approval of the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration). This approval is regarding the usage of its Super-Strength Aloe Vera Capsules for the treatment of IC (int...

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U-Haul plans to launch a new retail & self-storage facility in OKC

U-Haul® has reportedly planned to unveil an advanced retail and self-storage center in Oklahoma City. This is possible owing to U-Haul’s acquisition of General Electric® Oil and Gas’s previous office on August 18. The U-Haul Movin...

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Rapidus announces digital partnership with app designer Zapiet

Rapidus has reportedly joined hands with app designer Zapiet on a strategic digital partnership, to bring increased versatility as well as functionality into local delivery alternatives offered to Shopify consumers. Integrating with Zapiet enables Ra...

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Triad Life Sciences secures a funding round of A$ 25 Million

Triad Life Sciences Inc., an innovative biotech company based in the United States, has reportedly secured a funding round of A$ 25 million, which received strong backing from key institutional investors from Australia. The funding was initiated by ...

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SaaS firm Increff inks agreement with MENA giants Aramex and Namshi

India’s leading SaaS firm Increff has reportedly announced its collaboration with two Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market leaders, Aramex, a multinational courier, logistics, and package delivery firm, and Namshi, the largest Middle East...

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IVI announces first patient dosing of Bharat Biotech’s BBV87 vaccine

The International Vaccine Institute (IVI), a non-profit organization, has recently announced the Phase II/III clinical trial of BBV87, Bharat Biotech’s Chikungunya vaccine, in the first participant in Costa Rica. This clinical study marks the c...

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IKEA plans to launch India’s first small-format city store in Mumbai

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has reportedly planned to open India’s first smaller outlet or city store in Mumbai by the end of 2021. The 80,000 sq. ft. store will be situated in Mumbai’s Worli area at Kamala Mills. The store will have...

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Hibbett Sports unveils second store to serve Raleigh community

Alabama-based premium footwear and athleisure retailer Hibbett Sports Inc. has reportedly announced the launch of the second store. The new store will be situated at 5900 Poyner Anchor Lane, Raleigh and the grand opening of the store will be conducte...

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BeiGene declares sBLA acceptance for tislelizumab as NPC treatment

BeiGene Ltd., a global biotech company focusing on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines across the world, has reportedly announced that the CDE (Center for Drug Evaluation) of the China NMPA (National Medical Products Adminis...

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Aspirin undergoes testing as triple negative breast cancer treatment

Aspirin- a common drug used to reduce pain, fever, or inflammation is reportedly being trialed as a potential treatment for incidences of aggressive breast cancer. Studies indicate that the affordable and widely available drug could work well when i...

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Fashion retailer REVOLVE launches DUNDAS x REVOLVE collection

REVOLVE Group, Inc., the next-gen fashion retailer, has reportedly announced the launch of the DUNDAS x REVOLVE collection. The brand collaboration with the well-known luxury fashion house, DUNDAS, was geared towards featuring an exclusive ready-to-w...

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Premium beauty brand Stila joins Ulta Beauty at Target experience

Stila Cosmetics, a high-end American cosmetics brand, is reportedly now available as part of Ulta Beauty at Target, the retailer's new beauty shopping destination. This match-up unites two retail beauty titans, aiming to create an exciting new ex...

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Occlutech announces crucial conditional FDA approval for PFO study

Occlutech Holding AG, one of the leading suppliers of minimally invasive structural cardiac disease devices in the world, has reportedly been granted the conditional U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval for conducting an important study, ...

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Pret a Manger to expand beyond city centers in a post-pandemic plan

Pret a Manger has reportedly planned to expand its presence outside big city centers, as numerous office workers keep working from their homes, with plans to launch over 100 franchised shops along with its own 100 outlets. The sandwich and coffee ch...

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Amazon opens $1.5Bn air hub in Northern Kentucky for faster delivery

Amazon, an American e-Commerce giant, has recently opened a $1.5 billion air hub in Northern Kentucky. This new hub has been launched with an objective to ensure faster delivery and gain better control over its logistics network. The recent announce...

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ACT obtains $4M NCI grant to support development of ACT-IOP-003 system

Advanced Chemotherapy Technologies (ACT) Inc., a medical technology company, has recently received a Phase IIb SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grant. This grant is awarded by the NCI (National Cancer Institute), a part of the NIH (National ...

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Shutterfly completes the acquisition of Spoonflower for $225 million

California-based Shutterfly LLC, a leader in online photo sharing and digital manufacturing & retail platform for personalized products, has reportedly announced the acquisition of Spoonflower, a worldwide marketplace of customized wallpaper, fab...

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Ergotron unveils the latest version of CareFit™ Pro Medical Cart

Ergotron Inc., a worldwide company emphasizing the enhancement of people’s learning, working, and caring capabilities, has reportedly launched the latest version of its CareFit™ Pro Medical Cart. It is developed to prioritize the well-bei...

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Amazon allows Whole Foods-like online grocery delivery at More outlets

Amazon India has reportedly enabled pickups from More retail stores for its online grocery deliveries. This comes at a time when the online grocery space is experiencing intense competition among BigBasket, the Tata-owned retail outlet, Reliance&rsqu...

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Kroger-Kitchen United unite to offer meal takeout and delivery service

Kroger, an American retail company, is reportedly teaming up with Kitchen United, a ghost kitchen company, in a bid to prepare foods for takeout and delivery in some of its grocery stores. The recently announced partnership aligns with Kitchen United...

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San Francisco to offer second Pfizer or Moderna dose to J&J recipients

The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) along with Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is reportedly allowing patients injected with Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine to receive a second shot manufactured by...

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Wolverine acquires Sweaty Betty to boost sales and retail footprint

Wolverine Worldwide, a footwear manufacturing company, has reportedly bought Lululemon competitor, Sweaty Betty, for $410 million from L Catterton, a private equity firm. The recently closed agreement was funded by cash and a revolving credit line. ...

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Hummingbird Bioscience declares UK MHRA approval for HMBD-001

Clinical-stage biotech firm Hummingbird Bioscience has reportedly announced that the UK MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency) has granted approval for the CTA (clinical trial application) to initiate the first human phase 1 trial...

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Reliance Retail to acquire Subway India for USD 200-250 million

The retail arm of Reliance Industries Ltd., Reliance Retail, has apparently planned to buy out Subway Inc. India for around Rs 1,488-1,860 crore (USD 200-500 million). Subway Inc. is currently going through a restructuring process across the world u...

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Zoom Video Communications agrees to $85m settlement over 'Zoombombing'

Zoom, the renowned video conferencing and online meeting software company, has reportedly agreed to pay an amount of $85 million and consolidate its security practices to settle an ongoing lawsuit that alleged that the company violated its users'...

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U.S. FDA grants Orphan Drug Designation to Basilea’s lisavanbulin

Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd., a biopharmaceutical company, has recently gained Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its lisavanbulin, a tumor checkpoint controller. The oncology drug candidate, lisavanbulin, will be u...

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Matterport announces partnership with Apex to digitize built world

Matterport, Inc., a 3D media platform developer, has recently announced a partnership with Apex, a consulting, engineering, and field services firm. This partnership deal has been entered with an objective to allow retail brands across Canada and the...

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Stop & Shop collaborates with Volta Charging to offer EV charging

Stop & Shop has reportedly partnered with Volta Industries Inc. to install five electric vehicle charging stations across its Northeast stores fleet. These stations will enable consumers owning electric vehicles to charge their cars at no additi...

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CPSI announces a licensing partnership with Medicomp Systems

CPSI Inc., a healthcare solution provider, has reportedly announced a licensing partnership with Medicomp Systems, a company that produces solutions for relevant, actionable, and usable medical data. CPSI will be integrating its EHR (Electronic Heal...

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Uniqlo India begins online operations, eyes 15% sales via e-commerce

Uniqlo Co., Ltd. – a Japan-based casual wear designer, manufacturer, and retailer has reportedly announced the commencement of its e-commerce operations across India. The brand stepped foot in the nation in 2019, through a single brand FDI reta...

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Eargo collaborates with VARTA to power Eargo 5 hearing device

Eargo, Inc., an American hearing aid manufacturer, has reportedly collaborated with VARTA AG, a battery maker, to power its recently launched hearing aid, Eargo 5. This medical-grade device is the smallest and most advanced hearing aid released by th...

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Target, Ulta Beauty divulge brand & location details ahead of Launch

Leading retail firm, Target Corporation, along with Ulta Beauty, an American beauty store chain, has reportedly revealed insights on the much awaited Ulta Beauty at Target. The launch is slated to start this August across the nation in over 100 Targe...

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Japan becomes first nation to sanction REGEN-COV™ for COVID-19 treatment

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. has reportedly declared that the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) of Japan has approved the company’s imdevimab and casirivimab antibody cocktail to treat COVID-19 patients with moderate to mild sympt...

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Soulmia opens 5 localized sites worldwide for better customer service

Soulmia, a pocket-friendly one-stop shop for fashionistas, has reportedly announced that it has launched five novel localized sites for France, Chile, Mexico, Germany, and the United Kingdom, which will come online starting July of 2021. According t...

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Etro establishes a partnership with private equity firm L Catterton

Global luxury fashion house Etro has reportedly entered into a partnership with L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity company. Under this agreement, L Catterton Europe will obtain a majority stake in Etro, whereas the Etro family ...

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Shape Therapeutics completes Series B funding round of USD 112 million

Biotech company Shape Therapeutics (ShapeTX) has reportedly completed a Series B funding round of USD 112 million. This round was co-initiated by Breton Capital and Decheng Capital, with other participants like Willett Advisors, Mission BioCapital, ...

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Waitrose and John Lewis set to lay off 1,000 employees from its stores

John Lewis and Waitrose, its subsidiary, has reportedly planned to lay off 1,000 employees from its stores. The latest move is part of the John Lewis Partnership (JLP)’s shift in the strategy of accommodating to changed shopping behaviors and s...

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Walmart-owned Sam’s Club tests a new app-based Scan & Ship feature

Sam’s Club, the Walmart-owned membership warehouse club, has reportedly tested a new digital tool. The app-based feature, Scan & Ship, enables customers to use a smartphone to purchase items in the club and send them directly to their homes...

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Cegedim Health Data and Aetion announce long-term collaboration

Aetion and Cegedim Health Data have reportedly announced an expanded, three-year partnership that enables access to Cegedim’s concealed real-world data using the Aetion Evidence Platform® (AEP). Currently, Cegedim’s The Health Improv...

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