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48% say they like to shop around different stores to find the best deals - Iceland shopper vs 43% say they like to shop around different stores to find the best deals - British shopper 43% say they quite often research the internet before going shopping - Iceland shopper vs 27% say they quite often research the internet before going shopping - British shopper 38% like the idea of grocery click and collect - Iceland shopper vs 25% like the idea of grocery click and collect - British shopper.

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Article | March 1, 2020

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How Art Van went from a retail juggernaut to a house afire

Article | March 1, 2020

The Warren-based retailer's sudden announcement that it would wind down operations comes only three years after its late founder, Art Van Elslander, sold the company to a Boston-based private equity firm, Thomas H. Lee Partners LP, in an estimated $550 million deal. How did a seemingly healthy, valuable and beloved company go so wrong so fast? After its 2017 acquisition, Thomas H. Lee set an aggressive strategy to open 200 more stores and double revenue to $2 billion by 2020. But being saddled with roughly $400 million in debt and no financial cushion to respond to the disruption of changing furniture habits left Art Van's business model sitting on a tinderbox. Management missteps were all the fuel needed to burn the house down.

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Retail technology innovation hub

Article | March 1, 2020

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fetchr

Fetchr is revolutionizing the world of delivery across emerging markets through the power of tech. Half the world's population has no physical address, Fetchr has the technical solution by eliminating the need for a physical address and deliver to wherever you are . Our patented solution is changing traditional methods of delivery. Sending and receiving packages has never been this seamless.

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