Washington Prime Group announced Tuesday it will acquire shopping center REIT Glimcher Realty Trust in a deal worth $4.3 billion.

 

Macy’s Inc. is launching a large number of omnichannel strategies and technologies encompassing stores, online and mobile.

 

Wal-Mart Stores has no plans to join Apple’s newly-announced mobile payments system, Apple Pay, which is due to launch in October.

 

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