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  • News briefs merger with Running Specialty Group completed


    CriticalPoint Capital (CPC), a Californian private investment firm, said that it has completed the merger of the recently acquired business with its existing business Running Specialty Group , which operates the footwear and athletic specialty retailers JackRabbit , Olympia Sports and Clever Training . The group has ...

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    CPC completes purchase of


    CriticalPoint Capital (CPC), a Californian-based private equity firm, has completed the acquisition of from Walmart . No financial details were released. is an online retailer of footwear, apparel and accessories present in the U.S., and internationally, offering a broad assortment of athletic to casual brands ...

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    Walmart launches Walmart+ membership program


    Walmart is launching the membership program Walmart+ , its much anticipated response to Amazon Prime . Membership will be available to all U.S. customers on Sept. 15. It will cost $98 a year or $12.95 a month and includes a 15-day free trial period. Members will receive unlimited ...

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    ​Walmart eyes TikTok’s U.S. business as it reviews it e-commerce business


    The U.S. retailer Walmart is interested in bidding jointly with the software group Microsoft for the U.S. business of the Chinese videosharing app TikTok as it continues to review its e-commerce activity. In a statement, Walmart noted that that the way TikTok has integrated e-commerce and ...