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10 October 2016
Edinburgh, UK
The University of Edinburgh has renamed its Amazon Women in Engineering as the Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary and increased it from £1,500 to £3,500 per year.

Read more at the University of Edinburgh

7 October 2016
New York, USA
Google set to open a MadeByGoogle pop-up store on October 20 in Lower Manhattan

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7 October 2016
New York, USA
Green Day to perform at the Rough Trade NYC store today. Doors 6:30pm, Performance 7pm.

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6 October 2016
Berkeley, California
Amoeba, a long-term Berkley independent record store announced it will convert its jazz section into a medical marijuana dispensary

Read more on Billboard

6 October 2016
Seattle, USA
Amazon donates $10M for new University of Washington computer science building

Read more on GeekWire

6 October 2016
Seattle, USA
Mall of America, the biggest mall in the USA, gives back to its employees by deciding to close on Thanksgiving

Read more at the New York Post

6 October 2016
Ixelles, Belgium
A branch of the Delhaize supermarket chain in Belgium plans to start selling food grown on their rooftop garden and greenhouses starting in the summer of 2017.

Read more at Inhabitat

5 October 2016
London, UK
On October 24th, Kering will host its first ever ‘Retail Talent Day’ in London to source top-tier retail talent and fill current and future job vacancies across its portfolio of luxury and athletic brands.

Read more at The Business of Fashion

5 October 2016
London, UK
On October 24th, Kering will host its first ever ‘Retail Talent Day’ in London to source top-tier retail talent and fill current and future job vacancies across its portfolio of luxury and athletic brands.

Read more at The Business of Fashion

30 September 2016
New Zealand
Carpet Court, New Zealand’s largest flooring retailer, donates $55,000 to New Zealand Red Cross

Read more on Scoop.co.nz

27 September 2016
Leeds, UK
Independent Leeds music store celebrates 45 years with the release of its own special 45rpm vinyl single, featuring songs by bands from Leeds’ current musical underground.

Read more at the Yorkshire Evening Post

27 September 2016
London, UK
Sainsbury’s supermarket to trial home deliveries by bike

Read more at Cycling Weekly

27 September 2016
Los Angeles, USA
Transgender customer turned away from the women’s fitting room at an Urban Outfitters in Los Angeles

Read more on Mic

27 September 2016
London, UK
British high street fashion retailer Karen Millen, in partnership with Retail Assist, unveiled a three-day pop-up filled with the latest retail technology

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27 September 2016
Sydney, Australia
To celebrate the fluid definition of home, IKEA is giving two lucky people the opportunity to call the picturesque landmark of Sydney Harbour their home for one night in October. The competition is running on IKEA’s Facebook page, with entries closing on Oct. 5

Read more on News.com.au

26 September 2016
Seattle, USA
Amazon welcomes 5,000 parents of its employees during a ‘bring-your-parents-to-work’ day. With a median employee age of 30, it gave the opportunity to this young workforce to show their family where they work and what they do.

Read more at The Washington Post

26 September 2016
New Jersey, USA
New Jersey Walmart, in partnership with the Sussex County Y, unveils parking signs featuring step count toward to the entrance of the store.

Read more at the New Jersey Herald

26 September 2016
Worldwide
Walmart, Tesco and Others Are Being Asked to Stop Selling as Much Meat

Read more on Fortune

20 September 2016
Online
Defunct British department store BHS is relaunched online

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20 September 2016
Paris, France
Two wounded in shooting near Paris-area supermarket

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