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•  Target said yesterday that its Target Deal Days, which it is calling the "biggest digital sale of the summer," will run from June 20-22.  

Which happens to be concurrent with Walmart's just-announced Deals for Days, which will run from June 20-23.

All of which are a response to Amazon's annual Prime Day promotion, which will take place June 21-22.


•  Reuters reports that "French supermarket group Casino and U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon said on Thursday they were expanding a tie-up for grocery deliveries in an online food retail market that has become increasingly competitive … The latest partnership would affect Casino-branded stores, and involves the roll-out of new click-and-collect services for Amazon Prime members."

The story notes that "the Casino group caused a stir in 2018 when its upmarket Monoprix stores struck a deal with Amazon, considered one of the biggest rivals to retailers trying to boost their own e-commerce operations."