Oracle said late Monday that it has closed itsto acquire Minneapolis-based retail software maker Retek. The move comes after the company acquired 94 percent of Retek shares. Oracle said that Retek will operate as a separate retail business unit within the company.
In order to acquire Retek, Oracle had to win a bidding war with Germany's SAP, which had first announcedat the end of February. In March, Oracle ; SAP , but then said it would drop out of the running.