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UK-based electricals and telecoms group Dixons Carphone posted falling full-year profits as lacklustre sales growth failed to offset “challenges in UK mobile” market. The electricals specialist posted a 24% decline in pre-tax profits to GBP382 ...more
A solid holiday season allowed Belgium’s Colruyt Group to raise market share and maintain profit margins. Colruyt raised turnover by 3.4 % to EUR9 billion in its fiscal year 2017/18, excluding the sale of its food service division Pro à Pro. That ...more
Shanghai Juang Investment Co has opened its first X-24h Smart Convenience Store at the People’s Square station on the Shanghai subway system. The outlet is the result of a collaboration with Shanghai Jiaotong University and the Lenovo Research ...more
Amazon has officially launched its ‘try before you buy’ home delivery clothing service for shoppers in the US. The service allows Prime customers to choose up three to eight fashion items for home delivery. They can then decide what they want to ...more
Supervaluand Instacart are offering a turnkey ecommerce service for the wholesaler’s 3,000 independent clients. Instacart personal shoppers will provide click-and-collectand same-day delivery options.
XPO Logistics is developing a “digital warehouse of the future” in the UK. The 63,800sq metre distribution centre at Segro’s East Midlands Gateway Logistics Park in Leicestershire will be developed together with Nestlé.
Amazon has partnered with the Marriott chain of hotels to help increase guest access to amenities with Alexa, through its voice-controlled device Echo.
Boxed, the bulk-shopping ecommerce retailer geared toward “updating the Costco experience for Millennials,” is implementing at its Dallas fulfillment center its autonomously guided vehicle (AGV), a lightweight, transportable alternative to ...more
BJ’s Wholesale Club, which was taken private in 2011 for USD2.8 billion, filed with regulators to go public again for the second time last month.
JD.com’s transaction volume reached a record high of USD24.7 billion this year during the 18-day June anniversary sales event. This marked the first major “6.18”anniversary sale in which the e-commerce giant combined online, offline and virtual ...more
Merck said Wednesday that it signed a collaboration agreement with Alibaba Health Information Technology to provide healthcare services in China.
CVS Pharmacy has made prescription delivery available from its retail locations across the US.
Russia's second-largest bank VTB Bank is negotiating a joint venture with Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba, Vedomosti daily said on June 19 citing unnamed sources close to the deal.
Ceconomy has acquired a 15% stake in struggling M.video and will transfer the loss-making business to controlling shareholder Samfar. Ceconomy acquired the shares for EUR258 million, subject to further customary adjustments.
Brandless on Tuesday announced the expansion of its "Clean Beauty & Personal Care" line, which bans more than 400 potentially harmful ingredients, including sulfates, parabens, phthalates, polypropylene, formaldehyde and synthetic fragrances and ...more
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