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Spanish Retail Sales Rise 0.9% in March

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Spanish seasonally-adjusted retail sales rose 0.9% YoY in March after a revised 0.4% increase a month earlier, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE).

Slovenia’s Mercator Group Reports 4.5% Decrease in FY16 Sales

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Slovenia’s Mercator Group FY16 sales declined by 4.5% to €2.5 billion ($2.7 billion USD) compared to FY15. The company cited a number of factors for this decline including focus on core business, the sale of Modiana and Intersport, and the [...more]

Irish Retail Sales up 3.2% in March

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Irish retail sales rose 3.2% in March compared to the same month last year.

Metro Inc. to Complete Adonis Acquisition

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Metro Inc. has announced that it will complete the acquisition of Adonis 'shortly after this fiscal year.'

Russia’s Dixy Group Reports 6% Decline in 1Q17 Sales

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Russia’s Dixy Group has seen a 6% decline in 1Q17 sales to 70 billion roubles ($1.2 billion USD), compared to 1Q16. the company cited lower consumer traffic and basket weakness as reasons for the fall in sales. Comparable sales were down 9.8% [...more]

South Korea's Department Store Sales Rise 2.3% in March

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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South Korea's department store sales rose 2.3% in March compared to the same month last year.

Coles Gets Rid of Supermarket Specials to Cut Prices and Boost Customer Service

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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In an attempt to win back customers from rivals Woolworths and Aldi, Coles is scrapping supermarket specials.

Finland’s Kesko Sees 1Q17 Sales Increase 29%

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Finland’s Kesko 1Q17 sales were up 29% to €2.6 billion ($2.8 billion USD), due primarily to the recent acquisition of Suomen Lahikauppa. If acquisitions and disposals are excluded, sales were up 2.4%. Kesko also recently announced the disposal of [...more]

Samsung Pay Early Access Program Launches in Hong Kong

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Samsung has launched an early access program for Samsung Pay in Hong Kong in collaboration with local banks. Customers with American Express, Citibank, Dah Sing Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank cards are able to participate in the early access [...more]

German Retail Sales Rise 2.3% in March

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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German year-over-year retail sales unexpectedly rose 2.3% in March, beating forecasts for a 2.0% sales increase.

Hy-Vee Plans Small Store Format Catering to Online Shoppers

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Hy-Vee is planning to  build a small store and gas station that will offer a quick-serve restaurant and a pickup lane for customers ordering groceries online. 

Carrefour Launches Urban Agriculture Initiative in France

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Carrefour unveiled a vegetable garden on the roof of its Villiers-en-Biere hypermarket in Seine-et-Marne in France as part of its urban agriculture initiative. 

FDA Delays New Menu Labeling Rule

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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The FDA is pushing back the deadline for implementation of menu labeling regulations. The move comes after the National American Convenience Stores and the National Grocers Association formally requested that the FDA intervene prior to the [...more]

Marks & Spencer May Trial Delivery Service Across UK in Fall

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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Marks & Spencer CEO Steve Row has revealed that a team of executives was examining the possibility of trialing a delivery service across the UK during the fall.

Edeka Reports 2016 Total Sales Growth of 2.5%

Friday, Apr 28, 2017
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German retailer Edeka has reported that its 2016 total sales grew 2.5% to €49.6 billion EUR ($54.1 billion USD) from the previous year.

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