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Marks and Spencer (M&S) has introduced a new AI-powered ‘Style Finder’ tool to its website which allows shoppers to search for items in menswear and womenswear ranges using an image.
In a new partnership between both brands, IKEA Loures and Lidl Portugal have announced the integration of a Lidl supermarket with approximately 1,400 sq m of sales area in its commercial zone, due to open in the summer of 2019.
Subway has announced a strategic partnership with Uber Eats, making it the latest foodservice business to embrace third-party delivery apps. The deal will see more than 700 Subway restaurants in the US offer on-demand delivery, as the company ...more
Bestway Wholesale has updated its app and website to make ordering quicker and easier for its cash and carry retail customers.The new-look app enables customers to start their order on a phone, tablet or computer and finish it on another device, ...more
Indian ecommerce platform Snapdeal has partnered with RBL and Federal Bank to extend its reach to non-metro areas. Tier 2 and 3 cities are among Snapdeal’s biggest markets and leveraging these banks’ regional connections and Snapdeal’s ...more
Eroski’s Forum Sport banner is continuing to reinvigorate its stores with omnichannel capabilities. As part of this, Forum Sport has announced the opening of a second remodelled store next summer located in the La Bretxa Shopping Center in San ...more
O Boticário has opened its first single-brand store in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.
The Body Shop India is planning to open 20 new stores this year establishing its footprint in new cities to make itself even more accessible to new customers.
Swedish furniture giant IKEA has entered into a strategic alliance with Indian realty developer Rustomjee Group to provide furnished apartments to the latter’s residential project.
Reliance Retail has entered into a licensing deal with Walt Disney to develop and market products under its private label across multiple segments featuring popular Disney characters such as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck.
Amazon has launched a new program that allows teenagers aged 13-17 to create a separate and personal Amazon login that is connected ...more
Marks & Spencer (M&S) is stepping up its commitment to reducing the amount of plastic it uses by launching over 90 lines of loose fruit and vegetables completely free of plastic packaging in a trial at its Tolworth store.
Walmart is looking to open a second Sam’s Club store in Shanghai's Qingpu District in June this year after the first was launched in Pudong eight years ago.
According to Kaufland’s head Patrick Kaudewitz, the company is interested in the acquisition of Metro’s Real stores. The company plans to take over some 80-100 locations.
Casino Group announced that it has signed agreements to sell 6 hypermarkets in France to E. Leclerc for a combined consideration of EUR100.5 million. The hypermarkets are located outside the Paris region.
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