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RNG analysis of Walmart's most recent results with drivers, forecast, and initiatives in the US.
Walmart delivered Q2 US comp growth of 4.5%, with traffic and ticket up 2.0%. Online sales rose 40% while Sam’s Club comps were 5.0%. International sales gained 4.0%.
JD.com posted a second-quarter net loss of CNY2.21 billion (USD334.4 million), compared to CNY287.0 million for the same period last year. The Chinese ecommerce giant reported a 31.2% rise in revenue to CNY122.3 billion for the quarter ended 30 ...more
Kroger and Nuro have announced Scottsdale, Arizona as the city for their self-driving grocery delivery pilot. A Fry’s Food Stores location has been selected as the test outlet for the new service. It will, Kroger claims, use new self-driving ...more
AS Watson has teamed up with L’Oréal to launch Colorlab by Watsons, a new concept makeup store in China. These new stores offer a fashionable and trendy experience-led makeup space. There is access to on-hand makeup artists who can offer advice ...more
US department store institution JCPenney recorded a loss for its second quarter of USD101 million. This was a widening of the USD48 million shortfall in the comparable quarter last year.
Nordstrom’s income for the quarter ended 4 August was USD162 million, compared with USD110 million in the prior-year quarter. Revenue climbed 7.1 % to USD4.07 billion from a year ago. Revenue for the full year is forecast to be as much as USD15.5 ...more
More than 100 Kohl’s stores are now equipped to accept Amazon order returns. The department store retailer recently opened Amazon return stations at 21 stores in the Milwaukee area. The pilot project began last autumn and includes 82 stores in ...more
Shanghai, Alibaba, and Ant Financial have signed a strategic co-operation agreement to boost the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta. Under the new partnership agreement, Alibaba will ramp up its new retail efforts in Shanghai.
Schwarz Group’s hypermarket banner Kaufland has expanded its private label to include lactose- and gluten-free lines. The K-free label initially covers 20 SKUs, including yoghurt, whipped cream, milk and quark, butter, sour cream and cheese for ...more
Wal Mart de Mexico said on Thursday that it will open gas stations alongside its domestic stores. It will join other private companies that are now competing with Pemex, the country’s former monopoly fuel seller.
Mexican consumer electronics specialist Grupo Elektra has launched a digital marketplace, intended to compete with the likes of Amazon, Linio and MercadoLibre. Elektra launched its marketplace platform at elektra.com.mx, featuring the complete ...more
Digital and creative marketing strategies have been credited for rising sales at Hong Kong Circle K and Saint Honore stores in the first half of this year. Parent Convenience Retail Asia says the combined operations achieved sales of HKD2.57 ...more
Retailer supply chains are being increasingly challenged. The growth of ecommerce and intensified consumer demand for fast delivery is leading to a complete fragmentation of the supply chain. Join us on Wednesday, August 29, as ...more
US consumer electronics giant Best Buy has announced the $800m purchase of digital senior healthcare specialist GreatCall. GreatCall has 900,000 US subscribers and revenues of $300m . It is best known for the Jitterbug senior-friendly ...more
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