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Cincinnati-based Kroger, the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, is partnering with Los Angeles-based Drinks Holdings to sell wine to be delivered to customers’ homes or offices. The plan is to offer the service ...more
The Co-op has partnered with Atheon Analytics to create a tool named SKUtrak Collaborator that provides key metrics for collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) between the retailer and its suppliers. Atheon have ...more
Japanese retail giant Aeon is entering into a capital and business partnership with Fuji, a supermarket operator based in Japan. The agreement will see Aeon acquire about 15% of Fuji at the price of JPY13 billion.
Amazon has opened an online store specifically for products backed by investors from the CNBC show “Shark Tank,” through its Amazon Launchpad startup program. The Amazon Launchpad Shark Tank Collection features more than 70 products featured and ...more
Rewe wants to promote the purchase of unpackaged fruit and vegetables and has introduced reusable refill nets as an alternative to the knot bag in 3,300 Rewe stores nationwide.
Casino Group has announced a partnership with family-owned retailer Quattrucci Group, which will see 12 of its supermarkets and hypermarkets - which specialise in fresh produce - join Casino. As of 1 January 2019, these stores will be supplied by ...more
Baidu Waimai, China’s third-largest takeaway service, announced that it’s rebranded as Star.Ele, more than one year after being acquired by Alibaba-backed Ele.me.
Pharmacy retailer CVS has started to accept Apple Pay for payment in its stores nationwide, months after a statement from Apple CEO Tim Cook suggested a rollout was in the works. The move comes four years after Apple Pay debuted, at which time ...more
Supervalu reported an uptick in sales and a larger net loss for its fiscal 2019 second quarter. Revenue for the quarter ended Sept. 8 rose 1.9% to USD3.51 billion from USD3.45 billion a year earlier. Wholesale revenue climbed 3.6% to ...more
Albertsons reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended September 8, 2018. Sales and other revenue increased USD192.4 million, or 1.4%, to USD14.0 billion compared to USD13.8 billion during previous year. The ...more
Russian eCommerce player Ozon.ru has been granted a license for pharmacy retail and has begun testing a home delivery service for non-prescription drugs. Ozon has opened two offline pharmacies at its own warehouses in Moscow and Tver, where ...more
Lawson Bank, a subsidiary of major Japanese convenience store chain Lawson, has launched its financial services in Japan as planned. Lawson Bank accepts ...more
Campari Group, leading Italian company in the premium spirits industry, has announced its partnership with Alibaba’s B2C marketplace Tmall via a flagship store – to offer the best of its iconic drinks to Chinese consumers. The rise of a drinking ...more
US off-price retailer Ross Stores opened 30 namesake stores and 10 dd’s Discounts stores across 19 states in September and October. With the openings, the retailer has met its target of opening 99 stores in 2018. It now operates 1,438 Ross and ...more
Slovenian retailer Mercator Group has sold 10 shopping malls to Austria’s Supernova for EUR116.6 million. According to the terms of the contract, Mercator will continue to rent parts of the malls to operate its hypermarkets. The ...more
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