Our new Household Care & Petcare Sector Report captures the latest developments from Amazon, Walmart, Tesco, Ahold Delhaize and PetSmart among others. Organised around four winning strategies, we highlight ...more
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Alibaba is showcasing how its Consumer-to-Business (C2B) NPD model is impacting brand penetration in China. The ecommerce giant believes it can use its advanced shopper data analytics expertise to better tailor new products to succeed in the ...more
Walmart is testing a new programme called Check Out With Me in the Lawn & Garden Centres of more than 350 stores. Outfitted with cellular devices and Bluetooth printers, Lawn & Garden associates at these stores can check out customers and provide ...more
Amazon has introduced Alexa Skill Blueprints, a new way to create personalised skills and responses for Alexa. Using a set of easy-to-use templates users can create customised experiences for Alexa within minutes just by filling in the blanks. ...more
Sainsbury’s has partnered with e-cargobikes.com to trial zero-emission deliveries from its South London store in Streatham. Five cargo bikes will deliver up to 100 online orders a day to customers across South London and will be able to avoid ...more
One of the UK’s best-known supermarket chains, Iceland, is partnering with China’s largest retailer, JD.com, to make its debut in the Chinese market.
Alibaba has signed an agreement to partner with Xi'an International Medical Investment Co. Ltd. to offer Internet-powered medical services, according to a statement released by the latter. The co-operation includes building an Internet-powered ...more
Carrefour has opened its first "outlet" areas in French big-box stores. Areas of 500-1500 sq m, are designed to clear stock of non-food items. The idea is part of the cost-savings package introduced by CEO Alexandre Bompard. The stores eligible ...more
Google Singapore has introduced its smart speaker Google Home. It has taken the technology 16 months to reach Southeast Asia, and alongside the Google Home Mini the speaker will be sold through retail stores such as Challenger, Courts and ...more
Lenta's total sales grew 19.9% in 1Q 2018 to RUB93.4 billion (1Q 2017: RUB 77.9 billion) with like-for-like sales growth of 6.1%. LFL traffic growth of 0.6% combined with a 5.5% increase in LFL ticket.
Alibaba has acquired Hangzhou C-SKY Microsystems, a company designing integrated circuits, in a bid to increase its own chip-making capabilities. Alibaba said the purchase of C-SKY Microsystems will help unify the two companies' R&D capability ...more
The Lithuanian competition authority has blocked ICA’s acquisition of UAB Paling, which runs the IKI retail chain, after giving conditional approval in October 2017. The authority cleared the takeover, on condition that ICA disposes of 17 ...more
South Africa’s Clicks Group has reported a 14.8% rise in half-year earnings with a rise of 14.3% in health and beauty sales. The retailer expects earnings growth of between 12 and 17% in the full-year to August. UPD, the group’s pharmaceutical ...more
Pick n Pay has reported a 5.3% turnover growth to ZAR 81.6 billion (USD 6.2 billion) with the retailer cutting its labour force by 10% to improve profitability and productivity. The retailer’s foreign operations contributed to ZAR 4.6 billion of ...more
Fnac Darty group revenue totalled EUR1.69 billion in the first quarter of 2018, up 0.6% both in reported figures and like-for-likes, despite a lacklustre consumption environment and unfavourable weather conditions.
Amazon has revealed Prime membership numbers for the first time. More than 100 million people now subscribe to Prime, CEO Jeff Bezos disclosed in his annual shareholder letter. Last year, USD9.72 billion of Amazon’s revenue came directly from ...more
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