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Walmart expands fashion ecommerce with Bare Necessities

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Walmart has acquired online fashion business Bare Necessities as part of efforts to expand its online ecosystem. Bare Necessities is a ...more

Esselunga expands ecommerce to Rome

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Italian supermarket chain Esselunga has announced that it has extended its online shopping service, EsselungaaCasa, to the city of Rome. Initially, it will be available in some central districts of the city, including Pinciano, Flaminio, Villa ...more

Sonae cancels IPO of food retail arm

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

The public offer for sale of Sonae MC, the food retail business of Sonae, has been canceled due to adverse market conditions, according to a statement sent by the Portuguese group to the Securities Market Commission.


Carrefour opens Act for Food pop-up in Belgium

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

In Brussels, Carrefour Belgium has launched a new pop-up concept: its Act for Food Factory is a test lab where the retailer's recent food commitments of the same name take concrete shape. The focus is on organic, sustainable and local food. ...more

Alibaba merges Ele.me and Koubei food delivery businesses

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Alibaba has merged two of its food delivery services Ele.me and Koubei into the Alibaba Local Services Company. According to Alibaba, the company is an important milestone with a goal of redefining urban life. It will combine the abundant service ...more

Amazon looks to deepen B&M foothold in India

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Spencer’s Retail, which is in talks with multiple players including Alibaba, has been offered more than USD400 million by Amazon for a 30% stake. Amazon has been in talks to acquire a stake in Kishore Biyani’s Future Retail and Aditya Birla ...more

Carrefour Brazil expects to double sales of organics by 2020

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Carrefour Brazil is seeking to double sales of organic products by 2020, according to company president Noël Prioux. Currently, organic products on average account for around 0.6% of total sales in Brazil. In addition to doubling participation by ...more

Amazon Fashion to launch London pop-up

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Amazon Fashion will open its first pop-up store in Europe on Baker Street in London later this month. The 3,000 sq ft space will be open for a week and will stock a curation of menswear and womenswear brands.


Coles sales surge ahead of Wesfarmers demerger

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Total Q1 sales at Coles for FY 2018, grew by 5%, helped by a promotional campaign and investments in its flybuys loyalty programme. Comparable store sales jumped 5.1% over the period for Coles' supermarkets division, compared with a 0.3 per cent ...more

Cnova reports sales decline in Q3 2018

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Casino Group’s French ecommerce division, Cnova, reported its third quarter (Q3) 2018 results for the three-month period ended 30 September 2018. Net sales decreased 2.9% to EUR503 million; increase in organic growth of 0.5%. GMV increased 9.3% ...more

Ceconomy CEO steps down after repeated profit warnings

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Ceconomy, Europe’s leading consumer electronics retailer, said its chief executive Pieter Haas will leave with immediate effect and it will also look for a new finance chief after its shares tumbled on a string of profit warnings. Ceconomy, which ...more

Parkson Retail Asia might exit Vietnam

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Parkson Retail Asia has shuttered five stores in Vietnam. Mounting losses and the fact it is now down to just five stores in the market, has fuelled speculation that the retailer may soon leave Vietnam altogether.


Google India to partner with Flipkart, Paytm to launch Google Shopping

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Google will soon launch a shopping tab in India, which will allow users to browse for products and redirect them to merchant websites or ecommerce platforms.


Wawa to expand operations to Miami

Monday, Oct 15, 2018

US-based convenience operator Wawa is to open three convenience stores in Miami. To highlight its upcoming presence in the city, Wawa is hosting events at each of the chosen locations. Pennsylvania-based Wawa operates more than 800 convenience ...more

Kroger, Home Chef kick off nationwide meal kits retail rollout

Friday, Oct 12, 2018

Kroger has started rolling out Home Chef meal kits across its supermarket banners. The first kits will be available at Mariano’s stores in Illinois and Pick 'n Save and Metro Market stores in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin.


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