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Value retailer Dollar Tree has reported overwhelmingly positive results for its third quarter.
Dia in Spain has partnered with online discount retailer MeQuedoUno on the development of an online marketing strategy for electronics and household products.
Loblaw has launched a fee-based subscription pilot, which crosses the border between online and off. The programme, PC Insiders, will initially only be available to selected PC Plus members, who also participate have a President’s Choice ...more
7-Eleven in the US has partnered with cosmetics brand Simply Me Beauty to roll out 40 products for face, eyes and lips across the convenience retailer’s network.
Lowe's has reported financial results for the period for Q3 and the nine-month period ended 3 November, 2017, highlighting positive sales growth as storm repairs boosted both traffic and basket size.
Walmart is developing a new range of long-shelf-life fruit and veg at its Bentonville campus.
Sephora has joined the ranks of a number of beauty retailers and brands, most recently Estee Lauder, to partner with Google Assistant. Following the launch of the Actions on Google platform in France, the app now allows users to book a number of ...more
Value retailer Dollar Tree has reported overwhelmingly positive results for its third quarter. While consolidated sales increased 6.3% to USD5.32 billion, same-store growth came at 3.2%.
7-Eleven Japan will use many of its stores as hubs for SoftBank Group’s bike-sharing business. The chain will employ its well-positioned, broad network to give the service a competitive edge over Chinese rivals that already have a head ...more
Whole Foods on Friday released a SEC filing, indicating numbers for its fiscal fourth quarter ended 24 September. The quarter included one month of operation under new management from Amazon, although with significant price drops and heavy ...more
The company confirmed on Monday that it plans to close two of its small stores as it rethinks its strategy for the fresh-focused urban concepts. The stores affected are an Everything Fresh outlet in Philadelphia and a Bfresh store in Brighton, ...more
Dixy Group said its board would discuss the de-listing of its shares from the Moscow Exchange at a meeting this week. Dixy, controlled by its chairman Igor Kesayev, has struggled to grow sales since a drop in the rouble and recession hit ...more
Zalando is planning a new shop surface for the coming year. This is intended to further improve the shopping experience for customers.
Aldi Nord has opened inner city store in Nice. The outlet sizes at 1,400 sq m and offers a new and upgraded concept with a stronger focus on fresh products and an enhanced shopping experience. Aldi is reportedly also opening its first inner city ...more
After entering into a joint venture in Thailand, Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com has put USD44 million into Vietnamese online retailer Tiki.vn. Tiki is one the largest domestic online players in Vietnam.
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