Our Retailers' Strategic Initiatives update is essential reading for anyone in the FMCG community. Using the STEIP framework, this new report captures the latest strategic initiatives from the world’s ...more
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Walmart has acquired online fashion business Bare Necessities as part of efforts to expand its online ecosystem. Bare Necessities is a ...more
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
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.
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 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
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 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 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.
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
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, 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 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 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.
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 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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