In our annual Cyber Five Recap & Holiday Preview report, we look at the most influential trends, such as the role of social media and the growing threat of experiences taking share from ...more
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RNG recaps US channel performance and key factors guiding retailer results over the last ...more
With ecommerce expected to account for half of global chain retail sales growth through 2022, ...more
Target announced it has agreed to acquire Shipt for USD$550 million. Target will roll-out the Shipt service to half of its locations by summer 2018 and to most of its remaining locations by the 2018 holiday season.
Planet Retail RNG analysis of Costco's most recent results with drivers, forecast, and initiatives.
JD.com has announce plans to roll out hundreds of unmanned convenience stores after testing the concept at its Beijing headquarters.
The convenience store giant is testing on-demand ordering in 10 of its stores in Dallas, Texas.
Walmart, JD.com, IBM, and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies will work together in a Blockchain Food Safety Alliance.
Target will acquire intermediary Shipt for USD550m and gain the technology, processes and capabilities needed to improve the economics of scaling to meet customer demand for rapid ecommerce fulfilment.
Canadian grocer Sobeys has reported a second-quarter loss of USD18.4 million. Adjusted second-quarter net income more than doubled to USD57.6 million and sales rose about 1.6% to USD4.7 billion.
EBAY announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Terapeak, a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help e-commerce sellers know what to sell, when to sell it and at what price on marketplaces such as eBay.
Japan-based mall operator Aeon has expanded its annual consolidated sales target to JPY10 trillion and operating profit target of JPY340 billion over the next three years. The profit target constitutes an increase of 80% over the company’s most ...more
Ahead of its Capital Markets Day today, ICA has released an announcement detailing its strategies, view of the market and investments. Additionally, it will detail its capex budget for 2018.
Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn is to exit Germany, joining a long list of failed attempts to access the market by the likes of Walmart, Intermarche and Marks & Spencer.
Soriana has opened its first gas station of its own brand in the El Paseo shopping center, located in the capital of San Luis Potosí. The Soriana Gas service station is located in the parking lot of one of its supermarkets, as other chains do in ...more
Apparel giant Zara is testing automated pickup machines similar to Walmart’s collection towers. The Inditex-owned banner now features self-service kiosks that allow shoppers to retrieve online orders. Two machines are being tested at a store in ...more
L’Occitane has chosen Salesforce Commerce Cloud as its global ecommerce platform. The beauty specialist has replaced its existing in-house ecommerce system with Commerce Cloud’s multi-site, multi-language and multi-currency ecommerce ...more
Inditex has recorded steady profit growth and rising net sales in the first nine months of its financial year. EBITDA grew 6% YoY to EUR3.82 billion in the nine months to 31 October. Net profit rose to EUR2.34 billion. Gross profit increased by ...more
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