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Alibaba Tmall Fresh chooses New Zealand as first Country Flagship

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Alibaba Tmall has added its first Country Flagship portal to its Tmall Fresh online supermarket offer, with 18 New Zealand food and beverage brands signing up to showcase their goods via the platform. The New Zealand Food Basket grouping includes ...more

Walgreens US partners with Narvar to enhance pickup and return services

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Walgreens has partnered with Narvar to provide package pickup and return across more than its 8,000 locations offering FedEx OnSite services. This service gives consumers an option to choose any location that falls under the Narvar Concierge ...more

Walmart US tests LED-projected floor ads

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Walmart US is using innovative measures in-stores to boost sales by testing LED projectors that display ads on the floor of its Supercenter in Bentonville, US. There are three projectors displaying colorful ads on the floors in the toy section of ...more

Carrefour to track 20% of its products on blockchain by 2020

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Carrefour intends to use blockchain technology to track 20% of its product shipments by 2020. Carrefour already uses blockchain technology to track the supply chain of 20 out of 300 Carrefour-branded products across the supply chain, but it plans ...more

Casino Franprix to trial robot delivery in Paris

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Stepping up the race for automated deliveries, Casino’s urban banner Franprix and its partner TwinswHeel will test delivery robots on the streets of Paris.

For the elderly and disabled, the robot can accompany customers within a radius of ...more

Tesco launches 'Meat & Veg' range for health-conscious customers

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

In its latest bid to help customers’ live healthier lives, Tesco has bolstered its range of meat by launching a new ‘Meat & Veg’ range. The selection of lamb and beef products are expertly combined with vegetables to ensure meals are healthier, ...more

Fnac Darty revenue up by 1.7% in Q1 2019

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Electronics retailer Fnac Darty’s revenues rose by 1.7% to EUR1.715 million. Revenues in the France-Switzerland segment were up by 1.1% to EUR 1.318 million. The retailer continued the rapid roll-out of its Confiance strategic plan, strengthening ...more

JD.com partners with China’s pet food leader

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

China Pet Food, the market-leading brand, has entered an alliance with JD.com in a deal that will see the manufacturer leverage the tech giant’s skills to optimise sales and logistics. The new deal follows an agreement signed last October with ...more

Rewe Group makes long-term investment plan for Penny Romania

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Germany’s Rewe Group plans to invest EUR80 million into growing its Penny Market discount banner this year and will double the annual average investment by 2025. Penny currently operates 223 supermarkets and three logistics centers in Romania. ...more

X5 Retail Group reports 15.3% sales growth in Q1 2019

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Russian retailer X5 Retail Group has reported its Q1 2019 results for the period ended on 31 March 2019. Total group sales increased by 15.3% year-on-year to RUB404.11 billion (USD6.3 billion). LFL sales increased by 5.0%.

Pyaterochka sales ...more

Metro's Romanian franchise aims for 2,000 stores by 2020

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Metro Cash & Carry proximity franchise LaDoiPasi has announced it currently has 820 stores under the banner in Romania and wants to take that number to 1,100 by the close of 2019 with a goal of 2,000 units by end-2020. Metro has recently ...more

Metro (CAN) appoints new President for Jean Coutu Group

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Metro (CAN) announces the appointment of Alain Champagne as new President of the Jean Coutu Group. Alain will take up the position of François J. Coutu, who is retiring. François will continue as a member of Board of Directors and a pharmacist ...more

Click Group reports 6.2% turnover growth in H1 2019

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Clicks Group reported strong interim results for the six months ended 28 February 2019. Group turnover was up by 6.2% to ZAR15.3 billion. Retail health and beauty sales, which includes Clicks and the franchise brands of The Body Shop, GNC and ...more

Reliance Retail in talks over Hamleys buyout

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Reliance Retail is in the final stages of negotiations with C.Banner International, which has been trying to find a buyer for Hamleys since last October, after three years of ownership. China’s C.Banner bought the business in 2015 for USD130 ...more

Reliance Retail reports strong growth in Q4 and FY 2018

Friday, Apr 19, 2019

Reliance Retail reported Q4 and FY 2019 results for the year ending March 31, 2019. For the Q4 the retailer reported revenue growth of 51.6% to INR366 billion (USD5.1 billion) as against INR242 billion (USD3.3 billion) in Q4 FY18. For the full ...more

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