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Casino announces leadership change at Monoprix

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

French supermarket retailer Casino, which has been battling concerns over debts at the company and at its parent group Rallye, has named Franprix head Jean-Paul Mochet as the new CEO of its Monoprix arm. “Jean-Paul Mochet is appointed President ...more

Sainsbury’s trials Higgidy in-store deli counter

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Premium pie maker Higgidy is trialling an in-store deli counter in selected Sainsbury’s stores. The West Sussex supplier has branded a section of the deli counters in 11 Sainsbury’s supermarkets to offer a 12-strong range. The trial is set to run ...more

X5 Retail Group further expands pick-up cooperation with Lamoda deal

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Leading Russian food retailer X5 Retail Group has announced a strategic partnership agreement between its subsidiary X5 OMNI and Lamoda Group, one of Russia's largest online fashion and lifestyle platforms. Under the agreement, Lamoda will open ...more

H-E-B unveils Austin digital tech hub

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

H-E-B has launched a digital technology hub in East Austin with plans to employ 650 workers there. The retailer last year announced plans for the Eastside Tech Hub in a leased space.

The Eastside tech hub will also serve as the headquarters ...more

Walmart Sam’s Club launches alcohol delivery in the US

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Shoppers in the US can now get same-day alcohol delivery using Instacart from Walmart-owned Sam’s Club stores. The one-hour delivery service is currently available in select markets across multiple states including Florida, California and ...more

Walgreens Boots to scrap plastic bags in all UK stores by 2020

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Walgreens Boots plans to replace plastic carrier bags with paper alternatives across 53 UK stores at present, with the entirety of its store estate to switch over by next year. The health and beauty giant has vowed to replace plastic bags across ...more

Starbucks, Freshippo bring ‘Star Kitchen’ to Beijing

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Starbucks last week opened its third delivery-focused ‘Star Kitchen’ in Beijing in partnership with Alibaba’s New Retail-driven grocery chain, Freshippo. Part of a Starbucks-Alibaba collaboration announced in August 2018, Star Kitchens were set ...more

7-Eleven US adds location-based delivery to 7NOW app

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

7-Eleven in the US has added a feature to its 7NOW delivery app that will enable customers to receive delivery at thousands of predetermined locations, including parks, beaches, sports fields, entertainment venues and other public ...more

Amazon US launches beauty store for professionals

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Amazon Business has launched the Amazon Professional Beauty Store to offer professional stylists, barbers, and estheticians a custom shopping experience with a wide selection. Licensed stylists can now discover top professional-use products in ...more

Walmart Mexico launches grocery delivery via WhatsApp

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

Walmart’s Mexico unit has begun offering grocery delivery from its Superama stores via messaging service WhatsApp.

WhatsApp, the free text-messaging service owned by social media platform Facebook, is ubiquitous throughout Mexico. Superama ...more

Metro minority stakeholder makes takeover offer

Monday, Jun 24, 2019

EP Global Commerce, an acquisition vehicle owned by Czech and Slovak investors, is making a takeover offer for German retailer Metro that values the company at EUR5.8 billion. In recent years, Metro has been restructuring to focus on its core ...more

JD.com to handle cross-border logistics for Carrefour

Monday, Jun 24, 2019

JD.com has reached a partnership with the Chinese unit of French retailer Carrefour to offer cross-border logistics services. As part of the deal, Carrefour has set up a store on JD’s international marketplace to sell imported goods, following ...more

Walmart Flipkart plans US listing by 2022

Monday, Jun 24, 2019

Flipkart will tap the US equity market by 2022, the board of the Walmart-owned ecommerce marketplace decided earlier this month, said people aware of the matter. Flipkart group CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy has formally informed his top lieutenants ...more

Ahold Delhaize Food Lion expands ‘To-Go’ pickup service

Monday, Jun 24, 2019

Ahold Delhaize’s US banner Food Lion is expanding its To-Go grocery pickup service to multiple area locations, as of 24 June. The service enables customers to order and pick up their groceries in one hour. After going to ...more

Aldi to roll out loose veg trial in England

Monday, Jun 24, 2019

Aldi is rolling out a loose veg initiative trialled in Scotland to England. The discounter started selling five lines - savoy cabbage, red cabbage, white cabbage, pointed cabbage and cauliflower - without plastic wrapping in Scotland earlier this ...more

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