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US grocer Kroger has developed advanced shelf edge labels, rolling out the technology to nearly 200 stores by the end of this year. The technology, dubbed Edge, digitally displays pricing and nutritional information as well as coupons on products ...more
JD.com is to fund Vietnamese online player Tiki.vn, making it one of its largest shareholders. JD will partner Tiki in areas including merchandising, cross-border trade, logistics and fulfilment. It will also collaborate around technology, ...more
Casino FY2017 sales were EUR37.82 billion, up 5.0% compared with 2016. French LFL came in at 0.8% for the year and 3.1% in LATAM. Cdiscount delivered 8.3% sales growth for the year, with 9.2% growth and 7.9% GMV growth in Q4, hinting at a ...more
US media reports that Walmart is to radically shake up management at thousands of stores. Around 3,500 store co-manager roles are said to be under review. The cutting of these posts will be accompanied by the introduction of 1,700 assistant store ...more
US grocery intermediary Instacart has announced plans to acquire Canadian Cloud services provider Unata. The San Francisco-based grocery home delivery specialist will thus expand its offerings with a white-label ecommerce platform, digital ...more
French big-box major Leclerc is planning to drive sales of organic products during 2018. The move could also include the debut of a full-fledged organic banner, reports say.
JD.com has introduced a private label, covering a range of products from suitcases to bath towels. The brand, called Jing Zao, translates to `Made by JD’. Its initial launch offers 38 SKUs, mostly luggage items. They are an affordable ...more
Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA), posted a 6.8% net sales gain in its food business in Q4, reaching BRL12.51 billion. Like-for-likes were up 3.5% versus the previous year. LFL saw an uptick due to positive showing from the Assaí cash and carry division. ...more
Alibaba has rolled out a series of online and offline initiatives aimed at further tightening intellectual property rights protection. Alibaba told brands and rights holders that it was stepping up joint, anonymous purchases of branded goods with ...more
Albertsons has announced that President & Chief Operating Officer Wayne Denningham plans to retire near the end of the company’s fiscal year. Denningham garnered over 40 years with the company, having started working as a clerk as a teenager. The ...more
Global hamburger giant McDonald’s has said all its packaging worldwide will come from sustainable sources by 2025. The chain will aim to get all items like bags, straws, wrappers and cups from recycled or renewable materials, up from half ...more
Dutch variety retailer Hema will head outside of Europe for the first time ever. It will open three stores in Dubai later this year. In the next five years, the chain aims to open a sizeable number of Middle Eastern stores.
Spanish multi-format operator El Corte Inglés has begun selling its private brands Aliada and Corte Inglés in two supermarkets in the Cuban capital, Havana. The move follows an an agreement with Farmavenda, an Italian company linked to the Cuban ...more
Mexican supermarket chain Chedraui is aiming for same-store growth this year. It intends to focus on smaller formats for its expansion plans as it targets revenue growth of 8-9% and same-store growth of 4-5%.
German online fashion retailer Zalando said it would push ahead with its strategy of investing to gain market share in 2018 as it reported preliminary fourth-quarter sales growth and operating profit in line with analyst expectations.
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