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Walmart Canada partners with Freshii on fresh grab-and-go

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

By the end of April, Freshii - a fast-growing fast-casual healthy food franchise - will be featured in 100 Walmart Canada stores and will also be available on Walmart.ca.

'We are always looking for new ways to offer our customers an ...more

Migros to produce private label for Amazon

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Swiss retailer Migros’s own production line called M-Industry will soon be producing private labels for Amazon. Walter Huber, head of the M-Industry, said that Migros was selected as a supplier for several categories. (German ...more

Carrefour France to transfer ownership of 26 stores system

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Carrefour France has announced plans to transfer 26 stores to either franchise or lease management system. The retailer aims to transfer five hypermarkets and 21 supermarkets (Carrefour Market) under the lease-management system.

The ...more

Magnit debuts new unified branding and loyalty scheme

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Russian retailer Magnit is roll out new unified branding for all its outlets – proximity supermarkets, pharmacies, and drugstores. The harmonization will begin from March 2019.

Magnit currently operates six formats in total which will now ...more

Amazon Australia partners with ParcelPoint on click & collect

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Amazon Australia is collaborating with after-hours package delivery service ParcelPoint to launch an integrated click-and-collect and easy returns for Amazon customers. ParcelPoint operates from over 1,300 locations such as pharmacies, ...more

Walmart US pilots Garnier's virtual hair-coloring tech in stores

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Walmart is piloting Garnier's Virtual Shade Selector, a tool that uses 3D technology from L'Oréal's Modiface unit to help shoppers choose and virtually try on hair color products, in 10 of its stores.

Garnier originally launched Shade ...more

Loblaw retail sales edge up in Q4

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Canadian grocer Loblaw has reported financial results for the 12-weeks and 52-weeks ended 30 December 2018. For the fourth quarter, total revenue increased by 2.1% to CAD11,218 million (USD 8,761 million). Retail revenue increased by 1.7% to ...more

Iceland UK launches new wholesale service

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Iceland UK launched a new wholesale service on 15 February. Under the service, Iceland delivers a full range of lines across frozen, fresh, chilled, soft drinks and alcohol to retailers with no minimum orders and free deliveries on orders of more ...more

Petco closes ecommerce pioneer DrsFosterSmith.com

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Petco Animal Supplies Stores is permanently closing all operations of Drs. Foster and Smith, the cataloger turned leading pet supplies e-retailer it acquired in early 2015 for USD158.8 million. Facing threats from larger online competitors like ...more

American Eagle Outfitters pilots apparel rental service

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

American Eagle is now offering an apparel rental service dubbed 'Style Drop.' Subscribers pay USD49.95 each month to take out three items at a time. Shipping, returns, and laundry are free. Items can be swapped out during the month, and such ...more

Apple to begin testing own credit cards

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Apple has partnered with Goldman Sachs to begin testing its own credit cards within a few weeks. The card will work with the Apple Wallet, which will allow users to make plans for future purchases and manage their account balance.

The card ...more

LVMH Sephora to enter South Korea

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Sephora plans to open its first store in South Korea in the second half of 2019. While this is the brand’s first venture into the South Korean market, it already operates a network of 2,300 stores worldwide. It has operated in neighbouring China ...more

Fnac Darty revenue up 0.4% in 2018

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Electronics retailer Fnac Darty’s revenue rose by 0.4% to EUR7,475 million, with net income up 20% to EUR150 million for the year 2018.  At the end of 2018, in France, 31 Fnac stores hosted a Darty shop-in-shop, while two Darty stores hosted Fnac ...more

SpartanNash reports mixed results for Q4, fiscal year

Friday, Feb 22, 2019

SpartanNash reported financial results for the 12-week fourth quarter and 52-week fiscal year ended 29 December 2018. Net sales for the Retail division were USD429.1 million in the fourth quarter compared to USD450.0 million last year.

The ...more

JD.com, Rakuten collaborate on unmanned delivery in Japan

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

JD.com and Rakuten have signed an agreement that will see JD.com’s drones and autonomous delivery robots utilized in Rakuten’s unmanned delivery solutions in Japan.

Under the agreement, JD.com will combine its expertise in developing drones ...more

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