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Walgreens tests coolers with intelligent ad displays

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

US-based pharmacy chain Walgreens has reportedly been testing smart displays at coolers in a store in Chicago. The Internet of Things ...more

Ahold Delhaize US expands in-store robot use to 500 stores

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Ahold Delhaize said it will bring shelf-scanning robots to nearly 500 of its Giant/Martin's and Stop & Shop locations after a successful test at two Giant stores during the last year. The in-store robots, which are named Marty, will be in all 172 ...more

Carrefour invests in AI-driven supply chain optimisation

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Carrefour will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to optimise inventory management and reduce waste by integrating software developed by advanced analytics provider SAS into its supply chain.


Ahold Delhaize Belgium ramps up ecommerce, plans new stores

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Ahold Delhaize has announced that its Belgian banner Delhaize Le Lion will begin a collaboration with its ecommerce platform bol.com, adding in-store bol.com pickup points for orders placed online.


Kroger teams with OneView on new POS solution pilot

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Kroger has reached an agreement with OneView Commerce, a SaaS-based headless and serverless digital store platform, to develop a next-generation Point of Sale (POS) solution.


Amazon Whole Foods discontinuing expansion of 365 stores

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Amazon-acquired Whole Foods Market will no longer open new stores under its 365 by Whole Foods Market banner, the smaller-format, value-focused concept it launched less than three years ago, according to published reports citing an internal ...more

Walmart US to open high-tech consolidation center

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Walmart will open a 40,000 sq ft high-tech consolidation center in Colton, California in July 2019 - to receive, sort and ship freight. Driven by automated technology, the center will enable three times more volume to flow throughout the center ...more

Casino GPA ends financial year with comp surge

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Net sales at Casino-owned Brazilian retailer GPA food division were up 12% in the fourth quarter to BRL14 billion (USD3.6 billion). Same-store sales rose 6.9% in the quarter versus the last year, the company revealed in a securities ...more

Xiaomi to invest USD1.4 billion into AI and smart devices

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Chinese smartphone specialist Xiaomi is to fund development of its smart devices and AI capabilities with a CNY10 billion (USD1.4 billion), five-year investment drive.


Dixy Group to offload Moscow stores to X5 Retail Group

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Russian grocer Dixy Group is discussing the sale of its Victoria supermarkets in the Moscow region, with most of the stores likely to go to X5 Retail Group for further development of the Perekrestok and Pyaterochka banners.


Colruyt adds vehicle refueling feature to its Xtra app

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Belgium's Colruyt Group has added a new function to its Xtra app: mobile refuelling. Mobile refuelling is now possible at DATS 24, the fuel supplier that forms part of the retail group.


Albertsons reports sales uptick for Q3

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Albertsons Companies reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended 1 December, 2018. Sales and other revenue increased 1.8% to USD13.8 billion compared to USD13.6 billion December 2, 2017.


H&M to further enhance customer experience with new services

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Global fast-fashion retailer H&M plans to introduce further digital services and features to improve its customer experience both in physical stores and online.


Flipkart-owned Myntra Jabong CEO steps down

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Flipkart-owned Myntra and Jabong CEO Ananth Narayanan has quit. In Narayanan's place Amar Nagaram has been named as Head, Myntra and Jabong, and will report to Flipkart Group CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy. He had earlier been designated as the chief ...more

Alibaba unveils comprehensive solution for brand digitization

Monday, Jan 14, 2019

Alibaba announced the ‘A100 Strategic Partnership’ as part of its New Retail initiative that aims to build a comprehensive ...more

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