In our annual Holiday Recap report, we analyze seasonal shopping trends in the US, including estimated gift spend, the impact of Cyber Five days, and the prevalence of last-minute purchases. We scour some ...more
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Already the world’s sixth-largest ecommerce market, France is due to double ecommerce GMV sales ...more
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 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 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 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 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-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 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
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
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 announced the ‘A100 Strategic Partnership’ as part of its New Retail initiative that aims to build a comprehensive ...more
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