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McDonald's Undergoes Changes in its Global Executive Teams

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Doug Goare, chief restaurant officer at McDonald’s, will retire at the end of the year after 40 years with the company. With his retirement, effective Dec. 31, McDonald’s said it plans to realign its global executive team in three key segments in ...more

Sainsbury's Continues Drive to Cut Food Wastage

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

UK Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has announced its support for the new Food Waste Reduction roadmap formulated by the IGD and Wrap. The move will enable the retailer to cut down food waste by collaborating with fellow UK retailers, food ...more

Flipkart Acquires Israel-based Analytics Company

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Walmart-owned Flipkart has acquired an Israel-based analytics company Upstream Commerce in a bid to deliver real-time pricing and product analytics to its sellers. The size of the deal size remains undisclosed but some industry insiders ...more

Lulu Group Launches Operations in the Philippines

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

UAE-based LuLu Group has begun operations in the Philippines with the inauguration of a logistics and export centre in Laguna, near Manila. In August, the retailer announced plans of a new logistics facility in Philippines under the ...more

Circle K UAE Plans to Triple its Stores Nationwide by 2019

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Couche-Tard-owned convenience chain Circle K plans to mark its 10th year with a growth plan involving tens more outlets across the country, as well as centralising its logistics operations.


Ocado Introduces Sustainable Packaging Features on Website

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Ocado has introduced a new feature on its website allowing customers to browse only products with packaging that is recyclable or low in plastic. Three new product categories have been added to the site, with the names ‘Reduce and ...more

El Corte Ingles to Expand Two-Hour Deliveries Across Spain

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Spanish department store chain El Corte Ingles plans to launch a new digital platform in the coming months to extend the online two-hour delivery service across most Spanish cities. The retailer, which already offers its click & express service ...more

Femsa to Acquire Ecuadorian Drugstore Operator

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Mexico-based Femsa has reached a deal to acquire Ecuadorian drugstore operator Corporacion GPF. Femsa will purchase Corporacion GPF through its majority-owned subsidiary Socofar, a Chile-based drugstore and distribution ...more

Petco Appoints New Marketing Head

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Petco has tapped a former Bank of America Merrill Lynch executive to head up its marketing and consumer engagement efforts. The retailer announced it has appointed Tariq Hassan as chief marketing officer. Prior to joining Petco, Hassan served as ...more

H&M Tests New Concept Store in Sweden

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

At a pilot store in Stockholm, H&M is testing a new concept that mark a break with its past - and partly echo some tactics already deployed by rivals to attract shoppers. The new H&M store in the upmarket Karlaplan neighborhood of the Swedish ...more

Carrefour Teams with Fnac Darty to Reinvigorate Hypermarkets

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

With the recent disappointing reception of the non-food shelves at Carrefour hypermarkets, the retailer might be entering into a partnership with the French Consumer electronics retailer Fnac Darty. According to several sources, Carrefour ...more

Kohl's Announces New Brand EVRI

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Kohl’s announced the launch of EVRI, a new women’s private-label plus brand, enhancing Kohl’s modern, size-inclusive offerings for women and strengthening Kohl’s position as a destination for the plus shopper. The launch of EVRI is part of Kohl’s ...more

Asos to Axe Loyalty Scheme

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Asos has announced plans to axe its popular loyalty scheme next month. The online one-stop-shop - which stocks dozens of high street labels - said it will scrap its A-List scheme on 24 October but will be compensating shoppers with a gift card as ...more

Schwarz Group Lidl Enables Mobile Payment in Italy via Google Pay

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Lidl Italia has announced that customers equipped with Android devices can now pay for their grocery purchases through Google Pay. The service, which will be available in the more than 600 Lidl stores in 19 Italian regions, will allow users to ...more

Amazon Invests In Homebuilding Startup Plant Prefab

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Amazon said its Alexa Fund has invested in Plant Prefab, a Southern California startup that uses sustainable construction processes and materials to build prefabricated custom single- and multifamily houses. The start-up, which is focused on ...more

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