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Target Shipt appoints new CEO

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Shipt, the same-day delivery service owned by Target, has appointed Target veteran Kelly Caruso as its new CEO, succeeding founder Bill Smith, who will continue in an advisory role. Most recently, Caruso was SVP of hardlines for Target, ...more

Sobeys reports sales up by 3.6% in Q3 2018

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Sobeys has reported financial results for its Q3 2018 ended 2 February 2019. Sales increased by 3.6% to CAD6,247 million (USD 4,879 million). Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 3.3% while excluding pharmacy same-store sales increased by ...more

Rite Aid reports leadership changes and restructures organization

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Rite Aid has announced major leadership changes, restructuring its organization to reduce cost. All changes are effective immediately. John Standley has resigned as CEO but will remain in his position until the Board appoints a new CEO. Bryan ...more

Inditex reports net sales up by 3% in FY 2018

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Inditex, the operator of Zara and several other apparel brands, has reported FY 2018 results for the period ended 31 January 2019. Sales increased by 3% to EUR26.14 billion versus EUR25.33 billion for 2017. Like-for-like sales grew by ...more

Uchumi appoints new non-executive directors to board

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Struggling Kenyan retailer Uchumi has appointed two non-executive directors to its board, as the retailer’s efforts to find new investors continue. It has picked Baiju Shah and Fred Rabongo as non-executive directors starting 26 February 2019. ...more

Alibaba, Bailian Group open ‘Easy New Retail’ outlet in Shanghai

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Alibaba and Chinese multi-format operator Bailian Group have jointly opened an ‘Easy New Retail’ convenience store in Shanghai. The 500 sq m outlet, which trades from 7:00 am to 12:00 ...more

Morrisons LFL sales up 4.8% in 2018

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Morrisons has announced FY2018 results for the 52-week period ended on 3 February 2019. Group revenue increased by 2.7% to GBP17.7 billion compared to GBP17.3 billion in 2017. Total sales excluding fuel increased by 0.1% to GBP13.26 billion ...more

Mercadona turnover increases by 6% in 2018

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Mercadona has reported FY2018 sales of EUR24.31 billion for the period ended on 31 December 2018, an increase of 6% in same-store sales growth. Net profit was EUR593 million, 84% more than in 2017.The retailer invested EUR1.50 billion during ...more

Amazon Prime to top half of all US households this year

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

By the end of 2019, 51.3% of US households will belong to Amazon Prime, according to a new forecast from eMarketer. That represents 63.9 million households, up from 58.7 million households (47.4% of total) in 2018.

Membership rates are ...more

Carrefour steps up the pace of its digital transformation in Romania

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Carrefour Romania is pushing ahead with its digital transformation, strengthening its partnership with Google and testing a biometric payment system for the first time.

Last month, Carrefour Romania began testing a biometric digital payment ...more

Carrefour Italy and JoinTag partner on in-store proximity technology

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Carrefour Italy has partnered with JoinTag to trial the latter's innovative proximity technology. The technology will intercept and communicate with consumers at various moments – e.g., near a store, inside the store, directly in front of a ...more

Sainsbury’s Argos adds visual search to iOS app

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Sainsbury’s owned Argos is seeking to streamline the purchase process by adding a visual search function to its iOS app - to allow customers to search for and purchase products using their smartphone camera.

The launch is part of Argos’s ...more

Coop Switzerland debuts high-end food-focused concept

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Swiss operator Coop has opened a new concept called FOOBY in a former theatre in Lausanne. The new store ethos centers on gastronomic craftsmanship, regionalism, and sustainability, according to the retailer. An emphasis on the shopper experience ...more

Instacart expands alcohol delivery across the US

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Instacart has expanded same-day delivery of alcohol through grocery retailers and liquor and beverage stores in 14 states and the District of Columbia. Instacart said that customers can now have beer, wine or spirits delivered in as soon as an ...more

Meijer rolls out Shop & Scan to 23 more stores

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Meijer has expanded its Shop & Scan program to 23 stores in Chicago and northwest Indiana after testing the technology in Michigan. Shop & Scan allows people to scan items using their mobile phones as they add them to their cart, and then they ...more

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