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Ozon forges last-mile fulfillment tie-up with Gett Delivery

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Russian ecommerce pureplayer Ozon and courier service Gett Delivery have launched a joint project to enhance Ozon's last-mile fulfillment. Ozon plans to deliver about a million parcels with Gett Delivery by 2019 end. The collaboration will ...more

Maxima launches international sourcing unit in Poland

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Lithuanian retailer Maxima Grupė has announced that it has launched a new unit of its procurement arm, Maxima International Sourcing, in Warsaw, Poland. Maxima International Sourcing Poland will provide agency services to the group’s retail ...more

Ross Stores to open 100 US stores in 2019

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Ross Stores recently opened 22 Ross Dress for Less and six dd’s Discounts stores across 12 different US states in February and March. The new locations are part of the company’s plans to open approximately 100 stores in fiscal 2019, including 75 ...more

Weis Markets reports 1.2% sales growth in FY 2018

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Weis Markets has reported its Q4 and FY 2018 results for the period ended 29 December 2018. For Q4, net sales increased by 1% to USD892.9 million and comparable sales grew 0.9%. The retailer mentioned that Q4 performance was positively impacted ...more

Reliance Retail to open 2,000 Trends stores in India

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Reliance Retail plans to expand its low-cost fashion store network Reliance Trends to 2,500 locations within the next five years. The chain currently has 557 stores in 160 cities and will target a presence in 140 more, involving deeper ...more

eBay unveils Independent Living Hub amid mobility goods demand

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

eBay has launched an Independent Living hub, a category offering simple solutions for consumers who have accessibility needs. Last year, eBay recorded 1.3 million shoppers from the medical and mobility category, and as the demand continued to ...more

Barnes & Noble names CIO

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Barnes & Noble has tapped a retail veteran as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO). The retailer named Carlo Pochintesta as CIO, effective 11 March 2019. He joins the company from apparel retailer Rag & Bone Holdings, where he served as CIO ...more

Neiman Marcus Q2 comparable sales rise 0.7%

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Neiman Marcus reported financial results for the second quarter ended 26 January 2019. The retailer reported total revenues of USD1.39 billion, representing an increase in comparable sales of 0.7% from the same quarter a year ago. For the 26 ...more

Bed Bath & Beyond launches private-label home brand

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

Bed Bath & Beyond has launched its first private-label whole home brand, Bee & Willow Home, that includes furniture, decor items, and more. This is the first of six brands that Bed Bath & Beyond will introduce this year and in 2020. Prices range ...more

Amazon US lets third-party sellers offer lower prices on rival sites

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Amazon US has decided to stop telling third-party sellers on its platform that they cannot offer lower prices on competing websites. The decision comes in the wake of a letter from Senator Richard Blumenthal arguing that the practice would ...more

Walmart US toughens delivery demands for suppliers

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Walmart tightened its on-time, in-full (OTIF) policy to require suppliers to deliver full truckloads within a two-day window 87% of the time. This is up from a previous requirement of 85%.

Suppliers will be fined 3% of the cost of goods ...more

Aldi Nord gives greater assortment control to country leaders

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Aldi Nord CEO Torsten Hufnagel is reportedly allowing the discounter’s country-level management greater control over ranges and assortment as the division looks to improve faltering performance. Nord has struggled to grow share in recent quarters ...more

Mercadona expands ‘Ready to eat’ offer to all Spanish stores

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Mercadona will extend its ‘Ready to eat’ service to its entire supermarket network in Spain and Portugal. Offering freshly made food in-store, the retailer launched a pilot test of the service in August last year in the Valencian town of ...more

Amazon used by almost 90% of UK shoppers

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Almost 90% of UK shoppers use Amazon and 40% have access to its Prime subscription service, according to a newly-published study, ...more

Metro Spain explores sale-and-leaseback for six Makro outlets

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Having sold the leasehold of three Spanish cash & carry sites last year, Makro is now reportedly exploring sale-and-leaseback options for a further six sites, in Bilbao, Badalona, Zaragoza, Alicante, Palma de Mallorca, and Valencia. The move ...more

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