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BJ's Wholesale Club Leverages Predictive Analytics Technology from First Insight

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

BJ’s Wholesale Club has partnered with First Insight to use the latter’s consumer-driven predictive analytics. First Insight uses online social engagement tools to gather real-time preference, pricing and sentiment data on potential product [...more]

SpartanNash Revises FY Forecasts After Fresh Kitchen Delay

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Wholesaler SpartanNash posted revenue of USD1.9 billion in its Q2 2017. This was a 3.3% year-on-year gain. Net earnings came in at USD21 million, a rise of 20.3%. SpartanNash made USD941.6 million via its food distribution business; USD471 [...more]

Coles Group Profits Plunge As Australian Grocery Competition Heats Up

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Australian supermarket group Coles profit fell 13.5% to AUD1.61 billion over the full-year. Revenue growth was flat compared to the previous year. Same-store food and liquor sales growth dropped 1%, versus 4.1% in FY2016.

Alibaba Revenues Surge in Q1, Makes Major Indonesian Investment

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Alibaba began its latest financial year in strong style. The Chinese online giant delivered a 56% y-o-y revenue increase to CNY50.18 billion (USD7.28 billion). Core e-commerce returns showed a 58% gain to CNY43.03 billion. Cloud computing [...more]

Walmart US 2Q18: Ramping Up Ecommerce and Technology Investments

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

RNG analysis of Walmart's most recent results with drivers, forecast, and initiatives in the US.

Sam's Club US 1Q18: Growing Private Label and Fulfillment Capabilities

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

RNG analysis of Sam Club's most recent results with drivers, forecast, and initiatives in the US.

Target Drives Second-Quarter Sales Gains With Increased Footfall

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Mass-merchandiser Target has delivered Q2 comp gains of 1.3%. These were driven by traffic growth of 2.1% as the retailer made advances in addressing what has been a major pain-point in recent quarters. Digital channel sales also rose 32% against [...more]

BJ's Wholesale Club Unveils New Online Membership and E-commerce Website

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

BJ's Wholesale Club has launched a revamp version of its website, intended to simplify the browsing and buying process for shoppers, as well as allow them to manage their membership. This is a key step in the retailer’s omni-channel [...more]

Domino's Pizza Australia Falls Short of FY Expectations

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Domino's biggest franchisee outside the US missed its profit target in its full-year results. Domino's Pizza Enterprises cited poor sales in Japan and France as the main reasons behind its failure to meet profit expectations. Profit rose 28.8% to [...more]

Tesco to Install Digital Touch Points Across Store Network

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

UK retailer Tesco has commissioned Evoke Creative to supply a range of interactive digital kiosks to be installed across the retailer’s store estate, in a GBP1.2 million contract, designed to help it improve its omni-channel capabilities and [...more]

7-Eleven Philippines To Expand Assortment And Services In Bid For Differentiation

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Philippine Seven Corporation saw H1 profit fall from PHP472.3 million to PHP446.4 million year-on-year. It said better Q2 sales trimmed the decline from 13.3% in Q1 to 5.5% in Q2. Same-store sales rose by 1.2% in the second quarter, compared with [...more]

Alibaba To Rebrand Alipay Payment Platform For Japanese Entry

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Alibaba intends to offer a newly branded iteration of its Alipay digital payment system aimed specifically at the Japanese market. The mobile-first platform may be introduced as early as next spring. Alipay is keen to drive digital payments in [...more]

Target 2Q17: Slow Signs of Improvement and Expanded Digital Capabilities

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

RNG analysis of Target's most recent results with drivers, forecast, and initiatives in the US.

Amazon Tops 2016 Sales Records Just Two Weeks into Back-to-School Season

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

Amazon is about to hit a record 80% sales growth for the back-to-school season, thanks to momentum from early shoppers. This compares to 20% total sales growth for the entire season last year.

Gap Launches Online Flagship On Yahoo! Taiwan

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

Clothing retailer Gap has launched its first e-commerce operation in Taiwan, on the Yahoo! platform. The flagship is part of Gap’s broader omni-channel strategy in the market, while for Yahoo! it marks the first time a major international [...more]

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