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L’Occitane Turns To Salesforce To Expand Ecommerce Options

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

L’Occitane has chosen Salesforce Commerce Cloud as its global ecommerce platform. The beauty specialist has replaced its existing in-house ecommerce system with Commerce Cloud’s multi-site, multi-language and multi-currency ecommerce ...more

Inditex Maintains Impressive Sales Growth Though 9M

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Inditex has recorded steady profit growth and rising net sales in the first nine months of its financial year. EBITDA grew 6% YoY to EUR3.82 billion in the nine months to 31 October. Net profit rose to EUR2.34 billion. Gross profit increased by ...more

Carrefour Seeks To Upgrade Instore Services At French Hypers

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Ahead of its transformation plan to be unveiled on 23 January, Carrefour is testing new service points at its Montesson big-box store in western Paris. The trial sees around 20 extra staff on hand to offer shoppers a range of advice and guidance ...more

JD.Com Sees Impressive Revenue Returns From Its Logistics Arm

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Having spun off its proprietary delivery and logistics services in April, JD.com is already seeing strong returns from its JD Logistics division. Annualised revenue has been reported as CNY30 billion (USD48 million), with independent merchants ...more

Sears Comps Plunge Again Despite Reduced Q3 Losses

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Sears continued its downward sales trajectory in its most recent quarter, reporting a 15.3% drop in same-store sales from the same period last year. This was partially offset by lower operating costs following a series of store disposals. 

BP Makes a Move into Indonesian Forecourt Convenience Space

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

BP seeks to open about 350 petrol stations with adjacent convenience stores in Indonesia over the next ten years. 

SuperValu Expands Partnership with Instacart

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

SuperValu is adding more stores and click-and-collect to its Instacart-powered home delivery services. Instacart now fulfils orders from Supervalu’s Cub, Farm Fresh, Shop N Save and Shoppers banners, the company said Monday. 

Kroger Partners with Chase Pay to Offer Mobile Payments

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Kroger has partnered with Chase Pay – the digital engagement wallet from JPMorgan Chase & Co. – to offer mobile payments in selected retail markets and within specific e-commerce programs. 

Liverpool To Open Four Peruvian Foodservice Inserts In 2018

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Mexican department store chain Liverpool will inaugurate four Peruvian food inserts during the first quarter of 2018, backed by Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade & Tourism. The company will open Gourmet Experience foodservice areas, specializing ...more

The Fresh Market Names New Chief Marketing Officer

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

The Fresh Market has announced the appointment of Mary Kellmanson as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Kellmanson joins The Fresh Market with more than 20 years of experience in the grocery industry. Kellmanson will ...more

Lidl US Puts Openings On Hold In Strategy Rethink

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Various media reports suggest Lidl US is reconsidering its East Coast expansion plans. At least one store project is said to have been postponed due to “budgetary constraints” with Lidl reportedly examining cost-reduction options before ...more

Tencent Takes Minority Stake In Yonghui Superstores

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Tencent Holdings is to purchase a stake in Yonghui Superstores. The stake amounts for 5% of the supermarket chain. In a bid to remain competitive in the “new retail” field of online-to-offline shopping. Tencent will also increase its investment ...more

JC Penney Enters The Subscription Box Space

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

In a bid to expand the appeal of its men’s clothing ranges, is partnering with Bombfell.com, a men’s subscription service in the vein of Stitch Fix and Trunk Club. Similarly to these services, Bombfell offers a personalized service, in which a ...more

Alibaba’s Jack Ma Gets WTO Backing For Global Ecommerce Initiative

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

The World Trade Organization and the World Economic Forum have partnered with Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform on a new initiative which aims to turn ecommerce into a top priority for national governments, businesses, international ...more

Media Markt Plans Major Roll-Out Of Swiss Pickup Points

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Media Markt in Switzerland plans to set up a pick-up network throughout the country. To this end, it is exploring potential partnerships with local operators. Over the coming years, the company plans to open between 2500 and 3000 pick-up points ...more

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