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Instagram further expands shopping functions

Monday, Nov 19, 2018

Instagram has added three new features intended to make it easier for people to shop on the social media platform.

IKEA plans global growth via city centres

Monday, Nov 19, 2018

IKEA will invest EUR5,800 million over the next three years to boost its physical presence and grow in city centres. The home furnishing giant plans to open physical spaces in the centre of 30 big cities of Europe, Russia, Asia, North America and ...more

Smart & Final reports solid Q3 results

Monday, Nov 19, 2018

US warehouse operator Smart & Final Stores reported financial results for Q3 ended 7 October 2018. Net sales were up 2.8% to USD1,497.7 million as compared to USD1,457.4 million last year.

Yum! Brands KFC rolls out home delivery across Australia via Menulog

Monday, Nov 19, 2018


KFC Australia has entered into a partnership with Menulog - an online food delivery service - to expand its reach in the country. The partnership will enable KFC to offer home delivery in more than 1,850 suburbs across Australia. By ...more

Nordstrom reports mixed Q3 results

Monday, Nov 19, 2018

Nordstrom reported an increase in net sales by 3% to USD3.75 billion for the third quarter ended November 3, 2018. Total same-store sales rose by 2.3%. Full-price comparable sales rose 0.5%, while Nordstrom’s off-price business had a comp-sales ...more

Future Retail profit up 14.32% in Q2

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Future Retail reported 14.32% increase in standalone net profit at INR1,751 million (USD26 million) for the second quarter ended September 30, 2018. The company had reported a net profit of INR1,531 million (USD23 million) during the ...more

Walmart to restructure Flipkart, integrate Myntra and Jabong

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Days after announcing that Myntra and Jabong would be rolled into Flipkart following Binny Bansal’s resignation as group chief executive, Walmart is set to carry out a massive layoff at Jabong and integrate the online fashion retailer completely ...more

Alibaba-backed BigBasket continues strong growth

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Alibaba-backed BigBasket said it crossed INR2 billion(USD29.55 million) in sales and almost doubled the number of customers in the year ended March, indicating a growing preference for online grocery-shopping in the country.

7-Eleven Singapore forges pickup partnership with Qoo10

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Singapore 7-Eleven has signed a deal with Southeast Asian ecommerce platform Qoo10 that will see collection services offered in an initial 75 7-Eleven stores. The pickup service will begin operation by year-end and will work by sending SMS or ...more

Walmart’s Asda reports sixth consecutive quarter of growth

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Walmart's UK arm Asda posted a 3.7% rise in net sales for the 13 weeks to 26 October and a 2.0% rise in like-for-like sales in Q3. Walmart said private label performance underpinned growth, with 113 new free-from lines and its own-brand English ...more

Sprint rolls out Pickup at Walgreens

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Starting 14 November, US telecommunications company Sprint rolled out the option of buying a phone online and picking it up at a Walgreens store. Once ordered, Sprint will ship new phones to the closest participating Walgreens, where it'll be ...more

Zabka, Freshmarket end loyalty programme

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Polish convenience and proximity chains Zabka and Freshmarket are ending their current loyalty schemes on 30 November and have informed participants that this day will be their last opportunity to redeem rewards collected under the Karta Dobre ...more

Grupo Éxito sales decrease in Q3

Friday, Nov 16, 2018


South American Grupo Exito, subsidiary of Groupe Casino reported Q3 and 9M 2018 results for the period ended on 30 September 2018. For the third quarter, the retailer reported a fall in net sales of 8.6% to COP12.5 billion (USD4.3 ...more

El Corte Inglés reports 0.4% sales growth in H1 2018

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

El Corte Inglés has released its H1 numbers, marking the first time the privately held company has issued official sales figures. Overall, group sales increased 0.4% to EUR7.58 billion. Retail sales decreased by 0.6% to EUR6.02 billion. EBITDA ...more

Woolworths South Africa posts 2.7% growth in Q2

Friday, Nov 16, 2018


Woolworths South Africa has announced a 2.7% sales growth for the first 20 weeks ended 11 November 2018. Woolworths Food sales increased by 7.2%. In South Africa, Woolworths Fashion, Beauty and Home sales declined by 3.3%. Country Road ...more

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