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Albert Heijn Opens First Checkout-Free Stores in Amsterdam

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Albert Heijn has opened its first checkout-free stores which utilise the company’s Tap to go card enabling customers to pay at the shelf. The first two checkout free stores are located in the Amsterdam Medical Centre, with a third due to open at ...more

Amazon Partners with Snapchat on Visual Search

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Snap will roll out a new visual search tool for its Snapchat app in partnership with Amazon. The visual search will allow Snapchat users to point the app's camera at an item and quickly find it on Amazon and buy it straight from the ...more

Walmart Deploys Blockchain to Track Leafy Greens

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Those providing leafy green vegetables to the Walmart and Sam’s Club grocery chains will need to upload data about their foods to blockchain within a year. This change means that the information gathered by these suppliers will be open and ...more

Kroger Changes Name of its Grocery Pick-up Service ClickList

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

After three years of radical expansion of the order online/pick up at the store service, Kroger will now simply call the operation 'Kroger Grocery Pickup.' The service is available at more than 1,000 stores nationwide more than one-third of ...more

Walmart, Flipkart Plan to Cross-Sell Private Brands

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Walmart said it could leverage Flipkart to cross-sell each other’s private brands, use the expertise of the ecommerce firm in technology and analytics, and in turn, help them with grocery retailing. Technically, Walmart cannot sell its own brands ...more

MediaMarktSaturn Trials Automated Smartmile Locker

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Electronics retailer MediaMarktSaturn has partnered with tech startup Smartmile to trial a fully automated carrier-agnostic parcel station in Ingolstadt, Germany. Smartmile’s fully automated parcel station can store parcels from any courier, and ...more

Carrefour Denies Approaching Casino for Acquisition

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Casino has said that it rejected an approach by rival Carrefour over a potential tie-up, however Carrefour has denied suggestions that any such approach took place. In a statement issued early on 24 September, Groupe Casino said: ‘‘Casino has ...more

Asda to Improve Data Analytics Capabilities with HCL Technologies

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

UK grocer Asda has entered into a three-year contract with HCL Technologies to transform Asda’s IT Application Services. This will involve a new DevOps delivery model to drive data and analytics and support back-office applications through the ...more

X5 Retail Group Opens First DC in Karelia

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

X5 Retail Group has opened its first distribution centre in the Republic of Karelia. The Petrozavodsk logistics facility, with an area of 17,500 sq m, will serve 152 Pyaterochka stores located in 62 towns and cities of Karelia and the Murmansk ...more

Myntra Launches Loyalty Program 'Myntra Insider'

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Flipkart owned Myntra has launched a loyalty program 'Myntra Insider' in a bid to increase the traffic and engagement on its website and mobile app. Myntra Insider will reward customers with points not only for spending on the platform, but also ...more

Next Registers Strong Online Sales for H1 2018

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

UK Apparel retailer Next announced its results for the first half ended July 2018. The retail sales (excluding online operations) were down -5.3% to GBP925.1 million as compared to GBP993.2 million during the same period last year. The total ...more

Apple Completes Shazam Acquisition

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Apple announced that it has completed the acquisition of Shazam, the popular song identification app. Apple also announced that it will be making the app ad-free for everyone. Until now, the free version contained some rather annoying ads. Apple ...more

Kesko's K-Food Cuts Down Food Wastage Via ResQ Club App

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Finnish retailer K-Food has teamed up with app ResQ Club to offer customers special offers and deals on food items that are close to their expiry date. The collaboration between ResQ and the first K-food store began in May of this year and is a ...more

Ascena Retail Group Announces Q4 and Full-Year Results

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Ascena retail group has reported financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended August 4, 2018. Comparable sales for Q4 were up 4% to USD1,766 million compared to USD1,658 million a year-ago. Comparable sales for the full ...more

Co-operative Group Improves Operating Efficiency With IoT Monitoring

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

The Co-op Group, is reaping the benefits of using Internet of Things (IoT) devices and monitoring software for remote equipment monitoring, predictive maintenance and control of the refrigeration units across its more than 2,500 convenience and ...more

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