In our annual Cyber Five Recap & Holiday Preview report, we look at the most influential trends, such as the role of social media and the growing threat of experiences taking share from ...more
PlanetRetail RNG is constantly tracking the newest and most innovative store formats and ...more
RNG recaps US channel performance and key factors guiding retailer results over the last ...more
With ecommerce expected to account for half of global chain retail sales growth through 2022, ...more
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 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
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
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 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 seeks to open about 350 petrol stations with adjacent convenience stores in Indonesia over the next ten years.
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 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.
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 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
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 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
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
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 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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