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Walmart Makes Mobile Payments Key to Any New Credit Card Deal

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Walmart is considering moving its branded credit card business to Capital One Financial from Synchrony Financial as it seeks to expand its mobile payments offering, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Albertsons Uses Instacart’s Platform to Showcase Its Own-Brand Organics

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Albertsons has leveraged its partnership with online grocery enabler Instacart to launch a virtual store showcasing its organic and natural private brands. 

Target Innovation Confirms Need to Drill Down on Trends

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Target is connecting consumers and designers for new product development. The invite-only Studio Connect app allows selected shoppers to help shape Target’s “cheap chic” lines like the recent Made by Design range.


Alibaba Logistics Arm Takes Control of Chinese Crowdsourced Courier Platform

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Cainiao Network has made a USD290 million cash investment in Hangzhou-headquartered crowdsourcing courier platform Dianwoda to strengthen its capability in last-minute delivery.


B&M Drives First-Quarter Revenue Despite Slower Comp Growth

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

UK value retailer B&M recorded 8.3% revenue growth in its core home market for the first quarter. This was helped by strong sales of gardening and outdoor leisure ranges. 

Walmart Using NYC To Scale Up Its Pureplay Expertise

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Jet.com will soon offer same-day delivery from a depot in New York’s Bronx. Parcel, which Walmart acquired last October, will ensure fast fulfilment of grocery and other goods.

Amazon Targeting Whole Foods Shoppers With Prime Day Perks

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Amazon is offering Prime customers USD10 to spend on Amazon for Prime Day when they make a purchase of USD10 or more at Whole Foods between July 11 and 17.

Target Brings Drive Up Collection Service To 200 More Locations

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Target has expanded its Drive Up service to 200 additional stores across the Midwest and select other states. The service allows shoppers to place orders via the Target app, then have their items brought out to the car by a store associate.

Aldi US To Add Recycling Advice To All Own-Brand Goods

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Aldi US will use the How2Recycle label across all exclusive brand products in the next two years. The How2Recycle label will empower shoppers to recycle better by making it easy to decipher which package can be recycled. It also advises if they ...more

Hy-Vee Enters Into Delivery Deal With Shipt, Instacart

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Hy-Vee shoppers in Des Moines, Iowa City and more than two dozen other markets will be able to get same-day grocery delivery beginning in August, the West Des Moines-based company said Tuesday. Same-day delivery will be available through the ...more

Albert Heijn To Expand New Fresh-Focused Concept After Successful Pilot

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

From the summer, Albert Heijn will open 24 stores according to its new fresh concept. In May, the Ahold Delhaize banner retailer opened a pilot store in Hoofddorp focused around freshness and technology. The roll-out fits perfectly with Albert ...more

Facebook Introduces AR Advertising To Its Feed

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Facebook is testing a new ad format that enables consumers to use their camera to interact with an augmented reality tool. Advertisers can leverage the ad format for a host of functions. These include allowing consumers to virtually try on a pair ...more

Sainsbury’s Names Insurance Head As New Chairman

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

J Sainsbury PLC has agreed to appoint Martin Scicluna as its new Non-Executive Chairman. Scicluna will join the board as Chairman-Designate and Non-Executive Director from 1 November 2018. He will work closely with David Tyler for a handover ...more

Manufacturer Uses Advanced AR To Create “Talking” Beer Labels

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Multi-Color Corporation (MCC) and Talkin’ Things are the first Internet of Things (IoT) packaging platform providers to combine Augmented Reality (AR) and Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to create a “unique” customer experience in ...more

Sainsbury’s Slowing Numbers Make Asda Deal Even More Compelling

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Sainsbury’s like-for-likescame in at 0.2% in the first quarter despite significant price cuts during the period. Overall sales were 0.8% ahead, with grocery revenues gaining 0.5%. Grocery ecommerce and convenience added 7.3% and 3.6% growth ...more

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