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Jack's - Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom - Sep 2018

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Store photos taken the day before Tesco’s new discount banner, Jack’s, opened to the public. Jack’s has a distinct proposition to give its customers the best value in town. Wide aisles, low shelves, low-cost flooring and fuss-free merchandising enable a lower-cost operating model. The c.2,500 line assortment is predominantly private label, with a strong emphasis on British provenance.

 

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

Sears CEO Proposes Plan to Avoid Bankruptcy

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is making a big push yet to avoid bankruptcy, with the company running out of time as a large debt payment hangs over its head next month.


Sobeys to Acquire Canadian Grocer Farm Boy

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Sobeys parent holding Empire Company is acquiring Canada-based fresh grocer Farm Boy in an USD800 million deal. Empire Company will purchase Farm Boy from Berkshire Partners and the chain’s management shareholders. Farm Boy will be set up as a ...more

Health, Beauty and Personal Care Sector Series Webinar (Registration)

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Expected to experience the second-fastest growth sector rate between 2018-2023, the Health, Beauty and Personal Care sector presents numerous challenges for brands and retailers, but also plentiful opportunities to improve the shopping ...more

Ahold Delhaize Opens New Digital Concept Store in Belgium

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Dutch grocer Ahold Delhaize has opened its first new digital concept Delhaize supermarket in ...more

Walmart and Other US Retailers Warn of Price Hikes Due to China Tariffs

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Walmart will start to hike prices soon in response to the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, former Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon predicted on Friday. ...more

Magazine Luiza Launches Own Payments System

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza is to launch its own payment system- Magalu Payments in October. The solution represents the first step in a complete financial services platform targeted to sellers, in line with the global trend of full-service ...more

Sa Sa International Collaborates with Taobao Global to Develop O2O Model

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Sa Sa International will join hands with Taobao Global in order to develop a new O2O collaboration.  Buyers from Taobao Global will promote products of Sa Sa’s Hong Kong retail stores on Taobao’s online platform, while mainland customers will be ...more

Rewe Starts Operations at Food Fulfilment Centre in Cologne

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Rewe has opened a new Food Fulfillment Center (FFC) in Cologne for online food retailing with high degree of automation and process optimization - developed in partnership with KNAPP AG. The new hub will service the Greater Cologne region, ...more

Musgrave to Acquire Gourmet Store Operator Donnybrook Fair

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Ireland's Musgrave Group plans to acquire Donnybrook Fair, an independent, upmarket grocer, for an undisclosed sum. Donnybrook Fair operates five gourmet stores as well as a food production facility located around the Irish capital Dublin. The ...more

O Boticário opens first Middle East store in Dubai

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Brazilian cosmetic brand O Boticário opened its first store in the Middle East at City Centre Mirdif in Dubai. The store will feature 480 of the brand’s best selling products in various skincare and makeup categories. A second store in Dubai Mall ...more

McDonald's to Roll Out Digital Ordering Kiosks in Chile

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

McDonald's is to launch new service systems which allows customers to place the orders using a digital screen. McDonald’s announced investment of USD390 million to launch this new system which is known as 'Experience of the Future', in existing ...more

Poundland Buys 20 Poundworld Stores

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Poundland is finalising the acquisition of 20 Poundworld stores in the UK. Poundworld filed for bankruptcy in June of this year. Poundland plans to open its PEP&CO fashion brand in eight of these new locations. With Poundland’s PEP&CO brand ...more

Giant Eagle Becomes OfferUp Meeting Spot

Monday, Sep 24, 2018

US regional grocer Giant Eagle has teamed up with OfferUp to make a large number of its stores meeting spots for the mobile marketplace. OfferUp is a Washington based mobile app that enables users to buy and sell everything from furniture and ...more

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