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The UK’s largest drugstore chain Boots has opened the doors to its brand new store concept in London’s Covent Garden. The 2,650 sq m store, which is set over two floors, boasts a number of new features including an expanded wellness hall, the latest cult brands such as Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty line, prescription lockers and interactive digital education. Social media stations are also integrated throughout the store - such as the ‘Instagram wall’ pictured here – to encourage shoppers to share their store experiences and drive engagement across social media. In the Boots beauty hall, shoppers can experiment with leading brands, many of which feature interactive educational displays to help shoppers make personalized product selections. Shoppers can also visit the Boots Beauty Studio - a make-up station with beauty professionals - to receive makeovers and expert advice. The retailer has also unveiled a new look to its pharmacy section, with self-serve lockers where shoppers can collect their prescriptions without visiting the checkout counter, as well as fast-track lanes for express prescription pick-up.
China’s ecommerce company Pinduoduo has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Shenzhen MTC, a contract manufacturer that produces more than 10 million TV sets annually for brands like Philips, Haier and Xiaomi. The two companies will ...more
As Amazon grows more profit-conscious, it is making sure grocery brands cover losses on low-priced products sold during Prime Day, one of its biggest sales events of the year.
For this year’s Prime Day, Amazon is charging “additional ...more
Amazon Business has launched Business Prime UK, a new service providing benefits for businesses of all sizes and streamlining purchases on Amazon.co.uk. Last fall, Amazon Business launched Business Prime benefits for businesses in the United ...more
Sainsbury's has announced results for Q1 2019 ended on 29 June. Total retail sales were down 12% (excluding fuel) with like-for-like sales down 1.6% (excluding fuel). Grocery sales decline by 0.5% whereas general merchandise sales declined by ...more
Intermarché’s store in Arco do Cego, Lisbon has reopened incorporating the retailer’s new Express format. This new concept has been designed to make the in-store shopping experience more convenient and appealing for city-dwellers. Catering to the ...more
With the focus on innovation and improving customer's shopping experience, Walmart Argentina has launched a new wholesale banner at its Quilmes store under the name Punto Mayorista (Wholesale Point).
For the last year, Walmart Argentina has ...more
MediaMarktSaturn, which is majority-owned by Ceconomy, and Olympia Group have signed a deal to create a new corporation covering the Greek and Cypriot market.
According to the agreement, Olympia will hold 75% and MediaMarktSaturn will hold ...more
Amazon is set to hire more than 2,000 workers in the UK, including engineers, software developers and data scientists, to develop its latest technology ventures.
The ecommerce giant’s UK workforce will total almost 30,000 people by the end ...more
French retailer Groupe Casino has completed the sale of a total of eight stores, including three hypermarkets, four Casino supermarkets and one Leader Price outlet.
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Lazada’s Thailand CEO James Dong will also head Vietnam’s operations to strengthen cross-country collaboration in two important markets in the region, Lazada Group said in a statement. Prior to joining Lazada, he held several roles at Alibaba, ...more
Target plans to open three more small-format stores on or near university campuses to meet the food and daily essentials needs of on-the-go college students. Currently, Target operates 23 small-format stores on or near college campuses in 13 ...more
Dollarama has signed a deal to buy 50.1% stake in Latin American retailer Dollarcity, as the Canadian discount store operator looks to expand in the region. The deal, valued in the range of USUSD85 million to USUSD95 million, includes an upfront ...more
Swedish furniture chain IKEA has opened a new pick-up point at the TOM Constanta shopping center located in the Romanian seaside city of Constanta. This is IKEA’s third pick-up point in Romania, the company operates two others in Brasov and ...more
Spanish retailer Eroski has introduced reusable mesh bags for fruit and vegetables as an alternative to single-use plastic bags. The new bags are washable and can be reused at least up to 20 times. Presently, the mesh bags have been rolled out in ...more
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