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Lawson Suffers Q1 Comp Declines As Domestic Competition Tightens

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Japanese convenience giant Lawson has announced its financial results for the first quarter of FY2018. The company reported JPY12.6 billion operating profit (-22.0% year on year) and JPY6.1 billion net profit (-35.7% year on year).

Yum! Brands To Open 700 New Pizza Hut Sites In Brazil By 2023

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Yum! Brand’s Pizza Hut will dramatically expand its store network in Brazil by 2023. The QSR chain will open 700 new stores going forward. Currently, Pizza Hut operates 180 restaurants in 58 different Brazilian cities.

Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Package Tracking

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

On 5 July, Walmart filed a patent application, entitled "Delivery Reservation Apparatus and Method.” It outlines a way for managing package reservations in the context of the purchaser not being available to actually receive ...more

Alibaba Targets European Cloud Push after Reported Talks with British Telecom

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Alibaba Group Holding is in talks with BT Group about a cloud services partnership, as the Chinese internet giant challenges the dominance of Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Europe.

Ocado Pays the Price for Infrastructure Investments in Latest Numbers

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Ocado’s latest results release indicates that investments within the solutions business have been taking a toll on the bottom line. 

Tesco UK & Ireland Boss Wilson to Step Down for Health Reasons

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Charles Wilson will resign as CEO of Tesco UK and ROI due to health concerns, but remain on the Executive committee, reporting to Dave Lewis, with a focus on leading the Booker business.

Lowe's Reorganises Management With Several Roles Axed

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

In one of his first moves as CEO of Lowe's, Marvin Ellison announced a major restructuring of its top leadership positions. The Chief Operating Officer, Chief Customer Officer, Corporate Administration Executive and Chief Development Officer ...more

Snapchat Code Reveals Potential Amazon Image Search Collaboration

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Research by Techcrunch has revealed code embedded in Snapchat’s Android app that delivers users directly to Amazon. The Camera Search visual product search (VPS) feature means users can “see all results at Amazon” when taking pictures of ...more

BJ's Wholesale Club Adds PayPal Online Payment

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

BJ's Wholesale Club has announced that members can shop on BJs.com using PayPal, PayPal Credit and PayPal OneTouch. By offering PayPal, members won't have to input their payment information when purchasing everything they need on BJs.com in a ...more

Couche-Tard Acquisitions Drive Comp Full-Year Gains

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Canada-based global convenience giant Couche-Tard has published its Q4 and FY 2018 numbers. Q4 same-store merchandise revenues increased by 1.8% in the US, by 4.3% in Europe and by 3.6% in Canada.

7-Eleven To Offer Banking Services In Thailand C-Stores

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

CP All, operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores in Thailand, is set to provide services on behalf of commercial banks at its more than 10,000 locations, CDEO Tanin Buranamanit has revealed.

Alibaba Fintech Arm Eyes Digital Payment Growth In LATAM And Africa

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Ant Financial Services, China’s largest online payment operator, sees mobile wallet applications becoming the next big technology trend in the emerging markets of South America and Africa.

Albert Heijn Debuts Online Tool To Encourage Healthier Food Choices

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Albert Heijn has launched an online tool that helps customers gain more insight into the nutritional value of their groceries, highlighting how Ahold Delhaize’s local brands continue to make healthier eating easier.

Carrefour Brazil Introduces Natural Own-Brand Range Across Its Estate

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Carrefour Group Brazil has launched the Sabor & Qualidade brand. This is an exclusive line of natural, authentic, high-quality and tasty products at an affordable price, produced to a high social and environmental responsibility standard and ...more

The Fresh Market To Shutter Under-Performing Locations

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

US organic supermarket chain The Fresh Market announced it would be closing some of its stores. The specialty grocer, acquired by private equity firm Apollo Global Management in 2016, announced it will close 15 underperforming stores.

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