In our annual Holiday Recap report, we analyze seasonal shopping trends in the US, including estimated gift spend, the impact of Cyber Five days, and the prevalence of last-minute purchases. We scour some ...more
Our Ecommerce Sites of the Month reports analyse different ways retailers are building website ...more
Our new Household & Petcare Sector Report captures the latest developments from ...more
Already the world’s sixth-largest ecommerce market, France is due to double ecommerce GMV sales ...more
In France, Carrefour has announced plans to scale up its pedestrian drives to a total of 42 by the end of January 2019. Of ...more
A German court has ruled that Amazon's Dash buttons violate consumer protection legislation by not giving sufficient information about the ordered product or its price.
Amazon has added the first private label SKUs from Whole Foods to its egrocery range in Germany, Spain, Italy and France. The initial range consists primarily of products like organic nuts and dried fruits. In the UK, where Whole Foods are in ...more
E. Leclerc launched a new concept store with pedestrian drive services - called E. Leclerc Relaisin - on 9 January 2019, in Paris.
Starting 11 January, Albert Heijn will offer home delivery of hot meals in Amsterdam. Dishes will be prepared fresh, based on recipes from its omnichannel cooking platform Allerhande. Delivery services Deliveroo and Thuisbezorgd.nl, both widely ...more
Amazon has agreed to a seven-year deal with French robotic solutions company Balyo for the company to supply Amazon with self-driving forklift trucks as the retail giant looks to cut costs at its delivery centers and speed up ...more
Amazon has announced the launch of its streaming video channel, IMDb Freedive. The service will initially be available in the US and can be accessed on the IMDb website via laptop or personal computer, as well as on all Amazon Fire TV ...more
El Corte Inglés has converted a store space in Valencia, Spain to a logistics hub to serve the growing last-mile market. The transformation has been undertaken by Corpfin Capital Real Estate and will help the retailer towards achieving faster ...more
Six months on from US private equity firm Advent International acquiring a majority stake in the business, Walmart Brazil has initiated a change to its pricing policy, according to reports. In recent weeks, Walmart Brazil has reportedly started ...more
Target announced that its comparable sales in the combined November/December period grew 5.7% on top of 3.4% growth in the same period last year. Results reflected strong traffic, positive store comps and comparable digital sales growth of ...more
Costco reported its total comparable sales for the month of December 2018 increased 6.1%, with a 7.5% increase in the US, a 2.0% rise in Canada, and other international comparable sales rose 2.8%. Ecommerce sales were up 13%.
Yum! Brands' subsidiary Pizza Hut has announced the expansion of its beer delivery program to approximately 300 restaurants in the US.
Provera Media, the advertising agency of Louis Delhaize's Cora, has partnered with Médiaperformances and Smartmédia to equip and launch digital signage in all the hypermarkets of the banner.
Macy’s has announced sales results for the months of November and December 2018. In November and December, sales at stores operating for at least a year, including online sales, climbed 1.1%. Comparable sales of owned stores increased by 0.7% and ...more
Carrefour in France is testing an AI-based solution that allows for the automatic ...more
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