Third party marketplaces dominate the global ecommerce landscape. These large platforms like Amazon, Tmall, JD.com, and Walmart.com create tremendous retail transaction volume by hosting the listings of ...more
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Save-A-Lot a limited assortment, discount grocer, opened a new store format in the fall of 2017 featuring a more contemporary design, wider aisles, higher ceiling, and more space at nearly 17,000 square feet.
JD.com is extending its Alpha smart home platform to the auto industry, making it possible for drivers to control smart home devices and make ecommerce purchases directly from their cars.
Recent job listings indicate Amazon is launching a pickup service for Whole Foods Market, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal.
Walmart over-inflated its online performance, claims a former executive in a lawsuit alleging unfair dismissal.
US value operator Dollar General will increase its fresh focus after delivering Q4 comp gains of 3.3% and 2.7% for FY2017.
RNG's analysis of the results of the Discount Channel, including drivers, forecasts, and initiatives.
Australian supermarket chain Coles is to be demerged from parent Wesfarmers. As part of the proposed deal, Wesfarmers would retain 20% of the new business, estimated to be worth about AUD18billion.
Carrefour has advanced its omnichannel ambitions by taking a controlling stake in Quitoque, France’s leading subscription meal kit provider. Quitoque delivered ca. 3m meals throughout France in 2017.
Amazon’s moves into the finance sector have moved on with the introduction of its first branded debit card. The Amazon Rechargeable card enables shoppers without cards to convert cash into a payment method that can be used to shop ...more
Chinese online giant JD.com is looking to establish itself as a dominant force in Hong Kong retail. It sees the territory as being an ideal proving ground for its smart retail technologies, including autonomous delivery vehicles, drones and ...more
US health insurance provider Blue Cross Blue Shield are partnering with drugstore giants CVS Health and Walgreens to offer plan members free transportation to pharmacies in selected locations. The providers are extending an existing deal with ...more
Michael Medline, CEO of Sobeys parent Empire, told analysts the grocer intended to take a leading market share in Canada’s grocery ecommerce space after agreeing a technology deal with Ocado.
Intermarché and Netto parent Groupement Les Mousquetaires posted growth of 2.1% across its European store operations in 2017. Excluding fuel, growth amounted to 4.1%. Turnover was EUR37.58 billion, including fuel. Overall Europe-wide sales ...more
Supervalu has entered into three separate definitive agreements to sell 21 of its 38 Farm Fresh Food & Pharmacy Farm Fresh stores for approximately USD43 million in cash to three different retailers: Harris Teeter, Kroger Mid-Atlantic Division ...more
Having launched a US delivery service late last year, Costco is now considering taking the service north of the border. “We are looking at sites from which we can fulfil fresh grocery orders,” Costco Canada spokesman Ron Damiani said, adding that ...more
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