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Pick n Pay launches plastic-free fruit and veg section

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019

Pick n Pay has launched plastic-free fruit and vegetable offering for eco-conscious shoppers. As part of a trial to measure their customers’ readiness to switch from packaged foods to loose, plastic-free products, Pick n Pay has introduced ...more

Conforama to close 40 stores in France

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019

After facing difficulties for the last year and a half, Conforama has announced plans to close 40 of its French stores. Of the 32 Conforama stores being closed, eight are located in Ile-de-France. Two of the three Parisian stores will also close. ...more

Shinsegae Duty Free partners with China’s Industrial Bank

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019

Shinsegae DF, the duty-free store operating unit of South Korea’s retail conglomerate Shinsegae Group, has launched credit cards for people who are in partnership with China’s Industrial Bank to draw more big spenders. The grade four Discover ...more

Abercrombie & Fitch steps up Klarna PayTech partnership

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019

Clothing specialist Abercrombie & Fitch has announced the expansion of its partnership with Klarna to include the US and UK markets.

Later this year, UK customers at Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie kids and Hollister Co. will have access ...more

Landmark Group to close Splash stores in India

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019

Landmark Group is shutting outlets of its fast-fashion brand Splash in India. Splash has 18 stores currently operational in India. It competes with fashion and apparel brands, such as the ones from the houses of H&M and Tata’s Trent.

Walmart to invest USD1.2 billion to upgrade China logistics

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Walmart is planning to invest CNY8 billion (USD1.2 billion) in China over the next 10 years to boost its ...more

Suning, Rakuten partner on cross-border commerce

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Suning Global, the cross-border ecommerce unit of Chinese retailer Suning, has partnered with Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten to sell Japanese goods on its self-operated platform. Under the deal, Rakuten will set up a flagship store on Suning ...more

Amazon US rolls out early Prime Day deals on devices

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

In addition to expanding Prime Day to a two-day sale event, taking place on July 15-16, Amazon US is kicking things off with early Prime Day sales across a range of devices and services.

The pre-sale includes discounts on the Fire TV ...more

Walmart expands home delivery across Argentina

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

In a bid to continue developing its ecommerce ecosystem, Walmart Argentian is expanding its home delivery service throughout the country. Powered by delivery service Glovo, Walmart will now make deliveries from its stores in the San Justo, ...more

Walgreen Boots Alliance to close 200 UK stores

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Walgreens Boots Alliance is closing 200 Boots drugstores in the UK as part of a global “transformation cost management program” launched earlier this year that has also resulted in store closures in the US. The plan was disclosed late last week ...more

Jerónimo Martins Poland revenue up 5.1% in 2018

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Jeronimo Martins Poland, the owner of the Biedronka chain, has exceeded the PLN50 billion mark in revenues. In 2018, sales revenues of the retailer amounted to PLN51.038 billion, increasing by 5.9% compared to the previous year. Like-for-like ...more

Edeka take-over of Handelshof approved

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

The Federal Cartel Office has approved the takeover of the Handelshof Group by German food retailer Edeka. The Authority does not consider the merger to be a competition problem.

'We have not identified a competitive problem in any regional ...more

Carrefour to boost organic offer in Brazil

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Carrefour Brazil plans to increase the supply of organic products in its stores by 85% in 2019. According to Lucio Vicente, Carrefour Brazil's Head of Sustainability, the retailer expects sales of organic food to reach ZAR500 million (USD130.18 ...more

Suning sells majority control of convenience store operation

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Chinese retailer Suning has spun off its subsidiary Suning Xiaodian, which runs about 5,000 convenience stores in China, to Suning Smart Life for CNY745.4 million (USD 108.9 million). Suning holds full ownership of Suning International, which ...more

Amazon to create 1,800 jobs in France in 2019

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Amazon plans to create 1,800 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest European market after Britain and Germany. The increase will bring Amazon’s total number of permanent staff to 9,300 by end 2019 and reflects the group’s ...more

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