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Canadian Tire Continues Growth Trajectory in Q2

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Canadian Tire's results for the period ended 1 July highlight an increase in retail revenue of CAD48.0, or 1.6% year-on-year. Excluding fuel, this amounts to a 0.8% increase for the period. 

Kohl's Beats Expectations, But Losses Continue in Q2 and H1

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Department store operator Kohl's has announced financial results for the Q2 and H1 periods, highlighting smaller-than-expected quarterly sales decline at 0.4%.

Boxed.com Launches Rapid Delivery Service

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Online wholesale club Boxed.com has launched a new, fresh grocery delivery service called Boxed Express, with a delivery window of as little as three hours. The service will initially be available in New York, New Jersey, Atlanta and Boston. [...more]

Amazon Looking into Military Technology for Shelf-Stable Ready Meals

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Amazon is reportedly exploring potential uses for a US military technology to produce prepared meals that do not require refrigeration. 

Walmart's Creative Agency Moves into California Fulfillment Centre

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

The retailer's brand assets and digital content provider of choice, Kwikee, has opened a creative studio at Walmart's fulfilment center in Chino Hills, California. Kwikee is already a part of Walmart's Content Service Provider (CSP) programme, [...more]

Toys "R" Us Names New Retail Head for US Marketplace Operations

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Toys “R” Us has named a new head of its US retail division in Mark Johnson. Taking up the title of EVP US Marketplace Operations, Johnson will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. Johnson had been serving as interim EVP, Store [...more]

Walmart. JD.com Highlight Brand Penetration for 8:8 Shopping Festival

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Tuesday 8 August, saw the inaugural Omni-Channel Shopping Festival hosted by Walmart and JD.com,  which served to underscore the deepening partnership between the two organizations.  Highlighting some key figures today, JD.com brought up female [...more]

Target to Partner with Pet Subscription Service

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Target is embarking on a new partnership with pet supplies subscription box provider Bark, whereby the latter's products will be sold at Target stores. 

Alibaba Seeks To Enlist Suppliers at ‘Gateway Canada’ Event in September

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Hard on the heels of its US Gateway 17 event in Detroit in May, Alibaba is to host a similar event for Canadian suppliers and SMEs in Toronto on 25 September. Hosted by Chairman Jack Ma, the event will seek to encourage small-to medium sized [...more]

FamilyMart to Install Vending Machines in Stores

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Japan-based convenience operator FamilyMart is to introduce vending machines in its stores, in the vein of other Japanese operators. The machines can house products at different storage temperatures and will sell a variety of products, including [...more]

Coop Danmark to Consolidate its Banners

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

The head of Denmark’s leading grocer Coop believes several of its banners may disappear in the near future. The Fakta, Kvickly and Superbrugsen are all allegedly on the chopping block, set to be merged under the Coop brand, according to CEO Peter [...more]

Woolworths Deal with BP in Danger after ACCC Concerns

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

The plan by Australia’s Woolworths to sell off its forecourt business to BP is now being threatened by additional regulatory scrutiny. The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) fears it may endanger price competition in the [...more]

Seven & I to Open 7-Eleven Nurseries to Overcome Labour Shortage

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Seven-Eleven Japan is addressing the country’s retail labour shortage by tempting mothers back to work. The convenience operator will open 8am-8pm nursery facilities above its stores. Two trials in Tokyo and Hiroshima will begin this autumn. The [...more]

Macy’s Cites Stores Closures As Underlying Q2 Comp Losses

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Macy’s sales declined 5.4% in its Q2 period. The fall was attributed by the company to the closure of stores over the year-on-year period. Comp sales on an owned basis slipped 2.8%. Year-to-date sales were down 6.4% to USD10.89 billion from [...more]

CVS Health Q2 2017: Improving Digital Connectivity Across Platforms

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

RNG's analysis of CVS' most recent results with drivers, forecast, and initiatives.

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