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The Home Depot reports 5.1% sales growth in Q3 2018

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

US DIY chain operator The Home Depot reported sales of USD26.3 billion for Q3 2018, a 5.1% increase compared to last year. Comparable sales grew by 4.8% overall and by 5.4% in the US. The retailer expects a 7.2% sales growth in its full-year ...more

Domino’s Australia app shows AR previews of pizza orders

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

Domino’s Australia has released a pizza chef app, which uses Augmented Reality (AR) to help customers create their pizzas. Dubbed New Pizza Chef, the feature is available through the Domino’s mobile app and taps into both Apple’s ARKit and ...more

Ahold Delhaize expands AI Retail Lab focus to robotics

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

Ahold Delhaize has partnered with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in The Netherlands to ...more

German regulator approves Kaufhof-Karstadt merger

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

Germany’s antitrust regulator has approved the planned merger of department store chains Kaufhof and Karstadt, owned by Canada’s Hudson’s Bay and Austria’s Signa Holding. The deal will create a group with 243 department stores in Germany, Belgium ...more

JD.com opens first automated restaurant in China

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

JD.com has opened its first fully automated robotics restaurant named “XCafe”. The 400 square metre cafe has opened in Tianjin that can accommodate 100 diners and features Artificial intelligence (AI) throughout, with food prepared by robots. AI ...more

Alibaba Tmall Russia boosts brand portfolio for Singles’ Day

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

For the 11:11 global shopping event, AliExpress Tmall Russia added more than 100 new brands to the platform, including Russian manufacturers, small and medium-sized businesses and international brands. Among the new brands participating for the ...more

Coles unveils 'Local' small-format store

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018


Coles has opened the first of its small-format local neighbourhood supermarkets in Melbourne's Surrey Hills. Dubbed Coles Local, the new store is about half the size of a full supermarket at 1280 square meters, and features gourmet ...more

Casino Franprix offers Glovo express delivery in Paris

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018


In a move to optimise last-mile delivery, Franprix is expanding its collaboration with delivery service provider Glovo to offer faster delivery service. The two companies will now offer delivery in Paris and its suburbs in 30 minutes. ...more

Dansk Supermarked Netto brings new discount concept to Poland

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

Netto, part of Denmark's Salling Group, is expanding its Netto 3.0 store concept to Poland. Netto first launched the store concept in Copenhagen in June featuring a new store design, expanded offer of fruit and vegetables and convenience food. ...more

Blokker to sell Dutch and Belgian stores

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

Dutch variety retailer Blokker is looking to sell its Dutch chain. The retailer has more than 400 stores in the Netherlands and 100 in Belgium.  

BIM reports 35% sales growth in Q3 2018

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

Turkish discount operator BIM reported revenue for its third quarter of TRY8.46 million (USD1.82 million).  This represented a 35% growth y-o-y for Q3 and TRY23.23 million (USD5.02 million) for 9 months. The net income for Q3 increased 60% to ...more

Toys R Us store in Brunei relaunched

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

Toys R Us Brunei has relaunched its store after extensive redesign and renovation works. The store features an updated design and signage as well as added elements of interactive play

eBay adds home installation and assembly services to its marketplace

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

eBay shoppers buying items such as TVs, bikes or furniture that require assembly or installation can book those services on the online marketplace during the checkout process via service providers Handy, Porch and InstallerNet.

B&M reports sales jump for H1 2018

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

European value retailer B&M announced its interim results for the 26 weeks ending 29 September 2018. Group revenues increased by 16.1% to GBP1.56 billion. The UK revenues were up by 7.1% inclusive of like-for-like revenues of positive 0.9%. ...more

Amazon Australia launches local fashion offering

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

Amazon Australia has launched a new storefront featuring more than 150 local fashion brands and hundreds of international brands. Dubbed The Local Fashion Store, the range includes brands that have been available on the site for some time ...more

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