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Carrefour Opts for Experience with Appointment of New Head for Poland

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

Christophe Rabatel has assumed the position of General Director of Carrefour Polska on 1 July. He comes to the job having been an Executive Director of Convenience Stores and Cash & Carry, including the Promocash network.

Rabatel takes over ...more

Ebay to Counter Prime Day with Week-Long Shopping Event

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

eBay is taking a swing at Amazon by launching a week-long shopping event — and membership is not required. Starting the week of July 16, eBay will feature exclusive deals on merchandise across categories, including electronics, home, fashion, and ...more

Amazon Introduces New Inventory Restrictions for Marketplace Sellers

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

Amazon is instituting a series of initiatives aimed at improved inventory management on its marketplace, including speeding up fulfillment and delivery, according to its website. 

Alibaba Leverages Its AI Expertise with New Hong Kong Fashion Store Concept

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

Alibaba has opened a new fashion concept in Hong Kong, leveraging its AI capabilities. The FashionAI store is located next to Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s fashion faculty. Shoppers can check into the store by scanning a Taobao code or opt ...more

Colgate-Palmolive Reportedly Eyeing Stake in Subscription Service Startup

Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018

As Colgate-Palmolive seeks to cut out retailers as sales move to ecommerce, the consumer packaged goods (CPG) company is reportedly seeking the help of a startup to sell products via a subscription service. 

Amazon Prime Day Set For 16 July, Whole Foods To Feature

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

The fourth Amazon Prime Day will begin 16 July and last for 36 hours. The event will cover all global markets and this year will incorporate Whole Foods, with an additional 10% off existing Prime discounts and savings promised on selected popular ...more

Walmart Creates New Executive Role To Focus On Shopper Engagement

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Walmart has appointed a former American Express executive to the newly created role of chief customer officer, focused on attracting shoppers and offering better customer service, at a time when competition in the retail industry has made it ...more

Alibaba Readies Billions In Funding To Upgrade Ele.Me Local Services

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Alibaba will spend several billions of yuan in the next few months on its new retail strategy and to integrate its online and offline resources after it acquired on-demand delivery platform Ele.me for USD9.5 billion in April.

JD.Com Expands Russian Presence In Alliance With X5 Retail Group

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

JD.com is negotiating delivery of its goods to pickup points in stores of Russia’s X5 Retail Group, which manages large grocery chains Pyaterochka, Perekrestok, and Karusel, a source on the Russian retail market said on Monday.

Alibaba Testing Online Food Sales Via Tmall Russia

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Alibaba has launched online food sales in Russia, via its Tmall portal. The products, however, will be sold by Rural Taobao, working in partnership with Chinese suppliers and manufacturers. In the future, the Tmall Russia site will include a ...more

Worldwide Chatbot Use To Grow Almost 25% Within Four Years

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

New research forecasts the global chatbot market to grow at a CAGR of 24.43% during the period 2018-2022. Chatbot is a computer application that is used by companies for text and voice-based conversation with people by integrating them into ...more

Alibaba Unveils Its Own AI Product Copywriting Tool

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Alibaba’s digital marketing arm Alimama has unveiled an artificial intelligence-powered copywriting tool. Brands and advertisers can insert a link to any product page, and click the “Produce Smart Copy” button to see multiple copy ideas.

JDA Acquires Retail AI Specialist Blue Yonder

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Privately held supply chain and enterprise application provider JDA Software has announced that it is to acquire German retail artificial intelligence (AI) specialist, Blue Yonder.

JD.Com Rolls Out Hydrogen-Powered Truck Fleet In Shanghai

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Chinese ecommerce operator JD.com has introduced a fleet of hydrogen energy delivery trucks to greater Shanghai. JD has put dozens of new delivery trucks to use with hydrogen tanks that take only three minutes to refill. They can travel for 300km ...more

AS Watson Superdrug Delivers Year Of Strong UK Sales Gains

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

Superdrug has posted an increase in full-year profits and sales as it hailed “continued growth momentum” in key categories. The health & beauty retailer’s pre-tax profit increased 16% to GBP92.9 million during the 52 weeks to December 30, 2017, ...more

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