In our annual Holiday Recap report, we analyze seasonal shopping trends in the US, including estimated gift spend, the impact of Cyber Five days, and the prevalence of last-minute purchases. We scour some ...more
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Hy-Vee opened its first grocery-convenience hybrid store concept under the Hy-Vee Fresh & Fast banner. The 10,000-square-foot store offers a selection of grocery products, ready-to-eat meal options, a growler station, and a Starbucks adjacent to the store.
This Walmart store carried holiday merchandise in dedicated aisles such as trending toy items and gifting supplies like wrapping paper.
Amazon opened its first two 365 by Whole Foods stores in the Atlanta area. This store features the typical grocery assortment, as well as a dtox juice beverage bar and Pour de Leon, a self-serve bar and arcade area.
Amazon US has announced updates to its in-home delivery service dubbed Amazon Key - now called Key by Amazon.
Alibaba has acquired Berlin-based Data Artisans for USD103.3 million. Founded in 2014, data Artisan provides services that deploy large-scale data processing solutions for enterprises. Their solution manages and deploys this data in real-time for ...more
Aldi’s UK operations achieved GBP1 billion in sales for the first time ever, CEO Giles Hurley has revealed. The week beginning 17 December saw sales up 10% compared to last year, with demand for premium products driving growth.
At the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 (CES) in Las Vegas, Alibaba and BMW unveiled a fully and seamlessly integrated intelligent voice assistant for BMW vehicles in China. The voice assistant will be available in-car to BMW customers in China by ...more
France-based DIY specialist Bricorama, part of ITM, has partnered with French start-up Trusk to offer its customers delivery solutions for bulky purchases.
UK grocer has flagged that the start of 2019 is expected to see an intensifying of price pressure as it announced price cuts of an average of 20% on 900 ‘store cupboard favourites’ like tinned tomatoes, cereal, sandwich fillers, ready meals, and ...more
Apple has announced a partnership with its key rival Samsung as it moves towards a more services-led offering and away from retail sales as its key revenue source.
Kroger has partnered with Microsoft to create a tech-enabled store ...more
Lululemon Athletica has opened its first store in Macau’s premier leisure resort, The Venetian Macao.
Tablez, the organised retail arm of LuLu Group in India, has partnered with US-based customised stuffed animal retail brand Build-A-Bear. The global experiential retailer aims to reach as many as 9 million households in the top 15 cities in India ...more
Amazon is building a logistics network from scratch targeting rural India and 800 million people with little access to retailers. The potential customer base has little access to smartphones, credit cards, or a reliable and efficient postal ...more
Coop Switzerland reported 5% sales growth to CHF30.7 billion (USD31.39 billion) for FY 2018. Net sales in retail amounted to CHF17.8 billion (USD18.20 billion), up 2.0%. In the wholesale/production division, net sales increased by 9.0% to CHF14.2 ...more
Decathlon - San Francisco, California - Jan 2019
365 by Whole Foods Market - Decatur, Georgia - Jan 2019
Hy-Vee Fresh & Fast - Davenport, Iowa - Jan 2019
Walmart - Florida City, Florida - Jan 2019
Walgreens - Florence, Kentucky - Dec 2018
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