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Hy-Vee Fresh & Fast - Davenport, Iowa - Jan 2019

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019

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.

Walmart - Florida City, Florida - Jan 2019

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019

This Walmart store carried holiday merchandise in dedicated aisles such as trending toy items and gifting supplies like wrapping paper.  

365 by Whole Foods Market - Decatur, Georgia - Jan 2019

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019

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 updates Key, adds garage and business delivery

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

Amazon US has announced updates to its in-home delivery service dubbed Amazon Key - now called Key by Amazon.


Alibaba acquires Berlin-based streaming analytics startup

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

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 UK reports 10% growth in seasonal sales driven by premium ranges

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

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.


Alibaba integrates voice assistant with BMW vehicles in China

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

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

ITM Bricorama partners with Trusk for home delivery in France

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

France-based DIY specialist Bricorama, part of ITM, has partnered with French start-up Trusk to offer its customers delivery solutions for bulky purchases.


Morrisons announces price cuts to attract budget constrained shoppers

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

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 partners with Samsung, boosts services reach

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

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 partners with Microsoft to create high-tech, data-driven grocery stores

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

Kroger has partnered with Microsoft to create a tech-enabled store ...more

Lululemon opens its first store in Macau

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

Lululemon Athletica has opened its first store in Macau’s premier leisure resort, The Venetian Macao.


LuLu Group India partners with Build-A-Bear

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

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 India targets rural markets

Monday, Jan 7, 2019

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 reports over 20% online growth in 2018

Monday, Jan 7, 2019

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

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