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Carrefour China rolls out facial recognition payment

Monday, Mar 18, 2019

Nathalie Yu, Vice President of Carrefour China, told a recent event that, by April, all 210 of its big-box stores in China will be equipped with facial recognition payment systems from its tech partner Tencent. Scan & Go technology is already a ...more

JD.com drives data and insight support for top CPG brands

Monday, Mar 18, 2019

JD.com is teaming up with several of the world’s top CPG brands to provide data-driven insights about how best to cater to Chinese consumers. Launched several years ago, JD’s Consumer-to-Manufacturer (C2M) model leverages JD’s big data and ...more

JD.com’s data and insights help top CPG brands boost sales

Monday, Mar 18, 2019

JD.com is teaming up with several of the world’s top CPG brands to provide data-driven insights about how best to cater to Chinese consumers. Launched several years ago, JD’s Consumer-to-Manufacturer (C2M) model leverages JD’s big data and ...more

Marks & Spencer to strengthen focus on food

Monday, Mar 18, 2019

Marks & Spencer has announced its plan to turn more of its stores into full-range food destinations to cater to shopper missions beyond convenience, such as weekly family shopping trips. ...more

Kroger enables pinpoint marketing on Pinterest

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

US grocer Kroger has launched a strategic integrated media and measurement partnership with Pinterest, via its marketing subsidiary Kroger ...more

Dollar General reports 4.0% same-store sales growth for Q4

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Dollar General has reported financial results for its fiscal year 2018 fourth quarter (13 weeks) and fiscal year (52 weeks) ended 1 February, 2019.  Fourth quarter net sales increased 8.5% to USD6.6 billion while fiscal year net sales increased ...more

Kroger expands driverless delivery to Houston

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Kroger plans to launch its autonomous delivery service in Houston, the second city where Nuro self-driving vehicles will carry online grocery orders to customers’ homes. The Houston program follows a successful launch in December 2018 at a Fry’s ...more

Target debuts clean label for personal care products

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Target has announced the latest label in a series of wellness icons dedicated to driving transparency regarding the chemicals in products. The addition, ‘Target Clean,’ is a ‘clean icon’ that indicates products have been formulated without ...more

Walmart readies introduction of low-priced iPad rival

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Walmart plans to introduce an inexpensive, kid-friendly tablet computer under its ONN store brand, part of a broader redesign of its electronics department. The device will be made by a Chinese supplier and run on Google’s Android operating ...more

Schwarz Group Kaufland CEO steps down

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Patrick Kaudewitz, CEO of Schwarz Group’s Kaufland banner, has reportedly left the business with immediate effect citing personal reasons. Employees were informed of his departure on 14 March 2019. Kaudewitz has been in charge of the business ...more

Edeka plans bio format in Germany

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Edeka has announced plans to open bio stores under the ‘Naturkind’ banner. The stores will either operate independently or under store-in-store format. The retailer intends to open bio stores inside Edeka supermarkets, e-centers and also as ...more

Metro Russia revises pricing policy to drive sales growth

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Metro Cash & Carry in Russia has altered its pricing policy to drive traffic and raise sales. Its previous price tiering, which encouraged larger bulk purchasing, was found to discourage smaller wholesale buyers, who were getting discounts in the ...more

Zalando shuts down private label subsidiary to grow space for brands

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Zalando, Europe's leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, has refined its private labels assortment to pursue a complementary strategy with its partner brands. As a consequence, the private label business within zLabels will be ...more

Alibaba Alipay, Barclaycard expand partnership for UK payments

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

UK payments processing company Barclaycard announced a new partnership with Alipay that will allow retailers to accept the Chinese payment app in stores across the country. The move will allow more merchants in the UK to tap into the growing ...more

ITM (Intermarché) to onboard entrepreneurs for banner development

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

To support its development in 2019, ITM (Intermarché) aims to recruit nearly 210 business leaders for its various brands. In Europe, the company has the ambition to recruit 90 entrepreneurs for Intermarché, 51 entrepreneurs for Bricomarché and 23 ...more

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