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
Our Ecommerce Sites of the Month reports analyse different ways retailers are building website ...more
Our new Household & Petcare Sector Report captures the latest developments from ...more
Already the world’s sixth-largest ecommerce market, France is due to double ecommerce GMV sales ...more
This Walgreens store features a Kroger store-within-a-store pilot, carrying fresh produce, meat & seafood, meal kits, and Kroger private label grocery products. The Kroger section is clearly departmentalized from the rest of the store.
Apple has cut its sales forecasts for the first time since 2002, blaming a sharper than expected economic slowdown in China.
Customers from six Colruyt stores in Belgium will be able to test BringMe parcel lockers during the next six months, which will allow them to send and receive packages from around the world. Six Colruyt stores under the OKay, OKay Compact and ...more
SpartanNash has completed the previously announced acquisition of Martin's Super Markets, a family-owned and operated Midwest independent supermarket chain. The transaction closed on 31 December 2018.
German retailer Dohle has appointed a new managing director. Former Edeka manager Fabian Pichl has been made in charge of Sales and Marketing for Hit and Hit Freshness since 1 January. (German language, paywall)
Schwarz Group’s hypermarket banner Kaufland has launched a sports brand Newletics across key European markets. In addition to classic functional clothing for yoga, pilates and running, the brand also offers dumbbell sets and medicine ...more
Croatian food and retail consortium Agrokor has announced that it has renamed its subsidiary companies as part of an overall repositioning of the group. The new names of the companies, that will start their operations once the implementation of ...more
Walmart Chile has debuted a new store format in Santiago, as part of efforts to modernise its store ...more
Alibaba-backed food delivery giant Ele.me and video streaming service Bilibili have jointly launched a membership promotion programme that targets China’s young consumers. It will provide unlimited streaming of animes and deep discounts on food ...more
China’s JD.com is no longer certain it will open an office in Germany this year, having previously asserted it was targeting Q1 2019 as a start point for its operations in the market. “As far as I know, there will be no office in Germany in the ...more
Japanese convenience retailer Lawson is to build out its Natural Lawson health-conscious network from its current 140 stores to 300 within two years. The stores currently operate in Tokyo and the three neighbouring prefectures of Kanagawa, ...more
The Co-op UK has plans to open 100 new stores during 2019 as it builds on its convenience strategy to get closer to its members and customers.
Dutch retailer Jumbo reported 2018 sales of EUR7.82 billion, an increase of EUR683 million (9.6%) on the previous year. The retailer saw sales at its main Jumbo Supermarkets division increase by EUR395 million to EUR7.4 billion – an increase of ...more
Spain-based Dia has signed a series of deals for a total of EUR896 million to refinance its debt and get much-needed liquidity. Dia in return has committed to go ahead with a capital increase of at least EUR600 million and continue the divestment ...more
Dutch wholesaler Sligro Food Group has posted a 9.6% increase in its 2018 sales to EUR2.35 billion. On a quarter-by-quarter basis, sales in Q1 2018 stood at EUR525 million, EUR606 million in Q2, EUR591 million in Q3 and lastly at EUR624 million ...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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