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Gome launches storefront on Alibaba’s Tmall

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Chinese electricals major Gome has ramped up its O2O capabilities with the launch of a storefront on Tmall as it seeks to find new shoppers. The site has been used to promote its new Gome Zhineng (Gome Smart) product line, part of a strategy to ...more

Meituan Dianping delivers 92.3% revenue growth in FY2018

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

On-demand specialist and ecommerce player Meituan-Dianping posted FY2018 revenue of CNY65.2 billion, a 92.3% gain year-on-year, with its food delivery business Meituan, one of China’s leading delivery services, generating CNY38.1 billion in ...more

Burger King to deliver via Glovo in Argentina

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Burger King in Argentina will start home delivering all its products via delivery service Glovo. With more than 1.5 million downloads, Glovo has been positioned as the most used delivery application in 2018, and this agreement makes it the ...more

Save-A-Lot reportedly explores sale

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Save-A-Lot, the US discount grocer owned by private equity firm Onex Corp, is reportedly exploring a sale of all or part of itself, as it grapples with increased competition and a swelling debt load.

Save-A-Lot has hired investment bank PJ ...more

Walmart US to launch online pet pharmacy, expand in-store veterinary clinics

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Walmart in the US is ramping up its investment in the pet care sector, launching an online pet pharmacy, ...more

Amazon Go’s new store in NYC to accept cash payments

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Amazon’s new store in New York will be the first Amazon Go store to start accepting cash payments. After shoppers grab what they want off the shelves, an employee will scan each item with a mobile device and check them out. There still won't be ...more

Walmart Mexico inaugurated a new DC for ecommerce

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Walmart Mexico has inaugurated a new distribution center in Guadalajara, which will be used to deliver general merchandise ordered from its Walmart.com.mx site. The new DC entails a total investment of MXN190 million (USD9.4 million) focused on ...more

Magnit trials grocery delivery in Krasnodar

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Russian grocery chain Magnit is preparing to launch a grocery delivery service. The retailer is currently testing the service in Krasnodar, Russia as part of its omnichannel strategy.

Over the next five years, Magnit will invest in the ...more

Auchan deploys blockchain for food traceability in Italy

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Auchan Retail has launched the blockchain project in Italy. The project was carried out in collaboration with the start-up Big Group and Te-Food, technological partner of Auchan Retail, with the aim of making the product’s lifecycle available to ...more

Ahold Delhaize Albert Heijn expands plastic free vegetable packaging

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Albert Heijn will offer even more fruit and vegetables without plastic in stores and online. Following a trial in Hoofddorp, Netherlands Albert Heijn now uses 'dry misting' - a refined spray of water that keeps vegetables fresh for longer- in ...more

Alibaba to review its India investment strategy

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Alibaba is realigning its investment strategy in India and plans to take a more judicious approach by making more vertical ecommerce investments and smaller early-stage deals in the country. The change follows Alibaba’s disappointments in some of ...more

Carrefour Argentina appoints new CEO

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Stéphane Maquaire has been appointed as the General Manager of Carrefour Argentina. He will report to Noël Prioux, Executive Director of Latin America.

Additionally, Rami Baitieh, currently Managing Director of Carrefour Argentina, is now ...more

Walmart Massmart CEO resigns

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Walmart’s African division Massmart’s CEO, Guy Hayward will step down before the end of the year, ending five years at the helm of the supermarket group as it plans to expand further in Africa. Hayward’s departure comes after the retailer ...more

CVS Health to close 46 underperforming stores

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

CVS Health has revealed its plans to shutter 46 underperforming stores in the US. The move is part of the retailer’s broader plan to cut back on the number of retail products CVS stores sell and instead, add more in-store health care services. ...more

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