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SpartanNash appoints new CIO

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019

US wholesaler SpartanNash has appointed Arif Dar as the senior vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO). Dar takes over from David deS. Couch, who is slated to retire 2 February 2019. Dar comes to the company from household cleaning and ...more

Amazon to grow Whole Foods to boost reach of Prime Now

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019

Amazon is planning to put its 475-strong network of Whole Foods stores back in growth mode across the US, in order to ...more

Costco to grow in Australia with store openings and online launch

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019

After reporting double-digit sales and profit growth last year in Australia, Costco is planning to expand in the market this year by opening two stores and rolling out an online store. 


Coop Netherlands reports 18% sales increase in 2018

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019

Dutch retailer Coop has posted an 18% increase in turnover in full-year 2018, reporting sales of EUR1.4 billion for the period. This is EUR200 million higher than the previous year, and includes the combined turnover of both its Coop store ...more

Carrefour rebrands Hyperstar banner to Carrefour across Pakistan

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019

Carrefour's Middle Eastern franchisee Majid Al Futtaim has announced the rebranding of all Hyperstar stores in Pakistan to Carrefour, effective 20 December 2018. The rebranding to Carrefour comes with plans for expansion in the ...more

Jeronimo Martins Biedronka to expand store network with increased focus on fresh

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019

Polish discount chain Biedronka plans to open 100-150 new stores every year with 70% of the products being fresh. The retailer also plans to offer more ready-made meals.


Spar UK partner expands forecourt presence with new partnership

Monday, Dec 31, 2018

Spar UK Partner, A F Blakemore, has forged a new partnership with an independent forecourt operator and relaunched eight forecourt sites under the Spar fascia.


Walgreens Boots Alliance makes executive changes

Monday, Dec 31, 2018

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has announced few executive appointments at the global level. Vineet Mehra has been appointed as global chief marketing officer, Annie Murphy as global chief commercial officer and Colin Nelson as senior vice ...more

Dia appoints new CEO

Monday, Dec 31, 2018

Dia has appointed Borja de la Cierva Álvarez de Sotomayor as the new CEO of the company, replacing Antonio Coto, who has been dismissed after only four months in the office.


Alibaba-backed BigBasket cuts losses by 6% in FY18

Monday, Dec 31, 2018

Alibaba-backed BigBasket - an Indian online grocery player - has brought down its losses in the financial year 2018 even as it grew its revenues. The company’s net losses for the year ending 31 March 2018 stood at INR179 million (USD28.6 million) ...more

JD.com opens new tech-driven Chinese pop-up stores for travelers

Monday, Dec 31, 2018

JD.com has opened two new innovative stores in China, one at Beijing International Airport and the other at Hohhot East Railway Station in Inner Mongolia, expanding the retailer’s Boundaryless Retail strategy, which is enabling consumers to buy ...more

Ahold Delhaize’s Hannaford debuts digitally-driven store in Portland

Monday, Dec 31, 2018

Hannaford - a subsidiary of Dutch retailer Ahold Delhaize -  is testing new features at one of its stores in Portland that are designed to promote certain product categories while making shopping easier and more convenient.


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