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Mercadona reveals 150 store expansion targets for Portugal

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Spanish retailer Mercadona plans to open at least 150 stores in Portugal. The supermarket chain will open its first four stores in July, with the first opening set for Vila Nova de Gaia, followed by Matosinhos, Maia, and Gondomar, at a rate of ...more

Snapdeal heads advocacy group for smaller Indian online players

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

India’s smaller ecommerce platforms like Snapdeal, ShopClues, UrbanClap and others have formed a coalition called The Ecommerce Council of India. This is a lobby group that will advocate for best practices around data privacy, logistics, payments ...more

Convenience Retail Asia reports modest increase in turnover in FY 2018

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Circle K Hong Kong operator Convenience Retail Asia has reported a modest increase in turnover last year as its convenience and bakery store networks show signs of maturity. Group turnover rose by 4.4% to HKD5.32 billion (USD0.7 billion) mainly ...more

Inditex Zara to trial personalized denim service

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Zara will trial a personalized denim service in three European stores this month, embracing the customization trend. The service will also be launched online in limited markets to test customer demand before a broader launch is ...more

LVMH Sephora debuts credit card program

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Sephora has announced it will launch a credit card program in North America as an extension of its evolving Beauty Insider loyalty program. Three card options will be offered: Sephora Credit Card – usable only in Sephora stores and online, Two ...more

Smart & Final reports net sales up 3.7% in 2018

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Smart & Final reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended 30 December 2018. Net sales were USD1,102.4 million in the 12 week quarter, representing a 3.2% increase as compared to USD1,067.9 million for the same period of ...more

Ulta reports 9.4% increase in Q4 comparable sales

Friday, Mar 15, 2019

Ulta Beauty announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended 2 February 2019, which compares to the fourteen and fifty-three week periods ended February 3, 2018. Q4 net sales increased by 9.7% to USD2,124.7 million ...more

Migros tests consumer data-driven online grocery platform

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Swiss grocer Migros has launched trials of a data-driven online grocery platform linked to the company’s ...more

Schwarz Group Lidl Germany launches chatbot service

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

With an aim to enhance customer service, Schwarz Group's discount banner Lidl has launched a chatbot dubbed 'LiA' in Germany. Integrated with Facebook's Messenger, the chatbot can answer shoppers' queries related product prices/discounts, ...more

Pinduoduo FY2018 revenues soar

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Chinese social ecommerce platform Pinduoduo saw impressive gains in revenue, user numbers and GMV in its FY 2018.  Total FY 2018 revenues were CNY13.12 billion (USD1.9 billion), representing an increase of 652% from CNY1.74 billion (USD0.3 ...more

JD.com, Fung Retailing launch AI checkout solution

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

JD.com has partnered with Fung Retailing Group to unveil Hong Kong’s first AI checkout solution in a retail store environment. The AI-powered checkout technology is a result of a strategic deal between the firms signed last year. It represents ...more

Amazon US launches new exclusive beauty line

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Amazon has launched an exclusive line of beauty products, including face masks and makeup removing wipes.

The line, which is known as Fast Beauty Company, is reportedly the first beauty brand to hit the marketplace from Amazon's brand ...more

Kroger finalizes sale of digital coupon service to Inmar

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Kroger and Inmar have announced the completion of Inmar's acquisition of You Technology, a digital coupon and digital rebate publishing platform, from Kroger and the finalization of Inmar's long-term service agreement to provide digital coupon ...more

Ahold Delhaize Mega Image debuts foodservice concept in Bucharest

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Ahold Delhaize’s Romanian banner Mega Image has opened a standalone restaurant concept in the Floreasca area of Bucharest. The Maison des Chefs restaurant offers four distinct areas: a ‘Casual Bistro’ dining area; a bakery and pastry offer called ...more

Zabka offers DHL order collection at all Polish stores

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Polish retailer Zabka has announced that DHL Parcel customers can now collect their cash-on-delivery orders from all its outlets in the country. Customers will have the choice of a range of payment options including cash, payment cards or the ...more

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