Lidl owner Schwarz Group has reported 7.4% growth in 2017, to reach a net sales value of EUR96.9 billion. Like Lidl, many retailers within the discount channel have created strong growth through physical ...more
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Alibaba’s Alipay has opened its first Future Pharmacy in Zhengzhou. Payment is authenticated via facial recognition verification, allowing prescription pickup without official ID. The store also offers telemedicine services, consultation ...more
US consumer electronics giant Best Buy posted a 7.1% comp gain in its first quarter to 5 May. This solid performance was slightly overshadowed by a slip in online sales growth to 12% from the prior-year 22.5%.
Alibaba has taken a minority interest in Ordre, a European online luxury wholesale platform. Ordre, launched in 2015, allows fashion designers to show off their collections via 360-degree photography and virtual reality to interested wholesale ...more
JD.com plans to transform 800 logistics centres into unmanned warehouses gradually across the country within the next five years, said Richard Liu, Chairman & CEO of the company. JD has built an unmanned businesses-to-consumer warehouse in ...more
French retail group Mousquetaires will open a new-concept outlet called Bien Chez Moi in September. The store is designed to be tailored to elderly shoppers and has been created in consultation with loyal senior shoppers of Intermarché.
JD.com, which claims to deliver over 90% of its orders same- or next-day, will debut a new in-car delivery service in partnership with leading electric vehicle company NIO. The new service allows customers to have their purchases dropped off in ...more
Suning Logistics, a subsidiary of Chinese commercial giant Suning Holdings Group, has completed driving tests for its autonomous heavy-duty truck, "Strolling Dragon," in Shanghai. This marks another milestone in the company's plan to offer ...more
Target is adding three new lines to its line-up of exclusive house brands. The new brands were designed for Target’s “younger guests” (described as teens and young adults). They include the chain’s first electronics owned brand, Heyday, along ...more
The Australian owner of Homebase has sold the DIY chain for GBP1, ending its disastrous foray into the UK. Wesfarmers paid GBP340 million for the retailer two years ago, but losses and other costs will bring its total bill to about GBP1 ...more
Tesco has announced it will ban all non-recyclable plastic by 2019, in a move campaigners have cautiously welcomed as “raising the bar on problem plastics”. The supermarket giant has called on the UK government to help establish a consistent ...more
Revenues at LATAM retail giant Cencosud decreased in comparison to 1Q17 impacted by currency depreciation against the CLP in all countries the company operates and food deflation in Brazil and Peru. The online channel of the retail businesses ...more
Same-store sales at the Gap brand fell 4%, flat from a year ago. Same-store sales at Old Navy were up only 3%, much less than an 8% jump during the same period in fiscal 2017. Net income was USD164 million in the period ended May 5, compared with ...more
PetSmart has announced the appointment of JK Symancyk as Chief Executive Officer. He will assume leadership of the company the week of 11 June and will join PetSmart’s Board of Directors.
McKesson has announced Q4 and full-year results where it highlighted revenue for fourth quarter of USD51.6 billion, up 6% compared to USD48.7 billion last year. On a constant currency basis, a 4% revenue increase was recorded compared to the ...more
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