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Walmart’s earnings continue to impress in Q1

Friday, May 17, 2019

Walmart’s investments in transforming into a leading omnichannel platform appear to be paying off, with Q1 comparable store sales growth of 3.4% ...more

Waitrose plans to triple size of online operations

Friday, May 17, 2019

Waitrose & Partners plans to triple the size of its online grocery operation to a GBP1bn business over the next three years, working in partnership with Today Development Partners (TDP).

The move with TDP, which is headed by Jonathan Faiman ...more

Waitrose widens in-home fulfilment trial

Friday, May 17, 2019

John Lewis-owned chain Waitrose is expanding the test of its While You’re Away in-home grocery deliveries from 100 households to 1,000 after a positive response to the initial trial. Having piloted the solution at homes close to its online hub in ...more

Amazon leads USD575 mn investment in Deliveroo

Friday, May 17, 2019

Amazon is leading a USD575 million investment in Deliveroo, buying a slice of the fast-growing startup to propel its drive into the European food and groceries business. Amazon UK has signaled its growing ambitions in food with Prime Now, which ...more

Walmart Asda sales dip 1.1% in Q1

Friday, May 17, 2019

Walmart-owned Asda posted a 0.5% growth in like-for-like sales with Easter adjustment, excluding fuel. Without the Easter adjustment, sales declined by 1.1%. Online grocery sales achieved 10% growth. Asda.com and George.com achieved double-digit ...more

Walmart US warns of price hikes due to China tariffs

Friday, May 17, 2019

Walmart US has announced that prices for shoppers will rise due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world’s largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years.

US President Donald Trump ...more

Alibaba-backed BigBasket launches services in Kochi

Friday, May 17, 2019

India online grocer BigBasket, which is backed by Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, has forayed into Kochi, thereby making its presence in 26 cities in India.

Customers can now shop online through the BigBasket app or website from the ...more

Grupo Éxito Q1 sales up 3.8%

Friday, May 17, 2019

Grupo Éxito, the Latin American subsidiary of Groupe Casino, has reported Q1 2019 results for the period ended 31 March 2019. Net sales totaled COP14.03 billion (USD4.7 million), an increase of 3.8% over the same period last year. Gross profit ...more

Amazon close to buying Sizmek's ad-serving technology

Friday, May 17, 2019

Amazon is close to an agreement to buy the ad-serving technology of bankrupt company Sizmek in a deal that would give the ecommerce giant another weapon against Google’s dominant online ad business.

Sizmek’s Ad Server, which helps ...more

Publix debuts 'pub sub' delivery

Friday, May 17, 2019

Publix is now delivering its popular pub subs to customers’ homes through Instacart. This is the first time Publix subs have been available for delivery. Customers can order the sandwich by choosing a time and date. Same-day delivery is ...more

Morrisons introduces new service to help cut food waste

Friday, May 17, 2019

Morrisons has introduced a ‘We’ll weigh what you need’ service at fresh food counters in a bid to cut household food waste. Available across the UK, the new service will mean in-store butchers, fishmongers, and deli specialists will serve the ...more

Coles Group value push sees bulk range launched

Friday, May 17, 2019

As part of its store realignment project announced recently, Australian supermarket chain Coles has introduced bulk sizes on 25 popular products as it looks to appeal to value-conscious shoppers. The products are mainly in family staples ...more

Walgreens Boots rolls out digital loyalty scheme in the UK

Friday, May 17, 2019

Walgreen’s drugstore banner in the UK, Boots, is rolling out a digital version of its Advantage Card loyalty scheme  that will allow shoppers to access personalized offers via their mobile.

The health and beauty retailer’s loyalty scheme ...more

SPAR Zimbabwe launches new online shop

Friday, May 17, 2019

SPAR Zimbabwe has announced the launch of its new SPAR Online Shop - becoming the first major supermarket in the country to offer such a service.

Online shopping, particularly for grocery and food items, is a relatively new concept in ...more

Xiaomi India to sell smartphones via vending machines

Friday, May 17, 2019

Xiaomi, which started as an online-only brand and later went on to expand its presence in the offline retail, is now adding Mi Express Kiosks to its retail strategy in India. Mi Express Kiosks are vending machines, which would allow users to ...more

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