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Walmart US enlists more grocery delivery partners

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Walmart has announced the addition of four delivery companies to its team to help expand the retailer’s popular Online Grocery Delivery option. Point Pickup, Skipcart, AxleHire and Roadie will help power Walmart’s Online Grocery Deliveries in ...more

Alibaba Alipay gets European licence

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Alibaba’s payments arm Alipay is due to launch in mainland Europe after securing a licence in Luxembourg.


Edeka opens first Budni drugstore in Bremerhaven

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

On Thursday, the first Budni store opened inside an Edeka store in Bremerhaven, Germany. It is also the first market to be run under the direction of Edeka Minden-Hannover. The LEH market leader and the drugstore company agreed on a long-term ...more

Casino posts sales growth of 4.7% for FY 2018

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

French retailer The Casino Group reported full-year 2018 net sales of EUR36.6 billion - up by 4.7% on an organic basis and 3% on a same-store basis. The group posted EUR9.9 billion net sales for Q4 2018, up by 5.1% on an organic basis and 3.6% on ...more

Target extends private label push with Cloud Island expansion

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Target is expanding the product selection of its private label baby brand, Cloud Island. Launched in 2017, Cloud Island is expanding into essentials like diapers, wipes, toiletries and feeding products.


Edeka Netto expands meat offer with private label

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Edeka discount subsidiary Netto is expanding its meat assortment with a new private label brand named Stallglück. The products will carry the label of the German Animal Welfare Association 'For More Animal Welfare'.


Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

The embattled retailer Sears reached a roughly USD5 billion deal with chairman Eddie Lampert for a takeover bid via his ESL Investments hedge fund that would keep the company, including about 400 stores, in operation.


Lidl Ireland commits to 100% sustainably sourced fish by 2019

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Lidl Ireland has committed to providing 100% sustainably sourced fish through its growing network of 159 stores across Ireland by the end of 2019.


Amazon-Samara joint bid to acquire More gets regulatory assent

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the Amazon-Samara Capital joint bid to acquire Aditya Birla Group's supermarket chain More.


Woolworths (South Africa) posts sluggish H1 sales

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Woolworths Holdings (South Africa) reported a slower sales growth for the 26 weeks ended 23 December 2018, compared with the previous year.Group sales rose by 1.9%, compared with a 2.5% increase during same period last year.

Lagardere Travel Retail enables Chinese mobile payments in Poland

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Lagardere Travel Retail - operator of duty-free shops at airports such as Aelia Duty Free or The Fashion Gallery -has enabled payments via WeChat Pay and Alipay for Asian tourists.

Future Group’s CEO for small format stores resigns

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Future Group’s chief executive officer for small format stores Ramesh Menon has resigned. The role will be taken over by Future Group’s CEO for North zone Dhananjay Sengupta who will take charge in February.


Reliance Retail revenue grows 89% in Q3

Friday, Jan 18, 2019

Reliance Retail reported 177% jump in profit before depreciation, interest, and taxes (PBDIT) at INR1.68 billion (USD236 million) for the third quarter ended 31 December 2018.


Ahold Delhaize Stop & Shop to launch self-driving grocery vehicles in Boston

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

In the US, Ahold Delhaize-owned Stop & Shop has announced that it is planning to launch driverless, ...more

Metro Q1 sales down 0.6%

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

Metro AG's total sales declined by 0.6% to EUR8.0 billion in Q1 2018/19, due to negative currency effects in Russia and Eastern Europe. However, total sales in local currency grew by 2.1%.


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