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X5 Retail Group to open pharmacy pickup points at Pyaterochka stores

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Russia's X5 Retail Group has announced an agreement between X5 OMNI, its subsidiary which is developing the group’s parcel delivery technology platform, and pharma distributors Medexport-Severnaya Zvezda and Zdravservis, members of the Integrated ...more

Sainsbury’s to open pop-up vegan butcher counters

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Sainsbury’s has revealed it will open a pop-up vegan butcher in London to celebrate World Meat Free Week, between 21 and 23 June. Meat Free Week is a global initiative which puts a “spotlight on the importance of reducing our meat intake for the ...more

Schwarz Group Lidl trials fresh meat labeling system in the UK

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Schwarz Group’s discount banner Lidl has launched a nationwide trial of a UK-first fresh meat labeling system to improve transparency for customers. The trial will run across Lidl’s fresh chicken products and aims to satisfy consumer demand for ...more

Amazon India expands 'packaging free shipment' to 9 cities

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Amazon India is expanding its 'packaging free shipment' (PFS) program, an India first initiative, to nine cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Nagpur. The program, under which orders are shipped in their original packaging without any ...more

Alibaba Alipay to launch in Nepal

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Alipay, the mobile payment app operated by Alibaba's Ant Financial, will start formally operating in Nepal in a few weeks. The head of business at Alipay and representatives from Ant Financial’s compliance, legal, and account departments met with ...more

SPAR South Africa acquires majority stake in Poland’s Piotr i Paweł

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

SPAR South Africa has agreed to a deal with TFI Capital Partners that will see it take a controlling interest in Poland’s Piotr i Pawel supermarkets. The deal would bring SPAR South Africa into direct conflict with SPAR Polska, which currently ...more

Coop Danmark Irma engages with shoppers on climate change

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Coop Danmark Irma is embarking on a long-term effort to help consumers live more climate-friendly in everyday life. To this end, the chain is collaborating with artist and film director Anders Morgenthaler.

The first initiative is 10 ...more

Sears parent buys Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

The parent company of Sears – Transform Holdco-, controlled by former Sears CEO Edward Lampert, is buying the rest of Sears Hometown and Outlet stores that it doesn't already own and reuniting the business with the Sears and Kmart ...more

Petco hires new Chief Digital and Innovation Officer

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Darren MacDonald will join Petco as Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, effective 10 June 2019. MacDonald will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s digital business, including ecommerce, the Petco app, prescription ...more

Xiaomi opens first store in Brazil

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Chinese smartphone specialist Xiaomi has opened its first store in Brazil. The Chinese phone maker had previously attempted to crack the Brazilian market in 2015 but began withdrawing less than 12 months later. At that time it had paid more ...more

JD.com, Yandex and PayPal move to accelerate cross-border ecommerce

Monday, Jun 3, 2019

Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com has announced a strategic partnership with Yandex.Market, a joint venture between Russian online ...more

Amazon UK launches Clicks and Mortar pop-up shops

Monday, Jun 3, 2019

In a new Clicks and Mortar program, more than 100 small UK online brands are being given the opportunity to reach customers on the high street for the first time in Clicks and Mortar pop-up shops, in partnership between small business support ...more

Tesco Poland to close more stores and a major DC

Monday, Jun 3, 2019

Four more Tesco stores in Poland are slated for closure as the retailer looks to make efficiencies in its business. About 100 outlets have been shuttered in recent years amid much speculation about the operator’s plans for the market. Perhaps ...more

Sonae Portugal to open 40 Meu Super stores in 2019

Monday, Jun 3, 2019

Portuguese multi-format operator Sonae plans to open 40 new supermarkets under its Meu Super banner in 2019 in the districts of Braga, Coimbra, Setúbal, and Faro in Portugal. In 2018, the retailer opened more than 40 Meu Super stores throughout ...more

Amazon US acquires stake in ad tech business

Monday, Jun 3, 2019

Amazon has acquired parts of a global ad tech company to bolster its rapidly growing advertising business. Amazon has agreed to acquire Sizmek’s Ad Server and its Dynamic Creative Optimization tool, which helps personalize ads using ...more

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