In our annual Holiday Recap report, we analyze seasonal shopping trends in the US, including estimated gift spend, the impact of Cyber Five days, and the prevalence of last-minute purchases. We scour some ...more
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For the first quarter to 5 January 2019, sales at Primark, part of the Associated British Foods, were 4% ahead of last year, at both constant currency and actual exchange rates. The company said in a statement that with a higher operating profit ...more
Walmart China has pledged to further its Online-to-Offline (O2O) integration strategy with increased focus on fresh food distribution, private brands and membership services.
Flipkart’s Singapore-incorporated parent has infused INR1.4 billion (USD201 million) into its wholesale entity in India.
Chinese O2O player Suning intends to significantly increase its offline presence with a revised 2019 opening goal of 15,000 stores. This comes after it opened 8,000 new sites in 2018 on the back of an original ambition of only 5,000. Its new ...more
Swedish home furnishings giant IKEA announced plans to open its first New Zealand store. The retailer plans to build the store near the largest city of Auckland over the next few years and will open up a pop-up shop in the coming months in the ...more
Spain's Eroski has introduced 'Nutri-Score' labelling to selected private label products, in a move that the Spanish retailer says marks an important step forward in providing greater transparency about the nutritional quality of ...more
L’Occitane International has announced that it will acquire luxury British skincare brand Elemis for USD900 million.
Shopko has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing excess debt and ongoing competitive pressures. The retailer, which operates over 360 stores, said it will continue to operate and serve its customers, vendors, partners and employees ...more
Hong-Kong based A.S. Watson has released details about how its predictive modelling will allow health & beauty brands to improve ...more
Dare to Care Food Bank is partnering with Kroger to launch a new mobile grocery market. This new program is designed to bring healthy grocery items to neighbourhoods that are considered 'food deserts.'
Microsoft has signed a multi-year agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance to become the drugstore owner's strategic cloud provider and to help develop a healthcare delivery and management platform.
Alibaba has partnered with American fintech startup Kabbage to provide loans of up to USD150,000 for American sellers looking to finance B2B orders via Alibaba.com. The Pay Later program eases cash flow for small operators and enables better ...more
Aldi has opened a new 41,000 sq m sustainable distribution center in Turnhout, Belgium. The new DC will also offer more space for fresh products with a 4,700 sq m a cold space, and add to Aldi’s decentralisation of logistics in ...more
CVS Caremark's commercial and managed Medicaid customers soon may no longer be able to fill prescriptions at Walmart drugstores amid a dispute between the two pharmacy giants over pricing.
Online platforms in Indonesia like Lazada, Tokopedia and JD.id, will be subject to a new tax regulation and greater regulatory oversight of data collection under new proposals put forward by the government. From April all online marketplaces will ...more
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