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Jerónimo Martins has reported solid sales growth for FY 2018. Group net sales grew by 6.5% to EUR17.34 billion. The results were driven by a 5.6% sales growth to EUR11.7 billion at Biedronka and supported by a 4.6% increase in sales to EUR3.84 ...more
Japanese retail giant Seven & I has reported a 15.8 % increase in net sales for the nine months to November. Profit rose by 2.9%. The company said its overseas convenience store business achieved an impressive 15.7% increase in operating profit ...more
Spar has appointed Chris Lewis and Jackie Mackenzie to new interim managing director roles following Debbie Robinson stepping down and move to Central England Co-operative. Chris Lewis has been working with Spar for 19 years and has been a key ...more
Costcutter has supplied its top 200 franchisees with wrapped dump bins after new research revealed that they are the most effective off shelf solution to drive shopper engagement.
Fast Retailing Group has reported a decline in revenues for Uniqlo Japan against broader successes internationally in its first quarter.
Canadian grocer Loblaw announced that Chairman and CEO Galen Weston has become executive chairman, and Sarah Davis has taken on additional duties in her role as president.
JCPenny named two new executive hires and also announced a list of open positions within the retailer’s leadership ranks. Mike Robbins, executive VP of private brands and supply chain at Penney, has been named executive VP, chief stores and ...more
American Eagle Outfitters has partnered with Aila Technologies to test interactive fitting room technology at its stores in San Francisco, Boston and Las Vegas.
US-based pharmacy chain Walgreens has reportedly been testing smart displays at coolers in a store in Chicago. The Internet of Things ...more
Ahold Delhaize said it will bring shelf-scanning robots to nearly 500 of its Giant/Martin's and Stop & Shop locations after a successful test at two Giant stores during the last year. The in-store robots, which are named Marty, will be in all 172 ...more
Carrefour will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to optimise inventory management and reduce waste by integrating software developed by advanced analytics provider SAS into its supply chain.
Ahold Delhaize has announced that its Belgian banner Delhaize Le Lion will begin a collaboration with its ecommerce platform bol.com, adding in-store bol.com pickup points for orders placed online.
Kroger has reached an agreement with OneView Commerce, a SaaS-based headless and serverless digital store platform, to develop a next-generation Point of Sale (POS) solution.
Amazon-acquired Whole Foods Market will no longer open new stores under its 365 by Whole Foods Market banner, the smaller-format, value-focused concept it launched less than three years ago, according to published reports citing an internal ...more
Walmart will open a 40,000 sq ft high-tech consolidation center in Colton, California in July 2019 - to receive, sort and ship freight. Driven by automated technology, the center will enable three times more volume to flow throughout the center ...more
Decathlon - San Francisco, California - Jan 2019
365 by Whole Foods Market - Decatur, Georgia - Jan 2019
Hy-Vee Fresh & Fast - Davenport, Iowa - Jan 2019
Walmart - Florida City, Florida - Jan 2019
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