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Net sales at Casino-owned Brazilian retailer GPA food division were up 12% in the fourth quarter to BRL14 billion (USD3.6 billion). Same-store sales rose 6.9% in the quarter versus the last year, the company revealed in a securities ...more
Chinese smartphone specialist Xiaomi is to fund development of its smart devices and AI capabilities with a CNY10 billion (USD1.4 billion), five-year investment drive.
Russian grocer Dixy Group is discussing the sale of its Victoria supermarkets in the Moscow region, with most of the stores likely to go to X5 Retail Group for further development of the Perekrestok and Pyaterochka banners.
Belgium's Colruyt Group has added a new function to its Xtra app: mobile refuelling. Mobile refuelling is now possible at DATS 24, the fuel supplier that forms part of the retail group.
Albertsons Companies reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended 1 December, 2018. Sales and other revenue increased 1.8% to USD13.8 billion compared to USD13.6 billion December 2, 2017.
Global fast-fashion retailer H&M plans to introduce further digital services and features to improve its customer experience both in physical stores and online.
Flipkart-owned Myntra and Jabong CEO Ananth Narayanan has quit. In Narayanan's place Amar Nagaram has been named as Head, Myntra and Jabong, and will report to Flipkart Group CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy. He had earlier been designated as the chief ...more
Alibaba announced the ‘A100 Strategic Partnership’ as part of its New Retail initiative that aims to build a comprehensive ...more
Apple has revealed that its HomePod voice-controlled speaker will be available in mainland China and Hong Kong markets starting 18 January.
Walmart plans to hire 2,000 technology experts this year to support its efforts both in-store and online. The retailer is looking for data scientists, software engineers, designers, and others to work in nine offices from Silicon Valley to ...more
Cnova, the ecommerce arm of Casino, has posted a 7.9% increase in fourth quarter net sales to EUR702.5 million. Gross merchandise volume (GMV) was up 11.9% in organic terms in the quarter, the best quarterly performance since the third quarter of ...more
Jeronimo Martins owned Biedronka chain recorded an increase in LFL sales by 2% in the last quarter, compared to 0.8% in third quarter of the year. The improvement in the LFL result is mainly the effect of the smaller impact of the Sunday trading ...more
Hong Kong-headquartered healthcare and beauty retailer Watsons is to launch in Vietnam on 17 January 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City. The store is to take up at least one floor of a two-storey space recently vacated by Topshop.
Target announced several executive changes including a newly created food and beverage position and an upcoming succession at chief financial officer in reporting increased 2018 holiday sales.
AliExpress, the ecommerce platform of Alibaba, will charge a 30% import duties on orders over EUR500 in Russia after amendments to the rules of duty-free imports. Starting from 1 January 2019, Russian regulators have reduced the allowance for ...more
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