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John Lewis announces new Chairman

Monday, Jun 10, 2019

UK department store chain John Lewis & Partners has announced that Ofcom Chief Executive Sharon White will join the department store chain as its new Chairman. White will be replacing Sir Charlie Mayfield, who revealed back in November that he ...more

Ulta Beauty leverages shopper data for digital personalization

Monday, Jun 10, 2019

Ulta has decided to leverage the data from its Ultamate Rewards loyalty program, which has more than 30 million members, to create and offer more unique and personalized customer experiences.

Ulta is deploying Google Cloud tools including ...more

Barnes & Noble goes private

Monday, Jun 10, 2019

Barnes & Noble has agreed to be acquired by Elliott Advisors UK Ltd. in an all-cash deal valued at about USD683 million, including the assumption of debt. The deal follows Elliott’s June 2018 acquisition of Waterstones. James Daunt, CEO of ...more

MercadoLibre enhances delivery speed in Mexico

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Latin American ecommerce leader MercadoLibre is adding a 100,000 square meter fulfillment center to its logistics network in ...more

Walmart US launches InHome Delivery service

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Starting this fall in the US, Walmart customers in select cities can choose to have their groceries delivered directly into their refrigerators when away from home.

InHome service will use Walmart vehicles and its own workers equipped with ...more

Walmart US partners with Gatik on autonomous delivery

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Gatik, a two-year-old startup developing an autonomous vehicle stack for business-to-business short-haul logistics has raised USD4.5 million in seed funding, and also announced a commercial partnership with Walmart for deliveries.

Gatik’s ...more

Ahold Delhaize Stop & Shop rolls out same-day pickup

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Ahold Delhaize Stop & Shop has launched same day online grocery pickup at 20 US stores as part of a bigger rollout this year. Powered by Peapod, the ecommerce arm of Ahold Delhaize, the click & collect service enables customers to pick up online ...more

Amazon pumps USD404 million into India

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Following months-long intense regulatory setback in India, Amazon is moving back to investing significantly to grow its business in the world’s second largest internet market.

Amazon has infused around INR28 billion (USD404 million) in its ...more

Metro Russia adds cashier-free Fasol store in Moscow

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Metro Russia inaugurated its first cashier-free Fasol franchise store in Moscow on 5 June 2019. The new Express format is a pilot to test shopper response to a checkout-less concept. The new store spans 47 sq m and houses 1,100 SKUs. It is being ...more

Alibaba Russia discloses major funding for joint venture

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Alibaba’s plans for Russian expansion took a major step forward as it confirmed the creation of a new entity called AliExpress Russia JV. The deal sees Russian internet giant Mail.ru, Megafon, and Russia’s sovereign wealth fund RDIF form a ...more

Walmart US adds 120 electric vehicle charging stations

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Electrify America and Walmart have announced that more than 120 plus ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are now operational and open to the public at Walmart stores across the US.

Building upon the original commitment set ...more

Walmart Jet.com to feature dietary information tags

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Walmart-owned Jet.com is employing the dietary preference platform provided by UK-based tech company Spoon Guru, which aims to ensure customers with specific dietary requirements can quickly and easily find suitable foods when shopping on the ...more

Schwarz Group Kaufland Romania turnover grows 8% in 2018

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Schwarz Group’s big-box banner Kaufland maintained its leading position in the Romanian market during 2018, delivering a profit margin of 7.2%, its highest since entering the country in 2005. Turnover was EUR2.37 billion, an 8% y-o-y gain. ...more

Loblaw to introduce Loop reusable packaging

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Loblaw plans to pilot the Loop solution in Toronto starting early next year. In the test, participating consumers will be able to order select products from national brands and Loblaw’s President's Choice private label online and have them ...more

Amazon Spain adds Basque hub to logistics network

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

Amazon Spain has opened a new logistics station in Trapagaran (Bizkaia) in collaboration with two independent delivery companies. The warehouse, spread across 8,000 sq m, is set to create 50 new permanent positions while the delivery companies ...more

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