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Rewe to launch own brands on Tmall China

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

Rewe’s private label brands are set to be sold on Alibaba’s Tmall China. A Rewe flagship store will open on Tmall via China expert Alpenpartner. (German language, paywall)

Schwarz Group Lidl expands delivery service in Ireland

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

Following the successful launch in Dublin, Lidl Ireland has announced the expansion of Buymie services to its customers in counties Kildare and Wicklow.

The partnership, which began in January of this year, now serves Maynooth, Celbridge, ...more

Migros acquires Dutch vegan food specialist

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

The Swiss group Migros, through its subsidiary Elsa, has taken over the Dutch company SoFine Foods, which is best known for its vegan range, ranging from ready-made dishes to schnitzel, burgers, and nuggets. SoFine Foods now distributes fish and ...more

Auchan France appoints new Managing Director

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

To accelerate the implementation of the Renaissance plan and prepare the medium-term changes to its activities in France, Edgard Bonte, President of Auchan Retail, has appointed Jean-Denis Deweine as the General Manager of Auchan Retail France. ...more

Amazon introduces Flex crowdsourced delivery in India

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

Amazon India has launched Amazon Flex - its part-time delivery program. Those who sign up for the program can be a part of Amazon's delivery force in the cities of Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Delhi.

Amazon has been expanding its delivery ...more

Casino GPA Brazil ready to take loss on Via Varejo sale

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

Groupe Casino’s GPA, the controlling shareholder of Brazil’s Via Varejo and a unit of Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, said its board of directors approved the sale of all shares it owns in the retailer for a minimum price of BRL4.75 each.

Via ...more

Iceland reports 4.5% sales growth in 2018

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

Frozen food chain Iceland has announced its full year results for the 52 weeks ended 29 March 2019. Sales for the year rose by 4.5% to GBP3.08 billion while EBITDA dropped. Adjustment to a comparable 52-week basis shows growth of 4.5%, ahead of ...more

Dollarama sales increase 9.5% in Q1 2020

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

Dollarama sales for the Q1 of FY 2020 increased by 9.5% to USD828.0 million, compared to USD756.1 million in the corresponding period of the prior fiscal year.

Continued organic sales growth was fuelled by balanced growth in both comparable ...more

Wesfarmers Bunnings to launch ecommerce by 2019-end

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

Bunnings Managing Director Michael Schnieder expects the homewares and DIY retailer will have its ecommerce operations online and fully operational across Australia before Christmas 2019.

The business has trialed a more limited online ...more

Boulanger acquires Belgian rival Krëfel

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

French electronics chain Boulanger has acquired its Belgian rival Krëfel, including Hifi International from Luxembourg. The acquisition, for an undisclosed fee, unites 74 Krëfel stores in Belgium and 11 Hifi International stores in Luxembourg ...more

Hudson’s Bay sales slide amid efforts to go private

Friday, Jun 14, 2019

Hudson’s Bay reported a weak sales quarter, reinforcing a bid by its Chairman to take the retailer private. Lord & Taylor, a chain the company is prepared to sell or merge, was among the underperformers.

Comparable sales fell 2.1%, the ...more

Walmart US to integrate Jet.com into own online business

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Walmart has announced that it is integrating Jet.com’s retail, technology, marketing, analytics and product teams with its own online ...more

Target expands same day shipping option

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Target has announced that shoppers in 47 states across the US will now be able to get items from online orders delivered the same day by paying a flat fee of USD9.99 per order. The retailer is leveraging Shipt, a membership-based, same-day ...more

Tesco Q1 LFLs nudge up as Booker boosts growth

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Tesco like for likes inched up in its first quarter as its sales were boosted by its merger with Booker. UK and Ireland sales rose 0.8% on a like-for-like basis and 1.3% on a total basis, reaching GBP11.16 billion. However, UK total sales dipped ...more

Waitrose extends Rapid Delivery trial outside London

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Waitrose & Partners is to extend its Waitrose Rapid Delivery trial outside London for the first time following its success in the capital. It aims to provide flexibility to work around shoppers’ busy lifestyles. 

The service, enables ...more

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