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Tesco plegdes to halve food waste by 2030

Tesco plegdes to halve food waste by 2030

22/09/2017 - 10:23
Tesco has announced a major initiative to ramp up its sustainability operations, pledging to reduce food waste by 50 percent by 2030. read more
Amazon to make Kohl's its brick and mortar returns partner

Amazon to make Kohl's its brick and mortar returns partner

19/09/2017 - 16:56
As an e-commerce giant Amazon has lacked one edge brick and mortar retailers have—in-store returns. That's about to change. Kohl’s is adding free returns for Amazon customers in 82 Kohl’s stores beginning in October. read more
Hermès adds to concern strong euro may erode luxury sales

Hermès adds to concern strong euro may erode luxury sales

19/09/2017 - 09:49
Hermès warned that profitability probably has reached a peak and that the strong euro is set to erode 2018 sales of the company’s Birkin handbags and other luxury goods, spurring concern that the industry’s rebound may become rockier.  read more
Clothing & footwear to drive UK E-retail spend to £68.8 billion by 2022

Clothing & footwear to drive UK E-retail spend to £68.8 billion by 2022

18/09/2017 - 10:59
The UK E-retail market is forecast to rise 35% over the next five years reaching £68.8 billion by 2022, according to GlobalData, a recognised leader in providing business information and analytics. read more
Nestle to brew high-end coffee with Blue Bottle buy

Nestle to brew high-end coffee with Blue Bottle buy

15/09/2017 - 10:26
Nestle has bought a majority stake in California-based Blue Bottle Coffee, marking a first step by the packaged coffee leader into the hipster world of speciality bars that serve high-end, single-origin and cold brewed coffees.  read more
USA mobile e-commerce sales to hit $250 billion by 2020

USA mobile e-commerce sales to hit $250 billion by 2020

13/09/2017 - 11:00
Mobile e-commerce sales will account for nearly half of all online commerce in just a couple of years.  read more
Natura Cosmeticos completes The Body Shop acquisition

Natura Cosmeticos completes The Body Shop acquisition

11/09/2017 - 11:31
The Body Shop’s surprise buyer Natura Cosmeticos has now completed its acquisition of the health and beauty retailer, after being granted permission by the competition watchdogs. read more
Mobile contactless transactions skyrocket by 336%

Mobile contactless transactions skyrocket by 336%

08/09/2017 - 14:56
Mobile contactless transactions topped £370 million in the first six months of 2017, a massive 336 per cent year-on-year rise in spending, new data suggests. read more
Unilever, Nestlé snap up Pukka and Sweet Earth

Unilever, Nestlé snap up Pukka and Sweet Earth

08/09/2017 - 09:42
Food giants Unilever and Nestlé stepped up their push into healthier food and drink, with the Anglo-Dutch company snapping up a UK maker of organic tea and its Swiss rival announcing a deal for a US seller of vegetarian burritos. read more
Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy to spark retail sales boom

Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy to spark retail sales boom

07/09/2017 - 13:05
The Duchess of Cambridge’s announcement that she is pregnant is predicted to spark a baby boom across the UK, and retailers are preparing to cash in. read more
Alibaba to open brick-and-mortar mall in China

Alibaba to open brick-and-mortar mall in China

06/09/2017 - 16:02
Alibaba’s increasingly assertive move into physical retail reflects its recently announced "New Retail" strategy, which aims to connect with consumers on all channels.  read more
Amazon launches own-brand fashion label Find

Amazon launches own-brand fashion label Find

05/09/2017 - 13:21
Amazon has launched its first own-brand fashion range following a soft-launch of the label back in May. read more
Contaminated eggs found in 40 countries as EU ministers meet - DPA

Contaminated eggs found in 40 countries as EU ministers meet - DPA

05/09/2017 - 09:56
Eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil have been discovered in 40 countries, including 24 of the European Union’s 28 member states, German news agency DPA reported on Tuesday, without citing its sources.  read more
European grocery market grows at fastest rate in three years

European grocery market grows at fastest rate in three years

04/09/2017 - 14:38
FMCG sales in Europe rose by 3.7% in the second quarter of 2017, the highest level for three years, according to new data from Nielsen. read more
Nestlé, Dole and Walmart fight food contamination using blockchain

Nestlé, Dole and Walmart fight food contamination using blockchain

04/09/2017 - 08:38
A number of leading food companies have announced a partnership with IBM to use blockchain collaboration technology to prevent food contamination in the supply chain. read more
Kellogg Co. partners with Feeding America to support Hurricane Harvey victims

Kellogg Co. partners with Feeding America to support Hurricane Harvey victims

01/09/2017 - 14:59
Kellogg Company is sending an additional 30 million servings of product donations to assist Feeding America with its Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.  read more
Premier Foods signs partnership with Mondelēz for Cadbury cakes

Premier Foods signs partnership with Mondelēz for Cadbury cakes

01/09/2017 - 12:12
British food manufacturer Premier Foods has announced that it signed a strategic partnership with Mondelēz International to renew the company's licence to produce and market Cadbury cakes and desserts. read more
Amazon positioned to give food and beverage e-commerce a much needed spark

Amazon positioned to give food and beverage e-commerce a much needed spark

31/08/2017 - 09:50
Based on its recent bold expansion into the grocery segment, Amazon is primed to give food and beverage e-commerce a shot of adrenaline. read more
 New York City boosts cigarette prices to $13 per pack

New York City boosts cigarette prices to $13 per pack

30/08/2017 - 09:19
New York boosted the minimum price of a pack of cigarettes by 24 percent to $13 (€10.80) and placed a cap on the number of tobacco sellers, part of the city’s biggest crackdown on smoking in more than a decade. read more
Massmart not a priority as Walmart focuses on global issues

Massmart not a priority as Walmart focuses on global issues

28/08/2017 - 14:18
When Walmart first caught Massmart in its net it was with the intention of chasing new business throughout Africa, but six years on the US retail giant has bigger fish to fry.  read more
Hershey Trust to sell 4.5 million shares of Hershey Co

Hershey Trust to sell 4.5 million shares of Hershey Co

24/08/2017 - 10:16
Hershey Trust Co, the charitable trust which controls chocolate maker Hershey Co (HSY.N), is set to sell 4.5 million shares of Hershey's common stock.  read more
Tesco’s sales growth beats main UK rivals

Tesco’s sales growth beats main UK rivals

23/08/2017 - 14:29
Tesco’s sales growth outpaced its main UK rivals in the past month as the UK’s biggest grocer continued its revival in the face of a squeeze on disposable incomes. read more
Wal-Mart, Google partner on voice-based shopping to catch Amazon

Wal-Mart, Google partner on voice-based shopping to catch Amazon

23/08/2017 - 10:47
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is teaming up with Google to let shoppers order by voice, the latest example of the world’s largest retailer finding a technology partner to catch e-commerce leader Amazon.com Inc. read more
Lidl overtakes Waitrose to become 7th largest UK grocer

Lidl overtakes Waitrose to become 7th largest UK grocer

22/08/2017 - 12:59
Lidl has overtaken Waitrose to become the seventh largest grocer in the UK as the discounters continue grow at more than four times the rate of the Big 4. read more
UK wine exports grow 21% in first half of the year

UK wine exports grow 21% in first half of the year

21/08/2017 - 13:20
UK wine exports were worth £270 million in the first six months of 2017, which represents a 21% growth year-on-year, according to data from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF). read more
Walmart’s grocery and e-commerce units surge as battle with Amazon intensifies

Walmart’s grocery and e-commerce units surge as battle with Amazon intensifies

21/08/2017 - 12:58
Ahead of a battle the Amazon-Whole Foods grocery alliance, Walmart is growing its digital operation and its grocery division is as strong as its been in years. read more
Tesco to sell mini-avocados in food waste reduction scheme

Tesco to sell mini-avocados in food waste reduction scheme

21/08/2017 - 08:26
Tesco has launched a new food waste reduction initiative selling by egg-sized avocados which would usually have been discarded by suppliers. read more
Topshop eyes Chinese expansion

Topshop eyes Chinese expansion

18/08/2017 - 14:02
British fashion retailer Topshop has unveiled plans to expand into the Chinese mainland with the opening of five new stores in the country next year. read more
Amazon launches Instant Pickup

Amazon launches Instant Pickup

16/08/2017 - 14:04
Amazon has revealed its latest Prime fulfilment solution in the form of a two-minute pickup service. read more
Target agrees to buy software firm as it chases Amazon Online

Target agrees to buy software firm as it chases Amazon Online

15/08/2017 - 13:17
Target, looking to improve its digital business amid increased competition from Amazon, agreed to acquire a software company that manages local and same-day deliveries. read more
Mall of America turns 25

Mall of America turns 25

11/08/2017 - 16:40
It was 25 years ago today the Ghermezian family taught American shoppers to play. read more
1000 jobs at risk as Sainsbury’s eyes cost cuts

1000 jobs at risk as Sainsbury’s eyes cost cuts

11/08/2017 - 15:27
Sainsbury’s has reportedly hired a team of consultants to help identify the 1000-plus head office jobs it won’t need as part of a £500 million cost-cutting scheme. read more
Spar’s biggest supplier explores £100m sale

Spar’s biggest supplier explores £100m sale

11/08/2017 - 10:10
The biggest supplier of convenience store chain giant Spar is poised to sell its wholesale arm, aiming to cash in on the rapidly changing market. read more
Wholesale might be tempting, but are the grocers going to be led astray?

Wholesale might be tempting, but are the grocers going to be led astray?

10/08/2017 - 15:05
2017 may have made wholesale improbably sexy for the grocers – the Tesco-Booker deal has lured its competitors into trying new things – but not all of them will succeed in the chase.  read more
Tesco replaces single-use plastic bags with ‘Bag for Life’

Tesco replaces single-use plastic bags with ‘Bag for Life’

10/08/2017 - 10:24
Tesco UK has replaced its standard single-use plastic bag with a new ‘Bag for Life’, which is composed of 94% recycled plastic. read more
U.S. online retail sales growing 14% in 2017

U.S. online retail sales growing 14% in 2017

08/08/2017 - 15:38
U.S. online sales are expected to reach more than $459 billion in 2017, rising 14% from last year and accounting for 12.9% of the anticipated $3.56 trillion in total retail sales, according to Forrester Research.  read more
Canada's Aldo Group in deal to create new footwear giant

Canada's Aldo Group in deal to create new footwear giant

04/08/2017 - 15:37
Another retail sector continues to consolidate. read more
Smartphones fuel boom in retail searches

Smartphones fuel boom in retail searches

04/08/2017 - 15:01
Research has found smartphones caused an explosion in searches for the wares of UK retailers in the second quarter. read more
McCain boss to become new CEO of Mondelēz International

McCain boss to become new CEO of Mondelēz International

04/08/2017 - 10:05
Mondelēz International has announced that Dirk Van de Put, current president and CEO of McCain Foods, will succeed Irene Rosenfeld as the company's chief executive, effective November 2017. read more
Retailers call for boost in contactless spend cap

Retailers call for boost in contactless spend cap

02/08/2017 - 15:30
More than half of retailers have called for the spending limit on contactless cards to be raised above the £30 limit. read more
Have men become the primary grocery shoppers in America?

Have men become the primary grocery shoppers in America?

01/08/2017 - 11:15
It’s been a longstanding practice for grocery executives to use the pronoun “she” when referring to the core customer shopping in their stores. If a new study from Men’s Health is to be believed, retailers may want to reconsider their descriptions as more guys report they are the person primarily responsible for grocery shopping in their households. read more
Amazon’s profits drop 51% as expansion hits margins

Amazon’s profits drop 51% as expansion hits margins

31/07/2017 - 12:17
Amazon has revealed rising sales in its second quarter, but profits dropped significantly amid its whirlwind expansion efforts. read more
Amazon sales soar but profit plunges as it ploughs money back into long-term plans

Amazon sales soar but profit plunges as it ploughs money back into long-term plans

28/07/2017 - 13:21
Internet colossus Amazon on Thursday reported its profit shrank in the recently ended quarter, despite surging sales as it poured money into growth. read more
Walmart speeds up the task of reordering frequent purchases

Walmart speeds up the task of reordering frequent purchases

28/07/2017 - 09:38
Walmart has found a way to make the digital shopping experience even faster. read more
Whole Foods' sales slump eases ahead of takeover by Amazon

Whole Foods' sales slump eases ahead of takeover by Amazon

27/07/2017 - 14:00
Amazon’s challenge of turning around Whole Foods Market looks like it won’t be quite so difficult. read more
Online merchant’s mobile search and shopping gets visual

Online merchant’s mobile search and shopping gets visual

27/07/2017 - 11:08
eBay is making it easier for mobile shoppers to browse its massive product catalog.  read more
Nestle to open Japan factory for exotic Kit Kat demand

Nestle to open Japan factory for exotic Kit Kat demand

26/07/2017 - 15:59
Nestle is to open its first factory in Japan in more than 25 years due to the demand for exotic flavours of Kit Kat. read more
Mall anchor tenants may be cast adrift

Mall anchor tenants may be cast adrift

25/07/2017 - 10:36
Retail mall owners may be scurrying around in the hunt for new anchor tenants as legacy businesses fall behind changing retail trends. read more
Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo

25/07/2017 - 09:41
Michael Kors has successfully reached an agreement that will see it acquire luxury footwear maker Jimmy Choo. read more
Scottish retail sales 'disappointing' in June

Scottish retail sales 'disappointing' in June

24/07/2017 - 10:20
Scottish retail sales increased by 0.2% on a like-for-like basis last month compared to June 2016, but fell by 0.2% on a six-month basis, according to the Scottish Retail Consortium. read more
Unilever sales meet estimates as prices increase

Unilever sales meet estimates as prices increase

20/07/2017 - 09:55
Unilever reported second-quarter sales growth in line with estimates as hot European weather boosted sales of Ben & Jerry’s and Magnum ice-cream brands and the company raised prices to offset stagnant volume. read more
McCormick buys Reckitt Benckiser food unit for $4.2bn

McCormick buys Reckitt Benckiser food unit for $4.2bn

19/07/2017 - 15:26
McCormick & Co agreed to acquire Reckitt Benckiser’s food business for $4.2bn, adding French’s mustard and Frank’s RedHot sauce to its lineup of spices and seasonings. read more
Marks & Spencer reduces snack food packaging

Marks & Spencer reduces snack food packaging

19/07/2017 - 10:59
UK retailer Marks & Spencer is cutting the amount of packaging used for its snack products such as crisps and popcorn by reducing the pocket of air at the top of the bag. read more
Tesco rolls out contactless loyalty cards

Tesco rolls out contactless loyalty cards

18/07/2017 - 13:15
Tesco has started introducing contactless loyalty cards to customers. read more
Amazon sets sights on new retail segment

Amazon sets sights on new retail segment

18/07/2017 - 09:06
The online giant has submitted a trademark application that will enable it to enter the meal kits business. The move will directly rival meal kit provider Blue Apron, according to CNBC. read more
German online retail sales increase by 12%

German online retail sales increase by 12%

17/07/2017 - 14:47
The turnover of German online retail business rose to €14 billion in the second quarter of 2017, according to data from the Bundesverband E-Commerce und Versandhandel (federal association of e-commerce and mail order). read more
Tesco pledges to make clothes chemical-free

Tesco pledges to make clothes chemical-free

14/07/2017 - 14:40
Tesco has become the latest retailer to commit to removing chemicals thought to be hazardous from the supply chain of its clothing brand. read more
Amazon claims nearly 40% of eCommerce spend

Amazon claims nearly 40% of eCommerce spend

11/07/2017 - 11:18
Digital juggernaut Amazon is undoubtedly changing the way consumers behave and shop online and this is leading to 37% of all online spend going through the marketplace. read more
UK retail has biggest June sales rise for six years

UK retail has biggest June sales rise for six years

10/07/2017 - 10:32
British shops enjoyed their biggest rise in June sales in six years, a survey showed on Friday, helped by warm weather and weak numbers in the same month last year. read more
House of Fraser named best multichannel retailer

House of Fraser named best multichannel retailer

10/07/2017 - 09:37
House of Fraser is the best high street retailer that also sells online in the UK, according to a new report. read more
Amazon crowned #1 for UK digital innovation for second year

Amazon crowned #1 for UK digital innovation for second year

07/07/2017 - 12:04
Amazon has been named as the UK’s number one digital innovator for the second year in a row, according to new rankings published this week. read more
UK Smartphone shopping to overtake tablet spend by 2018, according to GlobalData

UK Smartphone shopping to overtake tablet spend by 2018, according to GlobalData

07/07/2017 - 10:57
Spend via smartphones will outperform spend via tablets, accounting for 51.5% of the UK mobile and tablet market in 2018, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. read more
Zara owner’s sales jump 10% in Q3

Zara owner’s sales jump 10% in Q3

07/07/2017 - 08:46
Net sales at fashion retail group Inditex, owner of Zara, Pull & Bear and Bershka, rose ten per cent during the third quarter of its financial year. read more
Ebay launches price match guarantee

Ebay launches price match guarantee

06/07/2017 - 09:55
Ebay is poised to introduce a price match guarantee scheme on more than 20,000 deals on its UK website. read more
Sainsbury's sales beat estimates as UK grocery prices rise

Sainsbury's sales beat estimates as UK grocery prices rise

04/07/2017 - 11:53
Sainsbury reported first-quarter sales growth that beat estimates as Brexit-fuelled food-price inflation boosted revenues in its core grocery business. read more
Nike reaches $2 billion in online sales

Nike reaches $2 billion in online sales

03/07/2017 - 09:44
The footwear giant says its annual web sales grew 30% over last year, and executives offer updates on its pilot program on the Amazon.com marketplace. read more
Strong convenience sales fuel US retailer optimism

Strong convenience sales fuel US retailer optimism

30/06/2017 - 15:22
Convenience store sales in the US have grown during the first half of 2017, according to the latest quarterly survey by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). read more
Target debuts next-day delivery service

Target debuts next-day delivery service

29/06/2017 - 15:14
Target Corp. has entered the fast-growing next-day grocery delivery market.  read more
Fixed retail prices could disappear within 5 years

Fixed retail prices could disappear within 5 years

27/06/2017 - 11:07
The UK is likely to see set product prices disappear within five-years as new digital pricing technology is adopted across mainstream retailers. read more
Retail in airports to grow to $49 billion by 2021

Retail in airports to grow to $49 billion by 2021

27/06/2017 - 09:29
Global airport retailing will grow 27% to $49 billion by 2021, according to research from GlobalData. read more
Tesco introduces “biggest investment in store pay for a decade”

Tesco introduces “biggest investment in store pay for a decade”

26/06/2017 - 11:32
Tesco has announced a new pay deal seeing an increase in hourly staff wages by 10.5 per cent over two years. read more
Nestlé targeted in activist's biggest-ever bet

Nestlé targeted in activist's biggest-ever bet

26/06/2017 - 11:13
Dan Loeb has amassed a $3.5bn stake in Nestlé, targeting Europe’s largest company in the biggest bet of his two-decade career as an activist investor.  read more
‘Love at first sight’ for Amazon-Whole Foods

‘Love at first sight’ for Amazon-Whole Foods

23/06/2017 - 15:09
Whole Foods Market Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Mackey, who agreed to sell the company to Amazon.com Inc., said he was first set up with the e-commerce giant on a “blind date” and fell in love after conversing for hours. read more
Amazon's grocery push playing catch up with Chinese e-commerce giants

Amazon's grocery push playing catch up with Chinese e-commerce giants

22/06/2017 - 09:25
As Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) looks to swallow U.S. grocery chain Whole Foods, China's tech giants are already digesting hefty bricks-and-mortar deals, taking the lead in the battle to transform supermarket shopping with big data and better supply chains.  read more
51% of card payments now contactless

51% of card payments now contactless

20/06/2017 - 15:44
Contactless card payments rose by more than a third in the last year, becoming the UK’s favorite way to pay for goods. read more
A-Brands launch 'Evolved Nutrition Labelling Scheme' in a push to promote healthier diets

A-Brands launch 'Evolved Nutrition Labelling Scheme' in a push to promote healthier diets

20/06/2017 - 13:11
The Coca-Cola Company, Mars, Mondelez International, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever have joined together to promote healthier diets and balanced lifestyles in the EU by focusing on nutrition labels on products. read more
M&S to begin labelling avocados with lasers

M&S to begin labelling avocados with lasers

20/06/2017 - 11:18
Marks & Spencer has begun labelling avocados with lasers rather than stickers in an attempt to become more environmentally friendly. read more
Nestlé may put US candy business on the block

Nestlé may put US candy business on the block

20/06/2017 - 10:45
Nestle may sell its US candy business, which makes classics like the Butterfinger candy bar, Raisinets and Nerds. read more
Nike to slash jobs, cut sneaker styles in shakeup

Nike to slash jobs, cut sneaker styles in shakeup

20/06/2017 - 10:22
Nike wants to be more nimble on its feet. The sneaker maker said that it plans to sell more shoes directly to customers online as part of a restructuring in which it plans to cut about 1 400 jobs.  read more
Amazon sets its sights on Wal-Mart shoppers

Amazon sets its sights on Wal-Mart shoppers

20/06/2017 - 09:18
When Wal-Mart Stores bought online retailer Jet.com for $3bn in 2016, it marked a crucial moment — the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, after years of ceding e-commerce leadership to arch-rival Amazon, intended to compete. read more
Italy becomes world's leading salami exporter

Italy becomes world's leading salami exporter

15/06/2017 - 10:04
Italy has become the leading global exporter of salami, surpassing Germany, according to a report by ISMEA - the Italian institute for agricultural and food market services. read more
Amazon retains crown for most valuable retail brand

Amazon retains crown for most valuable retail brand

14/06/2017 - 15:56
Amazon has kept its title as the world’s most valuable retail brand, with an estimated value of $139.3 billion (£109.38 billion). read more
The Body Shop to be sold in $1 billion deal

The Body Shop to be sold in $1 billion deal

12/06/2017 - 10:19
It appears that L'Oreal has settled on a buyer for The Body Shop. read more
Walmart tests grocery ATM

Walmart tests grocery ATM

09/06/2017 - 13:00
Walmart is testing a new way to appease online grocery shoppers that prefer self-service. The retail giant has rolled out an automated kiosk in Oklahoma City that allows shoppers to pick up groceries any day or time. read more
Kellogg’s fights Kokkinakis over ‘Special K’ trademark

Kellogg’s fights Kokkinakis over ‘Special K’ trademark

08/06/2017 - 12:27
Sydney — Australian tennis ace Thanasi Kokkinakis faced court action Thursday from cereal giant Kellogg’s, which is not happy at plans to use his nickname "Special K" commercially. read more
Private label accounts for 'more than half' of Irish grocery purchases

Private label accounts for 'more than half' of Irish grocery purchases

08/06/2017 - 11:02
New research from Kantar Worldpanel has found that private label sales now account for more than half (54%) of grocery purchases in Ireland. read more
Guess’ business practices to come under investigation by EU

Guess’ business practices to come under investigation by EU

08/06/2017 - 09:42
Guess will be the focus of a formal investigation by the EU Commission as suspicions emerge that brand prevented certain retailers from selling its products across borders. read more
Major UK retailers sign sustainable cotton pledge

Major UK retailers sign sustainable cotton pledge

07/06/2017 - 13:51
Some of the UK’s biggest retailers have signed up to the Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit, promising to ensure 100 percent of their cotton will come from sustainable sources by 2025. read more
New Look struggles with shoppers' 'buy now, wear now' mentality

New Look struggles with shoppers' 'buy now, wear now' mentality

07/06/2017 - 10:39
New Look Retail added to the gloom among Britain’s clothing retailers, reporting a full-year loss and warning of challenging times ahead as online competition increases and shoppers seek instant gratification. read more
£300 million sought in damages as retailers take on Mastercard

£300 million sought in damages as retailers take on Mastercard

05/06/2017 - 11:20
Retailers including a major supermarket chain are bringing legal action against Mastercard and Visa amid a processing fees row. read more
Amazon takes on remote outpost in the land of bricks and mortar

Amazon takes on remote outpost in the land of bricks and mortar

05/06/2017 - 10:35
Amazon.com Inc., which has lost billions overseas trying to replicate its US success, is now attempting to crack one of the biggest and most sparsely populated nations where bricks-and-mortar retailers are king. read more
Nestlé Spain invests €19 million in environmental management

Nestlé Spain invests €19 million in environmental management

02/06/2017 - 14:39
Nestlé Spain has announced that it invested approximately €19 million in its environmental management over the period from 2010 to 2016. read more
Tesco successfully completes its first one-hour robotic delivery

Tesco successfully completes its first one-hour robotic delivery

02/06/2017 - 11:22
The UK’s largest supermarket has successfully completed its first one-hour robotic delivery, fighting back against tech giant Amazon’s foray into the sector. read more
Younger shoppers favour food-to-go market: IGD

Younger shoppers favour food-to-go market: IGD

01/06/2017 - 16:01
Shoppers between the ages of 18 and 25 are 'extremely engaged' with the food-to-go market, according to the latest report from grocery research group IGD. read more
Spar Switzerland fails to deliver on promise as sales tumble

Spar Switzerland fails to deliver on promise as sales tumble

01/06/2017 - 09:42
Spar’s move into Switzerland — aimed at providing stability and growth to offset difficult local trading conditions — has not lived up to expectations yet with Swiss operations reporting mixed interim results. read more
The fastest growing retailers in the U.S.

The fastest growing retailers in the U.S.

31/05/2017 - 09:41
In the ultra-competitive modern marketplace retailers are either growing or dying ― expansion has been and remains the ultimate measure of success. It is one thing to show growth over a quarter or even a year, but retail’s truly successful show sales growth year, after year, after year. read more
Latest bidder for Body Shop revealed

Latest bidder for Body Shop revealed

31/05/2017 - 09:28
The competition to acquire the Body Shop has entered a new chapter after a Chinese healthcare company entered the ring of possible bidders. read more
Analysis: Walmart is winning market share across many categories

Analysis: Walmart is winning market share across many categories

30/05/2017 - 13:16
Although Walmart is an old-school retailer, it is not afraid to learn new tricks and to shift its thinking. This youthful and innovative approach has helped it deliver another solid set of results in a highly competitive market. read more
Tesco seeking to reduce emissions by 40% with new refrigeration systems

Tesco seeking to reduce emissions by 40% with new refrigeration systems

29/05/2017 - 10:48
UK retailer Tesco is converting more than 1,200 of its stores to Honeywell refrigeration systems as part of the company's plan to reduce carbon emissions. read more
Walmart making big investment in Florida

Walmart making big investment in Florida

24/05/2017 - 11:00
Walmart is expanding—and updating—its footprint in the Sunshine State. read more