Lush to close American stores for Global Climate Strike

Lush to close American stores for Global Climate Strike thierry Wed 18/09/2019 – 11:55 Retailer News UK beauty retailer Lush will be joining several other big names on Friday as it closes its North American stores to support the planned Global Climate Strike.   (Author : Sandra Halliday) The company, which has always taken a campaigning […]

H&M promotes music loyalty programme with live events

H&M promotes music loyalty programme with live events thierry Tue 17/09/2019 – 11:40 Shopper Experience H&M has launched a music loyalty programme that will champion new artists and independent venues. (Author : Fayola Douglas) H&M Music will be a new benefit within the clothing retailer’s existing digital loyalty programme and will offer content, tickets to events […]

Aldi to expand with smaller stores

Aldi to expand with smaller stores thierry Mon 16/09/2019 – 16:21 Sales activation Aldi has unveiled plans to double its store footprint inside the M25 by opening more standard-sized and new, smaller-format ‘Local’ stores on London high streets. (Author : Liz Wells) The supermarket said it would increase store numbers inside the M25 from 45 to […]

Walmart debuts freestanding health center format

Walmart debuts freestanding health center format thierry Mon 16/09/2019 – 15:29 Retailer News Walmart has moved deeper into health care with the opening of its first-ever standalone facility devoted to health and wellness. (Author : Dan Berthiaume) Located in Dallas, Georgia, directly adjacent to a remodeled Walmart supercenter, the new “Walmart Health” held its grand […]

M&S to bring urban farming to London stores

M&S to bring urban farming to London stores thierry Mon 16/09/2019 – 15:17 Shopper Experience Marks & Spencer partners with Infarm to bring urban farming to its London stores. Starting at Clapham Junction from today, customers can find a range of fresh herbs growing in vertical farming units in-store (Author : Elias Jahshan) Marks & Spencer is […]

Shiseido Singapore launches My Japanese Beauty Pop-Up Store

Shiseido Singapore launches My Japanese Beauty Pop-Up Store thierry Mon 16/09/2019 – 15:04 Shopper Experience Few nations across the world are as admired for their beauty philosophy and rituals as Japan, and no brand is as synonymous with Japanese Beauty as Shiseido, one of the world’s oldest beauty brands. (Author : Retail in Asia) Bearing […]

Supermarket ‘Happy Hour’ reduces food waste

Supermarket ‘Happy Hour’ reduces food waste thierry Fri 13/09/2019 – 14:41 Sales activation A Finnish supermarket chain is cutting food waste by dropping prices on items just before their expiration date (Author : Springwise) Finnish S-market chain has instituted a “happy hour” for food. At 9 p.m., the stores slash food prices by up to […]

Primark opens 19 new stores, 0 webshops

Primark opens 19 new stores, 0 webshops thierry Wed 11/09/2019 – 16:42 Sales activation Next year, Primark wants to open 19 more stores – including a first one in Poland. A webshop however is still not on the cards. (Author : Retail Detail) Investing in the high streets John Bason, finance director at Primark’s owner AB Foods, […]

China’s Taobao opens first Southeast Asia store in Singapore

China’s Taobao opens first Southeast Asia store in Singapore thierry Wed 11/09/2019 – 16:18 Sales activation Chinese e-commerce platform Taobao opened its first Southeast Asia concept store in Singapore, as the online retailer homes in on bricks-and-mortar and click-and-collect retail. (Author : Retail in Asia) Located in the Funan Mall , the newly opened “Taobao […]

Dollar General in new expansion

Dollar General in new expansion thierry Tue 10/09/2019 – 16:35 Retailer News Dollar General’s retail footprint is getting closer to encompassing all 50 states. (Author : Marianne Wilson) The discounter announced that it is currently building new stores in Washington and Wyoming. When completed, these stores will expand Dollar General’s presence to 46 states throughout […]

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