Marks & Spencer to deliver groceries via Deliveroo for first time to reach families in self-isolation

Marks & Spencer to deliver groceries via Deliveroo for first time to reach families in self-isolation thierry Wed 25/03/2020 – 15:30 Retailer News Marks & Spencer is set to begin offering grocery deliveries via Deliveroo for the first time as it seeks to cater to customers who cannot make it to stores. (Author : Ben Stevens) […]

Walmart to hire 150,000 people amid COVID-19; give special cash bonus to employees

Walmart to hire 150,000 people amid COVID-19; give special cash bonus to employees thierry Tue 24/03/2020 – 12:16 Retailer News Walmart is growing its workforce and expediting the hiring process to keep up with surging consumer demand during the coronavirus outbreak. It also announced $550 million in bonuses to reward workers.  (Author : Marianne Wilson) […]

CVS Health opens first parking lot COVID-19 test site

CVS Health opens first parking lot COVID-19 test site thierry Mon 23/03/2020 – 16:30 Retailer News In what is designed to serve as a model going forward, CVS Health has opened up a COVID-19 testing site in the parking lot of its store in Shrewsbury, Mass., about 50 miles west of Boston. (Author : Marianne Wilson) […]

Skip-checkout app aiding shoppers during the Covd-19 crisis

Skip-checkout app aiding shoppers during the Covd-19 crisis thierry Mon 23/03/2020 – 15:30 Retailer News A grocery chain in New York is offering shoppers an option to avoid long lines while promoting social distancing (Author : Spring Wise) As shoppers practice social distancing and self-isolation, stores have seen a major increase in the number of […]

Costco makes $1 billion e-commerce acquisition

Costco makes $1 billion e-commerce acquisition thierry Mon 23/03/2020 – 14:44 Retailer News Costco just made a $1 billion acquisition that went largely unnoticed, even though the deal could have a major impact on the company’s sale of big ticket items. (Author : Mike Troy) The deal also serves as a reminder to the rest […]

Chipotle responds to social distancing with live streaming

Chipotle responds to social distancing with live streaming thierry Fri 20/03/2020 – 15:08 Shopper Experience The restaurant chain’s sessions include celebrity guests and are aimed at younger consumers (Author : Spring Wise) As social distancing and lockdowns from COVID-19 caused more people to eschew going out to eat and fast-casual restaurants across the world close […]

Walgreens, Target, CVS and Walmart to offer COVID-19 testing

Walgreens, Target, CVS and Walmart to offer COVID-19 testing thierry Tue 17/03/2020 – 14:39 Retailer News Walgreens, Target, Walmart and CVS have pledged to offer COVID-19 testing as the United States takes measures to curb the novel coronavirus’ spread.    (Author : Gabriella Lacombe) As part of the testing plan, the retailers will allow portions of their parking lot […]

Coffee chain’s turbo-caffeinated expansion driven by data

Coffee chain’s turbo-caffeinated expansion driven by data thierry Fri 13/03/2020 – 12:11 Sales activation A coffee chain in China has outdone Starbucks — at least in terms of its physical footprint — and has done so by using data to drive an uncommonly rapid expansion. (Author : Matthew Stern) Luckin Coffee begins its move into a […]

CVS Acquires 110 Schnuck Pharmacies Across the Midwest

CVS Acquires 110 Schnuck Pharmacies Across the Midwest thierry Thu 12/03/2020 – 14:04 Retailer News CVS Health will acquire Schnuck Markets Inc.’s retail and specialty pharmacy businesses, which includes 110 Schnuck pharmacy stores, reports Forbes.  (Author : Kristina Stidham) According to a company press release, CVS Pharmacy and its subsidiaries will acquire and operate 99 of the grocer’s pharmacies and will […]

IKEA debuts third party sales with Alibaba

IKEA debuts third party sales with Alibaba thierry Tue 10/03/2020 – 15:41 Sales activation IKEA began selling its products on Alibaba’s Chinese e-commerce platform Tmall this week. It’s the first time the world’s number one furniture retailer has sold via a third party in its history, as it aims to extend its market share over online […]

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