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Amazon has announced it is rolling out a new service, called Smart Stores, enabling customers to discover products at local stores in India, make payments, and earn rewards using Amazon Pay.

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Netherlands-based SPAR International reported global sales growth of 4.35% to €37.1 bn (US $41.6 bn). The retailer stated its entry into two new markets, an additional 208 stores and the consistent expansion over the past four years has been a key growth driver, although the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought challenges. 2019 ‘has again delivered exceptional results’ Commenting o...
We review Walmart's first quarter results and its outlook as the business adapts to the new trading environment. Walmart's key numbers Walmart's total revenue in Q1 increased by 8.6% to $134.6bn Operating income increased 5.6% $5.2bn Sales in its US stores increased by 10.5% and by 9.6% at Sam’s Club US comp store sales increased by 10.0%, with average ticket up 16.5% while tran...
Reliance Retail added 1,533 stores last year, expanding its network to 11,784 across food, fashion and digital sectors. Total sales grew 24.8% The company’s pre-tax earnings grew 55.7% to INR96.5bn (US$1.3bn) year-on-year. March growth for the total company was the weakest due to the COVID-19 lockdown impact. However, grocery stores under the banners Reliance Fresh, Reliance Smart and Relia...

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18/06/2020
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities as it aims to become the world's leading omnichannel retailer and build out an ecosystem that is broader than its physical and digital stores.
15/06/2020
We look at Amazon's commercial performance, its strategic priorities for the next five years, and the implications for retailers and manufacturers.
29/05/2020
We review CP Group’s strategic priorities, latest developments and focus in key markets.
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