23 August 2016 in Elektronica

Starting next year, Samsung plans to sell refurbished versions of its own smartphones. Devices that get sent back to Samsung after their owner upgrades to the newest model will be used as a refurbished device.

23 August 2016 in Mode

American shoe store chain Foot Locker's second quarter performance beat analysts' expectations and partially offset a weak first quarter.

23 August 2016 in Algemeen

Google will open a store in London where consumers can buy merchandise from famous Youtubers. The Creator Store will open next month and operate out of Google's London offices.

22 August 2016 in Food

A failed Argentinian harvest and increased Chinese demand will result in highly increased peanut prices. As a consequence, peanut butter will also become much more expensive.

22 August 2016 in m-Tail

Alibaba Group's payment service, Alipay, signed a deal with Ingenico Group, granting it access to many of Europe's major retailers. In return, these will be able to accept Alipay as a payment service.

20 August 2016 in Algemeen

The world's largest supermarket group, American Walmart, increased its full-year profit forecast on the back of a good second quarter.

19 August 2016 in Mode

Over the next few years, Hudson’s Bay means to invest a billion euro into its fashion department stores across Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, according to Galeria Kaufhof CEO Olivier Van den Bosssche.

19 August 2016 in m-Tail

German online animal store Zooplus' performance in the first half of 2016 was very strong, which is why it has decided to increase its full-year turnover forecast to 900 million euro.

19 August 2016 in m-Tail

Amazon is set to launch its own cooking show in Japan, with a chef who prepares several local specialties. Viewers can order several dishes from the show directly on Amazon.

19 August 2016 in Mode

American clothing chain American Apparel has enlisted the assistance of a bank to investigate its options when it comes to finding a new owner.

Food

A failed Argentinian harvest and increased Chinese demand will result in highly increased peanut prices. As a consequence, peanut butter will also become much more expensive.

  • Home delivery service Takeaway, which owns brands like Thuisbezorgd.nl and Pizza.be, has sold its British operations to Just Eat, barely a month after Takeaway acquired Just Eat's Benelux operations.

  • Swiss food company Nestlé has experienced a disappointing growth in the first half of 2016: the growth pace was the company's lowest since 2009.

  • Danish brewer Carlsberg's turnover dropped nearly 4 % in the first six months of 2016, down to 31.243 billion krona (4.2 billion euro). Nevertheless, net profit grew 25 %.

Fashion

American shoe store chain Foot Locker's second quarter performance beat analysts' expectations and partially offset a weak first quarter.

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