British e-tailer Asos has grown a lot in 2014

British e-tailer Asos has grown a lot in 2014

21/10/2014 in m-Tail

British Asos Group has grown a lot in its fiscal year 2014, particularly in the United Kingdom where it has grown 35 %. Its total turnover grew 27 %.

Lavazza wants to buy Douwe Egberts' L'Or brand

Lavazza wants to buy Douwe Egberts' L'Or brand

21/10/2014 in Food

Italian coffee brand Lavazza is allegedly interested to buy the L'Or brand from DE Master Blenders. An official bid should be lodged in November, but there may be others who will step in.

Office Depot scraps 1,100 European jobs

Office Depot scraps 1,100 European jobs

21/10/2014 in General

American store chain Office Depot plans to scrap 1,100 European jobs as a part of a restructuring, that will also lead to several store closures in Europe.

Delhaize will rethink restructuring

Delhaize will rethink restructuring

21/10/2014 in Food

After a conciliatory meeting, Belgian supermarket chain Delhaize has announced it will launch an adjusted proposal for its restructuring. Until then, unions have agreed there will be no more strikes.

Retail design guru Rodney Fitch passed away

Retail design guru Rodney Fitch passed away

21/10/2014 in General

British retail guru Rodney Fitch has passed away on Monday, surrounded by his family. The retail design professor, who appeared on RetailDetail Night last year, lost his battle against cancer.

Amazon to buy Dutch Wehkamp?

Amazon to buy Dutch Wehkamp?

21/10/2014 in m-Tail

Dutch online retail group RFS Holland Holding (Wehkamp) is apparently for sale as the owners have allegedly asked several business banks to see if anyone is interested. Amazon is rumoured to be a potential buyer. ...

Metro Group reaches own turnover forecast

Metro Group reaches own turnover forecast

21/10/2014 in Food

German Metro Group has managed to reach its 2013/2014 forecast, reaching a marginal like-for-like turnover growth of 0.1%.

Primark opens 7 stores in United States

Primark opens 7 stores in United States

21/10/2014 in Fashion

Irish fashion discounter Primark will rent about 50,000 sqm of store space in seven American Sears stores. The latter hopes this will improve its disappointing results from the past several years.

Orchestra-Prémaman opens 30 new stores

Orchestra-Prémaman opens 30 new stores

17/10/2014 in Fashion

French-Belgian children's products retailer Orchestra-Prémaman continues its Belgian expansion with 30 new stores.

Dutch vegetables avoid Russian boycott through Turkey

Dutch vegetables avoid Russian boycott through Turkey

17/10/2014 in Food

Dutch vegetable growers are avoiding the Russian boycott of Western items using a side-step through another country: Turkey.

Food

Delhaize will rethink restructuring

Delhaize will rethink restructuring

After a conciliatory meeting, Belgian supermarket chain Delhaize has announced it will launch an adjusted...

Fashion

Primark opens 7 stores in United States

Primark opens 7 stores in United States

Irish fashion discounter Primark will rent about 50,000 sqm of store space in seven American...