25 April 2017 in m-Tail
German incubator Rocket Internet’s most important companies have continued their turnover growth in 2016. Losses were also lowered and Rocket Internet says it is well on its way to become profitable soon.
24 April 2017 in Drogmetica
Store chain The Body Shop launched a new eCommerce platform, better suited to mobile devices. The goal is generate 20 % of its turnover from online channels within the next few years.
21 April 2017 in Algemeen
(content provided by EuroCommerce) - In a move to promote the adoption of contactless payments among retailers, EuroCommerce has published a guide on how they can get the most out of this technology.
Ikea restaurants’ increasing popularity has empowered the chain’s idea to create restaurants away from their traditional location, inside a furniture store. Ikea Food is one of the Swedish group’s fastest growing divisions.
Food company Danone’s turnover grew 3 % in 2017’s first quarter, but volumes did drop 2.6 % with disappointing dairy products’ sales.
Liquor manufacturer Konings acquired a factory from its competitor Bacardi-Martini. Located in Beaucaire, the factory and all of its 72 employees will transfer to Konings on 1 January.
Nestlé has lifted its first quarter turnover by 0.4 % to 21 billion Swiss francs (19.6 billion euro). It did achieve a 2.3 % autonomous growth, but exchange rate fluctuations and divestments had a sizeable impact.
Shoe brand Jimmy Choo put itself up for sale after a deal with investor JAB, which currently owns 70 % of shares.
At the H&M Foundation-organized Global Change Awards, Karl-Johan Persson, Swedish fashion company’s CEO, said all of the group’s clothing should be fully recyclable by 2030.
Belgian lingerie manufacturer Van de Velde, best known for its Marie Jo and PrimaDonna brands, expects its 2017 financial results to come under pressure. The company immediately announced additional investments to stimulate growth.