Rocket Internet's top companies continue their growth

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.

LVMH acquires Dior

25 April 2017 in Mode

French luxury group LVMH has agreed to acquire fashion brand Christian Dior’s final 26 %. In return, it will pay 12.1 billion euro.

Media Markt presents: experience 2.0

24 April 2017 in Elektronica

The store as an amusement park: an elaborate experience strategy is how Media Markt will counter its online competitors. The new pilot stores in Wilrijk and Eindhoven give shoppers an overview of all the latest electronic gadgets.

The Body Shop targets mobile with its new eCommerce platform

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.

Jimmy Choo is looking for a new owner

24 April 2017 in Mode

Shoe brand Jimmy Choo put itself up for sale after a deal with investor JAB, which currently owns 70 % of shares.

Ikea considers separate restaurants

24 April 2017 in Food

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.

H&M wants clothing to become recyclable by 2030

24 April 2017 in Mode

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.

Amazon considers hyperloop for same-day delivery

21 April 2017 in m-Tail

Amazon joined forces with Hyperloop One to see whether a hyperloop, an idea by Tesla founder Elon Musk, can be used to transport goods for same-day delivery.

"Contactless payments can help retailers attract more customers"

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.

Danone has to deal with lower volumes

21 April 2017 in Food

Food company Danone’s turnover grew 3 % in 2017’s first quarter, but volumes did drop 2.6 % with disappointing dairy products’ sales.

Food

Ikea considers separate restaurants

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.

  • Danone has to deal with lower volumes

    Food company Danone’s turnover grew 3 % in 2017’s first quarter, but volumes did drop 2.6 % with disappointing dairy products’ sales.

  • Belgian Konings acquires Bacardi's French factory

    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's turnover impacted by divestments

    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.

read more

Fashion

LVMH acquires Dior

French luxury group LVMH has agreed to acquire fashion brand Christian Dior’s final 26 %. In return, it will pay 12.1 billion euro.

read more
Back to top