(content provided by EuroCommerce) EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren has commented on calls for legislation on trading practices in agriculture and the Commission decision to take the first steps towards proposing EU measures.
A study from research firm Newzoo shows that the gaming industry will once again make strides in 2017. The industry’s total turnover should reach 108.9 billion dollars (nearly 100 billion euro) for the full year.
Technology is able to improve productivity of retailers in various sections within their operations, according to McKinsey. The options are numerous: shelf-stacking robots, back office/workflow process automation, delivery via drones and so on.
It was as clear as day that Amazon would one day acquire a supermarket chain, but nevertheless, the news hit everyone like a bombshell. What are the consequences of Whole Foods's acquisition for food retailers worldwide?
Hudson's Bay Nederland presented its brand portfolio as part of its preparations for its first ten stores. It is the first time the Canadian company opens a store abroad and it will position itself completely differently.
A week after Brussels targeted American clothing brand Guess, Nike, Universal Studios and Sanrio are now also being examined. They all may have breached the European Union’s regulations regarding sales across borders and online sales.
According to political scientist Jonathan Holslag, consumers have to shop more consciously and stay away from price breakers like Action and Primark because those “destroy the economy”. He feels people should shop at local stores more often.
Are Carrefour and Fnac Darty about to be joined in holy matrimony now that Fnac CEO Alexandre Bompard will lead Carrefour? Can a wandering supermarket chain, a culture-focused company bouncing back and a popular electronics retailer make French retail “great again”?
Dutch web shop group Coolblue has launched its French web shop today. At the start, only IT products are available, but the other product categories should follow soon and everything should be available by the end of the year.
(advertorial) Shoptalk Europe, is the big, new event for retail and ecommerce innovation. It covers the transformational trends, technologies and business models reshaping how consumers discover, shop and buy in an age of digital disruption.
(content provided by EuroCommerce) An European Commission report has concluded that existing laws are well equipped to deal with the expansion of e-commerce. While there may be some issues, a major overhaul is not necessary.