Most-read articles on in 2018

We look back at the most popular topics of the past year. And what a year it was… Keep following us in 2019 for more European retail news!


1. Say hello to 7Fresh,'s high-tech supermarket

2. Amazon builds new warehouse near Belgian and Dutch border

3. to launch 1,000 stores per day

4.  Lidl's profit hampered by international expansion

5. Carrefour uses blockchain to create "transparent" chicken

6.  The world's first start-up supermarket, KaDeTe, opens in Berlin

7. Alibaba opens Belgian warehouse in Liege

8. Lidl will soon start selling BMW's

9.  Amazon brings virtual fitting rooms into your home

10. Aldi wants to open stores in China

11. What will supermarkets be like in 2020?

12. Zara connects online with offline in concept store

13. Lidl Germany CEO steps down

14. "Shopping centres of the future will be hyperconnected microcities"

15. Belgian CEO leaves Le Pain Quotidien

16. Ikea shows its store of the future

17. Hema will open stores in Middle-East

18. Kingfisher spearheading the circular economy

19. Ssense acquires and pulls the plug on fashion platform Polyvore

20. Zara opens new flagship store with holograms and robots