Godiva has reached a settlement of 15 million dollars (12.9 million euros) with US consumers. They assumed they were buying Belgian chocolates.
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Amazon is expanding its till-free shopping experience to its Whole Foods supermarkets, introducing its Just walk out technology there as well.
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Urban Outfitters has had a busy day: the announcement of record-breaking sales was followed by that of a new second-hand platform... and its withdrawal from China.
Next year, iconic toy store chain Toys' R' Us will receive a new lease of life thanks to Macy's, which will open more than 400 shop-in-shops in its department stores.
Amazon is reportedly planning to open some 'department store-like' stores in the United States. The e-commerce company hopes to expand its reach in selling clothing, household goods, electronics and more.
Abercrombie & Fitch has announced it will start an exclusive partnership with Zappos, including its first collection of shoes.
Soft drink producer PepsiCo is also jumping the hard seltzer bandwagon: the American food giant plans to launch an alcoholic drink in the United States early next year, under the umbrella of its soft drink brand Mountain Dew - following in the footsteps of its arch rival Coca-Cola.
The controversial Russian discount chain Mere is exploring expansion opportunities in the US. A project manager is to open stores in Georgia and Alabama.
Jeans icon Levi's has acquired American activewear brand Beyond Yoga for an undisclosed sum, thus expanding into a fast-growing market.
Meat replacement producer Beyond Meat expects sales in the third quarter to be lower than forecast due to the increasing uncertainty caused by the delta variant of the coronavirus.
Ralph Lauren saw its sales almost triple over the last quarter. Demand for polo shirts and shirts featuring the famous tiny horse is picking up, as public life starts up again.
The Belgian tax authorities are demanding 380 million euros from Ahold Delhaize. The dispute goes back to the acquisition of the American Delhaize branches during a restructuring in 2018.
The result of the vote on the formation of the first American trade union at Amazon may be declared invalid. The e-commerce giant allegedly pressured its employees to vote against it.
From now on, American HelloFresh customers can add a range of basic products to their meal package. This is not a first: the service already exists in the Benelux.
Amazon posted sales of more than 100 billion dollars last quarter, for the third time in a row. However, new CEO Andy Jassy starts off on a downbeat because he is unable to match last year's record figures.
Coca-Cola had an excellent second quarter and is raising its forecast for the full year. The soft drink giant warns of the impact of the delta variant of the coronavirus but says it is fully prepared.