Amazon is looking at bringing its checkout-free Amazon Go concept to airports, as time-pressed travellers could generate a good turnover. Simultaneously, their interest in London seems to get more concrete.
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Kingfisher has been one of the front runners in transforming its business into a more circular business. The focus? Smarter consumption and get 'more from less'.
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American sports brand Champion is set to open its first flagship store in the United Kingdom soon. The chosen location is Brewer Street in London, on a 1222 sqm surface.
British retailer Sainsbury’s has performed very well in its first quarter, with a 2.3 % like-for-like turnover growth - thereby “outperforming the market” in merchandise and clothing.
British supermarket chain Tesco has performed very well over the past quarter, publishing its largest sales growth in seven years’ time. It outshone analysts’ expectations by 0.4 %.
British online food retailer Ocado has signed a deal with "a non-UK European retailer", a first for the online retailer that invested a lot of money to develop a highly innovative software platform and centralised warehouse system.
Meal delivery service Just Eat is to start working with British supermarket chain Morrisons: customers will soon be able to pick up Just Eat food at their local supermarket.
Tesco, the UK’s biggest supermarket chain, is set to acquire Booker, the UK’s largest food wholesaler for 3.7 billion pounds (4.3 billion euro).
German discounter Lidl has pledged to donate up to two million meals to charities all across the United Kingdom to “make a real, positive contribution”.
Swedish furniture store chain Ikea aims to build a new type of store in the United Kingdom, one with a larger focus on sustainability. The plans, which still have to be approved, have met with some resistance from locals.
The Brexit may have serious consequences for Aurum, which owns the UK’s largest watch retailers: its American majority shareholder may put it up for sale.
German discounter Lidl plans to build a new British main office and 250 new stores in and around the London area, creating an extra 5,000 jobs.