Retail Insights Network's articles

  1. Channel: Delivery
Instacart unlocks alcohol delivery in partnership with Wegmans. Credit: Instacart/PRNewswire. Grocery technology company Instacart has launched an alcohol delivery service for the first time in New Jersey, US. The service was launched in partnership with Wegmans Food Markets and all independently owned Wegmans wine, liquor and beer locations. Customers above the age of 21 can […]
  1. Channel: Mass
[[“value”:” Share this article Copy Link Walmart’s e-commerce sales increased 15% globally in Q3 FY24. Credit: Marques Thomas on Unsplash. US-based multinational retailer Walmart has reported its consolidated operating income grew by $3.5bn or 130.1% to $6.20bn in the third quarter (Q3) of fiscal year (FY) 2024, compared with $2.69bn in Q3 FY23. The company’s […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
[[“value”:” Share Copy Link The retailer has reduced plastic packaging in its own-brand ranges by 29% since 2017. Credit: Grand Warszawski via Shutterstock. Lidl GB has unveiled its strides towards sustainability in its fourth ‘Good Food’ report. Lidl GB has achieved a 43% reduction in food waste since 2016, positioning itself well on the path […]
  1. Media & Marketing
[[“value”:” Share Copy Link Pandora’s EBIT margin was 16.5% over in the quarter. Credit: Charity Davenport/ Flickr (Creative Commons). Denmark-based jewellery manufacturer and retailer Pandora has reported a total revenue of DKr5.57bn ($798.33m) in the third quarter (Q3) of 2023, compared with DKr5.26bn in Q3 2022. Driven by the Phoenix strategy, the company delivered organic […]
  1. Channel: Mass
[[“value”:” Walmart will reopen 117 stores nationwide on 3 November. Credit: Walmart/Business Wire. Walmart is set to open 117 remodelled stores in 30 US states this week. This is said to be the largest single-day rollout of grand reopenings in its history. The scheduled reopening projects represent more than half $500m in investments. Each reopening […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
[[“value”:” Compliance can often seem daunting and cumbersome, especially during busy periods. Credit: Naeblys via Shutterstock. Cyber Monday looms on the horizon. Savvy retailers brace themselves to make the most of the anticipated surge in sales, at least based on the record-breaking trends of previous years. But alongside this high level of demand, retailers are […]
  1. Channel: Mass
[[“value”:” The report highlights a 12% increase in volumes driven by customer shifts to healthier product lines. Credit: D K Grove/Shutterstock. Tesco said its efforts to promote healthier shopping baskets have shown a significant impact, with 3.3 million customers purchasing at least 10% more healthy products in 2022. In a recent report, the retailer signified […]
  1. Channel: Drug
Walgreens is one of the leading pharmacy chains in the US. Credit: Kevin Zolkiewicz/ Flickr (Creative Commons). US-based retail pharmacy chain Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has agreed to pay $192.5m to settle a class action lawsuit filed by investors of drugstore chain Rite Aid, Reuters reported. On 27 October 2015, Rite Aid and Walgreens announced […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Sales for grocery and beverage stores in the US grew 0.4% seasonally adjusted from August. Credit: Peggy Chai from Pixabay. Retail sales in the US increased 0.7% in September 2023 from the previous month and grew 3.8% year-over-year (YoY), according to data from the National Retail Federation (NRF). During the month, retail sales, excluding automobile […]
  1. Associates & Employees
[[“value”:” Temporary roles will be employed on fixed-term contracts ranging from three to 12 weeks. Credit: Serge Cornu via Shutterstock. In preparation for the festive season, Sainsbury’s is recruiting 22,000 seasonal staff across the UK, with 2,000 at Argos staff. This recruitment drive is aimed at ensuring customers have the best possible shopping experience and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Customers in a supermarket making careful choices as food inflation hit a record high, London, UK / Credit: Yau Ming Low via Shutterstock In a welcome boost for the economy, overall retail spending experienced a noteworthy increase of 3.4% in September 2023. This upturn outshines the 2.5% year-on-year growth reported in August 2023. The pleasant […]