Articles on international retail across the globe.

  1. Department & Category
  How is it that United Airlines understands that consumers want grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food and so many legacy grocery stores stutter at discussing the idea?  Restaurants have had great success selling grocerant niche meals and meal components for takeout and delivery.   According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru®at Tacoma, WA based […]
  1. CPG: Food
Mondelēz International, which owns Cadbury chocolate and other snacking and confectionery brands, has launched a new website to support retailers with category advice. The site, called Snack Display, is designed to help shop-owners increase sales by offering product and display information. To celebrate the launch of the site, retailers will be offered the chance to […]
  1. Department: HBC
NEW YORK — Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) announced the winners of the 29th Annual Beauty Creators Awards at a networking event and awards luncheon on November 11, 2022. One of the industry’s most esteemed beauty awards programs, the event honored the year’s best and most innovative products across 33 categories from more than 1,000 entries, chosen by an esteemed group of […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
1. Personalize marketing moments in real time 2. Automate engagement across every channel 3. Optimize marketing performance with more intelligent insights It still feels like yesterday when we all came together to experience the magic of Dreamforce ’22. We saw so many Trailblazers in person and experienced all the valuable sessions (which are still available […]
  1. Channel: Restaurants
There is no doubt that year over year customer count declines within the restaurant sector are caused by many things including the ilk of slow service, cold food not cold, hot food not hot, delivery orders going out the front door as a customer’s waits, waits, and waits at a table for their food.  Ok, […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
MONTRÉAL, Nov. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Saputo Inc. (TSX: SAP) (we, Saputo or the Company) reported today its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2023, which ended on September 30, 2022. All amounts in this news release are in millions of Canadian dollars (CDN), except per share amounts, unless otherwise indicated, and […]
  1. International
What is Scoop? Contemporary designer women’s wear show Scoop comes home to Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea, 29-31 January 2023.  Recognised by designers, fashion buyers and industry experts as one of the UK’s leading fashion trade shows, Scoop is an exclusive edit of sought-after fashion collections and emerging international designers, many of whom select Scoop as their […]
  1. Data & Insights
“As a leader, or as just a stakeholder working within an ecommerce team or a digital team, part of your role and responsibility is to educate the broader organization on how the digital shelf works, what it takes to achieve success, [and] where the organization is relative to other internal expectations and even competitors. To […]
  1. International
Online influencer platform LTK has expanded its executive leadership team, appointing former Groupon and eBay executive Jeremy Paterson as general manager of its international division. Paterson will lead efforts to… The post Influencer shopping platform LTK names former eBay exec as new international GM appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. International
Third Quarter Highlights Net revenues increased +8.1% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +12.1% with underlying Volume/Mix of +0.7% Diluted EPS was $0.39, down 56.2%; Adjusted EPS1 was $0.74, up +15.7% on a constant currency basis Year-to-date cash provided by operating activities was $2.5 billion, a decrease of $0.2 billion versus prior year; Free […]
  1. International
Europe’s newest responsible sourcing show, source Home & Gift, wants to hear from you! The only international sourcing platform of its kind in the UK, Source Home & Gift from  5th – 8th February at NEC Birmingham, has launched to unite the best manufacturers from key sourcing regions around the world with key retailers, brands, […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Many small businesses and startups are conceived to bring new and unique products to market. Entrepreneurs often start by selling their products via local boutiques and company websites. However, to reach a wider audience and achieve greater success, you will need the bigger, broader sales channels and supply chain acumen of retail and e-commerce marketplaces […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Over the past couple decades, e-commerce has been crowned the biggest development in retailing and is considered the latest transformative milestone. What most retailers don’t know is there are two more enhancements on the rise: augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). These two are expected to take over the retail chain and enhance the […]
  1. Data & Insights
The holiday season is always a golden time for eCommerce store owners – online holiday spending broke records in 2021 and is poised to go even higher in 2022.  Shoppers are in a spending mood. They have long lists of items they wish to buy, and your store should welcome them stocked!   With their tastes […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Some retail brands are born in boardrooms, others are created in more unconventional circumstances – and J Brooks Boutique, an Atlanta-based online fashion business, is one of those brands.   In 2016, its founder Jessica (Jes) Brooks bought a sewing machine from a catalog using points she earned as a reward for her performance in […]
  1. Associates & Employees
The new workplace trend is not a ‘one size fits all’ situation. If you’ve been keeping track of workplace trends recently, you might have already heard of “quiet quitting.” This recent phenomenon describes an employee doing the minimum amount of work their role requires without going above and beyond in any way. Beyond focusing on […]
  1. Associates & Employees
UK-based online marketplace, OnBuy, has begun a recruitment drive to help deliver what it labels “a top secret product roadmap”. According to a press release: “Everyone in the business is excited about the plans and confident that this will redefine the marketplace model and lead them to becoming the next big household name.” CEO, Cas Paton, […]
  1. International
The eCommerce & Digital Marketing Expo NORTH is a two-day expo and conference event for the eCommerce and Digital Marketing industry in Greece and the greater Balkan area. It takes place at the Vellideion Conference Center in Thessaloniki, Greece. The second edition of the event will be held on 11 and 12 February 2023. It […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
UPS has followed the lead of its chief competitor, FedEx, in announcing that rates for its Ground, Air and International services will increase by an average of 6.9 percent effective Dec. 27, according to the company’s website. Furthermore, UPS announced higher accessorial charges effective on the same date, including for residential deliveries, packages requiring additional handling, and deliveries to […]
  1. International
Sustainability now a pillar of Company’s long-term growth and acceleration strategy Next phase of Cocoa Life backed by additional $600 million by 2030 Goal to increase scale and work with ~300,000 farmers by 2030 Calling for more sector-wide collaboration and public-private partnership to help address systemic challenges and improve farmer livelihoods
  1. Shopper & Customer
International equity research and investor relations consultancy Edison Group has released its widely circulated quarterly report into the state of the consumer sector in the UK, US, and EU.   The report identifies more than 100 companies which appear to fully discount an economic downturn. As consensus also expects each business to generate positive free cash flow (FCF) across […]
  1. International
Philip Morris Limited (PML), the affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) in the UK and Ireland, has commenced the roll-out of IQOS Originals Duo, a revamped and renamed version of IQOS 3 Duo to indirect retail channels in the UK. As part of the IQOS portfolio, IQOS Originals Duo combines revamped design features with Philip […]
  1. CPG: Food
Anne Scott Livingston, research analyst at Chicago-based Euromonitor International, notes that producers were forced to increase their milk prices due to a jump in input costs, which “have significantly strained category margins.” 
  1. Shopper & Customer
At its 2022 European Exchange customer conference, Manhattan Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) announced the findings of its latest international research, highlighting the need for retailers to keep up with the pace of evolving consumer expectations. It also revealed a retail landscape where the lines between physical and digital commerce are becoming increasingly opaque and complicated. The global retail industry […]

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By John Spiropoulos Media is filled with evolutionary step-change transitions which permanently alter the marketplace. Each evolutionary event, seen in terms of advertiser outlays – the media mix – is driven by incremental change during economic uncertainty. This is particularly true – and trackable – in modern times. Some of these events were covered in […]
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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students […]
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CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]