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  1. Data & Insights
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  1. Department: Food
There is little doubt that grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food adoption continues to drive sales of ‘hand-held-foods’ according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.   Pizza just might be the one menu item helping to fuel sales within the grocery sector according to Johnson.  It’s not unusual […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Retail employees are seeking better workplace technology solutions to manage their availability, holiday and pay, according to research by Fourth. The company’s new whitepaper is built on two surveys. One was of 502 retail workers in the UK, and the second was of 251 HR, digital transformation, IT, finance and operations decision makers at senior […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance posted third quarter sales and earnings that beat Wall Street’s projections. The company’s adjusted earnings per share of 96 cents topped analysts’ forecast of 92 cents, while its revenue of $32.6 billion exceeded the predicted $32.06 billion. WBA said it was maintaining its full year adjusted EPS guidance of […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Google Cloud has announced a new partnership with H&M Group which will see the Swedish multinational leverage its data analytics capabilities and sustainable global infrastructure to enhance its customer experience and supply chain enablement. The pair will collaborate to develop an enterprise data backbone including a core data platform, data product, and advanced artificial intelligence […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Making the interior design sampling process more sustainable and simple, Mercato Place has introduced an online library that allows interiors professionals to choose the samples that are relevant to their specific needs. Mercato provides material samples from respected brands within the industry and affords tools that facilitate research and sourcing. After learning about materials through […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
New Hartford, NY – June 29, 2022 –  ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a global restaurant technology company and provider of a unified commerce cloud platform for enterprise restaurants, today announced that Big Chicken has selected PAR’s Brink POS, Data Central Backoffice and PAR Pay for its food and beverage in-store technological requirements.  Big Chicken, the star-powered […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Fashion brands have accounted for a quarter of ‘greenwashing’ complaints since new guidelines were introduced by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) last year, according to a report by international… The post Fashion brands make up a quarter of ‘greenwashing’ complaints to the CMA appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Data & Insights
RETHINK Retail’s Solution Spotlight shines a light on industry vendors and what makes them distinct. This vendor spotlight is on Microsoft and Cooler Screens Inc. Microsoft is an international technology corporation producing innovative computer software solutions to businesses and consumers. Cooler Screens Inc. is reimagining the shopping experience for consumers in the freezer aisle with […]
  1. Data & Insights
Shipping is an expensive part of any ecommerce business. Therefore, it is wise to cut corners wherever you can to save on costs and grow your business. However, that may not be as easy as it sounds.  Your shipping bills can contain additional expenses over existing shipping fees that can put a dent in your […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Campaign scoop Gold Lions. The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity took place just a few days ago and Ogilvy managed to receive 5 Cannes Gold Lions. One of those Gold Lions was awarded for a campaign with a simple, yet powerful message: the toxicity of social media. The campaign, Reverse Selfie, for Dove showed […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
In episode 355 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Vijay Talwar, CEO of, one of the world’s largest online marketplaces. Talwar discusses his professional background in retail (1:02), what excited him about joining Wish as chief executive (3:10), and his turnaround strategy to revitalize the business (5:12). He shares how Wish is […]
  1. Data & Insights
After repeated delays, the microwaved oven-sized CubeSat known as CAPSTONE may finally start its long journey to the moon. With this launch, NASA aims to begin the first chapter of its ambitious Artemis program, and lay the groundwork for what would be a first in human history: an orbiting crewed platform around the moon. Before […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The global pandemic sparked an evolution in the retail landscape that doesn’t show signs of stopping. Namely, there have been two obvious shifts among consumers: increased omnichannel shopping habits and decreased brand loyalty. Customers aren’t hesitating to find another retailer that gives them the shopping experience they desire, whether in-store or online. To keep up […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
These are the RTIH articles that caught your fancy last week, including Gopuff, Amazon Fresh, STOCKED, Zapp, Roku, and Walmart. Gopuff named as instant delivery partner for London’s The O2 arena Quick commerce big hitter Gopuff has announced a tie up with The O2 arena in London. It has been named as the O2’s Principal […]
  1. Channel: MealKit
  Looking to refocus its grocery department with one eye on today’s consumer and the other eye on tomorrow’s consumers Walmart is seeking incremental customer relevance with a new partnership with Blue Apron focusing on grocerant niche meals and meal components according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  In a […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Do you like numbers? Do you like retail systems news? Then this is the article for you. Including SPAR UK, Deliveroo, Jisp, BotsAndUs, Ocado, Primark, Amazon, SumUp, and the 2022 RTIH Innovation Awards. €590 million and €8 billion…SumUp, which provides payments services for small merchants, has raised €590 million split evenly between debt and equity […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Try telling a Dunkin’ fan that Starbucks is better, or vice versa — and then play that out across every consumer product and service imaginable. People form powerful bonds with brands, but those bonds will break without a dialed-in understanding of the new consumer expectations. In the study “Relationship Commerce: Building Long-Term Brand Engagement,” a […]
  1. CPG: Food
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg Co announced Tuesday that its board of directors has approved a plan to separate its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses, via tax-free spin-offs, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential.  The three companies, whose names will be determined later, would be […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
SEATTLE — Amazon has tapped company veteran Doug Herrington to be the new chief executive officer of its Worldwide Amazon Stores unit. He will succeed Dave Clark, the former CEO of Amazon Worldwide Consumer, who is leaving the company to serve as CEO of the supply chain software start-up Flexport. Doug Herrington “I’m excited to […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
“No pain, no gain.” It’s a common expression thrown around by coaches, bosses, or parents when growing up. Luckily today, many innovative solutions help with the pain so you can strictly gain. TensCare Ltd is a drug-free solutions provider based in the United Kingdom, helping people feel better naturally since 1997. The brand is committed […]
  1. International
In this episode, PVSB speaks with Cristina Marinucci, Sr Director & Global Head of Shopper Insights & Analytics at Mondelēz International, an American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company. Follow Cristina Marinucci on LinkedIn at: Follow Mondelēz on LinkedIn at: Mondelēz online at: Cristina spoke to Peter while attending the 2022 Shoptalk […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Quick commerce big hitter Gopuff has announced a tie up with The O2 arena in London. It has been named as the O2’s Principal Partner and Official Grocery, Food and Beverage Delivery Partner. Through the multi-year deal, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, Gopuff will deliver food and other essential items within the venue, as well […]
  1. International
Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDLZ) today announced an agreement to acquire Clif Bar & Company, leading U.S. maker of nutritious energy bars with organic ingredients, for $2.9 billion with additional contingent earnout consideration,
  1. International
‘New World, New Opportunities’ was the key theme at Blakemore Trade Partners’ recent Spar Retail Show. The Blakemore Trade Partners (BTP) conference and tradeshow took place at Telford International Centre on 16 June and attracted over 1,000 suppliers, colleagues and retailers from across SPAR UK’s Meridian & Welsh Guild. The event addressed the opportunities ahead […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Doug Herrington has been appointed as the new CEO of Amazon’s Worldwide Stores business (formerly known as Consumer). He has been at Amazon for 17 years, joining the company in 2005 to build out the Consumables business, launching Amazon Fresh in 2007, and in 2015, taking on leading all of the North American Consumer business. […]

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The KFC x Crocs Clogs sold out quickly after New York Fashion Week influencer event, winning KFC an award in the ‘Events: New Product or Service Launch’ category of Ragan’s 2021 Media Relations Awards. After grabbing attention with its Extra Crispy Sunscreen, fried chicken-scented scratch ‘n’ sniff Valentine’s Day cards, and an 11 Herbs & […]
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What do you get when you combine one of the largest shopping events of the year with historic levels of inflation, stock shortages, and labor issues? We’ll tell you exactly what you get… You get the 2022–23 Back to School (BTS) shopping season. As noted in Field Agent’s Back to School Success Kit: How Brands […]
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  2. Department: HBC
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Kohl’s is off the sales block following the end of talks with Franchise Group (FRG), which has been the highest bidder for the company since the retailer began seeking a buyer in January 2022. When exclusive acquisition negotiations began in early June, FRG proposed $60 per share for Kohl’s, a valuation of $8 billion, eventually […]
  1. Associates & Employees
  2. Department: Foodservice
Today, the Underground Donut Tour, the World's Best Donut Tour, is launching their first tour within the European Union, specifically, in Dublin, Ireland. The Underground Donut Tour has been running for 7 years across the US and the UK, including Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, Portland, Seattle, Boston, Nashville, New Orleans, London and now adding Dublin to our roster. Hosting thousands of guests from around the world and showcasing the best doughnuts each city has to offer.