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New retail station in Jinan city, Shandong, China for BP marks the start of its plan to add 1,000 new sites across China

SHANDONG, China, 29-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP opens its first branded station in Shandong, China. The new store is opened through BP’s new joint venture partnership with Dongming Petrochemical. It is located in the Huaiyin district of Jinan city. BP plans to … Read the full press release

Study by Forrester on behalf of SAP finds 87 percent of retailers understand the importance of software that integrates across an end-to-end value chain in the cloud

WALLDORF, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced findings from “Emerging Opportunities to Deploy Industry Processes in the Cloud,” a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of SAP. Technologies Driving the Transformation Innovative retailers are currently leveraging … Read the full press release

Pepper IoT, Kudelski Group collaborate to protect IoT service providers and retailers from cybersecurity risks

Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, Phoenix (AZ) and Kansas City (MO), USA, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Kudelski Group (SIX: KUD.S), the world leader in digital security, and Pepper IoT, the Internet of Things platform and service provider, announced today a long-term collaboration to … Read the full press release

Total to acquire Grupo Zema’s fuel distribution business, retailer arm as well as its importation company in Brazil

PARIS, France/ ARAXA, Brazil, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Total has entered into an agreement with Brazilian company Grupo Zema to acquire its fuel distribution company Zema Petróleo, its reseller and retailer arm Zema Diesel as well as its importation company Zema … Read the full press release

Ahold Delhaize, TU Delft, RoboValley and YES!Delft to explore new robotics applications in the retail sector

DELFT, Netherlands, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahold Delhaize is set to join forces with TU Delft, RoboValley and YES!Delft to explore new robotics applications in the retail sector. The work will be based at the AI for Retail (AIR)Lab Delft. The … Read the full press release

Direct Energy Business expands operations and customer footprint with the acquisition of retail electricity business of Source Power & Gas LLC

WINDSOR, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Direct Energy Business, a subsidiary of Centrica plc, announced today an agreement to purchase the retail electricity business of Source Power & Gas LLC, a wholly owned indirect U.S. subsidiary of Australian power company ERM Power … Read the full press release

Roland Berger’s European Retail Banking Survey: Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector

MUNICH, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector. Digital platforms are already giving incumbent banks’ competitors access to the majority of their customer base … Read the full press release

Delhaize becomes the first Belgian retailer to introduce the Nutri-Score food label

ZAANDAM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delhaize becomes the first Belgian retailer to introduce the Nutri-Score food label, now providing shoppers with at-a-glance guidance about the nutritional quality of products that included certain own-brand yogurt and cereal. Customers will soon find the … Read the full press release

Co-op Director Tina Mitchell confirmed as a finalist in the Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards, 2018

MANCHESTER, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Co-op Divisional Managing Director, Tina Mitchell, has been confirmed as a finalist in the Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards, 2018. The prestigious awards, which were founded in 2007, searched for “pioneering finalists who defy tradition”. Judges unanimously … Read the full press release

EBRD provides US$ 15 million loan to a major manufacturer and supplier of retails stores equipment Modern-Expo Group

LONDON, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is supporting operations of one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of fixtures and equipment for retail stores and warehouses in central and eastern Europe by providing it with a seven-year loan of US$15 … Read the full press release

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Decoded to create the world’s first Data Academy in retail

Over 1,000 M&S colleagues to be upskilled as part of the data skills initiative Employees to enrol in ‘The Data Fellowship’ – a programme fully funded by the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy Collaboration with a world class digital partner is part … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered named Vishu Ramachandran as new Group Head, Retail Banking

LONDON, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered has appointed Vishu Ramachandran in the new role of Group Head, Retail Banking, further strengthening a team that is focused on delivering world-class banking services to customers in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. … Read the full press release

McLaren Toronto crowned as top performer from McLaren’s global network of 86 retailers

Third edition of the awards recognizes business performance and outstanding customer service North America celebrates five retailers in McLaren’s top 12 Premier Club Woking, United Kingdom, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McLaren Toronto has been named McLaren Automotive’s Global Retailer of the … Read the full press release

McLaren Ascot crowned McLaren European Retailer of the Year 2017

The third edition of Awards recognise business performance and outstanding customer service Record year for UK retailer network with 23% increase in sales and 550 cars sold Woking, United Kingdom, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McLaren Ascot has been named McLaren Automotive … Read the full press release

Luxottica to roll out the Sunglass Hut retail concept in Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores across the United States

MILAN, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxottica Group (MTA: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, and Bass Pro Outdoor World, L.L.C., an American premier outdoor company, today signed an agreement to roll out … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank strongly welcomes ESMA’s measures in relation to the provision of CFDs to retail clients

COPENHAGEN, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saxo Bank, the leading fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investing, strongly welcomes ESMA’s recently announced measures  in relation to the provision of CFDs to retail clients. The measures include caps on leverage which Saxo Bank … Read the full press release

New brand presence: Mercedes-Benz to modernise its appearance in the exterior and interior area of its retail operations

STUTTGART, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz is showcasing its new brand presence in the first showrooms. As the first international showroom, Hong Kong gives a thorough insight into the future world of experience. In Germany, customers can experience the new concept … Read the full press release

HSBC announces the appointment of Charlie Nunn as Chief Executive, Retail Banking and Wealth Management

LONDON, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — HSBC Holdings plc announces the appointment of Charlie Nunn as Chief Executive, Retail Banking and Wealth Management, effective immediately. He succeeds John Flint, who as previously announced will become Executive Director and Group Chief Executive of … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas: Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu will succeed Marie-Claire Capobianco as Head of French Retail Banking on 1 January 2019

PARIS, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu joins the Group and will succeed Marie-Claire Capobianco from 2019 Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu, until recently Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance, Strategy and Legal Affairs at the BPCE Group, is to join BNP Paribas … Read the full press release

Marks & Spencer to sell its retail business in Hong Kong and Macau to its long-established franchise partner Al-Futtaim

London, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has today (02 Jan 2018) confirmed the sale and franchise of its retail business in Hong Kong and Macau to its long-established franchise partner Al-Futtaim. The sale, which completed on 30 December, … Read the full press release

4SELLERS and Kuehne + Nagel to expand their range of services for medium-sized online retailers in the warehouse logistics sector

Rain am Lech/Hamburg, Germany, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 4SELLERS and Kuehne + Nagel are joining forces to expand their range of services for medium-sized online retailers in the warehouse logistics sector. By establishing the partnership, they are combining the IT solutions … Read the full press release

Nationwide: 2017 will mark the biggest retail spend yet

Live spending data and spokesperson available on Black Friday and Cyber Monday Nationwide predicts 13 per cent card spend increase versus 2016 Black Friday 2016 saw biggest spend to date (£167 million) – up 11 per cent on the previous … Read the full press release

Online retail is the key driver for the German retail sector in 2017

Frankfurt am Main, 04-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The German retail sector has visibly lifted its sales forecast for 2017, up from 2% to 3%. The key driver is online retail, along with the currently very consumer-friendly economic environment in Germany, which … Read the full press release

Fashion retailer George Davies donates £5.15 million to University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals

Support from fashion retail legend George Davies – the University’s largest-ever philanthropic gift from an individual – will support research and new vascular limb salvage clinic Media opportunity, Tuesday 26 September at 9.30am, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP University of … Read the full press release

Shell enters Mexico’s retail fuel market with the opening of its first service station

THE HAGUE, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell today opened its first service station in Mexico, with more sites due to start providing Mexican motorists with high-quality Shell fuels and retail services over the next few months. Over the next 10 … Read the full press release

DNV GL study: EU’s draft Electricity Directive risks distorting the energy retail market

DNV GL experts recommend the EU takes a wider view that allows member states to choose between different compensation models according to their market needs HAMBURG, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study carried out by independent experts from DNV GL … Read the full press release

GRAHAM completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool FC’s new retail store at Anfield Stadium

HILLSBOROUGH, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool Football Club’s new flagship retail store. GRAHAM Construction built the turnkey development at Anfield Stadium. The building division constructed the shell, while GRAHAM Interior Fit-Out completed … Read the full press release

PSA Retail to develop its used vehicle trade with platform for used vehicles CARDAYZ

PARIS, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With CARDAYZ, PSA Retail has gained a strategic operational tool to develop its used vehicle trade, cover all of this priority market effectively and increase customer satisfaction. CARDAYZ provides a comprehensive approach to the used vehicle … Read the full press release

PSA Retail: ambitious partnership to build the most extensive Car Spare Parts Distribution Platform

A partnership between PSA Retail, Car Avenue, Grand Est Automobiles and Groupe Nedey Automobiles PARIS, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — PSA Retail has teamed up with Car Avenue, Grand Est Automobiles and Groupe Nedey Automobiles to build and develop the most extensive … Read the full press release

MegaFon will acquire PJSC VimpelCom’s 50% interest in Euroset; VimpelCom takes half of Euroset’s retail stores

AMSTERDAM/MOSCOW, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd., a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services serving more than 235 million customers, and Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a leading Russian provider of integrated digital services (“MegaFon”), have agreed … Read the full press release