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RCH Group to Showcase Integrated Selling Solutions at EuroCIS

Innovative POS and cash management systems for stationary or mobile use TREVISO, Italy, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology never sleeps – and neither will RCH Group SpA as it returns to EuroCIS 2019, the leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, which … 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

Co-op to open 100 new food stores during 2019 as it builds on its convenience strategy

MANCHESTER, 03-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op has plans to open 100 new food stores during 2019 as it builds on its convenience strategy to get closer to its members and customers. In addition to opening new stores, the retailer – which has … Read the full press release

Citycon divested the shopping centre Sampokeskus in Rovaniemi, Finland to a fund managed by Trevian AIFM

ESPOO, 03-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon has sold shopping centre Sampokeskus in Rovaniemi, Finland to a fund managed by Trevian AIFM. The total purchase price amounts to approximately EUR 16 million, which is close to the asset’s latest IFRS fair value. … 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

GRAHAM: Erskine House is an iconic Belfast project and we are thrilled to play an instrumental role in reinvigorating this city centre space

BELFAST, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM is celebrating the topping out of the Erskine House development in Belfast city centre. The final building structure is set to be completed in March 2019, when the interior fit-out will commence. GRAHAM has also … Read the full press release

Albert Heijn to start 12-week test of a new app called “Find My Product”

ZAANDAM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Albert Heijn is continuing to search for new ways to serve customers. The brand announced this week that its store in Hoofddorp in the Netherlands will begin a 12-week test of a new app called “Find … 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

The deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally closed

Vevey, Switzerland/ Seattle, WA, USA, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé and Starbucks Corporation today announced the closing of the deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops. … 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

Kingfisher plc to install energy storage batteries at B&Q’s Swindon distribution centre

Energy storage batteries will reduce B&Q distribution centre’s grid power consumption by 31% WESTMINSTER, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company, has unveiled plans to install energy storage batteries at B&Q’s Swindon distribution centre. The installation is the … 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

RCH Europe Brings New Innovative Selling Solutions to FAFGA 2018

Smart POS systems for the hospitality industry TREVISO, Italy, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is revolutionising the way in which we live and do business. In the hospitality industry where speed and quality of service is critical, organisations must embrace … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s Lyons Consulting Group led the redesign of iconic resort wear brand Lilly Pulitzer’s online presence

LYONSCG delivers a cross-cloud unified experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud and Marketing Cloud CHICAGO, IL, USA, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lyons Consulting Group (LYONSCG), part of the CapgeminiGroup (CAP.PA), today announced that it helped lead the redesign of iconic resort wear brand  Lilly Pulitzer’s … Read the full press release

Destatis: German local courts report 1,624 business insolvencies in February 2018; 2.8% increase YoY

WIESBADEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In February 2018 German local courts reported 1,624 business insolvencies. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that this was a 2.8% increase compared with February 2017. In February 2018, the largest number of business insolvencies was … Read the full press release

Europe’s leading online supplier of bike and outdoor products internetstores opens the first brick-and-mortar store for its fahrrad.de brand

Further openings planned in Berlin and Düsseldorf BERLIN, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — internetstores, Europe’s leading online supplier of bike and outdoor products, launches its multichannel strategy and now makes its leading brand, fahrrad.de, available in brick-and-mortar stores. On 11 May … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Payment Services and Wirecard to start their next generation digital partnership in payment services

Wirecard and Crédit Agricole Payment Services launch together innovative digital payment services in France and other European countries Both market leaders will shape the future of digital commerce together Aschheim (Munich)/Paris, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Crédit Agricole Payment Services (CAPS), a … 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

Shop Direct to use SAS Contextual Analysis to deepen its real-time insight into customer buying behaviour

SAS helps online retailer make sure customers keep coming back for more Marlow, UK, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shop Direct, the UK’s second biggest online pure-play retailer, has extended its relationship with SAS to further improve customer engagement and strengthen loyalty. Shop Direct … Read the full press release

Co-op opens new food store in Market Harborough following a £1.9M investment

MANCHESTER, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op serves-up a new food store in Market Harborough following a £1.9M investment creating 15 jobs. The Leicester Road store launches on Thursday, 15 March, with representatives from Market Harborough Primary Academy and the Market Harborough Fire … Read the full press release

Co-op: customers can check-out their own purchases on their phone without visiting a till

MANCHESTER, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The old adage that the UK is a nation of shopkeepers could soon ring true as the Co-op today, Wednesday, 7 March, unveils a convenient future where customers can check-out their own purchases on their phone, without visiting … 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

Co-op to open a record number of 30 new food stores in London

MANCHESTER, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Co-op is ramping up its investment in London this year, as it prepares to open a record number of 30 new food stores and refresh seven from its current portfolio in the region. The £28million investment forms … Read the full press release

RCH Group to Showcase Innovative Selling Solutions at EuroCIS

TREVISO, Italy, 05-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology plays a crucial role in the modern world of retail, affecting all areas of the sales cycle from inventory management right through to pricing and customer experience. EuroCIS is the leading trade fair for … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets completed the acquisition of the second largest shopping centre in Portugal from Baupost and Eurofund Group

PARIS, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has completed, on behalf of … Read the full press release

RCH Europe to Present Smart Solutions for POS at INTERGASTRA 2018

Multiplatform cloud-based technology for an increasingly mobile world INNSBRUCK, Austria, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Europe, the provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector will showcase its latest range of … Read the full press release

RCH Group Expands European Operations

Opens regional headquarters in Austria to support growing customer base Treviso, ITALY, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Group SpA, a provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector, today announced the … Read the full press release

Retail: Savills to acquire Larry Smith Italia

LONDON, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills has today, 5 July 2017,  announced the acquisition of Larry Smith Italia, a leading shopping centre and out of town management and leasing business based in Italy.  Combined with Savills existing capital markets and … Read the full press release

Retail: Equistone Partners Europe acquires majority stake in D3T Distribution, the holding company of Motoblouz

LONDON, 29-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading investors in mid-market buyouts, has acquired a majority stake in D3T Distribution, the holding company of Motoblouz and Access-Moto (together “Motoblouz” or “the Company”) from Inspirational Stores for … Read the full press release

TNS Gallup’s ReMark survey: Orkla tops the retail sector’s ranking of suppliers to the Norwegian grocery trade

Orkla tops the retail sector’s ranking of suppliers to the Norwegian grocery trade.  OSLO, 19-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla tops the retail sector’s ranking of suppliers to the Norwegian grocery trade, according to the results of TNS Gallup’s ReMark survey this … Read the full press release