Category Archives: Retail

Retail Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

Iberdrola and IKEA partner to promote sustainable mobility in Spain

IKEA will offer free charging stations for electric cars and supply 100% renewable green energy at its stores and corporate buildings in 2019 The agreement forms part of the Iberdrola Sustainable Mobility Plan, which provides for the installation in Spain … Read the full press release

Marks & Spencer launches new eco-shopping bag that helps prevent waste and reduce poverty in developing countries

Partnership with Plastic Bank prevents plastic pollution and reduces poverty in developing countries  LONDON, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a new eco-shopping bag that helps prevent waste and reduce poverty among people living in Haiti and … Read the full press release

Food Waste Recycling Machine Sales to Reach 10,890 units in 2018 on the Back of Growing Investments in Sustainable Solutions

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR’s recent study on food waste recycling machine market foresees a promising growth, driven by proactive initiatives for fostering environmental sustainability. An amalgamation of pivotal aspects, ranging from launch of legislation around food waste … Read the full press release

KUKA Group: Swisslog strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field with two new contracts in Switzerland

AUGSBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisslog, a member of the KUKA Group, strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field. In addition to an order from Winterhalter + Fenner AG, a leading Swiss electrical goods wholesaler, the company … Read the full press release

Karstadt creates a new shopping experience at its new department store at the Gropius Passagen shopping mall in Berlin

On 25 October 2018, Karstadt is opening a new department store at the Gropius Passagen shopping mall in Berlin, driving its development forward. Size and concept of the new branch have been precisely tailored to the local needs, and Karstadt … Read the full press release

G4S: The security team at Metro Itaquera Shopping mall has developed over 40 technical procedures to cover a range of potential situations that would require security interventions

G4S’s security teams have worked with São Paulo’s Metro Itaquera for almost a decade, using intelligence gathering to keep the busy metropolitan hub safe and secure. LONDON, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As well as welcoming and ensuring the safety of those who … Read the full press release

Henkel Beauty Care introduces Choicify, the 10-sec. mobile hair color finder

Launch Henkel Beauty Care Near Field Communication Colorationsberatung Düsseldorf, Germany, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Finding the right hair color with your smartphone in stores is easy now! Henkel Beauty Care celebrates the next big step into the digital future and … Read the full press release

Surplus Supply Reflects Growing Avidity in the Europe Cocoa Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A recent study by Fact.MR on the Europe cocoa market brings interesting insights to the fore. The comprehensive report by Fact.MR tracks cocoa production and consumption across key European markets. The report is available … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Shows Declining Demand for Tilapia in US Offset by Encouraging Gains in Domestic Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets in over 150 countries, announces the launch of its recent study that offers an in-depth analysis on the global tilapia trade. The 170-page report is a … Read the full press release

Equistone Partners Europe submits binding offer for the acquisition of Courir

LONDON, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, today submitted a binding offer for the acquisition of the whole business of Courir. The equity value of this offer is €283m. In … Read the full press release

Europe Bicycle Parking Racks Market Driven by Consumer Focus on Sustainability and Carbon Consciousness

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in bicycle parking racks in Europe is surging at a brisk pace, with a new Fact.MR study valuing the Europe bicycle parking rack market at around US$ 850 million in 2018. According to … Read the full press release

Halloumi Cheese Popularity Soars in Europe as UK Maintains its Lead as the Largest Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glancing through the dairy segment of retail aisles in Europe offers a clear comparison of preference for halloumi cheese than other cheese varieties. According to a Fact.MR study on halloumi cheese market, 76% of … 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

Europe Non-Dairy Toppings Market Riding on the Coattails of Growing Vegan Revolution, Finds a New Fact.MR Study

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DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Europe non-dairy toppings market revenues continue to head north, as the growing vegan population ramps up demand for non-dairy ingredients. Shelves and aisles across European retail stores and hypermarkets have been observed with … Read the full press release

Jinqing Cai appointed President of Kering Greater China

PARIS, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering is reinforcing its corporate team in Greater China in order to adapt to the fast-changing business environment in this market, which has been continuously growing in importance for the luxury industry since Gucci opened … Read the full press release

Alcon announces an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from the global market

Decision based on five-year data from COMPASS-XT long-term safety study Alcon advises ophthalmic surgeons to cease further implantation BASEL, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Reflecting its uncompromising commitment to patient safety, Alcon today announced an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from … 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

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

DATA4 Brings Pioneering Payment Systems to Kiosk Summit 2018

Fully integrated and automatic self-service systems to increase sales and improve crowd management TREVISO, Italy, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DATA4, manufacturer of innovative self-service and automatic systems for the payment of goods and services in cash or electronically, will showcase … Read the full press release

The new four-door coupé Audi Q8 SUV now available in Audi dealerships

Four-door SUV coupé enriches the premium brand’s full-size class Audi A8, A7, A6 and Q8 – a family with different characters Full-size model lines adopt host of technologies from the flagship Audi A8 INGOLSTADT, 21-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Audi … 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

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

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

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

Co-op store in Tonyrefail, Porth to re-launch on Friday, June 1st following a £1M makeover

MANCHESTER, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op is set to serve-up a new-look food store in Tonyrefail, near Porth, following a £1M makeover. The new-look store, in Penrhiwfer Road, will re-launch on Friday, 1, June, following the six week programme of works to … Read the full press release

Nagarro sets up technical center in Malta to focus on growing iGaming clientele

Expanded Malta presence makes Nagarro the ideal strategic partner for iGaming and fintech companies. Malta’s near-shore location will also help in providing superior support and data protection to European customers MALTA, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nagarro, a leading provider of high-end … Read the full press release