PlanetRetail News

21 Oct 2014
CDISCOUNT introduces express pick-up service.
France’s leading e-tailer has made a new express pick-up option available to its customers for purchases weighing over 30kg available within 24-48 hours of purchase
21 Oct 2014
SEVEN & I, LAWSON angle for coffee market crown
Inspired by a popular 100 yen ($0.93) blend launched by McDonald's in 2008, Seven-Eleven touched off a boom in convenience store coffee last year, lifting Japan's long-stagnant coffee market and rankling rival businesses...
21 Oct 2014
JAPAN: Sept store sales dip for 6th month but tax drag easing
TOKYO (MNI) - Combined same-store sales fell 0.7% to Y440.6 billion in September, posting the sixth straight year-on-year drop, as typhoon weather and one less Sunday compared to a year earlier dampened sales, the Japan...
21 Oct 2014
CIMB Private Equity invests in 7-ELEVEN Indonesia
CIMB Private Equity (CIMB PE) has acquired a minority stake in PT Modern Internasional Tbk (MDRN), the listed retail operator and owner of the 7-Eleven convenience store franchise in...
21 Oct 2014
AUCHAN France reduces bakery out-of-stocks
Auchan and supplier Brioche Pasquier are working to limit out-of-stocks across the pastry and bakery category. These have been halved to 2% (national average 3%), and time needed for the produce to hit the shelves after production compressed from 11.4 to 8 days...