PlanetRetail News

27 Sep 2016
ALIBABA to enable offline purchases in Moscow rail station
Alibaba’s AliExpress division is to open a site in Moscow that will allow Russian shoppers to examine products offered on the platform prior to purchase
27 Sep 2016
IKEA to introduce 'experience centres' ahead of India entry
In the build up to launching its first Indian store, IKEA will launch experience centres early next year in Hyderabad where its first store is expected towards the end of the year
27 Sep 2016
OXXO furthers financial services partnership with Scotiabank
Canadian multinational bank Scotiabank is extending its services within Mexico’s OXXO convenience stores by providing a network of cash withdrawal services
27 Sep 2016
MORRISONS looks to capture UK student spend with food discount scheme
On top of running its ‘Price Crunch’ initiative, Morrisons is now offering higher education students 10% off all food from its supermarkets. It is the first major supermarket in the UK to offer student discounts via UniDays
27 Sep 2016
CARREFOUR and AUCHAN test queue-busting app
A new app, dubbed ´Je File´ and working like a virtual equivalent of taking a number, is being piloted at two Auchan and Carrefour stores in Paris. Shoppers who download the app can see the estimated checkout waiting time on their smartphone before joining the line