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PlanetRetail News

23 Jul 2016
PAYPAL and VISA sign partnership agreement
It was a big day for digital payments yesterday, as Visa announced a partnership with PayPal that will allows customer to move money from their PayPal account to their bank accounts using their Visa debit card
23 Jul 2016
SAINSBURY'S extends same-day delivery programme
Following a successful trial at three stores, Sainsbury’s plans to roll out a same-day delivery service to 30 locations by Christmas. The three stores taking part in the trial are Streatham Common, Richmond and Brookwood in Surrey
23 Jul 2016
ALDI NORD strengthens position in H1 2016
Discount retailer Aldi Nord has increased gross sales by 3% in Germany in the first half of 2016, according to Lebensmittel Zeitung. Recent Aldi Nord figures for 2015 and the first half of 2016 show a clear upward trend
23 Jul 2016
SAINSBURY'S to sell multiple Netto stores
Following the announcement of a joint venture between Sainsbury’s and Dansk Supermarked at the beginning of the month, property consultants Wilkinson Williams and Colliers International have been instructed by Netto Limited to sell or re-let 18 sites, and are inviting offers by 5 August. Sainsbury’s opened its first Netto store in November 2014 in a bid to reclaim market share from German discounters Aldi and Lidl. It originally targeted retail parks for the chain and about half of the 16 stores are in retail parks. The sites comprise 16 stores that have been trading under the Netto banner and two plots that had been acquired, but not developed
23 Jul 2016
AMAZON announces investment to back Italian ambitions
Amazon continues to look to international markets for growth, and typical of the internet giant, is not shying away from investing to achieve its global ambitions