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Walmart Canada is expanding its on-demand grocery delivery service to 200 stores through its partnership with Instacart.

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We review Walmart's second quarter results and the outlook for the second half. Walmart's key numbers Walmart's total revenue in Q2 increased by 1.8% to $130.4bn Sales in its US stores increased by 2.9% and by 1.8% at Sam’s Club US comp store sales increased by 2.8%, and by 7.3% on a two-year stacked basis US ecommerce sales increased 37% Sam’s Club comp sales were up 1.2% ...
We look at Metro Canada’s improved sales and profit performance in the third quarter and its plans to invest in retail technology to drive store productivity. Improving sales momentum Metro built sales momentum during the quarter, accelerating its first half progress. It saw solid gains in traffic, basket size and volumes. Sales increased by 12.8% to $5.3bn, reflecting the acquisition of dr...
Loblaw’s Shoppers Drug Mart chain has launched a new campaign, The Beauty Project, showcasing beauty and skincare ranges curated by seven beauty enthusiasts. Curated collections The Beauty Project features existing products within Shoppers Drug Mart’s ranges. They have been selected by enthusiasts which include a stylist and influencer, a musician, a make-up artist and an entrepreneur. Each...

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12/08/2019
We review the outlook for Loblaw over the next five years and its strategic objectives as it brings to life its 'Live Life Well' proposition. We review its progress against its strategic pillars including being best in food, best in health and best in beauty.
03/06/2019
We look at four factors, including format reinvention and celebrating their localness, helping regional retailers like HEB, Overwaitea, Publix and Wegmans to thrive and grow in the competitive and fast-changing North American food retail market.
22/05/2019
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years, what it's going to take to lift sales to $635bn and how it’s developing an ecosystem that will become its platform for growth in future years
21/05/2019
Vancouver is one the world’s most diverse and dynamic global cities, with a unique and fast-evolving food retail market.
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