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The retailer has launched a new store format in May, under the code name "NB Project". After two-month trial, it is now happy with the new format’s performance and ready to roll out.

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Having undertaken three major divestments in the last year and digital growth set to outpace sales through physical formats, a very different Walmart will emerge over the next five years. We highlight the five major changes to plan for. Business in transformation Walmart is the world's largest retailer, with activities spanning North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa. It has emerged a...
Alibaba Group’s high-tech grocery chain Freshippo has unveiled plans to launch a next-generation distribution centre in early 2022. Designed to supercharge Freshippo’s retail model Aside from the typical warehousing, packaging and delivery services, the new facility will come complete with indoor holding facilities for live seafood, cold-storage rooms, food-processing equipment and a centra...
China has concluded its mid-year ecommerce shopping festival, 6.18, the country’s second largest ecommerce shopping event, just second to Single’s Day (11.11). We have identified five key learnings from this year’s event, which are discussed below. 1. Overall sales +26.5%YoY, driven by buoyant consumer spending China data firm Syntun estimates that the GMV of this year’s 18-day event reache...


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