Russian grocer X5 Retail Group has acquired Moscow’s 27 Spar stores in an attempt to rival leading supermarket chain Magnit.
Has any retail foray in recent history promised so much, but ultimately delivered so little as Best Buy’s into the UK?
So, with Tesco recently gobbling up Giraffe, are we about to see a new era of diversification among the UK’s leading grocers?
Facing bad PR and a potential consumer backlash, Starbucks in the UK has voluntarily agreed to pay £20m in taxes over the next two years.
Let’s hear it for retailers with mascots. In some cases the mascots are one of the first things that pop into your head.
Few retailers can touch Amazon at present in terms of growth, innovation, opportunities and pure excitement.
A trend that has become increasingly prevalent among the global grocers has been the focus on smaller footprints.
The latest results from Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers suggest that Coles, Australia’s second-largest retailer which Wesfarmers acquired in 2007, is reaping the benefits from its turnaround strategy.