LONDON: John Lewis Partnership, the owner of John Lewis department stores and the Waitrose supermarket chain, has reported a 77% fall in pre-tax profits to £104m after taking into account staff bonuses.
AUSTIN, TX: Amazon’s relentless challenge to other retailers in the US has stepped up another gear with the news that the e-commerce giant plans to deliver groceries from Whole Foods Market via its fast-shipping Prime Now service.
STOCKHOLM: Following the announcement of store closures from the world’s number two fashion group, H&M’s “very poor” full year results illuminate the problems that arise from delaying digital investment.
LOS ANGELES: Following Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods and subsequence price cuts, rivals Trader Joe’s and Sprouts Farmers Market have suffered heavily from consumers defecting, according to data released this week.
MEXICO CITY: AB InBev, the global brewing company, will attempt to speak to Mexican workers planning to cross the border to the US for a life of poorly paid work by offering the opportunity to become small business owners selling the ...
NEW YORK/BEIJING: Estée Lauder, which last week reported sales in China went up 40% in the fourth financial quarter, has attributed much of its success to its efforts on Tmall, where the beauty company’s brands have established a ...
LONDON: Sales and marketing teams need to work more closely together to better understand their audience and convert leads, but new research suggests that many UK brands have yet to make this adjustment.
Dan Calladine, WARC Exclusive, December 2018
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