April's top stories: Tesco’s sale of opticians business, Harland Clarke Holdings’ acquistion of RetailMeNot
Tesco has announced the sale of its opticians business in the UK and Republic of Ireland (ROI) to Vision Express, Harland Clarke Holdings (HCH) has entered a definitive agreement to purchase online coupon provider RetailMeNot for $630m. Retail-insight-network.com wraps up the key headlines from April 2017.
March's top stories: NPCI's new in-store payment solution, Amazon's acquistion of SOUQ.com
NPCI has launched a new in-store payment solution to allow customers pay with their unified payments interface (UPI) apps at any POS terminal, Amazon agrees to acquire SOUQ.com, Macy’s signs deal with G-III for DKNY women’s apparel and accessories. Retail-insight-network.com wraps up the key headlines from March 2017.
February's top stories: TJX to add 1,800 stores, Aldi to invest $1.6bn
TJX to expand with 1,800 new stores, and Aldi to invest $1.6bn to improve customer shopping experience. Retail-insight-network.com wraps up the key headlines from February 2017.
Japan kicks off new 'Premium Friday' campaign
Japan has seen sluggish GDP growth over two decades. In an attempt to spur Japanese consumers’ individual consumption, as well as to help to curb long working hours, the Japanese government and Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) launch a new campaign named Premium Friday on 24th February.
Artificial intelligence: why and how should retailers invest?
The influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on retail in the future will be marked and therefore it is worth retailers investing in the technology now to reap the long-term benefits.