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Amazon in AI partnership to help brands measure ad performance

Amazon is collaborating with an artificial intelligence-enabled market insight platform to measure the sales impact of ads across multiple retailers. The e-tail giant and Stackline have rolled out a multi-retailer...

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Amazon has joined the $2 trillion club

Amazon on Wednesday joined the small group of companies with a market value of more than $2 trillion. The e-commerce giant joins Microsoft, Apple, Nvidia and Alphabet, which owns Google,...

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Amazon to launch online store in Ireland next year

Amazon has announced it will launch a new website in Ireland in 2025, in a bid to improve the retail experience for existing and new customers. The Irish website will...

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Bezos Earth Fund Opens Sustainable Protein Centre In North Carolina

The Bezos Earth Fund is confident that its new Bezos Center for Sustainable Protein at North Carolina State University will become a ‘biomanufacturing hub for dietary proteins that are environmentally...

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Amazon AI initiative tackles defective products

Amazon is using artificial intelligence to scan items for defects before they are shipped. An Amazon AI model named “Project P.I.” (the P.I. stands for “private investigator”) uses a combination...

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Retail trade 2023: rationalising consumers, technological development

In this article we try to paint a picture of what happened in retail trade last year. 2023 was a challenging year for the food sector in Europe and overseas....

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Aldi introduces AI-powered checkout-free technology in the US

Germany’s Aldi and its partner Grabango have officially announced the launch of an Aldigo pilot programme, offering checkout-free technology in one of the discount chain’s Chicago stores. This article is...

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Amazon To Invest €1.2bn in France, Create 3,000 Jobs

Amazon plans to invest more than €1.2 billion in its French operations and create more than 3,000 permanent jobs in the country. The French presidency had said on Sunday that...

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Amazon Launches Low-Cost Grocery Delivery Subscription Plan In The US

E-commerce giant Amazon.com has launched a new grocery delivery subscription in the United States for members of its Prime programme and customers who are recipients of the government food assistance...

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Aldi and Grabango announce AI-powered checkout-free tech

Similar to Amazon’s “Just Walk Out” tech, it was rolled out at a store in suburban Chicago German discount grocer Aldi, and its partner Grabango, have publicly announced the launch...

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Temu floods the market with a new strategy

Temu, owned by China’s PDD Holdings, is expanding its marketplace to include sellers with US warehouses to compete with Amazon, reducing delivery times and expanding its product range. Temu, part...

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Walmart leads annual ranking of top 50 global retailers

Két amerikai székhelyű kiskereskedelmi óriás áll az 50 legjobb globális kiskereskedő éves rangsorának élén, amely 2023 eleji működési teljesítményük alapján készült. Megőrizte első helyét a Walmart a National Retail Federation...

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Artificial intelligence is the top trend of the year

According to research by Mintel, artificial intelligence (AI) – or more precisely, generative artificial intelligence – has been the subject of increasing hype in recent years. If brands wish to...

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Clinique opens brand store on Amazon

Clinique, an Estee Lauder company, is continuing to expand its digital commerce touchpoints. The cosmetics brand is debuting on the U.S. Amazon Premium Beauty store and is the first of a select...

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Colruyt trials smart shopping trolley

An unusual shopping trolley is popping up in the Colruyt supermarket near the retailer’s headquarters in Halle, Belgium this month. It can scan the products customers put in it, and...

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Walmart buys Vizio for $2.3B as retail media race turns to streaming

Retail media networks are shifting focus to areas like connected TV and streaming to increase their ability to reach consumers. Walmart has agreed to acquire TV maker Vizio for $2.3...

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Aldi debuts automated checkout tech at Chicago-area store

The retailer is working with artificial intelligence startup Grabango to offer the service for the first time in the U.S. at a location in the Chicago suburb of Aurora, Illinois....

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Amazon shifts from European roads to trains and boats

Amazon is increasingly using rail and sea transportation in Europe, with a 50 percent growth in utilization this year. According to the company, rail and short sea routes are not...

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Müller sells DTC business Milk & More to UK group Freshways

The dairy group made the decision to sell following a strategic review. Müller is set to sell its UK milk delivery business Milk & More to local dairy group Freshways...

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Minden várakozást felülmúlt idén az Anuga

A világ első számú élelmiszer- és italszakmai vására, az Anuga idén október 7. és 11. között adott találkozót az iparág vezető szereplőinek. A 200 országból érkező mintegy 140 000 látogatóval...

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Walmart is widening the gap with Amazon in grocery e-commerce

The retailer’s share of the online grocery market will expand to nearly 27% by the end of 2024, while Amazon’s slice of the business will slip to 18.5%, according to...

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Amazon’s packaging in Europe is now recyclable

All boxes, bags and envelopes used by Amazon for deliveries in Europe are now recyclable. The company also states that an increasing number of products are being sent to customers...

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Amazon sets the pace in grocery personalization, Dunnhumby finds

The e-commerce giant earned the top score in a report released Tuesday by the data analysis firm, followed by H-E-B, Kroger and Giant Eagle. Amazon outranks all other retailers in...

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One year of Amazon in Belgium: 1,200 partners, 5 million products

One year after its launch, Amazon‘s Belgian webshop is already selling products from 1,200 local businesses. The retailer still sees potential, as more than half of the 1.2 million Belgian SMEs...

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Amazon launches drone delivery in Europe

Amazon announced plans to use drones while delivering packages to customers in the United Kingdom and Italy starting next year, with services set to commence at undisclosed locations before the...

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Marketplaces generate 63% of cross-border turnover

Last year, the total online cross-border market in Europe generated a turnover of 265 billion euros. At least 63 percent, 167 billion euros, was generated by marketplaces. These data include...

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Hollandiában tervez disztribúciós központot nyitni az Amazon

Az Amazon 100 000 négyzetméteres elosztóközpontot tervez nyitni Hollandiában. Az e-kereskedelmi óriás 2015 óta működik az országban, és 2020 óta van holland online áruháza. Jelenleg a legtöbb rendelést a Schiphol repülőtéren...

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Amazon to launch pay-by-palm technology at all Whole Foods stores by year-end

Amazon will let shoppers pay with their palms at all Whole Foods stores by the end of the year, the company announced Thursday. Amazon One is a biometric technology that...

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BAT and Amazon under investigation in Italy about tobacco heater ad

British American Tobacco and Amazon are under investigation in Italy, because regulators claim one of their ads for the Glo Hyper X2 tobacco heater is potentially misleading. The regulator opines that the...

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Automation, private labels and veganism – international retail in 2022

Workforce shortage? Automation! This article is available for reading in Trade magazin 2023/6-7. In 2022 the workforce situation in FMCG retail wasn’t any better than in the previous year: both...

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