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The richest family businesses

For many people, family businesses are small, friendly shops. However, there are families that run mega-billion dollar companies. Bloomberg has compiled a list of the richest families in the world...

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Felismerni a fontos és győztes kategóriákat

„Az eladáshelyi marketing forradalma” című nemzetközi sikert aratott könyv társszerzője, Toby Desforges angol kereskedelmi szakértő Közép-Európában először tartott előadást a szlovák kereskedelmi kongresszuson néhány hete, amelyről előző számunkban tudósítottunk. A...

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Walmart tops US online grocery market, with 62% more customers than next nearest rival

Walmart is dominating the U.S. online grocery market, according to new research out this week from the analysts at Second Measure. The nationwide retailer today offers grocery pickup and delivery...

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Walmart launches a streaming channel in India

Walmart is launching a new video streaming service in India through its Flipkart subsidiary, an attempt to entice customers from rival Amazon, which already has a streaming service that also...

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Nearly as much Chinese as American companies can be found on the Fortune 500 list

The Fortuna Global 500 list of the world’s top-selling companies has almost as many Chinese as American companies this year. In the top five hundred, the number of Chinese companies...

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Magazine: Schwarz Group Dominates European Retail

As in the previous year, German Schwarz Group leads the ranking. With a gross sales plus on company level of 6.3 percent it reached a 7 percent market share in...

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Walmart matches Amazon, tests self-service grocery order pickup kiosk

Walmart has introduced an automated grocery pickup kiosk at an Oklahoma City store, matching a concept Amazon Fresh introduced two years ago. Customers order groceries online or use an app...

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Boxing With Giants: Italy’s Packing Robots Are Not Just Cardboard Cutouts

Amazon’s new recruit comes from a medieval walled town in central Italy and can box and seal at least 600 items of different shapes and sizes every hour. Twenty-four hours...

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Drone war between Amazon and Walmart

The transformation of the retail sector shows well that the two giant companies, Walmart and Amazon are competing with each other for more drone patents – portfolio.hu wrote after Financial...

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Walmart Canada launches Walmart Rewards Mastercard in Quebec

Wal-Mart Canada Corp. (Walmart Canada) announced today the launch of the Walmart Rewards™ Mastercard® in Quebec – a credit card that turns everyday spending into BIG rewards. “The Walmart Rewards Mastercard gives...

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Major retailers ‘warned’

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent letters to Walmart, Kroger and 10 other convenience store chains for selling tobacco products to minors. In the letters the FDA...

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Unilever North America ramps up its plastic reduction efforts

Unilever North America is implementing a three-part plan to accelerate and expand the company’s plastic waste reduction commitments in the region. The scheme aims to provide better choices for plastic...

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Walmart organises two-day forum for suppliers

On 18-19 June Walmart ‘Open Call’ will take place, an event where the US retailer’s purchasers will meet face-to-face with hundreds of aspiring suppliers, who can showcase their products. In...

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Walmart to expand in-store tech, including Pickup Towers for online orders and robots

Walmart is doubling down on its technology innovations in its stores. The retailer today announced the expanded rollout of several technologies — ranging from in-store Pickup Towers to help customers...

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The shopping habits of British consumers have changed

When in April 1990 Aldi arrived in the United Kingdom, British supermarket chains were confident that they had nothing to worry about. Back in 2009 Aldi’s market share was still...

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Walmart and Deliv end partnership

Walmart Inc and Deliv have ended their same-day grocery delivery partnership. People familiar with the cooperation told: Deliv drivers often had to wait 40 minutes or more to collect grocery...

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Magazine: An exclusive interview with Rustin Richburg, senior vice president of Walmart

Let’s imagine that there is a retailer that employs more people than the population of Budapest. Well, such a retailer does exist: Walmart is the biggest retailer in the world,...

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Walmart uses game app in training

From February Walmart uses a simulation game app called Spark City to train newly recruited store staff. Workers have to manage the dry goods section of the store in real...

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Walmart tests self-driving cars

Walmart plans to speed up the home delivery of FMCG products by using self-driving cars – the model is being tested in Arizona, in cooperation with Udelv. In the current...

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New food safety programme from Walmart

Walmart launched its new, blockchain technology food safety programme, which had been developed by IBM and was tested in cooperation with several suppliers in the last 18 months. Walmart Food...

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Walmart buys food delivery company Cornershop

Walmart paid USD 225 million for Cornershop, a food delivery company that is active in Chile and Mexico. Walmart is investing a lot of money in the online sales channel...

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Walmart targets city locations

Jet.com was acquired by Walmart two years ago. The company now offers a personalised shopping experience, a large selection of local and global brands, and three-hour delivery in New York....

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Walmart strengthens presence in the virtual world

Recently Walmart has filed two patents regarding virtual reality shopping. They describe a system in which users wear a VR headset and sensory gloves to get an in-store experience in...

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Walmart strengthens positions in India

For USD 16 billion Walmart is going to buy 77 percent of the shares in Indian online shop Flipkart. This is Walmart’s biggest investment abroad so far. They are competing...

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Walmart testing a new mobile checkout service

Walmart has started testing ‘Check Out With Me’, a new service designed to save customers time. In the lawn and garden centres of more than 350 US stores, members of...

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Walmart expands in India

There is a huge struggle between the world’s largest companies for India’s e-commerce market. For a long time it appeared that this country will also be implicated by Amazon, but...

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Amazon’s price war with Walmart

In June Amazon acquired premium category food retailer Whole Foods. However, this step didn’t result in outperforming Walmart. An analysis by Bloomberg points it out that more than half of...

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The Brandbank, a member of the Nielsen Group enters the US market as the data service provider of Walmart

On 29 June 2016, Nielsen announced the launch of Brandbank into the U.S. Consumer Packaged Goods and retail market, integrated into Wal-Mart's systems as an approved content service provider. Brandbank,...

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Pioneering role for Starbucks

Starbucks introduced its mobile payment system three years ago and today 21 percent of all of their transactions are realised using smartphones and 16 million consumers are using the Starbucks...

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Walmart continues expansion

Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer keeps implementing its original strategy in Canada, despite the fact that in the USA it is trying to enter new channels of retail. Walmart plans...

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