Carrefour Flash is the first store of this kind in France, and will be located at 11 avenue Parmentier, in the capital’s eleventh arrondissement. With Flash, technology is used to enhance the customer experience, making shopping more straightforward. It has nearly 900 everyday product references on sale. Continue reading
U.S. department stores are ordering less this holiday season to keep their inventory costs down. Roselle Chen reports. Continue reading
In Shanghai one mall is seeking to make the experience a little less tedious by creating “man pods”, a cubicle offering video games where women can deposit their boyfriends and husbands while they browse the shops. Continue reading
The pressure to capture a rapidly growing percentage of online holiday sales is pushing Walmart and other retailers to offer deals sooner and sooner. Jeanne Yurman reports. Continue reading
Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales surged past last year’s 91.2 billion yuan ($13.36 billion) total with nearly nine hours left on the clock, but growth was markedly slower than in 2015 as shoppers sought even bigger price cuts. Graham Mackay reports.
British retailers brace for a rush of shoppers on the hunt for pre-Christmas bargains on Black Friday.
Belgians feel the stress of being on maximum alert after warnings of a “serious and imminent” threat of coordinated, multiple attacks by militants prompted the closure of the metro, stores and shopping centres in Brussels.