Tag Archives: Shopping

29Nov/21

AiFi partners with Carrefour to launch Carrefour Flash 10/10, a next-generation concept store


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

08Nov/17

Big U.S. retailers tap brakes on orders

U.S. department stores are ordering less this holiday season to keep their inventory costs down. Roselle Chen reports. Continue reading

30Jul/17

Chinese mall saves men from shopping purgatory with “man pods”

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

21Nov/16

Cyber Monday and Black Friday are merging

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

11Nov/16
Kobe Bryant at an Alibaba gala

Alibaba Singles Day sales break $5 bln in an hour

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.

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27Nov/15

Britons chase Black Friday bargains

British retailers brace for a rush of shoppers on the hunt for pre-Christmas bargains on Black Friday.
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