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Costco still wants members to visit its warehouses, but its e-commerce business is gaining momentum and far stronger than holiday season sales results suggest.

NRF decries metals tariffs as self-inflicted wound, damaging to economy and retail industry.

3M CEO Inge Thulin is moving into the newly created role of Executive Chairman of the Board to make room for a 30 year veteran of the company to succeed him.

When Nelson Peltz acquired a stake in Procter & Gamble and sought a seat on the board, a lengthy proxy battle ensued and Peltz prevailed. Lowe’s took a more constructive approach that could serve as a model for similarly situated companies. At the urging of an activist investor firm D.E.

The E in ECRM now stands for Europe

Kantar is officially streamlining its consulting services under a single entity, Kantar Consulting.

QVC and HSNi form new digital powerhouse

The first of a three-part series with TCS, sharing insider insights on digital’s disruption of the supply chain.

Chinese e-comm giants Tencent Holdings and JD.com are battling back against rival Alibaba by investing $863 million in apparel platform Vipshop Holdings.

Hershey has upgraded its presence in New York’s Times Square with a large new experiential store that is expected to draw a huge number of visitors.

Two of the nation’s leading providers of services to the retail and consumer goods industry have joined forces to create an organization described as having the furthest reach, deepest insights and broadest services. Advantage Solutions and Daymon Worldwide have joined forces in what the compani

Eataly offers retailers timely lessons in the power of presentation.

Both U.S. and native retailers are changing how Mexicans buy food and other consumables.

As Cuba continues to transform, there is a clear opportunity for brands to play a part in the development of its economy -- and grow their business in the process.

Alibaba is continuing its efforts to drive long-term growth by moving to acquire a Chinese retail heavyweight.

While deflation continues to reign among grocery retailers in the U.S., Canadians will pay more to put food on their tables in 2017, according to “Canada's Food Price Report 2017.”

Lidl will hike wages for 5,500 of its workers in Great Britain, making it the first UK major grocer to do so.

A leading Australian newspaper is reporting that Amazon plans to move into grocery there with both delivery service and brick-and-mortar stores.

Lidl is expanding its online grocery offerings in Germany to frozen and perishable goods.

Kroger reached an agreement with investors Yossi Sagol and Eran Meital to join their bid on Israeli grocer Mega, according to Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

Tesco is introducing its own branded line of meal kits in an effort to compete in what is becoming an increasingly hot category in the UK.

Given the trying economy in Europe, conditions are ripe for suppliers to short-cut conventional processes to shave costs, while retailers don’t always examine the foods they stock, experts said. The result is potentially a greater risk of supply chain contamination.

A nongovernmental organization in Denmark called Stop Wasting Food is being credited with cutting food waste in that nation by one-quarter since 2010.

Walmart will expand its online grocery pickup service to 11 stores in the Ottowa, Ont., Canada, according to the Financial Post.

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