SPAR China Partners further expands with new store openings

China, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the last few months, SPAR China Partners have opened a number of new stores in different regions, varying from SPAR Neighbourhood and a SPAR lifestyle Supermarket to large SPAR Hypermarkets, showing the diversity of the SPAR format in this highly competitive market. SPAR Guangdong opens three new […]

Carrefour continues to expand its Carrefour Easy convenience banner in China

Carrefour continues to expand its Carrefour Easy convenience banner in China   China, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — With 9 new Carrefour Easy stores since the start of the year, Carrefour China is moving forward with its multi-format, omni-channel growth. While it continues to operate its hypermarkets and roll out its e-commerce business, Carrefour is […]

M-INDUSTRIE STEIGT INS ONLINE-GESCHÄFT IN CHINA EIN

M-INDUSTRIE STEIGT INS ONLINE-GESCHÄFT IN CHINA EIN   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die M-Industrie geht eine Kooperation mit der chinesischen Onlinehandels-Plattform NetEase Kaola ein. Unter dem Namen „Orange Garten“ vertreibt die M-Industrie auf Kaola ein ausgewähltes Sortiment an Migros-Produkten. Die M-Industrie ist mit NetEase Kaola eine Kooperation eingegangen. NetEase Kaolo ist die […]

Making Change At Walmart: “WALMART PROPOSES MORE MANUFACTURING JOBS, EVEN AS IT DESTROYS THEM”

WASHINGTON D.C., USA, 2017-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to Walmart’s release of a “Policy Roadmap to Renew U.S. Manufacturing,” Making Change At Walmart Director Randy Parraz has issued the following statement:   “Walmart doesn’t care about creating supplier manufacturing jobs in America, it cares about getting the cheapest product made, regardless of the cost.  The release of a ‘policy roadmap’ is […]

Watsons China ranked 25th in the latest “Top 100 New Retail Brands Ranking 2017”

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Watsons China was ranked 25th among the top retail brands in China, according to the latest “Top 100 New Retail Brands Ranking 2017” released by PinTu, a renowned business media platform based in China. The recognition reflects that Watsons has become a highly trusted and popular brand […]

Starbucks provides critical illness insurance plan for partners in China

Starbucks provides critical illness insurance plan for partners in China   New benefit will provide fully-sponsored critical illness insurance coverage to more than 10,000 parents of its Chinese partners Program honors the strong role parents have in the success of its partners, while recognizing the deeply-rooted Chinese family values BEIJING, China, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail […]

Carrefour opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China

CHINA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On March 23rd 2017, Carrefour successfully opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China. Sitting on Long Dong Avenue, the newly-opened Easy store covers an area of approximately 332 square meters with over 4,000 items. The first convenience store under Easy banner opened its door in 2004, and […]

Carrefour China joins One Store One School One Farm Project across China

Carrefour China joins One Store One School One Farm Project across China   China, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The project One Store, One School, One Farm is designed to choose Carrefour stores, primary schools and farms to establish cooperation relations, encouraging students to participate in the practical activities and educating them for the […]

Starbucks launches “用星说” (Say it with Starbucks) social gifting feature on Weixin, in China

Starbucks launches “用星说” (Say it with Starbucks) social gifting feature on Weixin, in China   “用星说” (Say it with Starbucks), a new social gifting feature on Weixin, fosters deeper human connections through the instant delivery of gratitude and love with the gift of Starbucks SHANGHAI, 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) […]

Yum China Holdings, Inc. and Taco Bell Corp. open the first Taco Bell restaurant in China

Yum China Holdings, Inc. and Taco Bell Corp. open the first Taco Bell restaurant in China   Shanghai, China, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum China Holdings, Inc. (“Yum China”, NYSE: YUMC ), and Taco Bell Corp., the world’s largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain, today (January 9, 2017) announced that they have opened the first Taco […]

First Starbucks® Single-origin Yunnan coffee launches in China

First Starbucks® Single-origin Yunnan coffee launches in China   SHANGHAI, China, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today (January 3, 2017) launched its first Starbucks® Single-origin Yunnan coffee to usher in the New Year in China. Available for a limited time across all Starbucks retail locations in Mainland China, the new Starbucks® […]

Wincor Nixdorf announces joint venture agreement with Aisino Corporation in China

Agreement re-establishes competitive presence in China with leading IT services provider NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2016-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf AG today (Nov. 11, 2016) announced it recently finalized a previously announced joint venture agreement with the Aisino Corporation in China. This agreement allows the newly combined Diebold Nixdorf to […]

Diebold Nixdorf re-establishes presence in China with Inspur Group joint venture agreement

Re-establishes competitive presence in key market with leading IT company NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2016-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold, Incorporated today (11 November 2016) announced it has finalized its previously announced joint venture agreement with the Inspur Group. This agreement allows the newly combined Diebold Nixdorf to better provide a complete […]

Starbucks announces the introduction of Nitro Cold Brew in China

Starbucks announces the introduction of Nitro Cold Brew in China   China is the first international market, outside of the U.S. and Canada, to launch Nitro Cold Brew Starbucks aims to rollout the new handcrafted cold coffee innovation across more locations in China, further deepening its coffee leadership position in the market SHANGHAI, 2016-Nov-12 — […]

CHINA: SPAR Shanxi embraces new technologies and innovations instore with the introduction of smart robot named Xiao Te

Shanxi, China, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Shanxi has introduced a smart robot instore, attracting great attention from shoppers. The robot, named Xiao Te, visited a total of 20 stores in Taiyuan city. The SPAR China Partner is shifting from a traditional supermarket concept to a focus on fresh and healthy living, taking […]

China: SPAR opens two stores in Meizhou, Guangdong

Meizhou, China, 2016-Oct-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The city of Meizhou in the Chinese province of Guangdong has welcomed its first two SPAR stores – bringing the brand to the local Meizhou community for the first time. SPAR Wanda was the first to open. It was unveiled on 23 September and set the tone […]

Sequential Brands Group partners with Guirenniao Co., Ltd. to bring AND1® basketball brand to China

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) announced today (Oct. 26, 2016) that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Guirenniao Co., Ltd. (“GRN”) to bring the AND1® basketball brand to China. Under the new agreement, GRN will work closely with the Company to develop […]

Starbucks mobile payment experience launches in China

SHANGHAI, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its continuous investments to deliver an exceptional customer experience in China, Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced the launch of the Starbucks mobile payment experience aimed at providing My Starbucks Rewards® (MSR) members access to a fast, seamless and convenient way to pay for purchases, using their pre-loaded Starbucks […]

Chinese Aisino Corporation established a joint venture with Wincor Nixdorf in China

PADERBORN, GERMANY, 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Aisino Corporation, a Chinese company that specializes in intelligent anti-forgery tax control systems, EFT POS solutions, financial IC cards, bill receipt printing solutions and public IT security solutions, has established a joint venture (JV) with Wincor Nixdorf in China to develop, produce and market IT solutions for banking […]

Carrefour opens 7,700sqm hypermarket in Haikou, China

Haikou, China, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Haikou Penghui hypermarket opened on March 26th in Haikou, in the Southern Territory. It has a 7,700sqm surface. The shopping center features 19 stores over a total sales area of 1,282sqm. And it includes a car park with space for 500 cars. Carrefour China has more than […]

Diamond Jewellery Market Growth in East

Recent figures suggest that the market for diamond jewellery in the near future is expected to be driven by increased growth in India, China and the Gulf. These emerging Eastern markets have demonstrated significant growth in the past few years, with diamonds proving increasingly popular as both a luxury item and a long-term investment. By […]