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Tesco Slumps as Retailer Slashes Dividend 75% on Forecast

Tesco Slumps as Retailer Slashes Dividend 75% on Forecast | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
Tesco Plc unexpectedly slashed its dividend and reduced investment as the largest U.K. retailer was squeezed between German discount chains and upscale stores such as Waitrose, driving the stock to the lowest in almost 11 years.
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Alibaba's Results Improve Ahead of IPO

Alibaba's Results Improve Ahead of IPO | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
Alibaba reported big growth in revenue from mobile devices, which may bolster its case next month when the Chinese e-commerce giant begins to pitch investors on its long-awaited initial public offering.
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Macy's cuts same-store sales forecast, shares drop

Macy's cuts same-store sales forecast, shares drop | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Macy's Inc cut its full-year same-store sales forecast, after second-quarter sales failed to make up for weakness in the first quarter when harsh winter weather kept shoppers away.Macy's earnings
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Alibaba's land speculation under guise of e-commerce|Economy|News|WantChinaTimes.com

Alibaba's land speculation under guise of e-commerce|Economy|News|WantChinaTimes.com | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
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eCommerce technology for online retailers Reports Q2 Earnings – Stock Down 16% Despite Beating Estimates

eCommerce technology for online retailers  Reports Q2 Earnings – Stock Down 16% Despite Beating Estimates | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
Demandware, Inc (DWRE) earnings review: Demandware upgrades annual revenue guidance as the company reports record number of enterprise sales.
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Demandware eCommerce software technology for online retailers across the world Reports Q2 Earnings – Stock Down 16% Despite Beating Estimates

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Alibaba Deepening U.S. Startup Foray With Investment Team

Alibaba Deepening U.S. Startup Foray With Investment Team | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
Alibaba Holding Group Ltd. is deepening its foray into the U.S. through the firepower of its Silicon Valley investment team.
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UPS credits e-commerce for shipping, revenue growth $UPS

UPS credits e-commerce for shipping, revenue growth $UPS | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
UPS said its revenue rose as the company attributed an increase in demand to e-commerce and growth in package shipments.
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Wal-Mart replaces U.S. business head with Asia chief

Wal-Mart replaces U.S. business head with Asia chief | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc replaced its U.S. business head Bill Simon with Asia chief Greg Foran to turn around its largest business, where sales have been sluggish for at least a year.
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Tesco unlocks its landbank to build 4,000 new homes

Tesco unlocks its landbank to build 4,000 new homes | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
£1bn building plan comes after revelation of 310 unused sites, with retail plans shelved due to shift in shopping habits
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92% of e-tailers used to do things the old fashioned way - offline mental model of "putting up a store"

92% of e-tailers used to do things the old fashioned way - offline mental model of  "putting up a store" | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
  }  Website Navigation Design (should be up to date) Catalog (takes centuries to create ..:) Merchandising Merchant accounts Shopping carts (more spending…) Support… And more other such old s...
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Flipkart, Amazon, other e-commerce firms attract talent on high salaries, Esops

Flipkart, Amazon, other e-commerce firms attract talent on high salaries, Esops | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
According to hiring experts, incentives vary according to experience.
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China's Wanda to build US$900m complex in Chicago - Channel NewsAsia

China's Wanda to build US$900m complex in Chicago - Channel NewsAsia | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
China's Wanda Group, controlled by the country's richest man Wang Jianlin, says it will invest $900 million in a five-star hotel and apartment complex in Chicago, as it acquires more assets in the US.
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Wal-Mart Looks Online for Chinese Growth

Wal-Mart Looks Online for Chinese Growth | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
As Alibaba courts investors for a highly anticipated IPO next month in the U.S., Wal-Mart is busy trying to win over online shoppers in the Chinese e-commerce company's backyard.
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Online delivery failures cost retailers £771m - News - Logistics Manager

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Top 10 Back-To-School Retailers And E-Tailers

Top 10 Back-To-School Retailers And E-Tailers | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
The 2014 Brand Keys Back-to-School report card is in: households with school-aged children (pre-school through 12th grade) plan on spending more – an increase of 9%, and an average spend of $655.00. That’s according to 8,300 families with interviews collected by telephone and central location intercept, to account for the [...]
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The World's Most Expensive Club Sandwich is in Paris - Pursuitist

The World's Most Expensive Club Sandwich is in Paris - Pursuitist | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
Paris may be known as the most romantic city in the world, but it’s also the most expensive place to buy a club sandwich — making it the priciest travel destination on the globe. That’s the conclusion of online accommodation booking site Hotels.com which surveyed 750 hotels in three to five star categories across 26 …
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Walgreen to keep U.S. tax domicile as buys Alliance Boots

Walgreen to keep U.S. tax domicile as buys Alliance Boots | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - U.S. retailer Walgreen Co won't use a full takeover of Europe's biggest pharmacy chain Alliance Boots [ABN.UL] to move its domicile overseas, it said on Wednesday, following fierce
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Bunch O Balloons: 100 Water Balloons in Less Than 1 Minute

Bunch O Balloons: 100 Water Balloons in Less Than 1 Minute | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
Fill and tie hundreds of water balloons in minutes with our attachment that comes ready-to-go, no preparation necessary!
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Tesco Had Worst Sales Decline in Two Decades, Kantar Data Shows

Tesco Plc had its worst sales decline in two decades, Kantar Worldpanel data showed today, a week after Britain’s largest supermarket company said it will replace Chief Executive Officer Philip Clarke.
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Amazon Loss Widens as CEO Alarms Investors With Spending

Amazon Loss Widens as CEO Alarms Investors With Spending | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
Jeff Bezos is testing the patience of investors after Amazon.com Inc. missed analysts’ estimates for a second straight quarter, sending shares tumbling 11 percent.
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Tesco’s new chief should think the unthinkable

Hiring Unilever exec Dave Lewis to replace Phil Clarke as CEO shows necessary decisiveness. A profit alert highlights the urgency of the situation. The UK grocer needs radical reinvention. The structure could be simplified, and braver tactics in the UK price war may be required.
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Singapore online grocery store RedMart gets $23M from star-studded investors

Singapore online grocery store RedMart gets $23M from star-studded investors | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
Investors in this round include Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Garena, SoftBank Ventures, and Visionnaire Ventures.
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American Apparel strikes deal with largest shareholders

American Apparel strikes deal with largest shareholders | e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Struggling apparel and accessories retailer American Apparel Inc said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with hedge fund Standard General LP and founder Dov Charney to remake its board and
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