French retail giant Carrefour is using artificial intelligence to optimise its inventory management and reduce waste by integrating software developed by advanced analytics company SAS into its supply chain...
17 Jan 2019
According to a new global report by in-store media company Mood Media, sensory experiences drive 9 out of 10 shoppers back to stores...
15 Jan 2019
Department stores were once seen as innovative. They stocked wide ranges of goods - Noel Coward once bought an alligator from Harrods...
Ruth Marciniak 24 Aug 2018
The announcement by Tesco and Carrefour that they will enter into a long-term, strategic alliance is the latest in a series of consolidation between the major grocery retailers in Western Europe...
5 Jul 2018
On 20 March 2018, Amazon became the second most valuable company in the world, with a market capitalisation exceeding $768 billion...
Isabelle Chaboud 24 Apr 2018
French supermarket group Carrefour said on Tuesday it would expand its blockchain-based food traceability programme, which is currently in place for some chickens, to eight other products...
7 Mar 2018
France's Carrefour group said Tuesday it is overhauling its business in a transformation plan involving thousands of job cuts, a product revamp and new partnerships...
25 Jan 2018
PARIS - Toys R Us said on Friday it will remove from its shelves toy guns and other kids' toys in France that could confuse police in light of the Paris attacks...
23 Nov 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sold 1.9 million copies of its latest issue, which has provoked protests by Muslims around the globe over a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed...
19 Jan 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: The French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH and Internet auction site eBay said they had reached an agreement to end a long legal battle over the sale of counterfeit goods.
18 Jul 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: French lawmakers adopted a bill that prevents Amazon and other online booksellers from offering free deliveries of discounted books, in a bid to support the country's small bookshops.
27 Jun 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: They fit in a pocket, have batteries that last all week and are almost indestructible: old-school Nokias, Ericssons and Motorolas are making a comeback as consumers, tired of fragile and overly-wired smartphones, go retro.
26 May 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Iliad looks set to consolidate its position in the French mobile market after its Free network posted a strong rise in 2013 sales and tipped a transformative deal with competitor Bouygues Telecom.
12 Mar 2014