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Wal-Mart Q1s, Aeon and Picard team up in Japan, Jet.com tests grocery delivery – retail round-up, May 2016

Wal-Mart Q1s, Aeon and Picard team up in Japan, Jet.com tests grocery delivery – retail round-up, May 2016

In May, Wal-Mart's latest financial results took the eye, although in some ways the numbers prompted as many questions as answers. In the US, there were more entrants into online grocery, notably recently-launched pure-play jet.com. Elsewhere, Japan's Aeon and France's Picard teamed up to launch the frozen food chain in the Asian market, while France's competition regulator announced plans to investigate the buying partnership between Auchan and Systeme-U.

The food industry in 2016 – Tapping global growth in e-commerce 

The food industry in 2016 – Tapping global growth in e-commerce 

Online shopping, apps, mobile proliferation and delivery services are transforming how consumers shop. In grocery, the changes sparked by e-commerce have been evolutionary rather than revolutionary. Nevertheless, across developed and developing markets, the growth in e-commerce outpaces bricks-and-mortar retail. In the latest instalment of our management briefing on what to watch in 2016, we take a look at the prospects for online grocery. What markets and categories will offer food makers the greatest growth potential in e-commerce over the coming year? 

Talking shop October 2015 – Wal-Mart, Auchan, X5

Talking shop October 2015 – Wal-Mart, Auchan, X5

Multinational grocery retailers demonstrated a various different strategies to grow their sales and expand their consumer reach over the past month. Here is just-food's round-up of some of the major developments at your retail customers during October. 

French grocers to test rival nutrition labels

French grocers to test rival nutrition labels

French retail body, the La Fédération des Entreprises du Commerce et de la Distribution, has unveiled its own voluntary labelling scheme, which it is planning to test by the end of the year before a full roll-out in 2016.

French retailers sign up to supplier charter

French retailers are lining up to show their support for the introduction of a national charter for responsible supplier relations. The French government has launched the charter in response to…

French watchdog to probe retail buying pacts

The French competition authorities today (6 November) announced two distinct lines of inquiry into the planned purchasing partnerships between Casino and Intermarché and between Auchan and Système U. In September, Auchan and Système U…