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18/01/2021
In an exclusive interview with IGD, Guo Xuling, Chief of Staff of Alibaba’s Freshippo Business Group, highlights the aspects that distinguish the New Retail, which Freshippo represents, from old retail.

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26/02/2019
Waitrose has created a virtual shelf on its website signposting a range of goods made by B Corporation certified businesses.
26/02/2019
JD.com and Rakuten have signed an agreement for JD.com’s drones and autonomous delivery robots to be used in Rakuten’s unmanned delivery solutions in Japan.
21/02/2019
The ‘last mile’ has become an increasingly competitive place, as the food industry and disruptors continue to create solutions that make online shopping even more convenient. In this report we’ve identified numerous examples from around the world of last mile solutions that help online shoppers embrace this convenience.
20/02/2019
Amazon has launched an online platform, Amazon Live, that allows sellers to live-stream videos showcasing their products.
20/02/2019
Walmart’s Store No. 8 incubator has announced the launch of its second portfolio company, Spatial&. It will focus on the opportunities to create virtual reality commerce (V-commerce) experiences.
20/02/2019
As part of celebrations to mark RNF’s 10th anniversary and the launch of its white-label app offering BEAM COMMERCE RNF is giving away four, fully-branded ordering apps for free.
14/02/2019
In spring 2019, Ahold Delhaize-owned Stop & Shop will introduce autonomous grocery delivery to Boston, Massachusetts.
14/02/2019
Waitrose & Partners customers are able to have freshly-made sushi delivered to them within two hours.
07/02/2019
We’ve picked five new concept stores that are tech-laden, data-driven, delivery-oriented and ultimately integrating online and offline shopping in China.
06/02/2019
Amazon is piloting its own delivery robot with Amazon Scout. The devices will deliver packages to customers in a neighbourhood in Snohomish County, Washington.