Category: Retail Distribution

To Live, Retailers Should Innovate

Lately, the death of retail as we know it is everywhere on the internet. Big brands disappearing overnight, stores shutting down by dozens daily, malls becoming ghost towns and everybody is pointing at the internet being the reason behind this.

Posted in 2017, Consumer, Retail, Retail Distribution, Shoppers

Consumer & Retail Incubator & Accelerator

I am a big fan of consumer products and retail concepts and this is what I do for living. I was trying lately to find any incubator and/or accelerator related to those industries in this part of the world (Levant

Posted in Accelerator, Consumer, Incubator, Private Label, Retail, Retail Distribution, Startups

Edeka Jingle Bells

Edeka is the largest German supermarket corporation and the employees of one of their stores decided to play the famous Jingle Bells music with the beeps of their cash registers, enjoy!

Posted in Christmas, Germany, Retail, Retail Distribution

Retail Ethics

When you enter the 4th quarter of the year, retailers and suppliers also enter the ultimate battle zone of negotiations of the following year. And it looks like Casino stores (part of the French retailer Groupe Casino) are going down

Posted in France, Retail, Retail Distribution, Supermarkets

No Supermarket

I do visit lots of shopping malls during my trips, or my business trip, basically I am not there for shopping for the latest fashion trends, but instead to visit the supermarket or hypermarket inside those malls for professional reasons.

Posted in Retail, Retail Distribution, Shopping, Supermarkets

Superdrug: Retail Transparency

Posted in Drugstores, Retail Distribution

Romanian Retail Market in 2012

Grocery retail market from Romania has fared quite dynamic in 2012, formats which include stores that were open throughout the year, was especially supermarkets and discount stores. Format winner in 2012 was supermarket, small stores (convenience stores) has exploded. Thus,

Posted in 2012, 2013, Retail, Retail Distribution, Romania

Moving Shelves Without Emptying Them?

Yes you can move huge sections inside a supermarket without emptying the shelves. How? The below video is the proof, done at a CORA store in Rennes-Pacé-France.

Posted in Retail Distribution, Supermarkets

Retailer/Supplier Relationship

In retail distribution, the relation between the retailers and the suppliers is always in high tension, the below sign was seen at a Leclerc store in France, saying that Danone is refusing to deliver them goods, because the later thinks

Posted in Competition, France, Retail, Retail Distribution, Supermarkets

Competition 24 vs 25

Othaim Markets is a local Saudi chain of supermarkets and hypermarkets. It seems their marketing department think that opening 1 extra hour during the day will bring more business. This is what we call “Competition”.

Posted in Competition, GCC, KSA, Retail, Retail Distribution