Category: Retail

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

Retailer Bag

The above photo appeared originally on the Mashable website post entitled A Glowing Russia Resurrects Soviet-Era Parade After Crimea Conquest. When scrolling the post, i stopped at the photo where this old lady is proudly wearing a t-shirt showing in

Posted in Capitalism, Communism, Retail, Russia

Sounds of Retail

Posted in Holidays, Retail, Video

Retail Catastrophe

The death toll from the Thursday evening 21[11]2013 rush-hour roof collapse at the Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia’s capital had risen to at least 54, including three firefighters, police said. A roof garden was under construction at the time of

Posted in Catastrophes, Latvia, Retail, Supermarkets

Drive en France

In France, store concepts known as “hypermarchés drive” or drive-through hypermarkets are springing up across the country. Investment in these drive-through formats is growing primarily because “pure” grocery e-commerce sites that include home delivery have not really taken off in

Posted in Drive Stores, France, Retail

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

Beirut City Center

Today I had a quick visit to the newly opened Beirut City Center, nothing impressive, another copy/paste mall with known brand names all around.

Posted in Lebanon, Mall, Retail, Shopping