Word of the week: Sustainable Fashion

By Nathan Stern, President of Altavia Shoppermind The fashion industry – and the higher end of the market in particular – is coming under increasing criticism for its negative impacts...

Figure of the week : 11/11

  What was originally a day for Chinese singles, is now the most intense shopping day in the world, first launched in 2009 by Daniel Zhang, CEO of the Alibaba...

The News: Wegmans opens in Brooklyn

Founded in 1916 by John and Walter Wegman, American supermarket chain Wegmans is one of Americans’ favourite brands. Usually located in the suburbs, it recently opened a branch in the...

Long live Veggie Thursday!

Since October 1st, it’s Veggie day on Thursdays at Carrefour Belgian stores. An initiative introduced as part of the Act For Food campaign, in response to the growing phenomenon that...

News ‘Sources: Transparency you can see’

The Carrefour group opened the first concept store dedicated to ‘clean beauty’ on 3rd October as part of an initiative designed to cater to the demand for transparency on the...

Local trading reaches maturity

Having already made their mark on the food sector, local stores are now popping up more frequently in other sectors, bringing what are by now well-developed concepts to our city...

NRF 2019: human-centred technology

    While the 2018 edition of NRF took place against the backdrop of the ‘Retail Apocalypse’, this year a new optimism was in the air. Our expert Jean-Marc Mégnin,...