A Month in Retail 2017-09

Posted by europanel on Sep 11, 2017

This month’s global retail news


Markets Insider

Amazon’s domination of retail comes down to 5 simple areas

Amazon’s total domination of retail is well reported by now, so it’s worth considering how the company does it. One Montana brokerage firm, DA Davidson, says the answer is “SIMPL”; Social Networking, International Expansion, Mobile, Payments and Logistics.

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Retail Week

Natura completes The Body Shop acquisition from L’Oréal 

Brazilian cosmetics manufacturer Natura Cosméticos has completed its acquisition of The Body Shop from L’Oréal after being given the green light by competition watchdogs.

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Huffington Post

Virtual Reality Pop-Up Shops Are the Future of Experiential Retail 

VR can create personalised pop-up shops on demand, ushering in the next iteration of live digital experiences that doesn’t separate viewers from experience. Smart retailers, whose businesses continue to flourish with the times, deepen community favourability by mindfully linking physical experiences with popular digital mediums to inform who they are in relation to you.

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The Guardian

Pukka tea firm vows to stay ethical as PG Tips owner takes it over  

Unilever, owner of PG Tips and Liptons, is increasing its presence in the herbal tea market by acquiring Pukka Herbs. Bristol-based brand says Unilever will help it expand globally amid rising demand for upmarket organic brews.

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