Walmart Canada will roll out a fresh grocery delivery service in Vancouver this summer with partner Food-X Urban Delivery. The launch will give the retailer access to parts of the city where it doesn't have stores, Walmart Canada CEO Lee Tappenden said.
Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya grew up in a family of dairy farmers in eastern Turkey but dreamed of making a career in public service. At NRF 2018: Retail's Big Show, Ulukaya recounted the story of building the Chobani yogurt brand and its unique corporate culture. Read the recap.
Walmart will revamp its e-commerce site this year, starting with a section devoted to furniture and home goods that's slated to launch in the next few weeks. The move comes as rivals including Target, Amazon and IKEA put more resources into promoting exclusive brands of home goods.
The Body Shop has made Andrea Blieden its general manager for the US, overseeing the beauty brand's retail, wholesale and marketing efforts. Blieden, who had been serving as acting general manager since Natura acquired the company last October, will also focus on winning over millennial shoppers.
Galderma Laboratories has introduced two new acne products called Differin Daily Deep Cleanser and Differin Oil Control Moisturizer with SPF 30. The company's Differin Gel has won several awards since debuting last year, including Allure's Best of Beauty Award.
Coty has launched a competition for startups and individuals to pitch brand-specific artificial intelligence ideas. Contestants with the top ideas will win cash prizes and work with Coty on pilot versions of their concepts.
Sansaire, a sous vide circulator maker that debuted on Kickstarter in 2013, announced Wednesday that it is going out of business due to manufacturing and funding issues. Over the next 12 months, the company will still handle customer service issues and honor warranties.
The new Nespresso Lattissima One pod machine features an integrated milk frother that holds just enough milk for one drink, preventing wasted milk. The dishwasher-safe milk container lists markings to show how much milk is needed for a variety of drinks such as lattes and cappuccinos.
There is a rising demand for copper in the fashion and design industries, and the metallic material can be used to add high style and warmth to the kitchen, Laurie Davidson writes. Must-have copper-colored appliances include the Goodman's digital microwave and Dualit Classic toaster.
Average order value has increased by 25% since biotech company Illumina introduced a revamped website in February 2017, says Riccardo Caruso, associate director of e-commerce. Illumina's design priorities included site responsiveness, search simplicity and easy credit card transactions, he says.