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A key player in China and the EU’s ‘third industrial revolution’ describes the economy of tomorrow
Jeremy Rifkin is an adviser to the EU leadership and that of the People’s Republic of China. He was an adviser to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the third industrial… Lire la suite >>
You can now get Baskin-Robbins ice cream delivered to your door
The INSIDER Summary: Baskin-Robbins is partnering with DoorDash to make home-delivered ice cream a reality.  The ice cream chain will start delivering today, in 22 cities around the country, including New York, Dallas,… Lire la suite >>
7 potential bidders, a call to Amazon, and an ultimatum: How the Whole Foods deal went down
The day that Amazon and Whole Foods announced their $13.7 billion merger that shook the grocery industry, a giddy John Mackey couldn’t hide his enthusiasm. The grocer’s CEO regaled a crowd of… Lire la suite >>
Just Eat is hiring boss Peter Plumb as its new CEO
Food delivery service Just Eat has announced that it plans to appoint Peter Plumb, the former boss of price comparison website, as its new CEO. On September 18, Plumb… Lire la suite >>
The UK’s largest grocery chain Tesco is trying to fend off online competition with one-hour delivery
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence « E-Commerce Briefing » subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Tesco, the UK’s largest grocery chain, is partnering with last-mile logistics startup… Lire la suite >>
Tesco is reportedly about to cut 1,200 jobs
LONDON — Tesco is planning to axe 1,200 jobs at its head office, according to the Press Association. The news comes after the company announced it was cutting night shifts in some… Lire la suite >>
Nestle and L’Oreal are getting a boost from an activist investor
Nestle’s stock price is getting a huge boost from an activist hedge fund. Daniel Loeb, famous for being a successful activist investor in companies like Yahoo and Sony, has set his… Lire la suite >>
Walmart should still terrify Amazon and Whole Foods (WMT)
Investors are grossly overestimating the impact to Walmart of Amazon’s bid for Whole Foods, according to Moody’s. Amazon’s offer of $13.7 billion, or $42 a share, for the natural and… Lire la suite >>
The Trump administration is delaying a big change to nutrition labels that would make calories and sugars easier to see
A major upgrade to the labels on our food has been delayed by the Trump Administration.  In 2016, the Obama administration and Food and Drug Administration released a revamp of the standard… Lire la suite >>
RETAIL FORECAST: U.S. consumers will spend $632 billion online by 2020 (AMZN, BABA)
E-commerce has been on the rise in the last several years, thanks in large part to titans in the industry such as Amazon and Alibaba. And that growth shows no… Lire la suite >>
Walmart built a giant vending machine that retrieves groceries
Walmart is trying to make it easier to pick up online grocery orders. The retailer is testing a giant self-service kiosk in the parking lot of a supercenter in Warr Acres, Oklahoma, where… Lire la suite >>
A new drive-thru salad bar should scare McDonald’s and Burger King
Fast-food drive-thrus are attractive for four main reasons: the food’s cheap, fast, and delicious, and you never need to leave your car. A new chain is offering those four things… Lire la suite >>