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Starbucks is going to see major growth in 3 key areas after its deal with Nestle (SBUX)
Starbucks and Nestle announced a partnership that will boost the Seattle-based coffee company’s international presence and further its China-strategy.  Morgan Stanley expects Starbucks to use the extra cash from the $7.15… Lire la suite >>
These photos reveal what it’s like to shop at Walmart in Japan (WMT)
Walmart operates the Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu, which looks surprisingly similar to Walmart stores in the United States.  Walmart acquired the Seiyu grocery chain in 2008, six years after initially investing in… Lire la suite >>
Americans are starting to shop more like Europeans — and that should terrify Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, and Kraft
A new Nielsen report predicts a huge rise in the sale of private label foods. These brands are created for stores like Aldi, Lidl and Trader Joe’s by third-party manufacturers… Lire la suite >>
Soybeans slip following report China has halted its US orders
Soybean prices slipped 0.61% Thursday morning. That’s after Bloomberg reported that China has essentially turned to other countries for its soybeans. Follow soybean prices in real time here. Soybean prices… Lire la suite >>
Amazon has ‘created a tipping point’ in online groceries (AMZN)
Amazon is shaking up groceries, forcing others to grow their online presence.  Big players like Walmart, Target, Kroger, and Costco, are upping their online-selling and delivery combos to compete with… Lire la suite >>
Walmart is adding Pickup Towers to 500 stores (WMT)
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence « E-Commerce Briefing » subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Walmart is bringing… Lire la suite >>
Boxed, the Costco for millennials, is launching a free shipping membership program — and it has one big advantage over Amazon Prime
Boxed has launched its new paid membership program, Boxed Up. For $49 a year, members of the new program will receive free rush shipping on all orders $20 and over,… Lire la suite >>
People are freaking out about Whole Foods’ ‘sushi sandwich’ — but it’s a rip-off of a Japanese dish that’s been around for decades
Whole Foods is testing « sushi sandwiches. »  While some taste testers were skeptical, the sandwiches are based on the Japanese dish onigirazu.  Onigirazu was invented in 1991 and has gained… Lire la suite >>
Here’s what to expect from Amazon’s next private label launch (AMZN)
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Starbucks just quietly made a change that reveals the future of the company — here’s how it works (SBUX)
Starbucks now allows all customers — not just rewards program members — to order and pay using its app.  A huge portion of the chain’s recent sales growth has been from… Lire la suite >>
Monsanto is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agriculture
In a move aimed at securing its future, Monsanto has invested $125 million in a gene-editing startup called Pairwise. The alliance could tee-up Monsanto, long known for its controversial dealings… Lire la suite >>
Walmart is hinting that it will take over a key part of its supply chain — and it could threaten Amazon
Walmart has filed six patents for agricultural drones. The patents could signal that Walmart is looking to have more control over its food supply chain. A food retail analyst says… Lire la suite >>