Unmanned delivery seems to be the road to the future. Google is joining the circle of companies with a plan - and a patent. Amazon and New Look won't be intimidated by the turbulent economy in China. Find out about these stories and more. Feel free to share!
New Look trusts China The clothing retailer, which reports UK like-for-like sales rise by 4.3% in Q3, continues its expansion in China and expects to have 85 stores open there by the end of this financial year.
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Beers and biscuits While the overall Indian beer market is growing at about 5% a year, Danish Carlsberg succeeded in doubling its business in the country every two years +++ Thanks to high biscuit sales, Wadia Group-owned Britannia reports a 51% rise in quarterly profit.
Partners and cooperations Arla Foods has entered a new three-year contract to supply 1.5 billion litres of own-brand milk to British supermarket giant Asda +++ Finland's Kiska and Sweden's ICA have started a sourcing cooperation, mainly from the Asian market.
Yoox Net-A-Porter thrives The recently merged Italian-headquartered online fashion retailer experienced an m-commerce boost and posted a revenue growth of 30% to EUR 1.7 billion in 2015.
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Self-driving delivery Google seems to be preparing its entry into autonomous package delivery as it has been awarded a patent which reveals plans for driverless trucks with lockers inside the cargo area and a pin code that grants customers access to their packages. The company has not commented on its plans for the patent.