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dm with 700 collection stations, Rewe takes a risk with the end of the prospectus, Amazon delivers from local stores.

from Florian Treiss on 02 August 2022 in News

Dear readers,

In Germany, around 11 million tonnes of food end up in the bin every year. Lidl wants to put an end to that and is now introducing the so-called “rescue bag” nationwide. The paper bag, which weighs up to five kilos and costs a standard 3 euros, contains different types of fruit and vegetables that would not normally be able to be sold due to damaged packaging or for visual reasons. A fantastic approach. More news from the industry as always in the newsletter.

Best regards, Florian Treiss

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dm with 700 collection stations, Fresh Post is insolvent, Lieferando is testing its own food service

the pharmacy chain dm plans to open around 700 branches by the middle of next year collection stations equip. All purchases that customers order via the Mein dm app or via the online store dm.de as express collection or delivery to the dm market can then be picked up easily, contactlessly and without waiting times during the respective dm market’s opening hours. up at the dm collection station. The dm collection stations can hold up to 26 dm orders at the same time. “With the dm pick-up stations, we combine the stationary shopping experience in our dm stores with the advantages of online ordering,” says Sebastian Bayer, as dm CEO responsible for the Marketing + Procurement department.

Hamburg’s food delivery service changed in mid-May fresh mail the owner and was taken over by the Berlin company Footprint Club. At the end of July, however, frische post submitted an application to initiate insolvency proceedings. The seven-year-old company cites a failed deal as the reason, Gründerszene reports. According to the provisional insolvency administrator Finn Peters, this means the new owner Footprint Club. The insolvency administrator cannot at this stage say why the planned takeover did not take place. FRESH Post is not giving up yet and is now negotiating with other companies that have previously shown interest in acquisitions, the report states.

The delivery platform Wolt has just completed its test with its own food service in Berlin, when restaurant delivery starts Lieferando a similar test balloon: Under the name Lieferando Express, the company in Berlin now offers supermarket goods delivered within 25 to 35 minutes. Lieferando told the supermarket blog that the pilot project is about testing how the delivery of everyday products is received by Lieferando’s customers. Other locations or an expansion of the delivery area are not currently planned. Lieferando Express builds on experience from Canada, where a sister company offers a similar service.

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Rewe takes a risk with the end of the brochure, eBay with a new campaign

Last week surprised rewe the industry that it no longer wants to offer printed leaflets from 1 July 2023. Although sustainability is an understandable rationale and “very commendable”, there is a risk that customers cannot play along, warns retail researcher Carsten Kortum from DHBW Heilbronn. Together with his colleague Stephan Rüschen, he spoke to the university’s business blog about what the move means. Both fear that Rewe will in no way reach all customers who are interested in disseminating the offer via digital channels, advertisements in newspapers, etc. Meanwhile, Rewe has launched the new sustainability campaign #umdenkbar.

eBay Germany is launching a new advertising campaign under the motto “You are part of something big when you shop from small”. Smaller retailers are therefore the focus of the campaign. By buying from small shops, buyers can support people who have turned their passion into a profession and want to build and grow their business online, the company said in a press release. At ebay.de/kleineshops, consumers can buy products exclusively from small eBay shops from the start of the campaign.

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Tiffany’s sells NFTs, Amazon delivers from local stores

The American Goldsmith Tiffany & Co is selling one of its own for the first time on Friday NFT collection called NFTiff. The 250 digital individual pieces are sold for 30 Ether (ETH) per pieces. It is currently equivalent to 50,000 dollars (48,300 euros). This makes the collection the most expensive public sale in NFT’s history. NFTiff is aimed at the collectors who own a token from CryptoPunk’s NFT collection. These are 10,000 randomly generated pixel art faces. They are considered to be one of the first NFT collections and trigger the hype. In addition to their NFT, buyers will also receive a special necklace of their own CryptoPunk NFT with gems for their 30 ETH.

Rolling in the US Amazon launched a new affiliate program that brick-and-mortar stores can use to sell their goods through Amazon and have Amazon drivers deliver them to customers the same day. At launch, the service is available to Prime customers in the Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Miami, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Seattle and Washington DC metro areas, with launch partners being stores from PacSun, GNC, SuperDry and Diesel. Some of the stores also offer the option via Amazon that customers can pick up the online orders themselves in the shop.

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