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5…Carrefour – owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the United Arab Emirates – has teamed up with Visa, the official payment services partner of FIFA, to give five football fans the chance to win a free trip to the Cup World Cup Qatar 2022.
Customers who spend AED 500 or more at Carrefour in-store and online via their Visa cards will be entered into the competition, which ends on August 11.
$30 million… Hivery, a startup that developed an optimization platform for retailers, pocketed $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Tiger Global, with participation from Blackbird Ventures, AS1 Growth Partners and OneVentures.
5…Marks & Spencer has extended a software and services agreement with Flooid for up to five years.
Flooid (formerly PCMS Group), agreed with the retailer in 2007 to provide software to run POS and self-checkouts across the entire M&S store park, and will now expand this to include access to its platform. form of unified commerce shopping cart services, which allows retailers to build omnichannel experiences in-house or with other partners.
1…Deliveroo has launched its first Deliveroo Hop store in the United Arab Emirates, following rollouts in the UK, Italy and France.
This is in partnership with Choithrams grocery store and will serve customers in Motor City, Sports City, Barsha South, JVC, JVT and Arabian Ranches.
The company said in a post on LinkedIn, “We are on a mission to be the definitive food company. Today we got a little closer to that goal.
128…Following the introduction of same-day delivery for Pets at Home customers late last year, the offer is being extended to more stores, including several in Scotland, Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as in York, Coventry and Bath, taking the total number to 128.
Stuart handles the delivery side of things, usually within two hours.
The service allows Pets at Home customers to place their orders directly through the website, as they usually would.
Once the product is selected, OneStock’s order management system displays Stuart’s same day service as one of Pets at Home’s delivery options, if the postcode is within the store’s coverage area.