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Green web needs to happen

Green web needs to happen 2117 887 Altavia

Climate warming, increasing weather anomalies and intensification of disastrous natural events is now part of our everyday reality. It is our behavior and decisions that will determine the further development…

Altavia Blue Lions Integrates the master group agencies

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Altavia Blue Lions, the pan-African digital communication agency of the Altavia Group, specialising in commercial communication for retailers, announces the acquisition of the Master Group agencies. The integration of this…

Saint Glinglin’s Day: a holiday to celebrate retail in France!

Saint Glinglin’s Day: a holiday to celebrate retail in France! 480 546 Altavia

Altavia is the initiator of the new French retail holiday: Saint Glinglin’s Day. Unlike other events whose sole purpose is to knock down prices, the aim here is to celebrate…

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Altavia launches Altavia Travel Retail as an answer to the channel’s needs for transformation.

Altavia launches Altavia Travel Retail as an answer to the channel’s needs for transformation. 1140 760 Altavia

Present times are challenging the travel industry and more than ever, hub operators, retailers and brands need to make informed decisions and innovate to optimize their investments. By bringing different…

Green web needs to happen

Green web needs to happen 2117 887 Altavia

Climate warming, increasing weather anomalies and intensification of disastrous natural events is now part of our everyday reality. It is our behavior and decisions that will determine the further development…

Altavia Blue Lions Integrates the master group agencies

Altavia Blue Lions Integrates the master group agencies 1920 1280 Altavia

Altavia Blue Lions, the pan-African digital communication agency of the Altavia Group, specialising in commercial communication for retailers, announces the acquisition of the Master Group agencies. The integration of this…

Saint Glinglin’s Day: a holiday to celebrate retail in France!

Saint Glinglin’s Day: a holiday to celebrate retail in France! 480 546 Altavia

Altavia is the initiator of the new French retail holiday: Saint Glinglin’s Day. Unlike other events whose sole purpose is to knock down prices, the aim here is to celebrate…

Altavia travel retail dubai london shanghai

Altavia launches Altavia Travel Retail as an answer to the channel’s needs for transformation.

Altavia launches Altavia Travel Retail as an answer to the channel’s needs for transformation. 1140 760 Altavia

Present times are challenging the travel industry and more than ever, hub operators, retailers and brands need to make informed decisions and innovate to optimize their investments. By bringing different…

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COVID-19: Unprecedented collaborations in the retail sector 1024 391 Altavia

COVID-19: Unprecedented collaborations in the retail sector

A HIGH TENSION SITUATION In lieu of the coronavirus health, social and global crisis, the retail food sector is subject to unprecedented tension: more motivated than ever, it is and will remain the main source of basic necessities. However, the variety of protective measures implemented for employee benefit, such as threats to retirement rights, the…

UCO of the week: Greyston Bakery 1024 683 Altavia

UCO of the week: Greyston Bakery

Founded in 1982 by aeronautical engineer turned Buddhist monk Bernie Glassman, the Greyston Bakery social enterprise, specialising in baked goods preparation, is committed to providing jobs and professional training to those who experience difficulty finding work. A revolutionary recruitment policy The Open Hiring® program launched by Greyston Bakery is based on the idea of investing…

The UCO of the week: Lidl Micromarket 3000 1867 Altavia

The UCO of the week: Lidl Micromarket

Lidl recently launched a new communications campaign known as the Lidl Micromarket in Sweden, the idea being to encourage its most loyal customers to host a 100% Lidl meal for friends at home.   Open a small Lidl store at home and you, too, could become a ‘Lidler’! This is the unique opportunity that the…

Intermarché changes the recipes for 900 products for Yuka 1366 629 Altavia

Intermarché changes the recipes for 900 products for Yuka

Intermarché decided to change the recipes for 900 products to reflect the profound need on the part of customers for transparency and their desire to eat better, the aim being to obtain better scores on Yuka. An important announcement in the food retail industry.   Created in January 2017, Yuka already has 11 million users, scanning…

The UCO of the week: Picture Organic Clothing ‘Ride, protect and share’ 3120 1775 Altavia

The UCO of the week: Picture Organic Clothing ‘Ride, protect and share’

Picture is the Auvergne-based eco-friendly outdoor clothing brand that is enjoying well-deserved success with its range of 100% recycled, organic or bio-sourced products.   Julien, Jérémy and Vincent, three friends originally from Clermont-Ferrand, decided in 2008 to create an outdoor clothing brand that was 100% committed, eco-designed and part of a sustainable development approach. “The…

UCO (Unidentified Commercial Object) of the week DIZY: ‘Putting you in the designer’s seat’ 1774 693 Altavia

UCO (Unidentified Commercial Object) of the week DIZY: ‘Putting you in the designer’s seat’

Start-up Dizy – a contraction of the words ‘design’ and ‘DIY’- was born in Roubaix in January 2019. Its aim? To offer sustainable modular furniture and to put customer creativity at the heart of the commercial relationship.   “Become a dizyner” Lamps, coffee tables, shelving, benches, desks… you name it, you design it! That’s basically…

How to rethink the in store experience after the pandemic? 1024 598 Altavia

How to rethink the in store experience after the pandemic?

In France, as everywhere else in the world, physical trade has been devastated by the pandemic, due to the various lockdown measures implemented by governments. The majority of shops meeting “essential needs” (food, convenience store, etc.) have remained open, but the experience is radically different, whether from the customers’ or employees’ point of view. Numerous…

E-commerce during the COVID-19: what to observe today, and to learn for tomorrow? 1024 683 Altavia

E-commerce during the COVID-19: what to observe today, and to learn for tomorrow?

The global health crisis is undeniably impacting consumer habits in all countries concerned. The closure of so-called “non-essential” businesses has created offsetting effects on the various ways to sell products and services. A company’s capacity to adapt digitally as well as their flexibility in general, are proving to be key data for business survival and…

The garden industry on pins and needles 1024 683 Altavia

The garden industry on pins and needles

The love that French have for gardening is no secret and the numbers prove it: nine out of ten French people have a small corner to cultivate, seven of whom own a full garden. More than one million acres of garden is planted. While each amateur gardener spends on average 290€ per year. This passion…

Local initiatives combating food shortages 1024 683 Altavia

Local initiatives combating food shortages

The fear of a food crisis is spreading around the world. Uncertainty about food supply may trigger a wave of export restrictions, “likely to lead to a shortage on the world market,” as the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) warned in a joint…

Retail: an uplifting dynamic of solidarity during the pandemic 1677 1119 Altavia

Retail: an uplifting dynamic of solidarity during the pandemic

The global pandemic has brought economies to a halt and imposed strict health rules on the entire retail market. Non-essential shops had to close up for an indefinite period of time. Once the shock has passed, a period of reorganisation began, marked by the introduction of health protocols, but at the same time, by the…

Deploying Survival Strategies 1024 432 Altavia

Deploying Survival Strategies

The INSEE statistics are irrefutable: the measures to protect a large part of the French economy from the spread of COVID-19 has resulted in a 36% drop in economic activity. We are compelled to note a serious earthquake, a society in permanent turmoil, now at a standstill. We are plunged into a supply crisis, due…

How to rethink the in store experience after the pandemic? 1024 598 Altavia

How to rethink the in store experience after the pandemic?

In France, as everywhere else in the world, physical trade has been devastated by the pandemic, due to the various lockdown measures implemented by governments. The majority of shops meeting “essential needs” (food, convenience store, etc.) have remained open, but the experience is radically different, whether from the customers’ or employees’ point of view. Numerous…

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