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Green web needs to happen

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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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The boom in the Chinese local delivery market

The last-mile delivery market, which stems directly from the e-commerce sector, has grown considerably in China and was estimated to be worth over $250bn in 2018, indicating a significant change in consumer behaviour as we become accustomed to having all manner of products delivered to us at any time. Altavia Key Account Manager Stéphane Joly…

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The role of e-commerce platforms in the sale of luxury articles in China: the case of JD.com

    In China, luxury products are rarely bought in the store or on the website of the brand itself but on platforms like Alibaba and JD.com. The latter, originating from Beijing, has more than one ace up its sleeve. We breakdown this perfectly calibrated phenomenon with Altavia Global Key Account Director, Stéphane Joly. “JD.com,…

Pop-up stores: valuable sales activation tools. 1677 1119 Altavia

Pop-up stores: valuable sales activation tools.

Over the past 15 years, pop-up stores have become a very effective marketing tool to boost sales for brands and retailers. To what extent has this trend changed the face of retail? Petr Šafář, Head of the Retail Division at Altavia Česká, tells us more about this trend, which he believes is set to grow…

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CSR week 2019: reducing inequalities

    Now a major highlight. Every year, numerous events are organised during European Sustainable Development Week to promote inspiring projects and initiatives. The theme of the 2019 edition was reducing inequalities. An opportunity for Altavia to host its traditional CSR Week, and to raise awareness among its employees of the Sustainable Development Goals. Altavia…

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On craft & creativity: hand in hand towards more impactful campaigns

  Big ideas don’t come easily. And even when you’ve stumbled on that one idea, it’s only when you apply the right amount of highly skilled craft that you make your idea pop. Pelle Craen, Creative Director at Altavia ACT*, shines his light on how craft lies at the heart of impactful creative work. It…

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Ultra-transparency in the retail sector

    There’s a new mantra that seems to be sweeping the retail market, introduced by visionary brands in a desire to make a clean break from convention: ‘ultra-transparency’. A bold approach designed to appeal to customers in their search for authenticity. We took a closer look at this inspirational trend with Thierry Strickler, Retail…

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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…

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…

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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…

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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…

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