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NRF 2024 : immerse yourself in the future of retail

NRF 2024 : immerse yourself in the future of retail 2560 1707 Altavia

NRF 2024 : immerse yourself in the future of retail Every year, the retail world gathers in NYC for Retail’s Big Show, organized by the National Retail Federation (NRF), the…

Happy New Year from Altavia Group!

Happy New Year from Altavia Group! 1714 1184 Altavia

We look forward to our continued growth, reaching new milestones, and innovations together in 2024. For the new year, we have new ambitions, new visions, new energies, new priorities, new…

Altavia Group announces the sale of Blue Lions a pan-African digital communications agency.

Altavia Group announces the sale of Blue Lions a pan-African digital communications agency. 1920 1080 Altavia

Altavia Group, the world’s leading network dedicated to commercial communications for the retail sector, announces the sale of the Blue Lions communications agency. Established on the African continent since 2015,…

Altavia boosts its performance and martech offering with a strategic acquisition in Poland

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Altavia boosts its performance and martech offering with a strategic acquisition in Poland. Altavia Kamikaze, a leading creative and communication agency with a strong digital DNA, part of the international…

NRF 2024 : immerse yourself in the future of retail

NRF 2024 : immerse yourself in the future of retail 2560 1707 Altavia

NRF 2024 : immerse yourself in the future of retail Every year, the retail world gathers in NYC for Retail’s Big Show, organized by the National Retail Federation (NRF), the…

Happy New Year from Altavia Group!

Happy New Year from Altavia Group! 1714 1184 Altavia

We look forward to our continued growth, reaching new milestones, and innovations together in 2024. For the new year, we have new ambitions, new visions, new energies, new priorities, new…

Altavia Group announces the sale of Blue Lions a pan-African digital communications agency.

Altavia Group announces the sale of Blue Lions a pan-African digital communications agency. 1920 1080 Altavia

Altavia Group, the world’s leading network dedicated to commercial communications for the retail sector, announces the sale of the Blue Lions communications agency. Established on the African continent since 2015,…

Altavia boosts its performance and martech offering with a strategic acquisition in Poland

Altavia boosts its performance and martech offering with a strategic acquisition in Poland 1080 1080 Altavia

Altavia boosts its performance and martech offering with a strategic acquisition in Poland. Altavia Kamikaze, a leading creative and communication agency with a strong digital DNA, part of the international…

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The UCO of the week: Picture Organic Clothing ‘Ride, protect and share’ 2560 1456 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…

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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…

The role of e-commerce platforms in the sale of luxury articles in China: the case of JD.com 1562 1202 Altavia

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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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…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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