Carrefour is in the process of critically reviewing its international operations. According to French media, a sale of the Polish and Taiwanese operations is imminent, but the retailer calls the reports premature.
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French retail group Carrefour has launched a new, integrated shopper data, personalisation and media platform aimed at improving customer relations and enabling suppliers to align their offers with customer expectations.
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Carrefour is said to be in talks with its Moroccan franchise partner Label'Vie regarding managing some of its so-called ethnic stores: these are supermarkets in neighbourhoods and suburbs with a large Muslim community, in which the French retailer is struggling to make a profit.
A new study confirms Colruyt as the cheapest supermarket chain in Belgium. Albert Heijn is a close second, the others are miles behind.
Colruyt remains the cheapest supermarket in Belgium. The duel against Albert Heijn causes prices to drop further in Flanders. Carrefour opts for a remarkable multi-track policy in its price strategy.
Supermarket groups Tesco and Carrefour will end their buying alliance after three years. According to the British retailer, Brexit did not influence the decision to end the partnership.
Several large companies, including Carrefour, Ikea, Tesco and Zeeman, have been mentioned in a report denouncing poor working conditions in Indian spinning mills.
Carrefour is entering into a cooperation with the Scandinavian purchasing group Coop Nordics. Carrefour's private labels will get distributed in the 4,500 supermarkets of Coop.
French retailer Carrefour has had a solid first quarter, where especially the strong performance in the home market is a boost. In Belgium, the retailer gained market share again, the south of Europe remained somewhat below expectations.
Colruyt will sell its Parisian stores to competitor Carrefour. In the northeast of the country, the Belgian group will continue to invest in growth.
In Paris, customers of Carrefour can now also have their groceries delivered to their home within half an hour by Deliveroo riders. In Belgium, the collaboration expands to Antwerp and Ghent.
After German Edeka, French retailer Intermarché also wants to leave the AgeCore alliance. In the background is a redrawing of the landscape of French purchasing alliances: "Everyone talks to everyone".
Carrefour has reached an agreement with Advent International and Walmart to acquire Grupo BIG, the third largest food retailer in Brazil. The retailer sees considerable potential for synergy and growth.
The Belgian meal box market has tripled in 2020, a growth that is projected to continue. Which (old or new) players will seize power in this growing segment?
Carrefour has finally completed the acquisition of Supersol in Spain. For 78 million euro, the French chain acquires 172 convenience stores and supermarkets, mainly located in Andalusia and the Madrid region.
In the significant fourth quarter of 2020, market leader Colruyt once again lost ground. The winners are Delhaize, Carrefour and Lidl. A consequence of the current Covid pandemic, or is there more to it?