Edeka has increased its stake in Picnic. Since last week, the top man of the German group, Markus Mosa, is also board member at the Dutch online supermarket.
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LVMH is increasing its stake in the Italian fashion company Tod's. The leather goods manufacturer is struggling financially and calls the move "friendly support".
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Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky, famous for his ventures into Metro, Casino and Sainsbury's, has acquired a 50 % stake in Supratuc 2020, which includes Eroski operations in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands.
In cooperation with Denuo, the Belgian federation of the waste and recycling industry, Carrefour launches the platform 'Mission Zero Waste', a participatory consultation to combat waste.
Daniel Kretinsky, the Czech billionaire who has a large stake in European retailers Casino and Metro, has taken a strategic stake of 5 % of the shares of American department store chain Macy's.
Alibaba is the new strategic partner of Trendyol, one of the best-known e-commerce companies in Turkey. With this partnership, the Chinese retailgroup strengthens its presence in Europe.