Mark Rowe

Articles by Mark Rowe

Russia's grocers can withstand economic slump

9 March 2009

Russia's economy, buoyed in recent years by the country's vast natural resources, kicked off 2009 with something of a whimper. Nevertheless, there is the feeling that Russia's food retail sector could provide a beacon of hope in a tough wider global food market in 2009.

International retailers eye Romanian growth

10 June 2008

In spite of its relatively poor infrastructure and high inflation, Romania is attracting significant inward investment from major international retailers such as Carrefour and Metro. Mark Rowe reports.

SWITZ: Comco probes Coop's Distributis buy

28 November 2007

Switzerland's competition and monopolies agency Comco has launched a probe into Coop’s planned acquisition of Carrefour’s stake in retailer Distributis AG.

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