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Carrefour's Indian exit highlights challenges

Carrefour's move to exit India underlines the ongoing challenges international retailers and food manufacturers face in the market where res...

Comment: More heavy lifting needed at Carrefour

It is clear Carrefour has made some improvement under the stewardship of CEO Georges Plassat but more work needs to be done, writes Dean Bes...

What the analysts say: Carrefour faces work in '14

Carrefour's 2013 results came in above market expectations, with analysts praising the French retail giant's work in recent years, particula...

Ocado still looking at more tie-ups in medium term

Ocado chief executive Tim Steiner has said the UK online retailer is still looking to further develop licencing deals with larger retailers,...

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Moo Free aims to "dominate" dairy-free chocolate 11 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

Ambitious dairy-free chocolate maker Moo Free aims to "dominate" the world market for dairy-free milk chocolate by expanding in new markets and increasing its exposure to the supermarket channel.


R&R chief: We can be real alternative to Unilever 10 Apr 2013

Dean Best

James Lambert, CEO of UK-based R&R Ice Cream, has suggested the company's plan to buy local rival Fredericks Dairies will give retailers a "real alternative" to market leader Unilever.

Latest News

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food 14 Jul 2014

Katy Askew

Two key themes were once again in evidence on our pages this week: the importance of securing the supply chain in a world where commodities are becoming more hotly contested and the task of leveraging areas of growth in developed and developing markets.


Carrefour franchisee to add 42 stores to portfolio 15 Apr 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Carrefour's Greek franchisee Marinopoulos has announced its intention to acquire 42 stores of the Larisa Super Market chain.


Carrefour, Bharti "in talks" over tie-up 14 Apr 2014

Katy Askew

France's Carrefour is reportedly in talks with Bharti Group over a potential joint venture in India.


Carrefour Q1 sales down but meet analyst forecasts 10 Apr 2014

Dean Best

Carrefour this morning (10 April) posted a mixed set of first-quarter sales that led to group revenue dropping almost 4%, although the decline met analyst expectations.


BJP plans to ban foreign supermarkets in India 7 Apr 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Indian political party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is expected to lead the country's next government, has said it plans to ban foreign supermarkets from entering its retail sector.

Latest blogs

India regulator clears Tesco investment. Will Carrefour be next? 2 Jan 2014

Dean Best

On Monday (30 December), India's foreign investment watchdog reportedly cleared Tesco's move to become the first overseas retailer to run multi-brand retail outlets. Industry watchers are now looking to see which other multinational could follow in the UK grocer's footsteps.


World Retail Congress 2013: The "speed of change" hitting the retail sector 8 Oct 2013

Michelle Russell

The World Retail Congress kicked off in earnest yesterday (7 October) in Paris, with emerging markets and the rise of omnichannel shopping hot issues.

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