As the fifth-largest country in the world, Brazil is simply too big a market for food retailers to ignore. And with a population of around 1...
The work the chief executives of Carrefour and Premier Foods - two companies with a lot on their plates - has been welcomed by industry watc...
| 30 Aug 2013
As the fifth-largest country in the world, Brazil is simply too big a market for food retailers to ignore. And with a population of around 190m, the potential for growth and expansion in a market of this size is tremendous. However, for international retailers in the country, it has proved a tough nut to crack.
| 31 Mar 2014
Chile-based retailer Cencosud saw profits fall in 2013, although its earnings jumped in the fourth quarter.
| 10 Jan 2014
Chilean retailer Cencosud has announced it will be investing less in expansion this year as it focuses on consolidating its Brazilian and Colombian operations.
| 19 Nov 2013
Chile-based retailer Cencosud has reported a fall in third-quarter earnings on the back of costs linked to recent acquisitions and to store openings, although sales increased.
| 8 Oct 2013
The remains "a lot of potential" in Brazil if retailers are willing to invest, according to the country's largest retailer, CBD.
| 2 Sep 2013
Chile-based retailer Cencosud has booked higher half-year sales but posted lower operating income from its supermarket stores and a fall in net profit on the back of costs from M&A and forex losses.
| 31 May 2013
Cencosud saw its profits tumble in the first quarter as the Chilean retail giant incurred loan costs related to the acquisition of Carrefour's Colombian assets.
| 30 May 2013
French retail giant Carrefour has formed a joint venture with global distributor CFAO to develop stores across eight African countries.
| 23 May 2013
Carrefour has sold its stake in its venture with Dubai-based group Majid Al Futtaim - but said the franchise deal between the two companies will be expanded.
| 4 Mar 2013
Chilean retail giant Cencosud has reported a decline in full-year earnings on the back of higher financial costs related to its acquisition of Carrefour's Colombian business.
| 20 Nov 2012
Carrefour has sold its stake in its venture in Indonesia, the latest move to refocus its attention on a smaller number of markets worldwide.
| 20 Nov 2012
Chilean retail giant Cencosud has booked an increase in earnings for the third quarter of the year.
| 31 Oct 2012
French retail giant Carrefour has sold its Malaysian operations to Japanese giant Aeon.
| 26 Oct 2012
French retail giant Carrefour has declined to comment on reports it is in talks to sell its Malaysian operations to Japanese giant Aeon.
| 25 Oct 2012
The Chilean government has thrown its weight behind a fresh drive to increase food exports from the country, with the introduction of a "from Chile" mark.
| 22 Oct 2012
French retailer Carrefour has struck a deal to sell its Colombian business to Chilean group Cencosud in an agreement valued at EUR2bn (US$3.2bn).
| 19 Oct 2012
Chilean retail giant Cencosud has agreed to buy the Colombian assets of French retailer Carrefour.
| 3 Sep 2012
Half-year profits at Latin American retailer Cencosud have fallen 29% as higher costs and weaker second-quarter earnings from its supermarkets offset higher sales.
| 22 Jun 2012
Chilean retailer Cencosud has set the price at which shares in the company will begin trading in New York.
| 28 May 2012
Chilean retailer Cencosud plans to raise up to US$718m in an initial public offering of American depository shares in New York.
| 26 Mar 2012
Chilean retailer Cencosud saw sales and profits increase from its supermarkets division in 2011.
| 13 Feb 2012
Chilean retailer Cencosud predicted an increase in revenues this year as it announced plans to invest US$1.28bn in new store openings.
| 16 Dec 2011
The offices of global retailer Wal-Mart Stores' Chilean operation, as well as other local retailers, have been raided by the country's competition agency.
| 18 Nov 2011
Chilean retailer Cencosud has acquired Brazilian supermarket chain Prezunic for BRL685.7m (US$385.5m).
| 10 Jun 2011
Cencosud and Carrefour have remained silent on reports that Chilean retailer wants to acquire Carrefour's assets in Brazil.
| 31 Mar 2011
Investment bank UBS has taken a stake in Jumbo, the Argentine arm of Chilean retailer Cencosud.
| 17 Mar 2011
Chile-based retailer Cencosud has reported a 23.8% rise in 2010 net income on the back of higher sales across its different store formats.
| 15 Nov 2010
Chilean retailer Cencosud posted an 18.9% increase in net income during the third quarter to reach CLP45.3bn (US$93.5m).
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