10 January 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 November 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 October 2013
The remains "a lot of potential" in Brazil if retailers are willing to invest, according to the country's largest retailer, CBD.
2 September 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.
30 August 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 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 March 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 November 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 November 2012
Chilean retail giant Cencosud has booked an increase in earnings for the third quarter of the year.
5 November 2012
The work the chief executives of Carrefour and Premier Foods - two companies with a lot on their plates - has been welcomed by industry watchers but, writes Dean Best, there are questions hanging over both companies, which had lost their way in recent years.
31 October 2012
French retail giant Carrefour has sold its Malaysian operations to Japanese giant Aeon.
26 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 2012
Chilean retail giant Cencosud has agreed to buy the Colombian assets of French retailer Carrefour.
3 September 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 June 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 March 2012
Chilean retailer Cencosud saw sales and profits increase from its supermarkets division in 2011.
13 February 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 December 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 November 2011
Chilean retailer Cencosud has acquired Brazilian supermarket chain Prezunic for BRL685.7m (US$385.5m).
10 June 2011
Cencosud and Carrefour have remained silent on reports that Chilean retailer wants to acquire Carrefour's assets in Brazil.
31 March 2011
Investment bank UBS has taken a stake in Jumbo, the Argentine arm of Chilean retailer Cencosud.
17 March 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 November 2010
Chilean retailer Cencosud posted an 18.9% increase in net income during the third quarter to reach CLP45.3bn (US$93.5m).
18 October 2010
Chile's largest grocery retailer Cencosud has agreed to acquire Brazilian operator Supermercados Bretas, in a deal worth BRL1.35bn (US$808m).
12 February 2010
Chile-based multi-format retailer Cencosud booked a drop in full-year profit yesterday (11 February), hurt by the global financial crisis.