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Dean Best | 4 Oct 2010

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just-food.com | 1 Oct 2010

Analysts saw reasons to be cautious over the big events of the week, pouring cold water on Wal-Mart's plans to enter Africa through its planned acquisition of Massmart and expressing concern over Denise Morrison as the new CEO of Campbell Soup Co. The six-month war of words between Casey's General Stores and Couche-Tard seems to have ended, with the Canadian operator letting its tender offer expire. Here's the best of what was said this week.


just-food.com | 24 Sep 2010

This week has been firmly focused on private label relaunches, with Asda, Ocado and Sainsbury's all relaunching various aspects of their own-label ranges. The war of words between Casey's and Couche-Tard may calm a little bit this week as Casey's slate of board nominees were reinstated on the convenience operator's board. Here's the best of what was said this week:


Dean Best | 20 Sep 2010

With its all-new Carrefour Planet hypermarket chain and with a target of 18% sales growth in five years, the French retail giant is clearly reaching for the stars. But will the French retail giant succeed?

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Dean Best | 16 Apr 2014

Shares in Metro Inc rose today (16 April) after the Canadian retailer reported improved quarterly sales.


Katy Askew | 18 Mar 2014

Canadian convenience retailer Couche-Tard has booked a jump in third-quarter earnings, with a higher contribution from merchandise sales boosting the bottom line.


Katy Askew | 18 Mar 2014

Couche-Tard chief executive Alain Bouchard has announced he will stand down as CEO of the Canadian retailer and take up a new role of executive chairman.


Hannah Abdulla | 13 Feb 2014

Mexican retailer Circulo K has acquired fellow c-store chain Extra from local brewing giant Grupo Modelo, part of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer maker.


Dean Best | 29 Nov 2013

C-store chain Circle K has opened its first store in Malaysia, west of the country's capital Kuala Lumpur.


Dean Best | 28 Nov 2013

Canada-based retailer Couche-Tard has booked higher half-year profits, although sales fell in the second quarter.


Dean Best | 14 Nov 2013

Canadian retailer Metro Inc has reported an increase in annual profits but a fall in sales, citing, like rival Loblaw, fierce competition in the last three months.


Michelle Russell | 30 Aug 2013

Canadian c-store chain Couche-Tard its earnings double in the first quarter, boosted by robust merchandise sales.


Michelle Russell | 9 Jul 2013

Canadian c-store chain Couche-Tard has booked an increase in full-year earnings, boosted by acquisitions, higher fuel margins and a lower income tax rate.


Michelle Russell | 24 Apr 2013

Canadian retailer Metro Inc has said its fresh food and customer loyalty schemes are helping it trade in a "highly competitive" sector.


Michelle Russell | 19 Mar 2013

Canadian c-store chain Couche-Tard has booked an increase in third-quarter profit, boosted by acquisitions, higher margins on fuel and a lower income tax rate.


Dean Best | 30 Jan 2013

Canadian retailer Metro Inc has reported an increase in first-quarter profits as higher sales boosted margins.


Katy Askew | 24 Jan 2013

Shares in Safeway have risen after analysts suggested that Canadian retailers could be freeing up cash in preparation for a bidding war over the US retailer's Canadian operations.


Katy Askew | 23 Jan 2013

Metro Inc plans to raise C$479m (US$482m) through the sale of its stake in convenience operator Couche-Tard.


Michelle Russell | 28 Nov 2012

Canadian c-store chain Couche-Tard has booked an increase in first-half profits boosted by acquisitions.


Dean Best | 15 Nov 2012

Canadian retailer Metro Inc has reported higher annual profits - and seen sales in its most recent quarter outstrip rival Loblaw.


Dean Best | 5 Sep 2012

Canadian c-store chain Couche-Tard reported an increase in adjusted first-quarter earnings, although reported profits fell on costs from its first acquisition in Europe.


Katy Askew | 14 Aug 2012

Canadian convenience chain Couche-Tard has acquired 29 forecourt locations in Florida from Florida Oil Holdings.


Michelle Russell | 19 Jul 2012

Canadian retailer Couche-Tard has purchased 27 stores in Eastern Washington State through its subsidiary Cirkle K.


Katy Askew | 11 Jul 2012

Canadian retailer Couche-Tard has booked a jump in full-year earnings, as it benefited from higher sales, improved margins and an extra trading week.


Michelle Russell | 2 Jul 2012

Couche-Tard's newly-formed subsidiary, Couche-Tard Norway, is to carry out a compulsory acquisition of the final shares it does not own of Statoil Fuel & Retail (SFR).


Michelle Russell | 19 Jun 2012

Couche-Tard has become the principal owner of Statoil Fuel & Retail (SFR).


Michelle Russell | 19 Jun 2012

Couche-Tard has confirmed settlement dates in the latest development in its takeover bid for Norway's Statoil Fuel and Retail (SFR).


Dean Best | 12 Jun 2012

Canadian c-store retailer Couche-Tard today (12 June) said it was "very confident" of convincing enough investors in Statoil Fuel & Retail to secure its acquisition of the Norwegian firm.

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