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The German grocery sector is characterised by low-prices and discounter dominance, resulting in razor-thin margins for operators in this highly-competitive sector.
Germany's food retailers would be "foolish" to cut spending on their supermarket chains even as they navigate an economy in recession, analysts BMI have claimed.
Germany's food retailers are in a period of change with the country's top grocers looking at how to generate growth in one of Europe's toughest retail environments. Nevertheless, it is the market's defining factor - the strength of the discount segment - that remains the key driver behind decision-making for consumers and retailers in the country. Dean Best reports.
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.
German retailers Aldi, Edeka and Rewe - plus confectioners Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG and Haribo - are among the grocers and manufacturers to be hit with fines after a probe into allegations of price fixing.
Germany's competition watchdog has found retail giant Edeka guilty of making "abusive demands" on suppliers after its 2009 takeover of rival chain Plus.
Germany's competition watchdog has claimed retail giant Edeka "crossed a line" in its dealings with suppliers in the wake of its acquisition of Tengelmann's Plus stores in 2009.
German retailer Edeka has booked an increase in full-year sales, with growth in each of its divisions.
German food retailer Edeka has divested its minority stake in discount chain Netto Stavenhagen.
Seafood firm John West has launched its Pole and Line caught tuna range in Germany.
The chief operating officer of German retailer Edeka, Gert Schambach, has left the company.
German grocery retailer Edeka has booked an increase in full-year sales and said it plans to invest in expansion in 2012.
Charity Oxfam has accused German retailers of sourcing bananas from plantations in Ecuador that have "intolerable and exploitative working conditions".
German grocery retailer Edeka has confirmed it is looking to expand into foreign markets as part of its plans for future growth.
The annual World Retail Congress dominated the headlines on just-food this week as we reported from the event in Berlin. Elsewhere, Swiss baker Aryzta snapped up UK naan and tortilla maker Honeytop Speciality Foods, Mars made its first move into Fairtrade and Nestle named a Wal-Mart Stores executive as its new CFO.
German retailer Edeka has outlined its plans to spend EUR1bn (US$1.3bn) expansion.
Germany's competition watchdog is looking at whether the country's supermarkets using their buying power to force down prices from manufacturers.
German retailer Edeka has indicated that it is going on the attack in the discount sector with the planned opening of 1,000 Netto outlets in Germany.
Germany's Federal Cartel Office has launched an investigation into competition in the country's grocery retail sector.
Edeka's proposed takeover of food retailer Ratio will face further “in-depth” investigation from Germany's competition authority, officials at the Bundeskartellamt confirmed today (11 February).
Germany's largest grocer Edeka is continuing its recently announced expansion plans, with the acquisition of local retailer Ratio Trading Group.
German grocery co-operative Edeka today (27 September) revealed plans to open 200 full-range supermarkets in 2011.
Edeka, Germany's largest retailer, said today (28 April) that it will invest in the expansion of its store network over the next two years.
Edeka, Germany's largest retailer, saw sales increase 14.9% in 2009, boosted by store acquisitions by subsidiary Netto.
UK-based R&R Ice Cream is poised to acquire a shareholding in French own-brand counterpart Rolland, the French family-owned firm has confirmed.
German retailer Tengelmann is to sell 85 Kaiser stores to local rivals Rewe and Tegut, the company announced today (17 March).
German retailer Tengelmann has agreed to sell over 100 Plus stores across Bulgaria and Romania to Lidl.
German retailer Tengelmann today (29 January) hinted that it may offload some Kaiser outlets in the south west of the country.
Germany's competition watchdog has thwarted a move from local retail giant Edeka to acquire supermarket chain Kaiser's from Tengelmann.
Germany's competition watchdog has issued an interim injunction against retailers Edeka and Tengelmann over their planned deal over the Kaiser's supermarket chain.
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