January brought further evidence of the seismic shifts taking place in the global retail sector. Established retailers have largely responde...
Against a backdrop of weak consumer confidence and falling prices, four of France's leading four retailers have, in two deals, decided to te...
Competition in the French retail scene could be about to heat up, with market leader Carrefour reporting an improvement in its domestic operations. Carrefour says it has been encouraged by the results of its pricing initiative and, if the world's second largest retailer really has pulled its socks up at home, life could become tougher for its competitors.
Tesco announced today (23 August) it is joining a number of French retailers and becoming the first UK retailer to launch a click-and-collect, or "drive-thru" grocery service.
United Biscuits is set for a new owner - Turkey's Yildiz Holding. The UK-based snacks maker announced this week brands including McVitie's and BN would join Godiva chocolate in the Yildiz portfolio. The M&A spotlight was firmly on the UK last week, with German giant Müller striking a deal to buy Dairy Crest's liquid milk assets - competition approval pending.
A French court has approved Intermarché's takeover offer for local pork processor Gad's plant in Brittany.
French retailer Intermarché has submitted its bid for a plant owned by ailing pork processor Gad.
French retail giant Intermarche has confirmed its interest in a plant owned by ailing pork processor Gad.
Italian private-label cheese manufacturer Castelli plans to expand its export business by growing sales in central and eastern Europe and Asia.
French retailer Intermarché has decided to leave the Romanian market and focus on its operations in the Balkans.
French retailers Carrefour and Intermarché have signed a deal to swap a batch of stores, a transaction prompted by their deal earlier this year over the Altis joint venture.
France's anti-trust watchdog has cleared Intermarche's move to local retail venture Altis - but has asked the company to offload five stores to assuage competition concerns.
French retailer Intermarché is looking to take over Altis, the local retail venture that Carrefour is set to leave.
French retail group Les Mousquetaires has appointed Thierry Cotillard as director for purchasing for its Intermarché and Netto divisions.
French retailer Intermarche and four private-equity funds have reportedly been shortlisted as potential buyers of Polish company Emperia's retail arm.
French retail group Les Mousquetaires is launching a pilot labelling scheme to let shoppers know the environmental impact of their food purchases.
Tesco announced a revamp of its promotional strategy in the UK last week, a move that was immediately criticised by its rivals. However, grocers in Scotland were united in their opposition to a tax on major retailers in the country.
French retailer Intermarché announced plans to increase its convenience network in major cities, especially Paris.
French retailer Intermarché has launched a marketing campaign that offers to refund the price difference on 250 national brands if customers find them cheaper at its rivals.
French supermarket chain Intermarché has said it remains committed to landing and processing its own fish and seafood even after a fire destroyed one of its plants in Brittany.
Michel Edouard Leclerc, the head of eponymous French retailer E. Leclerc, has responded angrily to proposed laws that could make it easier for independent retailers to change fascia.
Intermarché's director of marketing, Philippe Vincent, has quit the group, the French retailer confirmed to just-food today (23 June).
Intermarché has started to rationalise its own-label ranges in a bid to improve consumer awareness of the portfolio.
French poultry processor Duc has sold a frozen processed food plant in Brittany to the production arm of retailer Intermarché.
Intermarché is looking to increase the turnover of its production arm by almost 40% over the next five years, the French group announced at the MDD Expo retailer brand exhibition currently taking place in Paris.
French retailer Intermarche has launched a new own label that aims to become the "freshest distribution brand", supporting sustainable development while also retaining a value positioning.
Norwegian seafood group Marine Harvest has unveiled plans to invest EUR11m in a new 8,000 sqm processing and packing plant for salmon and white fish located at the French Channel port of Boulogne-sur-Mer.
French retail group Les Mousquetaires, the parent company of Intermarche, has appointed Jean-Pierre Meunier as its president.
French retailer Intermarché is to occupy a 67,000 sqm distribution hub in a new logistics park development in Montbartier, in the south-west of the country.
Spanish retailer Bon Preu is in talks to sell a number of local Intermarché outlets it owns outside Catalonia.
Grocery Retailers in Portugal
In 2013 current value sales in grocery retailers in Portugal declined by 2%, to reach €19.8 billion. This was a slightly better performance compared with 2012. The acute drop in the employment rate, a...
Grocery Retailers in Poland
Grocery retailers experienced similar trends to those observed in 2012. The channel benefited from steady demand for basic groceries; however a certain shift towards private label products was noted....
Retailing in Poland
Retailing in Poland enjoyed positive development in 2013, regarding both store-based retailing and non-store retailing, despite the economic uncertainty. The steady demand for basic groceries as well...
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