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 oper...
| 24 Aug 2010
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.
| 7 Nov 2014
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.
| 17 Oct 2014
A French court has approved Intermarché's takeover offer for local pork processor Gad's plant in Brittany.
| 26 Sep 2014
French retailer Intermarché has submitted its bid for a plant owned by ailing pork processor Gad.
| 2 Sep 2014
French retail giant Intermarche has confirmed its interest in a plant owned by ailing pork processor Gad.
| 9 Oct 2013
Italian private-label cheese manufacturer Castelli plans to expand its export business by growing sales in central and eastern Europe and Asia.
| 18 Sep 2012
French retailer Intermarché has decided to leave the Romanian market and focus on its operations in the Balkans.
| 13 Sep 2012
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.
| 10 Apr 2012
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.
| 13 Dec 2011
French retailer Intermarché is looking to take over Altis, the local retail venture that Carrefour is set to leave.
| 18 Oct 2011
French retail group Les Mousquetaires has appointed Thierry Cotillard as director for purchasing for its Intermarché and Netto divisions.
| 7 Oct 2011
French retailer Intermarche and four private-equity funds have reportedly been shortlisted as potential buyers of Polish company Emperia's retail arm.
| 6 Oct 2011
French retail group Les Mousquetaires is launching a pilot labelling scheme to let shoppers know the environmental impact of their food purchases.
| 26 Sep 2011
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.
| 23 Sep 2011
French retailer Intermarché announced plans to increase its convenience network in major cities, especially Paris.
| 1 Sep 2011
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.
| 10 Aug 2011
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.
| 5 Jul 2011
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.
| 23 Jun 2011
Intermarché's director of marketing, Philippe Vincent, has quit the group, the French retailer confirmed to just-food today (23 June).
| 18 Apr 2011
Intermarché has started to rationalise its own-label ranges in a bid to improve consumer awareness of the portfolio.
| 6 Apr 2011
French poultry processor Duc has sold a frozen processed food plant in Brittany to the production arm of retailer Intermarché.
| 30 Mar 2011
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.
| 11 Mar 2011
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.
| 21 Feb 2011
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.
| 26 Nov 2010
French retail group Les Mousquetaires, the parent company of Intermarche, has appointed Jean-Pierre Meunier as its president.
| 16 Jul 2010
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.
| 12 May 2010
Spanish retailer Bon Preu is in talks to sell a number of local Intermarché outlets it owns outside Catalonia.
| 22 Apr 2010
France’s leading manufacturer of own-brand biscuits Biscuit Poult has been put up for sale by its owner, private-equity group LBO France, a market source told just-food.
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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