15 May 2013
German retail giant Rewe has said reports it is considering a sale of its Billa supermarket operations in Italy are "unfounded".
15 May 2013
German retail giant Rewe has been fined EUR20.8m (US$26.7m) by Austria's competition authority for price fixing.
13 May 2013
US breakfast cereal group Post Holdings kicks off a relatively quieter week of results with its half-year numbers on Monday. On Tuesday, meat giants Marfig and JBS will report on how it fared in the first three months of the year - as will Wal-Mart on Thursday. The week also includes an international conference in the Netherlands looking at the sustainable cultivation of soy.
17 April 2013
German retail group Rewe is looking to accelerate investment in its domestic online grocery service this year.
26 March 2013
Rewe Group has confirmed it is to increase its stake in German supermarket chain Wasgau.
14 March 2013
Profits jumped at German retail giant Rewe in 2012 as the company increased its sales at home and abroad.
15 November 2012
Alpro intends to expand the European distribution of its plant-based dairy alternatives, which have recently launched in the UK and Belgium.
12 October 2012
German retailer Rewe is to invest EUR20m (US$25m) per year to 2016 in expanding its Billa supermarket network in Italy.
10 October 2012
German retailer Rewe has decided to stop trading under the Penny banner in western Austria.
29 August 2012
Jan Fuchs has become the latest senior executive to leave Russian retailer X5 Retail Group.
22 August 2012
X5 Retail Group has had a turbulent year. Management changes and a significant strategic shift that has sidelined the importance of M&A to the group's expansion plans have combined with an intensely competitive market to leave Russia's largest retailer losing share to its peers. Katy Askew suggests the next 12 months will be telling for the company.
17 July 2012
German retailer Rewe has confirmed plans to close its bakery operations in Bergheim, near Cologne.
16 July 2012
News that Andrei Gusev will stand down as X5 Retail Group chief executive caused shares in the Russian retailer to sink to a 52-week low on Saturday (14 July). The market responded negatively to fears that an unstable management team will be unable to drive growth as X5 struggles to improve organic sales trends. The sudden nature of the announcement and lack of clarity over the reasons for Gusev's departure augmented these concerns. Katy Askew reports.
28 June 2012
Italian retailer Conad has reiterated plans to spend EUR770m (US$957.3m) on expanding its network, including the possibility of acquisitions.
18 June 2012
German food retailers are once again in the spotlight as the country's competition authorities starts the next phase of their investigation into the sector.
22 May 2012
German retailer Rewe has said it performed "extremely well" in 2011, despite booking a drop in full-year profits.
17 May 2012
German retailer Rewe has named Dr Christian Mielsch as its new chief financial officer.
4 April 2012
Billa, the Central European arm of German retail giant Rewe, has completed the takeover of Russian supermarket chain Citystore.
28 March 2012
German retail giant Rewe said it increased is sales in fiscal 2011, with all five business segments contributing to growth.
1 March 2012
German retail giant Rewe is being investigated as part of a price-fixing investigation in Austria.
21 February 2012
Four multinational retailers in the Czech Republic are alleged to have deceived customers by prolonging expiry dates on some of their food products.
15 February 2012
Rewe plans to double the investment behind its Penny chain in the Czech Republic.
13 January 2012
Billa, the Central European arm of German retail giant Rewe, wants to take over Russian supermarket chain Citystore.
6 January 2012
Charity Oxfam has accused German retailers of sourcing bananas from plantations in Ecuador that have "intolerable and exploitative working conditions".
23 December 2011
Wal-Mart stunned the US food sector this week with a decision to pull a Mead Johnson infant formula brand after the death of a baby in Missouri. In the UK, two retailers, Thorntons and Ocado, faced the scrutiny of investors after profit warnings. And, just-food launched its international food basket to highlight the difference in price between national brands and own label in seven markets.
23 December 2011
This week, UK retailers Thorntons and Ocado issued profit warnings, while US food giant General Mills revealed a fall in quarterly profits. Meanwhile, in Europe, Italian retailer Conad acquired German retailer Rewe's 43 Billa stores in the country.
22 December 2011
Conad, French retailer E.Leclerc's partner in Italy, has bought Rewe's 43 Billa stores in the country.
1 November 2011
Russian retailer X5 Retail Group has appointed Rewe executive Jan Fuchs as the director of its hypermarkets.
14 October 2011
Four years ago, Metro Group CEO Dr Eckhard Cordes took the top job at the German retail giant in the wake of discord in the boardroom and uncertainty over the company's future. He is set to leave the world's fourth-largest retailer in much the same way.
3 October 2011
Conad, French retailer E.Leclerc's partner in Italy, has refused to comment on rumours that it is set to buy Rewe's Billa supermarkets in the country.