SPAIN/FRANCE: Auchan to stop endangered shark sales
Spanish hypermarket chain Alcampo has stopped selling endangered sharks as part of the efforts of Groupe Auchan, its French parent, to promote sustainable fishing.
Alcampo said Auchan will also discontinue endangered shark sales in 12 countries where it operates supermarkets.
The chains have been expanding sustainable fishing practices for some time. Last year, they stopped selling red tuna as well as other fish in threat of extinction.
Buying online is a fledgling but growing practice, although shoppers in some markets have taken to the Internet more readily than others. France, for instance, has been slower off the block than the U...
French retail giant Auchan today (17 February) admitted that sales at its domestic hypermarkets fell by almost 2% during 2009....
Sabeco, a subsidiary of French retail giant Auchan, is to buy five supermarkets in Spain from fellow grocer Eroski....
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Carrefour has remained silent on reports that it has failed to find a single buyer for its Russian hypermarket chain....
Systeme-U has today (27 January) claimed it is the fourth-largest food retailer in France after posting a 3.3% rise in revenue in 2009....
Auchan is planning to transform an existing 9,000 sq.m hypermarket in Mulhouse, eastern France, into a discount outlet trading under the new Priba by Auchan name....
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