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Dean Best | 23 Dec 2013

Italian grocer Conad has reported a 5% increase in annual sales in preliminary data for 2013.

Dean Best | 23 Dec 2013

Italian retailer Conad has confirmed its new buying alliance with Swiss grocer Coop, German retail giant Rewe and Belgium's Colruyt will be called Core.

Dean Best | 9 Sep 2013

European buying partnership Coopernic has come to an end after "irreconcilable differences" between four members and a fifth, the French retail giant E. Leclerc.

Katy Askew | 24 Jun 2013

Labelling was back in the spotlight in the UK last week, as the country's Department of Health unveiled plans for a new hybrid labelling system. The GM debate also returned in full-force as UK Environment Secretary Owen Paterson threw his weight behind the use of GMOs in farming. Meanwhile, we saw a busy week in international M&A as Campbell extended its reach in key markets such as China through its acquisition of Kelsen Group, while dairy giant Mengniu kicked off what could be a process of consolidation in Chinese dairy when it made a move to acquire local infant formula maker Yashili.

Dean Best | 21 Jun 2013

The boss of Italian retailer Conad has criticised government fiscal policy, saying a likely increase in VAT will hit families and is not enough to contain public spending.

Michelle Russell | 15 May 2013

German retail giant Rewe has said reports it is considering a sale of its Billa supermarket operations in Italy are "unfounded".

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