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Digesting digital: Suppliers, retailers must collaborate online to deliver value

21 Nov 2014

Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focused on a product's RRP. But there are still ways that manufacturers and supermarkets can add value. A central theme of the IGD online conference this week was the need for manufacturers and retailers to collaborate online if they are to avoid a race to the bottom. Katy Askew reports.

Talking shop: Sainsbury's tries to shore up flank with Netto JV

24 Jun 2014

In a surprise move, Sainsbury's has reacted to the continued growth of discount retailers in the UK with a venture to bring the Netto banner back to the country. Sainsbury's and Netto owner Dansk Supermarked will launch a clutch of stores on a trial basis but Netto, which struggled on its previous visit to the UK, faces even stronger competitors now. Dean Best reports.

DENMARK: Maersk to cede control of Dansk Supermarked

7 Jan 2014

Shipping-to-oil group A.P. Møller-Maersk is to sell most of its shares in Dansk Supermarked, the retailer with over 1,300 stores in Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Poland.

DENMARK: Dansk Supermarked hires Tesco exec as CFO

17 Apr 2013

Danish retailer Dansk Supermarked has named Chris Nicholas, the former CFO of Tesco's Polish business, as its finance chief.

Talking shop: Pragmatic Ahold puts Nordic foray under review

7 Sep 2012

Ahold's decision to review its investment in Nordic retailer ICA is another sign of the Dutche retailer's considered approach to growth, Dean Best writes.

DENMARK: Netto UK sale hits profits at retailer Dansk Supermarked

17 May 2012

The sale of Dansk Supermarked's Netto stores in the UK to Asda has hit profits at the Denmark-based retailer.

UK/DENMARK: Dansk Supermarked names Tesco's Bank MD

6 Jan 2012

Danish retailer Dansk Supermarked has appointed Tesco executive Per Bank as its new MD.

UK: Morrisons acquires more Netto stores

25 May 2011

UK supermarket group Morrisons has entered into an agreement to acquire a further two former Netto UK stores from Asda.

DENMARK: Dansk Supermarked Q1 profit down

11 May 2011

Danish retailer Dansk Supermarked said today (11 May) that it saw its profits decline in the first quarter as Easter slid into the company's second quarter.

UK: Haldane "doubles store estate" with Netto buy

14 Apr 2011

UK retailer Haldane Retail Group announced today (14 April) that it had doubled its store estate with the acquisition of some 20 former Netto stores in the country.

SWEDEN: Netto denies making Lidl bid

25 Feb 2011

The managing director of discount retailer Netto's international division has denied speculation that the retailer is bidding for Lidl's Swedish operations.

DENMARK: Dansk Supermarked net profit up 2%

11 Nov 2010

Dansk Supermarked has reported a 2% increase in net profit for the first nine months of 2010.

Best bits: Wal-Mart faces tougher US market

23 Aug 2010

Manufacturers found reason to breathe a sigh of relief last week as Wal-Mart announced it would be reversing a number of the range rationalisation initiatives it undertook as part of its 'Project Impact' scheme.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

20 Aug 2010

Wal-Mart posted its second quarter results this week, and to the relief of many manufacturers it announced it is looking to return a number of products that were delisted as part of its Project Impact initiative.

DENMARK: Dansk Supermarked sees consumption grow in H1

18 Aug 2010

Supermarket group Dansk Supermarked posted a rise in income for the first half of 2010 due to an increase in consumption, with the largest growth in Sweden and Poland.

DENMARK: Netto parent Maersk in share offer

2 Sep 2009

The parent company of discount retailer Netto, shipping-to-energy conglomerate A.P. Møller-Maersk, is to issue shares worth some US$1.8bn, the company said today (2 September).

DENMARK: Netto owner H1 profits fall 9%

21 Aug 2009

Half-year profits at Dansk Supermarked, the company behind discount chain Netto, fell by over 9% on the back of lower sales, the retailer's parent said today (21 August).

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