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Dean Best | 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.


Petah Marian | 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.


just-food.com | 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.


Dean Best | 28 May 2010

That Asda, the UK arm of Wal-Mart and the country's second-largest retailer, is keen to open smaller stores is well-known throughout the industry. That Asda would buy the UK stores of discount chain Netto to help it achieve that goal may not have been quite what some had in mind.

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Dean Best | 7 Mar 2014

Denmark-based retailer Dansk Supermarked, which is set to switch owners, has reported higher operating profit and sales for 2013.


Dean Best | 13 Jan 2014

Dairy led the headlines in our sector this week. Danone is to sue Fonterra over last year's botulism contamination saga, French dairy giant Lactalis has entered India with the acquisition of local firm Tirumala Milk Products and Saputo has told Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory's investors its offer for the Australian dairy processor is final.


Dean Best | 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.


Michelle Russell | 28 Oct 2013

This week we published an exclusive two-part interview with Unilever CEO Paul Polman who spoke to just-food about the firm's low-growth food arm, the slowdown in emerging markets and its much talked about spreads business. Elsewhere, we reported from a Marks and Spencer food briefing, during which CEO Marc Bolland was pushed on the group's position on launching a full online grocery presence.


Michelle Russell | 25 Oct 2013

Dansk Supermarked owner Maersk Holding has denied reports the company is looking to divest the Danish supermarket chain.


Michelle Russell | 10 Oct 2013

Danish retailer Dansk Supermarked has admitted there is "still a lot to do" as part of its transformation plan to turn the business around and improve the performance of its hypermarkets.


Katy Askew | 17 Apr 2013

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


Michelle Russell | 2 Jan 2013

German food retailer Edeka has divested its minority stake in discount chain Netto Stavenhagen.


Dean Best | 17 May 2012

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


Sam Webb | 6 Jan 2012

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


Katy Askew | 25 May 2011

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


Petah Marian | 23 May 2011

Asda and Morrisons could emerge as rival bidders for UK frozen-food retailer Iceland Foods, according to a leading retail analyst.


just-food.com | 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.


just-food.com | 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.


Petah Marian | 13 Apr 2011

Dansk Supermarked owner A.P. Moller-Maersk has confirmed today (13 April) that it has completed its sale of its UK Netto stores to Asda.


Petah Marian | 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.


just-food.com | 23 Feb 2011

Dansk Supermarked Group, the retail arm of Danish oil and container shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk, has seen a modest rise in sales and earnings for fiscal 2010.


just-food.com | 23 Nov 2010

Dansk Supermarked Group announced today (23 November) it has promoted William Smith to managing director of its UK discount retailer Netto Foodstores.


just-food.com | 11 Nov 2010

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


just-food.com | 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.


just-food.com | 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).


just-food.com | 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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Michelle Russell | 11 Oct 2013

As global speakers took to the podiums over the two and a half days of the World Retail Congress in Paris, one subject reoccurred, time and again: e-commerce and the evolution of digital.

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