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Mixed news for Dixy in FY, Q1 updates

Russian retailer Dixy has reported both its full-year financial results today and a sales update for the first quarter of 2013 - and the pic...


Dean Best | 14 Jul 2009

Russia's food retail landscape is in a state of a flux - and the country's leading grocers are jostling for position. In recent days, there have been a raft of buoyant sales figures despite the impact the downturn has had on consumer spending. However, weak financial markets have hurt a number of smaller players and promises to herald a period of consolidation in Russia - involving both domestic and foreign heavyweights. Dean Best reports.


Mark Rowe | 9 Mar 2009

Russia's economy, buoyed in recent years by the country's vast natural resources, kicked off 2009 with something of a whimper. Nevertheless, there is the feeling that Russia's food retail sector could provide a beacon of hope in a tough wider global food market in 2009.

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Katy Askew | 18 Mar 2013

Dixy significantly beefed up its presence in Russia's food retail sector when it acquired local peer Victoria Group two years ago. While the company still has its foot on the throttle, with some ambitious plans to expand over the next three years, Dixy's attention has now turned to a lower-capital intensive organic growth phase. Katy Askew spoke to Dixy's head of investor relations Natalya Belyavskaya to find out more.

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Hannah Abdulla | 23 Apr 2014

Russian food retailer Dixy has announced a 4% increase in like-for-like sales for the first quarter of 2014.


Dean Best | 9 Apr 2014

Russia's third-largest retailer Dixy has reported a jump in annual profits amid higher sales.


Katy Askew | 28 Jan 2014

Russian retailer Dixy saw its full-year sales rise by almost one-quarter as it opened new stores and grew like-for-like sales.


Katy Askew | 5 Dec 2013

Russian retailer Dixy has booked an increase in sales and profits during the first nine months of the year, boosted by space expansion and traffic driving activity.


Dean Best | 19 Nov 2013

Auchan has outlined plans to open ten to 14 stores in Russia in 2014 across its three different formats.


Katy Askew | 14 Oct 2013

Last week's coverage has been dominated by two highlights of the food industry calendar. The first, industry trade show Anuga, saw just-food speaking to a number of up-and-coming companies, such as US kefir maker Lifeway Foods, about their export plans. The second, The World Retail Congress in Paris, provided us with an opportunity to delve into the emerging trends and hear from the great and the good of the food retail sector.


Katy Askew | 5 Sep 2013

Russian retailer Dixy has booked an increase in sales and profits during the first half, with gains driven by a 24% increase in selling space.


Michelle Russell | 26 Jul 2013

Russian retailer Dixy has recorded an increase in revenues for the first half of the year.


Michelle Russell | 26 Jul 2013

Russian retailer Dixy has recorded an increase in revenues for the first half of the year.


Michelle Russell | 7 Jun 2013

Russian retailer Dixy has recorded an increase earnings as store openings boosted sales in the first quarter.


Dean Best | 5 Jun 2013

Russian retailer Dixy is to accelerate its expansion in the north west of the country.


Dean Best | 5 Jun 2013

Russian retailer Dixy is to accelerate its expansion in the north west of the country.


Michelle Russell | 16 May 2013

Russian retailer Dixy has recorded an increase in revenues in the first four months of the year.


Katy Askew | 26 Apr 2013

Russian retailer Dixy today (26 April) said it has increased its market share and grown revenues. However, the company conceded that costs associated with the 2011 acquisition of smaller peer Victoria has eaten into profits.


Katy Askew | 25 Mar 2013

Last week saw the just-food team hitting the streets to bring you coverage from two key events in the industry calender: the IFE trade show in London and the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe (CAGE) conference.


Chris Mercer | 24 Jan 2013

Russian food retailer Dixy Group has reported a strong double-digit increase in sales for 2012, thanks to it acquisition of Victoria Group and new store openings.


Chris Mercer | 24 Jan 2013

Russian food retailer Dixy Group has reported a strong double-digit increase in sales for 2012, thanks to it acquisition of Victoria Group and new store openings.


Michelle Russell | 31 Jan 2012

Russian grocery chain Dixy has recorded an increase in full-year sales, boosted by its acquisition of smaller rival Victoria last year.


Sam Webb | 24 Aug 2011

Stock market volatility has prompted Russian retail chain Dixy Group to postpone a shareholder meeting to formally approve its takeover over rival Victoria.


Petah Marian | 29 Jul 2011

Russian retailer Dixy Group said today (29 July) that its first-half sales rose by over 21%.


Petah Marian | 26 Jul 2011

Russan grocer Dixy has revealed plans to merge its purchasing functions with its recent acquisition Victoria Group.


Dean Best | 3 Jun 2011

Spain's farmers, hit financially amid the e.coli outbreak in Europe, have been vocal in their criticism of Germany's health authorities, which wrongly placed the blame for the contamination on Spanish cucumbers. Elsewhere on our pages this week, we shone a spotlight on the debate around GM, one of the most divisive topics in the industry. Meanwhile, Wal-Mart Stores, McCormick and Icelandic Group all hailed the benefit of separate transactions to their businesses, although Spain's Ebro Foods was left to reflect on its failed bid to buy Australian rice maker SunRice.


Lena Smirnova | 31 May 2011

Russia's Dixy Group will spend US$25.5m on a marketing overhaul that will look to boost the group's brand identity.


Katy Askew | 28 Apr 2011

Russian grocer Dixy Group today (28 April) revealed that it swung back into profit during fiscal 2010 as sales jumped almost 20%.


just-food.com | 26 Apr 2011

Russian retailer Dixy Group has booked a jump in first-quarter sales as existing customers increased their spend-per-basket and the company opened a swathe of new stores.


just-food.com | 26 Jan 2011

Like-for-like sales at Russian grocery retailer Dixy Group increased for the 2010 year, figures published by the company showed today (26 October).

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