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German retailer Edeka 'raises ante on Nestle in price row'

6 Apr 2018

German supermarket Edeka is escalating a pricing conflict with Nestle after reportedly urging its stores to drop more of the Swiss food giant's products.

Nestle 'in price row with AgeCore buying group'

22 Feb 2018

Nestle is reportedly in embroiled in a pricing spat with members of the European retail buying group AgeCore.

Mars mum on reported trade spat with Edeka

27 Apr 2017

Mars is reportedly embroiled in a trade spat with German retail giant Edeka, which is said to have cleared some of the US group's products from its shelves.

Edeka, Rewe strike deal on Kaiser's, South Africa's Shoprite in talks with Steinhoff, Ahold Delhaize sets out stall - retail round-up, December 2016

11 Jan 2017

December saw an end to the wrangle over German supermarket chain Kaiser's, South African grocer Shoprite in talks over a possible combination with local retail giant Steinhoff and the recently-merged Ahold Delhaize outline its "Better Together" strategy.

Australia's Woolworths touts progress, UK discounter Poundland sold - retail round-up, July 2016

9 Aug 2016

In July, Woolworths, Australia's largest retailer, saw its shares jump the most in a single day for 20 years after it announced more initiatives to improve its performance. The month also saw UK discount chain Poundland accept a takeover offer from South African retailer Steinhoff.

German watchdog issues fines in grocery pricing probe

18 Jun 2015

German retailers Aldi, Edeka and Rewe - plus confectioners Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG and Haribo - are among the grocers and manufacturers to be hit with fines after a probe into allegations of price fixing.

GERMANY: Retail giant Edeka censured in supplier case

8 Jul 2014

Germany's competition watchdog has found retail giant Edeka guilty of making "abusive demands" on suppliers after its 2009 takeover of rival chain Plus.

GERMANY: Edeka COO Schambach exits

2 May 2012

The chief operating officer of German retailer Edeka, Gert Schambach, has left the company.

GERMANY: Edeka confirms international plans

14 Nov 2011

German grocery retailer Edeka has confirmed it is looking to expand into foreign markets as part of its plans for future growth.

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

3 Oct 2011

The annual World Retail Congress dominated the headlines on just-food this week as we reported from the event in Berlin. Elsewhere, Swiss baker Aryzta snapped up UK naan and tortilla maker Honeytop Speciality Foods, Mars made its first move into Fairtrade and Nestle named a Wal-Mart Stores executive as its new CFO.

GERMANY: Cartel watchdog launches supermarkets probe

22 Sep 2011

Germany's competition watchdog is looking at whether the country's supermarkets using their buying power to force down prices from manufacturers.

Retail and self service - the evolving market trends

14 Sep 2011

In part two of this month's just-food management briefing, Glynn Davis looks at the success - or otherwise - that retailers have had with self-service technology and considers where the sector could go next.

GERMANY: Edeka acquires Ratio Trading Group

1 Oct 2010

Germany's largest grocer Edeka is continuing its recently announced expansion plans, with the acquisition of local retailer Ratio Trading Group.

GERMANY: Edeka plans 200 new stores in 2011

27 Sep 2010

German grocery co-operative Edeka today (27 September) revealed plans to open 200 full-range supermarkets in 2011.

FRANCE: R&R Ice Cream to bid for Rolland

22 Apr 2010

UK-based R&R Ice Cream is poised to acquire a shareholding in French own-brand counterpart Rolland, the French family-owned firm has confirmed.

GERMANY: Tengelmann sells Plus stores to Lidl

19 Feb 2010

German retailer Tengelmann has agreed to sell over 100 Plus stores across Bulgaria and Romania to Lidl.

GERMANY: Watchdog probes consumer goods "cartel"

15 Jan 2010

Germany's competition watchdog has opened a probe into an alleged cartel in the country's food retail sector.

GERMANY: Edeka "looking for refinancing loans"

2 Dec 2009

Edeka, Germany's largest retailer, is reportedly looking to secure some EUR1bn in loans to refinance debt.

GERMANY: Tengelmann in “comfortable” position

13 Aug 2009

German supermarket chain Tengelmann said the company is in a “comfortable” position, despite the economic difficulties.

GERMANY: Grocers "foolish" to go cool on supermarkets - study

6 Jul 2009

Germany's food retailers would be "foolish" to cut spending on their supermarket chains even as they navigate an economy in recession, analysts BMI have claimed.

GERMANY: Rewe's Penny cuts prices again

3 Jul 2009

Penny, Rewe Group's discount chain, has launched its latest swathe of price cuts as Germany's notoriously price-driven market sees competition intensify.

GERMANY: Edeka details discount expansion

2 Jul 2009

Edeka, the German retailer, today (2 July) reaffirmed its plans to expand its discount business, with the opening of new stores and the integration of last year's acquisition, Plus.

GERMAY: Rewe appoints Penny purchasing chief

6 May 2009

German retailer Rewe Group has appointed a buying director for its Penny discount chain.

GERMANY: Discount stores drive Edeka in 2008

29 Apr 2009

German retailer Edeka today (29 April) posted rising turnover and earnings for 2008, with the group's discount stores enjoying bumper sales.

GERMANY: Netto-Plus merger given green light

11 Dec 2008

Germany's competition watchdog has approved the merger of Tengelmann’s Plus discount stores with Edeka’s Netto chain.

GERMANY: Rewe’s Plus stores acquisition approved

21 Nov 2008

Germany’s competition watchdog has approved Rewe Group’s takeover of 328 of Tengelmann’s Plus Stores.

GERMANY: Rewe outlines logistics expansion

17 Nov 2008

German retail giant Rewe has outlined plans to spend EUR660m (US$837.3m) on its domestic logistics infrastructure over the next three years to serve the expanding business.

GERMANY: Rewe eyes growth with store expansion

24 Oct 2008

German retailer Rewe has confirmed that it will be opening 750 food stores throughout Germany by 2014.

GERMANY: Edeka to push on with expansion

23 Oct 2008

German retailer Edeka today (23 October) insisted it is sticking by its plans to expand its network of supermarkets and discount stores throughout the country.

UPDATE - GERMANY: Tengelmann unhappy at Edeka deal conditions

1 Jul 2008

German retailer Tengelmann has spoken of its disappointment at the conditions placed on its plans to merge its discount store chain with local retailer Edeka.

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