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Eroski plans Nutri-Score labels for own-label suppliers

18 Sep 2018

Eroski, the Spain-based grocer, has announced proposals for its suppliers of own-label products to use the Nutri-Score nutrition labels placed on-pack by some manufacturers and retailers in France and Belgium.

Dia, Eroski launch own-label purchasing tie-up

16 Mar 2017

Spanish retail groups Dia and Eroski have signed an agreement aimed at creating supply chain efficiencies in sourcing materials for their respective own-label products.

Briefing: The emergence of gluten-free in Spain

2 Sep 2015

The growth of the gluten-free market in Spain has been solid but not quite at the rates of some of its neighbours in western Europe. Spain's recent economic travails have not helped the category, while the country's culinary traditions have also held back the sector's development. However, gluten-free sales are gathering pace, presenting another opportunity for manufacturers, although the market presents some stiff challenges. Dean Best reports.

Briefing: 2015 preview: Shopper trends - Finding a path to growth in 2015

2 Jan 2015

In such a price-focused environment, manufacturers will need to find innovative ways to grow in 2015. Data, IRI's Anne Lefranc argues, will be central to these strategies.

SPAIN: Eroski launches click-and-drive format

14 Mar 2014

Spanish hypermarket Eroski has launched a click-and-collect format.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

10 Mar 2014

This week Unilever was gain rumoured to be looking to sell a food brand - this time Ragu pasta sauces. UK group Premier Foods announced a new refinancing package, while in the US, a mega-merger in the retail sector is on the cards, after Albertsons owner and private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management struck a deal to buy Safeway.

SPAIN: Dia admits El Arbol talks, no deal reached

16 Dec 2013

Spanish discounter Dia has revealed it has held initial talks to buy local supermarket chain Grupo El Arbol - but no deal has been reached.

SPAIN: Eroski develops "zero power consumption" supermarket

16 Jul 2013

Spanish retailer Eroski plans to open a "zero power consumption" supermarket that requires no energy input from external sources.

SPAIN: Eroski nearly triples FY losses

23 May 2013

Eroski has almost tripled its net losses in its last financial year, as the Spanish retailer battled a slowdown in consumer spending in its domestic market.

SPAIN: Horse meat DNA detected in Spanish burgers

29 Jan 2013

Undeclared horse meat DNA has been found in Spanish burgers, a leading consumer organisation revealed today (29 January).

SPAIN: Leclerc focuses on price in Spanish growth push

1 Nov 2012

French retailer E.Leclerc has launched a price comparison website in Spain as it battles to win over shoppers in a tough economic environment.

SPAIN: Eroski takes full ownership of Caprabo

15 Oct 2012

Spanish retailer Eroski has obtained full ownership of regional supermarket operator Caprabo.

SPAIN: Eroski H1 net losses widen

1 Oct 2012

Spanish cooperative retailer Eroski has widened its net losses in the first half of the year.

FRANCE: Carrefour, Intermarche in store swap

13 Sep 2012

French retailers Carrefour and Intermarché have signed a deal to swap a batch of stores, a transaction prompted by their deal earlier this year over the Altis joint venture.

SPAIN: Eroski expands Balearic franchise network

18 Jul 2012

Spanish cooperative retailer Eroski has launched a franchise banner in Mallorca as part of its expansion plan for the Balearic islands.

SPAIN: El Corte Ingles cuts prices on food items

11 Jun 2012

Spanish retailer El Corte Ingles has announced price cuts on thousands of food products in a bid to stay competitive in the country's ailing economy.

SPAIN: Eroski narrows FY loss

28 May 2012

Spanish cooperative retailer Eroski reported narrowing full-year losses as lower financing expenses and measures to strip costs out of the business helped offset declining sales.

SPAIN: Eroski to "modernise" Basque distribution centre

17 May 2012

Spanish retailer Eroski is to invest EUR40m (US$50.9m) in the modernisation of its dry foods distribution centre in the Basque Country.

FRANCE: Intermarche set for disposals after Altis all-clear

10 Apr 2012

France's anti-trust watchdog has cleared Intermarche's move to local retail venture Altis - but has asked the company to offload five stores to assuage competition concerns.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

19 Mar 2012

The surprise departure of Richard Brasher, the CEO of Tesco's UK operations, grabbed the headlines this week. Elsewhere, analysts voiced their opinions on Premier Foods success in securing a refinancing deal and on Dairy Crest's decision to potentially sell its French business and invest in the UK.

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

19 Mar 2012

It was a bumper week of insight from just-food, with analysis of Richard Brasher's decision to quit as CEO of Tesco's UK operations, an examination of rising egg prices and a look at the future for UK food manufacturer Premier Foods. We also emphasised our international reach, with an exclusive interview with the chief executive of Spanish retailer Grupo Eroski. Click on the headlines for more.

just the answer - Agustin Markaide, Grupo Eroski

14 Mar 2012

Spain's Grupo Eroski recently signalled its intention to focus on its domestic operations, off-loading its stake in its French JV with Carrefour, Altis, to Intermarché. Speaking at the group's annual conference, CEO Agustín Markaide discusses the group's plans across its supermarket and hypermarket formats as well as online.

SPAIN: Eroski to expand franchise store network

6 Mar 2012

Spanish retailer Eroski is to invest EUR15m (US$19.7m) in the expansion of its franchise store network in Spain this year.

FRANCE: Intermarche eyes acquisition of Carrefour, Eroski JV

13 Dec 2011

French retailer Intermarché is looking to take over Altis, the local retail venture that Carrefour is set to leave.

Talking shop: Carrefour's Guyenne et Gascogne dilemma

13 Dec 2011

Carrefour, the world's second-biggest retailer, is set to buy its French retail franchise partner Guyenne et Gascogne in a deal worth nearly half a billion euros. The move raised eyebrows across the retail sector, considering the supermarket giant's domestic woes. Sam Webb reports.

UPDATE: FRANCE: Carrefour makes cash-and-share bid for Guyenne et Gascogne

12 Dec 2011

Carrefour has tabled a cash-and-share bid for French franchise retail partner Guyenne et Gascogne.

FRANCE: Carrefour to quit Eroski venture Altis

12 Dec 2011

Carrefour is to sell its stake in Altis, its franchise retail venture with Spanish retailer Eroski.

FRANCE: Carrefour confirms Guyenne et Gascogne talks

8 Dec 2011

Carrefour today (8 December) confirmed it is in talks with franchise partner Guyenne and Gascogne, negotiations that could see the French retail giant buy a stake in the business.

SPAIN: Arla adds to Castello range

21 Oct 2011

Dairy giant Arla Foods has added a product to its Castello cheese range in Spain.

SPAIN: Eroski H1 losses narrow but sales fall

5 Oct 2011

Spanish retailer Eroski has posted a reduced half-year loss despite a drop in sales.


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