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Rewe to roll out reduced-sugar own-label lines

10 Jan 2018

Germany-based grocer Rewe plans to start rolling out reduced-sugar options among its own-label products in January.

Eggs pulled from sale in Dutch fipronil scare

4 Aug 2017

Major grocers in the Netherlands and Germany have removed eggs from sale after Dutch regulators found the presence of fipronil, an insecticide.

Rewe to cut salt, sugar in own-label lines

28 Jun 2017

Rewe Group, Germany's second-largest grocer, has announced plans to slash the levels of salt and sugar in its own-label products.

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.

Rewe makes move on animal welfare

11 Aug 2015

Rewe, the German retailer, has announced plans to no longer use pigs castrated with anaesthetic for its own-label fresh meat.

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: 2013 sales, profits up at Rewe

27 Mar 2014

German grocer Rewe has reported higher annual sales and profits, with the retailer enjoying growth at home and abroad.

just-food's review of 2013: discounters, multichannel key themes in grocery

6 Jan 2014

It can be difficult to identify common trends across markets but, in many ways, two key trends dominated the grocery retail sector in 2013 in a number of countries - the durability of discounters and the heightened interest and investment in developing multichannel retail businesses.

BELGIUM: Former Coopernic alliance renamed Core

23 Dec 2013

Italian retailer Conad has confirmed its new buying alliance with Swiss grocer Coop, German retail giant Rewe and Belgium's Colruyt will be called Core.

GERMANY: Buying alliance Coopernic collapses

9 Sep 2013

European buying partnership Coopernic has come to an end after "irreconcilable differences" between four members and a fifth, the French retail giant E. Leclerc.

GERMANY: Rewe to expand organic Temma format

22 May 2013

German retail giant Rewe plans to expand its Temma organic and natural "bio supermarket" format in city centres throughout the country.

The week ahead - Wal-Mart Q1s, Post Holdings H1, ProTerra conference

13 May 2013

US breakfast cereal group Post Holdings kicks off a relatively quieter week of results with its half-year numbers on Monday. On Tuesday, meat giants Marfig and JBS will report on how it fared in the first three months of the year - as will Wal-Mart on Thursday. The week also includes an international conference in the Netherlands looking at the sustainable cultivation of soy.

GERMANY: Annual profits up at retailer Rewe

14 Mar 2013

Profits jumped at German retail giant Rewe in 2012 as the company increased its sales at home and abroad.

RUSSIA: Fuchs latest senior exec to leave X5 Retail Group

29 Aug 2012

Jan Fuchs has become the latest senior executive to leave Russian retailer X5 Retail Group.

ITALY: Retailer Conad reiterates expansion plans

28 Jun 2012

Italian retailer Conad has reiterated plans to spend EUR770m (US$957.3m) on expanding its network, including the possibility of acquisitions.

GERMANY: Retailers face competition scrutiny

18 Jun 2012

German food retailers are once again in the spotlight as the country's competition authorities starts the next phase of their investigation into the sector.

GERMANY: Rewe FY profits slide

22 May 2012

German retailer Rewe has said it performed "extremely well" in 2011, despite booking a drop in full-year profits.

GERMANY: Rewe appoints Metro exec Mielsch CFO

17 May 2012

German retailer Rewe has named Dr Christian Mielsch as its new chief financial officer.

GERMANY: Rewe appoints Metro exec Mielsch CFO

17 May 2012

German retailer Rewe has named Dr Christian Mielsch as its new chief financial officer.

AUSTRIA: Rewe at centre of "price-fixing" probe

1 Mar 2012

German retail giant Rewe is being investigated as part of a price-fixing investigation in Austria.

CZECH: Ahold, Rewe, Tesco pulled up over grocery expiry dates

21 Feb 2012

Four multinational retailers in the Czech Republic are alleged to have deceived customers by prolonging expiry dates on some of their food products.

CZECH: Rewe to up investment in Penny chain

15 Feb 2012

Rewe plans to double the investment behind its Penny chain in the Czech Republic.

RUSSIA: Rewe's Billa arm eyes Citystore buy

13 Jan 2012

Billa, the Central European arm of German retail giant Rewe, wants to take over Russian supermarket chain Citystore.

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

23 Dec 2011

Wal-Mart stunned the US food sector this week with a decision to pull a Mead Johnson infant formula brand after the death of a baby in Missouri. In the UK, two retailers, Thorntons and Ocado, faced the scrutiny of investors after profit warnings. And, just-food launched its international food basket to highlight the difference in price between national brands and own label in seven markets.

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

23 Dec 2011

This week, UK retailers Thorntons and Ocado issued profit warnings, while US food giant General Mills revealed a fall in quarterly profits. Meanwhile, in Europe, Italian retailer Conad acquired German retailer Rewe's 43 Billa stores in the country.

On the move: Discord bookends Cordes reign at Metro Group

14 Oct 2011

Four years ago, Metro Group CEO Dr Eckhard Cordes took the top job at the German retail giant in the wake of discord in the boardroom and uncertainty over the company's future. He is set to leave the world's fourth-largest retailer in much the same way.

ITALY: Conad silent on Billa takeover rumours

3 Oct 2011

Conad, French retailer E.Leclerc's partner in Italy, has refused to comment on rumours that it is set to buy Rewe's Billa supermarkets in the country.

SWITZ: Denner appoints Irminger as CEO

30 Sep 2011

Swiss grocery retailer Migros has handed the temporary CEO of its discount chain Denner the job on a permanent basis.

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.

Online food retail - click-and-collect gains traction

27 Jul 2011

In part two of this month's briefing on online food retail, Glynn Davis outlines the key operating models used by the main operators. Industry watchers believe retailers are moving away from using pickers in stores to allowing consumers to order online and collect either at their outlets or at specific warehouses.

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