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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.

GERMANY: Rewe partners Aral for convenience, gas concept trial

25 Mar 2014

German food retailer Rewe has announced a collaboration with filling station giant Aral to trial its new Rewe ToGo/filling station concept.

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: Rewe to invest in store revamp

11 Nov 2013

German retail group Rewe is to invest over EUR1.5bn (US$2bn) in a revamp of its domestic and European store network and a reported expansion of its online offering.

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.

FRANCE/GERMANY: France, Germany sign RSPO palm oil pledge

6 Sep 2013

All palm oil present in food products destined for France and Germany have to be sustainable by 2015, according to two new industry pledges.

CZECH: Rewe receives anti-trust fine over Plus buy

14 Aug 2013

Rewe has been fined by the Czech anti-trust authority over the German retailer's failure to comply with conditions laid down regarding its acquisition of Tengelmann's Plus discount stores in 2008.

ROMANIA: Rewe to invest in revamp, expansion

31 May 2013

Germany-based retailer Rewe Group has confirmed plans to invest further in its Romania operations over the next two years.

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.

GERMANY/ITALY: Rewe claims Billa Italy sale reports "unfounded"

15 May 2013

German retail giant Rewe has said reports it is considering a sale of its Billa supermarket operations in Italy are "unfounded".

AUSTRIA: Rewe fined over price-fixing

15 May 2013

German retail giant Rewe has been fined EUR20.8m (US$26.7m) by Austria's competition authority for price fixing.

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: Rewe looks to grow online business

17 Apr 2013

German retail group Rewe is looking to accelerate investment in its domestic online grocery service this year.

GERMANY: Rewe to take majority stake in Wasgau

26 Mar 2013

Rewe Group has confirmed it is to increase its stake in German supermarket chain Wasgau.

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.

EUROPE: Alpro eyes wider distribution of plant-based lines

15 Nov 2012

Alpro intends to expand the European distribution of its plant-based dairy alternatives, which have recently launched in the UK and Belgium.

ITALY: Rewe to invest in Billa expansion

12 Oct 2012

German retailer Rewe is to invest EUR20m (US$25m) per year to 2016 in expanding its Billa supermarket network in Italy.

AUSTRIA: Rewe's Penny exits western Austria

10 Oct 2012

German retailer Rewe has decided to stop trading under the Penny banner in western Austria.

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.

BRICs and beyond: Russia's X5 struggles to deliver on strategic objectives

22 Aug 2012

X5 Retail Group has had a turbulent year. Management changes and a significant strategic shift that has sidelined the importance of M&A to the group's expansion plans have combined with an intensely competitive market to leave Russia's largest retailer losing share to its peers. Katy Askew suggests the next 12 months will be telling for the company.

GERMANY: Rewe to shutter Bergheim bakery facility

17 Jul 2012

German retailer Rewe has confirmed plans to close its bakery operations in Bergheim, near Cologne.

On the move: X5 CEO Gusev's departure offers cause for concern

16 Jul 2012

News that Andrei Gusev will stand down as X5 Retail Group chief executive caused shares in the Russian retailer to sink to a 52-week low on Saturday (14 July). The market responded negatively to fears that an unstable management team will be unable to drive growth as X5 struggles to improve organic sales trends. The sudden nature of the announcement and lack of clarity over the reasons for Gusev's departure augmented these concerns. Katy Askew reports.

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.




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