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BRICs and beyond: Why Zabka is a target for retail giants

17 Dec 2010

A sale by Slovak financial group Penta of Polish retail chain Zabka looks like it could be reaching the final stages following months of speculation over a possible deal.

The just-food management briefing - how to green your supply chain - part I

25 Oct 2010

Sustainability is a buzzword including in many a corporate brochure and its ubiquity can attract cynicism about a company's policies to mitigate their impact on the environment. However, food makers and retailers are building the issue into how they interact.

GERMANY: Penny chief Rehburgh steps down over "differences"

15 Oct 2010

The CEO of Rewe Group's Penny chain has stepped down from his role due to a difference of opinion on the chain's future strategy.

GERMANY: Rewe to speed up domestic supermarket expansion

7 Oct 2010

German retail giant Rewe is to accelerate the expansion of its domestic supermarket business.

GERMANY: Rewe denies Slovakia entry reports

24 Sep 2010

German retail giant Rewe has denied reports that it is looking to launch its Penny format in Slovakia.

GERMANY: Rewe to trial multiple online models

21 Sep 2010

German grocery retailer Rewe plans to begin trialling online shopping from next year.

CZECH: Billa set to open small-format store

30 Jul 2010

Billa, the Central European arm of German retail giant Rewe, plans to open its first small supermarket in the Czech Republic.

GERMANY: Rewe expands, revamps Penny organic line

21 Jul 2010

Penny, Rewe Group's discount chain, has rebranded and expanded its organic product line to include 70 additional items.

GERMANY: Rewe appoints new Penny Germany head

12 Jul 2010

Rewe Group, the German retail giant, has appointed Jan Kunath as the head of its Penny Germany division, effective immediately.

AUSTRIA: Rewe International buys Adeg Österreich Genossenschaft

8 Jul 2010

Rewe International has signed an agreement to take over Austrian supermarket chain Adeg Österreich Genossenschaft.

RUSSIA: Rewe increases Billa stake

23 Jun 2010

Rewe Group has increased its stake in Billa Russia to 100%, the firm confirmed today (23 June).

GERMANY: Rewe CEO Caparros sees contract extended

22 Jun 2010

German retail giant Rewe has extended the contract of its CEO Alain Caparros for a further five years.

GERMANY: Rewe has "successful" start to 2010

8 Jun 2010

German retail giant Rewe said it has made a “successful” start to the year with a 3% increase in turnover in the first quarter.

UPDATE: GERMANY: Edeka to invest in expansion in 2010

28 Apr 2010

Edeka, Germany's largest retailer, said today (28 April) that it will invest in the expansion of its store network over the next two years.

GERMANY: Russia, Ukraine cheer Rewe in 2009

24 Mar 2010

Russia, Ukraine and Bulgaria drove overseas sales growth at German retail giant Rewe in 2009, the company has told just-food.

GERMANY: Sales rise as Rewe grows home and away

22 Mar 2010

German retail giant Rewe (22 March) booked a 2.7% rise in turnover to EUR50.9bn (US$68.9bn) thanks to organic growth and expansion at home and abroad.

GERMANY: Tengelmann to sell stores to Rewe, Tegut

17 Mar 2010

German retailer Tengelmann is to sell 85 Kaiser stores to local rivals Rewe and Tegut, the company announced today (17 March).

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

26 Feb 2010

The news today (26 February) that Diamond Foods is to buy crisp maker Kettle Foods garnered some positive reactions from the analyst community.

AUSTRIA: Rewe reports "solid" overseas growth

26 Feb 2010

German retail giant Rewe has reported "solid" growth from its businesses outside the country in 2009.

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: Rewe opens “modern” bakery

21 Jan 2010

German retail giant Rewe has expanded its private production facilities in the country with the opening of a “modern” bakery in the Bavarian town of Dachau.

POLAND: Leclerc gets OK for Billa stores

5 Jan 2010

French retailer Leclerc has received regulatory approval from Poland's competition authority to complete its acquisition of 25 Billa Polska stores from Germany's Rewe.

GERMANY: Rewe’s Penny launches premium line

15 Dec 2009

Penny, Rewe Group's discount chain, has launched a premium private label in time for the Christmas period.

BULGARIA: Rewe outlines Penny plans

13 Nov 2009

German retail giant Rewe has revealed it plans to open 20 Penny discount stores in Bulgaria by the end of next year.

GERMANY: Rewe’s Penny to construct distribution centre

5 Oct 2009

Penny, Rewe Group's discount chain, is to begin construction of a distribution centre in eastern Germany.

GERMANY: Rewe snaps up domestic stores from Coop

1 Oct 2009

German retail giant Rewe has acquired 39 Sky supermarkets in southwest Germany from cooperative retailer Coop eG for an undisclosed sum.

ROMANIA: Rewe's Billa Bulgaria boss to take dual role

4 Sep 2009

Rewe, the German retail giant, has asked the head of its Billa business in Bulgaria to take on the dual role of leading its operations in Romania.

GERMANY: Rewe purchasing boss resigns

4 Sep 2009

Rewe's head of food purchasing has resigned, the German retail giant has announced.

BELGIUM: Delhaize seals German exit

2 Sep 2009

Belgian food retailer Delhaize has sealed its exit from Germany with the completion of its store sales to Rewe.

LITHUANIA: Iki workers stage embassy protest

1 Sep 2009

Workers at the Iki grocery chain staged protests outside the German embassy last week, over staff layoffs.

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