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NETHERLANDS: Acquisition boosts Jumbo FY sales

2 Jan 2013

Dutch retailer Jumbo Group has booked an increase in full-year sales, boosted by both acquisitions and like-for-like sales growth.

NETHERLANDS: Jumbo reports mixed 2011 sales

4 Jan 2012

Dutch retailer Jumbo Group has pointed to a jump in sales from its namesake format in 2011, a year when store disposals hit company revenues.

Focus: Ahold need not fear Jumbo C1000 alliance - analysts

29 Nov 2011

Analysts say Jumbo's acquisition of rival retailer C1000 will not threaten the balance of power in the Dutch grocery sector.

NETHERLANDS: "Multiple bids" for retailer C1000

2 Nov 2011

Several private-equity firms and trade buyers have reportedly submitted first-round bids for Dutch supermarket chain C1000.

NETHERLANDS: Jumbo eyes foreign markets for growth

6 Sep 2011

Dutch retailer Jumbo Supermarkten will look overseas for growth opportunities if it becomes too difficult to increase its share of its domestic market.

NETHERLANDS: Jumbo store conversions push up sales

23 Aug 2011

Dutch retailer Jumbo Supermarkten has booked a 35% increase in first-half sales.

NETHERLANDS: Jumbo Supermarkten eyes store target

23 Jun 2011

Privately-owned retailer Jumbo Supermarkten has told just-food that it plans to have 300 stores open by the end of 2012.

NETHERLANDS: Ahold loses case against Schuitema

28 Mar 2011

Dutch grocery retailer Ahold lost a court case against Schuitema on Thursday (24 March) around its decision to acquire some Jumbo stores in early 2010.

Ahold's FY and Q4 trading: what the analysts say

20 Jan 2011

Dutch retail giant Ahold this morning (20 January) reported a "strong sales performance" in all of its markets in 2010, resulting in an increase in full-year and fourth-quarter sales.

NETHERLANDS: Super de Boer stores boost Jumbo H1 sales

15 Jul 2010

Dutch retailer Jumbo Supermarkten has booked a 10% rise in half-year turnover as sales were boosted by the Super de Boer stores acquired last year.

FRANCE: Brazil buoys Casino Q1 sales

14 Apr 2010

Groupe Casino today (14 April) booked a 5.6% rise in first-quarter sales thanks to "very strong gains" in Brazil, where the French retailer is majority shareholder in the local largest retailer CBD.

NETHERLANDS: Schuitema wins regulator approval for Super de Boer deal

8 Mar 2010

Dutch retailer Schuitema has agreed to sell five stores in order to get regulatory clearance for its bid to buy 79 Super de Boer outlets.

In the spotlight: Casino sees home challenge

5 Mar 2010

French retailer Casino posted a mixed set of results yesterday (4 March), with a strong performance overseas failing to offset weakness in its domestic market. While Casino is eyeing growth in Latin America and Asia to fuel its top-line, the group will nevertheless hope that some new initiatives will boost its performance at home in the year to come. Katy Humphries reports.

FRANCE: Casino shows mixed hand in 2009

4 Mar 2010

French retail giant Casino this morning (4 March) reported a mixed performance for 2009, with overseas growth bolstering a business seeing challenges at home.

NETHERLANDS: Super de Boer store disposals set for probe

26 Jan 2010

The Dutch competition watchdog is set to probe Schuitema's planned acquisition of 80 Super de Boer stores following a request from the EU.

NETHERLANDS: Super de Boer investors clear Jumbo sale

8 Dec 2009

Super de Boer, the Dutch retailer set to be taken over by privately-owned retailer Jumbo, said today (8 December) that its shareholders has approved the deal.

NETHERLANDS: Jumbo's Super de Boer gets regulatory OK

7 Dec 2009

The Dutch competition watchdog has cleared supermarket operator Jumbo's move to buy local rival Super de Boer, it was announced today (7 December).

FRANCE: Casino buys out Franprix, Leader Price investors

13 Nov 2009

Groupe Casino, the French retailer, has taken 100% control of its Franprix and Leader Price chains after buying out fellow shareholders from the Baud family.

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

23 Oct 2009

From the enthusiastic boss of US retailer Supervalu Inc Craig Herkert to the ambitious Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke, we have heard from a number of bosses this week on their growth prospects and fight to beat the recession. Elsewhere, the surprise announcement that French retail giant Carrefour will exit Russia continued to provoke passionate views from the industry, while Jumbo CEO Frits van Eerd happily broke the news that it had snapped up local rival Super de Boer following much speculation.

Top stories on just-food this week

23 Oct 2009

This week has seen some food industry giants – from Nestle and Danone in Europe to Hershey in the US – reveal how they are coping with the downturn and outline their strategies for the remainder of the year.

NETHERLANDS: Jumbo snaps up Super De Boer

19 Oct 2009

Dutch retail giant Super De Boer has agreed to a buyout offer from competitor Jumbo, after the bid was raised to fend off Sperwer Holding.

In the spotlight - the race for Super de Boer

9 Oct 2009

It is a story that is changing by the day but one thing seems certain - Dutch retailer Super de Boer is set to have a new owner. After struggling for much of the 2000s, the business is ending the decade as one of the European food sector's big M&A stories of the year. And, as Dean Best reports, champagne corks are likely to be popping at its majority owner, France's Groupe Casino.

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

9 Oct 2009

In a week when two of the UK's Big Four issued sales numbers, it is perhaps unsurprising that the spotlight should shine on how their respective CEOs see their businesses performing. Away from Tesco and Sainsbury's so-called "row", the usually taciturn Carrefour insisted it would not quit "growth" markets like China and Brazil, while some saw the imminent sale of Dutch retailer Super de Boer as providing some relief to Carrefour's domestic rival, Casino.

Top stories on just-food this week

9 Oct 2009

The retail scene dominated just-food's headlines this week. In the UK, we saw the bosses of Tesco and Sainsbury's have, shall we say, a difference of opinion on how their businesses were performing. Over the Channel, Carrefour hit back at claims it could be quitting China and Brazil, while the battle to buy Dutch retailer Super de Boer gathered pace. Here are the top stories on just-food this week.

NETHERLANDS: Sperwer denies "talks" with rival Jumbo

8 Oct 2009

Sperwer Group has quashed speculation in the Netherlands that it is looking to co-operate with Jumbo, a rival bidder for Dutch grocer Super de Boer.

NETHERLANDS: Ahold backs Sperwer bid for Super de Boer

7 Oct 2009

Retail giant Ahold has given backing to local peer Sperwer Group in its bid to buy Dutch retailer Super de Boer.

NETHERLANDS: Jumbo, Schuitema in JV

7 Oct 2009

The jostling for position in the Dutch food retail sector shows no sign of abating with the announcement that Jumbo and Schuitema are to co-operate on purchasing - and on the imminent takeover of Super de Boer.

NETHERLANDS: Sperwer to make offer for Super de Boer

5 Oct 2009

Super de Boer is set to receive a second takeover bid for the business, the Dutch retailer said today (5 October).

NETHERLANDS: Jumbo confirms Super de Boer due diligence

1 Oct 2009

Dutch retailer Jumbo has secured access to the books of takeover target and local peer Super de Boer.

UPDATE: NETHERLANDS: Jumbo in "exclusive" Super de Boer talks

24 Sep 2009

Dutch retailer Jumbo has told just-food that it is in exclusive talks with the majority shareholder in takeover target Super de Boer amid speculation that a counter-bid could be made for the business.


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