Eastern Europe - retail battleground

Talking shop: Are the Balkans to become the next retail battleground?

After a long and drawn-out courtship, it was announced yesterday (3 March) that Belgium's Delhaize has acquired Delta Maxi, the…

SERBIA: Delhaize acquires Delta Maxi

Belgian supermarket group Delhaize has struck a deal to buy Serbian retailer Delta Maxi Group for EUR932.5m (US$1.3bn). The acquisition…

SLOVENIA: Mercator acquires Pantomarket stores

Slovenian retailer Mercator is to buy a chain of 77 stores from Montenegrin retailer Pantomarket. As part of the agreement,…