Carrefour Belgium reshuffles board

24 October 2017 in Food

Guillaume de Colonges, who recently became the operational head of Carrefour Belgium, has set his strategic priorities and reshuffled his Belgian board. The changes will be applied starting 1 November. 

Puma's results keep growing

24 October 2017 in Mode

German sports brand Puma performed very well in the third quarter once again: turnover grew 13 % and in the first nine months, it even achieved a 16 % turnover increase.

Wessanen's turnover thrives thanks to own brands

24 October 2017 in Food

Food company Wessanen’s third quarter turnover grew 7 %, mainly thanks to the excellent performance of its own brands. Some even experienced double-digit growth.

Hudson’s Bay CEO will step down next month

23 October 2017 in Algemeen

Canadian department store group Hudson’s Bay’s CEO, Jerry Storch, will step down on 1 November and the group has already been looking for his successor. In the meantime, executive chairman Richard Baker will become the temporary CEO.

More than half of American families subscribed at Amazon

21 October 2017 in Algemeen

An astonishing ninety million Americans have joined Amazon’s subscription program, Amazon Prime. Considering there are 126 million families in the United States, it is clear that Amazon has a tight grip on its home territory. What can Europe learn from this?

Zooplus grows 20 % in third quarter

20 October 2017 in Algemeen

German animal web shop Zooplus saw its third quarter turnover grow by 22 % to 277 million euro, continuing the solid growth from its first quarters.

EU guidelines on food donation helpful to reducing food waste

20 October 2017 in Food

(Content provided by EuroCommerce) The European Commission adopted yesterday on the World Food Day, EU guidelines on food donation. Retailers and wholesalers welcome these guidelines as supporting efforts to recover and redistribute food to those in need.

Fnac Darty grew 6 % in third quarter

20 October 2017 in Elektronica

Fnac Darty has raised its third quarter turnover by 6 % to 1.792 billion euro, with growth in the Benelux as well. The company also revealed the integration of both companies is ahead of schedule.

Small growth for Metro in 2016/2017

20 October 2017 in Food

Metro’s preliminary results show that the German retailer has achieved a 1.6 % growth in its 2016/2017 fiscal year. Even on a like-for-like basis, there was still a slight growth: Metro itself considers it to be a successful year.

Action opens 1,000th store

20 October 2017 in Algemeen

Tomorrow is a special day for Dutch discounter Action, as it will open its 1,000th store in Gorinchem (in the Netherlands). The number of Action stores has almost doubled in the last two years.

Food

Wessanen's turnover thrives thanks to own brands

Food company Wessanen’s third quarter turnover grew 7 %, mainly thanks to the excellent performance of its own brands. Some even experienced double-digit growth.

  • Carrefour Belgium reshuffles board

    Guillaume de Colonges, who recently became the operational head of Carrefour Belgium, has set his strategic priorities and reshuffled his Belgian board. The changes will be applied starting 1 November. 

  • EU guidelines on food donation helpful to reducing food waste

    (Content provided by EuroCommerce) The European Commission adopted yesterday on the World Food Day, EU guidelines on food donation. Retailers and wholesalers welcome these guidelines as supporting efforts to recover and redistribute food to those in need.

  • Small growth for Metro in 2016/2017

    Metro’s preliminary results show that the German retailer has achieved a 1.6 % growth in its 2016/2017 fiscal year. Even on a like-for-like basis, there was still a slight growth: Metro itself considers it to be a successful year.

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Fashion

Puma's results keep growing

German sports brand Puma performed very well in the third quarter once again: turnover grew 13 % and in the first nine months, it even achieved a 16 % turnover increase.

  • Amazon prepares own sports clothing collection

    Amazon is allegedly planning its own collections of sports clothing, having contacted manufacturers working for chains like Gap and Uniqlo. These are currently only producing small numbers of clothing for testing purposes.

  • H&M invests in old clothing recycling

    Swedish H&M has acquired a minority stake in Re:newcell, which targets the recycling of old clothing in order to ensure a more sustainable fashion industry.

  • Uniqlo's profit more than doubled

    In the past fiscal year, Japanese Uniqlo more than doubled its profit on the back of a 4 % turnover increase. The fashion chain forecasts international sales to soon outgrow those of Japan.

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