According to the newspaper ‘Les Echos’, Casino is conducting exclusive negotiations with Aldi regarding the sale of Leader Price. The possible transaction fits the rescue plan announced on 20 August.
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The Finnish supermarket chain, S-market, holds its own 'happy hour' every day, where the retailer applies extra large discounts to those food products nearly reaching their expiry dates.
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Over the next two years, a new Aldi is to open almost every week in Great Britain. The fast-growing discounter wants a hundred more new stores.
Tony's Chocolonely has incurred substantial losses this year, as a result of heavy investments in foreign expansion. This is explained in an interview by RTL Z with the man at the top, Henk Jan Beltman.
Unilever, Carlsberg and Arla Foods are going to change the use-by dates on some of their products. The well-known 'best before' message will be extended with the text 'often good after', as a result of manufacturers wanting to prevent consumers from systematically disposing of perfectly edible products.
Ahold Delhaize, in cooperation with Hanshow Technology, is to equip all of its European stores with electronic shelf-edge labelling. Both companies also want to develop new digital 'in-store' services and explore possibilities together.
Intermarché wants to further strengthen its position in Belgium, both through new stores and through the expansion of existing stores. With the new Intermarché Express brand, the musketeers are aiming at the city centres.
The launch of the first Amazon Go outlets caused much commotion in the retail world, while simultaneously building huge expectations. But since then, all has gone very quiet around the cash-less convenience stores.
At Carrefour Poland, shoppers can enjoy great discounts by convincing others to shop online with the supermarket chain.
Consumers have spent more money on their groceries over the past quarter, as prices have risen. Retailers and manufacturers will need to increase their focus on marketing and promotions in order to maintain demand.
Since yesterday, a London branch of Marks & Spencer has been selling a variety of fresh herbs, all of which are grown on site in vertical agricultural units. The plan is for six other stores to follow suit this year.
Belgian beer giant AB InBev is trying again to get its Asian subsidiary, the Budweiser Brewing Company, floated on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Two months ago, the first attempt failed due to lack of interest.
The world's biggest Starbucks, spanning 4,000 sqm on four floors and featuring its own cocktail bar and a pizza restaurant, is to open in Chicago. It is one of the chain's new flagships under the ‘Reserve Roastery’ banner.
Rumours about a takeover bid by Carrefour for its rival Casino are re-emerging, a deal that would lead to a strong number one in both France and Brazil. Daniel Kretinsky however may still put a stop to it...
British retailers angrily responds to Boris Johnson's promise that there would be no shortage of food after a no deal brexit. They point out that they can not indefinitely stockpile supplies every time a deadline day gets near.
Ahold Delhaize CFO Jeff Carr is set to leave his position in April 2020, when his current term as a board member ends. He will not stand for another term, the company announced.