Orchestra-Prémaman hopes to become a ‘one-stop-shop’ for its customers through a series of measures: a new distribution strategy, an ambitious renovation plan and two new stores.
Orchestra group seeks growth as ‘one-stop-shop’
Spar International has set its sights on Greece as the next country to conquer and lead as the foremost independent food retail chain. Spar Hellas will cooperate with Asteras and Mesis to develop more than 500 Spar stores over the next four years.
Henkell, which is Dr. Oetker’s drinks division, has acquired slightly more than half of cava brand Freixenet’s shares. Following two years of negotiations, both companies struck a deal, even though the German food giant will not reign supreme at Freixenet.
There had been rumours that Dutch online supermarkets Picnic was trialing in Germany, news its co-founder Michiel Muller has now confirmed.
Dutch Franchise Friendly Concepts’ Délifrance Benelux acquisition is in full swing. The franchise organization will obtain the French sandwich chain’s Benelux master franchisee on 1 April.
SPACE10, furniture giant Ikea’s innovation lab, will present a healthy alternative to the classic hamburger, where the meat is replaced by red beets and mealworm. It is also working on a “dogless hotdog”;
Belgian supermarkets are increasingly more expensive than those in neighbouring countries according to Prijzenobservatorium’s research. Shoppers in France, Germany and the Netherlands quickly pay 10 % less.