Carrefour is the first retailer in Belgium to share the data of its private labels in the popular consumer app Yuka, which gives a health score to food and personal care products.
» Read more
Carrefour has created a virtual map in the hugely popular video game Fortnite. By doing so, the retailer wants to make young people aware of its Act Ford Food programme and encourage them to eat healthier.
» Read more
Carrefour Belgium is building a new data cloud in collaboration with Google, that should guarantee streamlined supply chains and hyper-personalised customer experiences. The new way of working is operationally more stable, financially more interesting and also more environmentally friendly.
Carrefour is in the process of critically reviewing its international operations. According to French media, a sale of the Polish and Taiwanese operations is imminent, but the retailer calls the reports premature.
French retail group Carrefour has launched a new, integrated shopper data, personalisation and media platform aimed at improving customer relations and enabling suppliers to align their offers with customer expectations.
Carrefour is said to be in talks with its Moroccan franchise partner Label'Vie regarding managing some of its so-called ethnic stores: these are supermarkets in neighbourhoods and suburbs with a large Muslim community, in which the French retailer is struggling to make a profit.
A new study confirms Colruyt as the cheapest supermarket chain in Belgium. Albert Heijn is a close second, the others are miles behind.
Colruyt remains the cheapest supermarket in Belgium. The duel against Albert Heijn causes prices to drop further in Flanders. Carrefour opts for a remarkable multi-track policy in its price strategy.
Supermarket groups Tesco and Carrefour will end their buying alliance after three years. According to the British retailer, Brexit did not influence the decision to end the partnership.
Several large companies, including Carrefour, Ikea, Tesco and Zeeman, have been mentioned in a report denouncing poor working conditions in Indian spinning mills.
Carrefour is entering into a cooperation with the Scandinavian purchasing group Coop Nordics. Carrefour's private labels will get distributed in the 4,500 supermarkets of Coop.
French retailer Carrefour has had a solid first quarter, where especially the strong performance in the home market is a boost. In Belgium, the retailer gained market share again, the south of Europe remained somewhat below expectations.
Colruyt will sell its Parisian stores to competitor Carrefour. In the northeast of the country, the Belgian group will continue to invest in growth.
In Paris, customers of Carrefour can now also have their groceries delivered to their home within half an hour by Deliveroo riders. In Belgium, the collaboration expands to Antwerp and Ghent.
After German Edeka, French retailer Intermarché also wants to leave the AgeCore alliance. In the background is a redrawing of the landscape of French purchasing alliances: "Everyone talks to everyone".
Carrefour has reached an agreement with Advent International and Walmart to acquire Grupo BIG, the third largest food retailer in Brazil. The retailer sees considerable potential for synergy and growth.