(content provided by EuroCommerce) The European Commission told EU Member States and stakeholders at the Eco-design Consultation Forum last week that a number of new energy label regulations were still not ready and their adoption (initially planned for November 2018) will be delayed until December this year or January 2019.
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Régis Degelcke is the new president of EuroCommerce. The chairman of Auchan will start his three-year mandate in July.
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(content provided by EuroCommerce) Speaking to mark the launch of the Benelux study on territorial supply constraints, EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren argued for the EU to act on big brands’ fragmentation of the European market.
(content provided by EuroCommerce) In an initial response to the Commission Communication: A European retail sector fit for the 21st century, published today, EuroCommerce approves of the Commission's stance against overregulation.
The European Commission will tackle unfair trading practices in an attempt to give farmers and SMEs more assurances, but trade federation EuroCommerce is unconvinced: “the farmer will not earn a penny more because of this.”
Trade wars and discrimination within the single market create growing pressures on retailers in Europe. EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren is concerned, but looks forward confidently to the future.
(Content provided by EuroCommerce) EuroCommerce, grouping retail organisations from 31 European countries, has set out its vision of the supply chain following a statement by the representatives of producers, processors and big, global brands.
Some supermarkets are not happy about the European Commission’s intention to give farmers higher prices. Dutch, German and Austrian distributors warn this will lead to higher prices for the consumers.
(Content provided by EuroCommerce) With 100 days left before the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May, EuroCommerce is reminding all retailers and wholesalers to take the necessary action to be ready and compliant.
(Content provided by EuroCommerce) In a long-awaited ruling in the Visser case last week, the Court of Justice confirmed that distributive trade (retail & wholesale) is to be considered a service activity within the meaning of the Directive.
(content provided by EuroCommerce) The latest proposals on VAT rates and special schemes for small enterprises raise some concerns for retailers and wholesalers - fears European retail and wholesale organisation EuroCommerce.
(Content provided by EuroCommerce) The retail and wholesale sector sees the publication of the EU Plastics Strategy as a welcome step towards a more circular economy, which it hopes will transform the way plastics are produced, used and discarded.
(Content provided by EuroCommerce) On the occasion of the European Trade Policy Day today, EuroCommerce urges the European Union to fight against the growing protectionist tendencies everywhere.
(Content provided by EuroCommerce) EuroCommerce, which represents companies and commerce federations in 31 countries, calls upon the European Union to help wholesalers survive and thrive in a changing world.
(content provided by EuroCommerce) EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren has expressed his surprise that the European Commission decided to announce a decision to move ahead with legislation on the food supply chain.
How is the European retailer industry to safeguard its competitiveness and future growth in these times of far-reaching change? Experts, top retailers and policy makers will discuss this topic at the very first European Retail Day in Brussels.