Electronics group Fnac Darty’s first quarter of 2018 resulted in a slight turnover increase. The group also says it is experiencing rapid growth and that it took major steps in its recovery plan: before the end of 2018, it seeks 130 million euro in synergies.
French Casino Guichard and Auchan Retail are considering an alliance to help both retail chains negotiate better prices with major consumer-goods makers and thus withstand competition from international players on the French supermarket sector.
Amazon is the undisputed leader of the French online world thanks to a 5.6 billion euro turnover and a 19 % market share. According to Kantar Worldpanel, the overall online market in France was worth 30 billion euro in 2017.
Amazon will make a huge leap forward in France, thanks to a new collaboration with the French chain Monoprix. A large section of the latter’s product range will soon become available to Amazon Prime Now subscribers.
Maisons du Monde has broken through the 1 billion euro barrier in 2017. The French furniture chain continues its sturdy growth, also in the United Kingdom, but still adjusted its full-year forecast downward.
Consumers that want to know everything about the chicken they eat will rejoice at Carrefour’s latest addition, because it will detail everything about the origin of its private label chicken thanks to blockchain technology.
Fashion label Givenchy will bring its web shop to other territories aside from France. Consumers from Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom will now also be able to buy the entire collection and unique items online.