Czech Republic news

04 June 2013
Netherlands-based Ahold has announced first quarter results saying that sales rose by 4.1% - 4.4% at constant exchange rates – to €10.1 billion. Despite this growth, its chief executive, Dick Boer, said that it remained ‘cautious in our outlook for 2013’. Strong performance across divisions The retailer said that it had enjoyed a positive first quarter across all its operations. In the first ...
23 May 2013
In a year where Tesco has had to make some significant business decisions and laid down important building blocks for the future, we examine its Annual Report, as well as its newly renamed 'Tesco and Society' CSR report, pulling out our top findings and what this might mean for the retailer's future direction. A year where the business has got to grips with long-standing issues...
22 May 2013
SPAR International has reported worldwide retail sales up 2.8% in 2012, and revealed its new strategy: "Growing our future together." International expansion has always been a strategic goal SPAR's new strategy builds on its long-term objectives. It sets out the strategic objectives for 2013-2015 under three broad headings: Growing our partners - Developing a multi-format presenc...
14 March 2013
Rewe Group has reported revenue growth of 2.7% in 2012, to €49.7bn, and revealed plans to invest €1.5bn in 2013. Modernisation will provide additional impetus this year Alain Caparros, group CEO, said Rewe again plans to invest more than €1.5bn to modernise up to 400 stores in Germany and abroad in 2013. This will include speeding up the conversion of Penny discount stores.  The 2013 ...
17 January 2013
Netherlands-based Ahold has said in a trading statement that net sales rose by 5.1% in its fourth quarter, at constant exchange rates, to reach €7.8 billion. Strong performance seen in Netherlands and US The company said that in the US , during the fourth quarter, sales were up by 4.3%, in dollar terms, to reach US$6.1 billion (€4.7 billion). Comparable sales were up by 2.8%. At Ahold USA ...