Spain news

11 August 2020
Spain-based DIA has revealed a €50m investment to construct a logistic warehouse to serve 500 stores across three communities. Furthermore, the retailer’s online sales increased to 100,000 deliveries per week. Meanwhile, DIA and Amazon reinforced their alliance by extending its La Plaza de DIA products to Amazon Prime’s customers in Seville. DIA invested €50m in logistics warehouse DIA is l...
06 August 2020
In its Q3 2019/20 results, Metro reported a 17.5% decrease in like-for-like (LFL) sales, compared to the previous year, driven by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its negative impacts on the hospitality sector. However, as of July this year, Metro noted that sales had recovered to the previous year’s level in its Hotels, restaurants and catering (HoReCa) division. Germany: like-for-like...
30 July 2020
Carrefour reported Q2 results as like-for-like (LFL) sales increased by 6.3%. The strong results were driven by the good performance and omnichannel strategy in most markets including Spain, Belgium and Brazil. Q2: atypical activity due to COVID-19, convenience +19.0% LFL The multi format and omnichannel model confirmed its resilience and adaptation to the various shopper needs during the d...
20 July 2020
As Auchan partners with Glovo for four European markets and extends the reach of its click and collect services in Poland, we round up news from the retailer. Auchan signs partnership with Glovo Auchan, after a trial with the delivery company in Portugal and Ukraine, has said it is set to formalise its partnership with Glovo in the two countries and extend it to Poland, and Spain. The trial...
14 July 2020
As the Auchan-led buying alliance presents new commitment proposals, its revenue remains flat in Spain in 2019 and it extends its delivery options in Romania, we round up news from the retailer. Auchan-led buying alliance to revise cooperation agreement France’s Antitrust Authority has said it is reviewing the scope of the agreement between Auchan, Casino, Metro, and the Schiever Group to s...
25 June 2020
As part of its annual general meeting, Spain-based retailer alliance Grupo IFA has reported its 2019 results with a total consolidated turnover of €26.4 bn (US$29.6 bn) across all its operations in Spain, Portugal, and Italy. In the largest market, Spain, revenue rose 4.9% to €13.5 bn (US$15.1 bn). IFA said its member’s market share in the supermarket channel increased a percentage point betwe...
25 June 2020
DIA Group revealed it lost €142.6m in Q1 2020, while Capbro announced its positive FY 2019 results and outlines its franchise model. Separately, Carrefour is planning to reinforce its support for local suppliers, while Gadisa has modified its proximity strategy in Galicia and Castilla y León. DIA’s challenging Q1 2020 The DIA Group has announced a loss of €142.6m in Q1 2020, an improvement ...
11 June 2020
Three developments from Auchan in Spain, Poland, and Ukraine. Auchan Retail Spain’s franchisees enjoy strong growth In an interview in local trade publication infoRETAIL, Auchan Retail Spain’s director of expansion, franchising and M&A, Javier Samperiz, said sales at its franchised stores rose 4.9% in 2019. He said 11 new stores had been added to its franchised estate, taking its total to 1...
05 June 2020
Amazon has announced it will close its Pantry grocery delivery service in the UK, Italy, and Spain. Closing 30 th June Amazon Pantry is a Prime-exclusive service which offers members a range of products including food and drink, alcohol, beauty, household, and pet supplies. Amazon announced it is closing the service in the three markets on 30 th June 2020. The retailer said most Amazon Pa...
04 June 2020
Netherlands-based SPAR International reported global sales growth of 4.35% to €37.1 bn (US $41.6 bn). The retailer stated its entry into two new markets, an additional 208 stores and the consistent expansion over the past four years has been a key growth driver, although the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought challenges. 2019 ‘has again delivered exceptional results’ Commenting o...