Carrefour news

28 January 2020
As Colruyt adds a new online delivery solution and Delhaize launches carbon neutral bananas, we round up news from the countyr. Colruyt launches ‘Collect&Go Connect’ app The Colruyt Group is trialling a new solution enabled by the sharing economy. Under the Collect&Go Connect brand, its Okay and Okay Compact banners will trial a solution that connects local customers and local shoppers. The...
24 January 2020
France-based Carrefour said total sales, at constant exchange rates, rose 2.5% to €21.7 bn in its fourth quarter. Its performance in its home country, which were accentuated by market conditions, held back its overall growth, offsetting positive results in Europe, especially Spain, and Latin America, especially in Brazil. France: results affected by market conditions Carrefour reported tota...
23 January 2020
In its home market, Carrefour has acquired another online retailer, Potager City. The purchase comes quickly after the retailer bolstered its range of online solutions with the acquisition of a 60% stake in Dejbox . Carrefour continuing to strengthen food ecommerce offer Potager City uses an online subscription model that supplies shoppers with boxes of extra-fresh and seasonal fruit and v...
15 January 2020
As the retailer looks to turnaround its underperformance in Belgium, Carrefour has rolled out new trials in the country to help shoppers maximise their time in store. Retailer to trial payment by fingerprint… Carrefour is set to trial a system that enables shoppers to pay with their fingerprints. The trial follows a test conducted previously which saw it enable shoppers to use their fingerp...
14 January 2020
Bon Preu discussed where it invested in 2019 and announced its record sales growth for the Christmas period.  Meanwhile, France-based Auchan confirmed the success of its gourmet private label range, as it launched a new organic health and beauty range. Separately, Carrefour introduced a luxury cosmetic range. Finally, the BonÀrea group reflected on its 2019 expansion and revealed its plans for...
10 January 2020
Carrefour opens convenience store inside Suning branch as the two brands continue to integrate in China. Latest step in merging the two businesses A Carrefour Easy store has opened inside Suning’s home appliances Zhongshan branch in Shanghai. Carrefour Easy is Carrefour’s convenience format, with average sales area of 100 sq m to 200 sq m. It is the latest step towards integrating the tw...
07 January 2020
As it looks to bolster the range of online solutions it provides in its home market and to enable it to grow its revenue in new areas, Carrefour has acquired a 60% stake in Dejbox, an office meal delivery start-up in France. Acquisition to support longer term growth opportunities… The purchase of the stake, as reported by Le Figaro, sees Carrefour acquire a business that generated an estima...
20 December 2019
Pam has introduced a new format store in Padua, called PamCity. Meanwhile, DESPAR revealed an increased turnover in 2019. Separately, SPAR Italy has applied a digital solution to help increase efficiency across the northeast of Italy. Finally, Carrefour has acquired 28 stores from Conad. Conad sells 28 Auchan stores to Carrefour Italia Carrefour Italia has purchased 28 Auchan stores in nort...
19 December 2019
Carrefour China’s new parent company, Suning Holdings Group, plans to open 10,000 online stores in 2020. Aggressive expansion plan Focusing on technology and logistics, the company will continue to build on its smart retail infrastructure. Its 2020 roadmap has an aggressive expansion plan: Online stores : Invest no less than CNY40bn (US$5.7bn) by adding 10,000 online stores and hirin...
11 December 2019
As it looks to evolve and innovate in key markets in Europe, Carrefour has revealed new solutions in France and Poland. New third-party brands to be added in hypermarkets Trade publication Lineaires has said Carrefour is to trial new shop-in-shop solutions at its hypermarkets in France. The brands set to be trialled are Cash Converters and Pacific Pêche. The reports suggest that while the t...