Consum, Sociedad Cooperativa Ltda news

31 March 2015
As Eroski and Consum spotlight their store investment programmes and Mercadona highlights the benefits that it brings to local economies in Catalonia and Madrid, we round up news from Spain. Eroski renovates stores as part of strategic efforts Eroski has announced that it has completed refurbishing 12 stores in the Basque Country in its first quarter as part of its 2015 transformation plan....
04 March 2015
As a number of retailers in Spain announce their 2014 full year results, we round-up how each has performed during the year. Consum turnover ‘ exceeds €1.94 billion ’ Consum’s director of external relations, Javier Quiles, has announced that the retailer enjoyed turnover growth of 5%, taking its total to €1.94 billion. Quiles said that the growth in turnover had been driven by an associated...
04 February 2015
As El Corte Ingles announces strong online growth over the Christmas period, Eroski discusses the success of the relaunch of its loyalty programme and SPAR adds a new partner, we round up news from the market. Eroski enjoys strong expansion of loyalty programme membership Eroski has said that in the three months following the relaunch of its ‘Eroski Club’ loyalty programme, it has grown mem...
07 January 2015
As Unide and Consum discuss their expansion strategies and the benefits of franchising, Eroski invests to automate its logistics platform and Primaprix brings its new discount offer to the market, we round up the news from Spain. Unide grew its store presence during 2014 Unide, the Madrid-based cooperative, has said that during 2014 it opened 42 new stores, which meant that it added 7,150 sq....
02 January 2015
As El Corte Inglés launches its new app and spotlights its warm reception by shoppers, Eroski and Consum highlight the positives of their loyalty schemes and Condis discusses its expansion in 2014, we round up news from the market. El Corte Inglés’s new app finds place on shoppers’ phones El Corte Inglés launched a new app for smartphones and tablets that the retailer said ‘ simulates the a...
13 May 2014
In the last week a number of Spain’s retailers have announced results, we round-up the annual statements from Consum, Caprabo and Vegalsa – Eroski and the most recent quarterly results from DIA. Consum sales rise 4.3% Consum has announced that its sales rose by 4.3% in 2013 to reach €1.84 billion, driven by the addition of 32 stores (13 of which are company-owned and 19 franchised). Following...
25 June 2013
Juan Luis Durich, CEO of Consum, has said the co-operative plans to increase sales by 3-4% in 2013, in an interview with Spanish press. Customer focus will help boost sales This target is a step up for Consum, given that it reported sales growth of 0.6% for 2012 . Mr Durich, quoted in InfoRetail, said the 2012 results were excellent, taking into account the efforts Consum had made to abso...
29 May 2013
The co-operative retailer Consum is revising its expansion plans in Cataluña, Spain, increasing the level of investment and constructing a larger distribution centre than it had previously planned. Doubling size of planned distribution centre Only a few weeks ago Consum said it would construct a 40,000 sq m distribution centre in El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, in which it would invest ...
02 May 2013
Spanish co-operative retailer Consum increased turnover by 0.6% in 2012, but profits were down 9.8%.  Investment in logistics, price and stores Consum attributed the results to significant efforts to adjust prices, invest in expansion and maintain competitiveness in a difficult economic context. The co-operative invested almost €83m in 2012. This went towards store openings (30), and renova...
25 February 2013
Spanish co-operative Consum's franchise network, Charter, has reported sales growth of 22% for 2012. New stores driving sales growth Charter franchise stores reported turnover of €114.2m in 2012, driven by expansion.  A number of new members joined the franchise network during the year.  Charter opened 18 new stores in 2012, mainly in the 'home market' of Comunidad Valenciana where it op...