Covirán SCA news

20 November 2018
Spain-based Covirán has opened a new logistics centre in Sabadell, Catalonia, Spain. The centre is dedicated to the management of fresh, refrigerated and frozen goods, products essential in the business model of its convenience stores. Investment of two million euros Covirán invested two million euros to construct its new logistics platform. It has five loading and unloading docks and cover...
15 March 2018
From 13 to 24 March 2018, Covirán will run the ‘De nuestra tierra’ (‘From our land’) campaign. It will give customers access to local products with a designation of origin. Source: Covirán Covirán focuses on local products Covirán aims to support local economies in the long-term, whilst highlighting local products to its shoppers. In 2017, Covirán ha...
05 March 2018
Spain-based cooperative Covirán has released its results for 2017 and plans for 2018. Luis Osuna, president of the Covirán Group declared ambitious plans for 2018, with a goal to grow 15% compared to 2017 6.3% sales growth compared to 2016 Covirán reported strong sales, up 6.3% on the previous year to reach €1,340m. Of this figure €1,220m came from Spain, and €120m from Portugal. Covirán...
11 January 2018
As Lidl looks back at its expansion in 2017, cooperative Covirán makes an acquisition and El Corte Inglés launches a chatbot, we round up news from Spain. Lidl invested €110m in 2017 Lidl has said that it invested €110m on the opening of 30 stores in 2017. The stores have been spread all over the country, but included its first in a shopping centre in Spain, in the Islazul mall in Madrid. W...
23 March 2017
As Bon Preu and Coviran announce full year results, Mercadona and Grupo Uvesco discuss innovation, we round up news from Spain. Mercadona: Portugal is perfect place to test format After a long time discussing the potential internationalisation of its format, Mercadona finally announced it was to enter Portugal in Q2 2016. Discussing the first step outside Spain, its president, Juan Roig...
01 November 2016
As Consum and DIA China announce new, online initiatives, Covirán expands its new store concept and Mercadona extends its product range, we round up news from Spain. Consum launches grocery ecommerce operations… Adding to the growing number of grocery ecommerce operations in the country, Consum has launched its online store soon, which is initially only available in Valencia. Talking to loc...
19 July 2016
As Eroski and Condis discuss expansion plans, DIA says it is aiming to complete the rebranding of El Árbol stores by the end of 2017 and Covirán expands its premium private label range, we round up news from Spain. DIA to rebrand 50% of El Árbol stores by end of 2016 DIA has invested €14m in 2016 to rebrand 85 El Árbol stores to its La Plaza de DIA banner, a neighbourhood supermarket that s...
01 July 2016
As Sonae spotlights its promotional strategy and more information emerges on Mercadona’s expansion into the country, we round up news from Portugal. Sonae to focus on promotions to drive growth In an interview with Reuters, Sonae’s chief operating officer, Luis Reis, has said that the retailer will focus its driving growth through promotions after the strategy helped it increase its market ...
29 June 2016
As Ahorramás announces its strong sales growth in 2015, El Corte Inglés expands its private label range at Hipercor and its online offer through its eponymous department stores and Carrefour extends its own ecommerce offer, we round up news from Spain. El Corte Inglés expands private label, grows online scale El Corte Inglés will expand its premium private label range at its Hipercor store...
18 May 2016
As Sonae MC and Intermarché discuss their results and spotlight the continued competitive nature of the local market and Intermarché relaunches its ecommerce site, we round up news from Portugal. Sonae MC sees like-for-like rise in Q1 Sonae MC said turnover rose 4.6% to €830m, with like-for-like sales increasing by 1.4%, as compared to a contraction of 1.2% in Q1 2015. Total turnover growt...