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We visited one of the newest Leclerc drive piéton (pedestrian drive) to see how the retailer is testing new services, including a food-to-go (FTG) counter. The new concept has been created by Leclerc hypermarket owner Thomas Pocher, who created the very first Leclerc pedestrian drive in France in 2016.

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France’s market leader plans to open 100 second-hand stores, called Leclerc Occasion (second hand), in 2020 to reach a total of 130. The first store opened in 2018 in the south of France, and following its success both financially and amongst shoppers, the retailer is now accelerating its expansion. Source: Leclerc Occasion What is the concept? These second-hand stores are usually loc...
E.Leclerc continues the development of its pedestrian Drives in city centres. The retailer only had hypermarkets and supermarkets, meaning it has nearly no presence in cities. Therefore, the pedestrian Drives are a strategic format for growth as it enables it to enter new locations and attract new shoppers. We recently visited one of the newest stores, in Paris, which opened in March 2019 acti...
As competition in the channel continues to rise in France, Leclerc’s members have looked to build on their online lead through the opening of new pedestrian Drives throughout the country. New sites open in Paris, Montpellier, Toulon and Tours… Leclerc’s members have opened new sites, under the E Lecerc Relais brand , in Paris, adding to the already competitive market. The store, which is...

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