Super Muffato news

25 October 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the third quarter of 2016, including who's winning, the hotspots for expansion, and who's being most innovative in-store. Retailer results: who's winning Internationally, net sales declined for Walmart in Q2 of fiscal 2017. Walmex reported strong momentum across all formats, divisions and countries, while co...
22 September 2016
Latest UN population forecasts show Latin America urbanising at a faster rate than anywhere else on earth, with 89% of the population set to live in urban areas by 2050. This is accelerating the focus on its cities, posing infrastructural challenges alongside expanded opportunities. What's a megacity and why is it important? Megacities, and others that are just below the megacity thresho...
28 July 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the second quarter of 2016, including results, format development, and new market entries. Mixed bag of results to date In Brazil, there seems to be no stopping Assaí as the atacarejo format reported 37.6% sales growth year-on-year for Q2. Proximity growth was also double digit for GPA Casino's e-commerce...
28 April 2016
Brazilian retailer Super Muffato has opened its first gourmet store in Londrina, in the southern state of Paraná. "Modern, aspirational and gourmet shop" Super Muffato has invested BRL5m (USD1.4m) in the 3,000 sq. m store which stocks more than 30,000 imported and Brazilian products. Director Everton Muffato said it would meet the needs of customers seeking a hint of sophistication. Pro...
20 April 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the first quarter of 2016, including results, expansion plans, new formats and restructuring. Good start to 2016 Grupo Éxito's growth accelerated, powered mainly by Colombia's positive economic environment. We look at how it plans to grow For Carrefour , like-for-like sales were up 9.9% in Brazil and ...
31 March 2016
Industry body ABRAS has revealed the much anticipated rankings of total sales for 2015. Here’s what we took from them. 1. A tough market as shoppers switch to atacarejo Sales volumes at supermarkets and hypermarkets dipped by just over 1% in 2015, following a sustained period of growth since 2003. By contrast, the growth impetus in atacarejo strengthened, with sales volumes showing double-...
19 January 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the fourth quarter of 2015, including expansion, refocusing, and quarterly results. Expansion to continue in 2016 Soriana and La Comer agreed to the conditions imposed upon them by the competition authorities in Mexico, in relation to the acquisition of La Comer stores Falabella announced its 2016-19...
20 October 2015
In this update, we look at what's been happening at retailers across the region in the third quarter of 2015, including expansion, restructuring, loyalty scheme developments and in-store activity with suppliers. Mixed results, with Brazil proving a tough market Carrefour said its increasingly multi-format strategy in Brazil drives positive growth, with like-for-like sales up 7.4% i...
08 October 2015
Paraná-based retailer Super Muffato has opened its first store in São José do Rio Preto as it prepares to increase its presence in the state of São Paulo. City chosen for strategic location Located in the northwest of São Paulo state, this is the retailer's fourth store in the region. São José do Rio Preto was chosen for its location and logistics links. The store will be supplied by the...
20 July 2015
In this update, we look at what's been happening at retailers across the region in the second quarter of 2015, including new private label ranges, omnichannel developments and second quarter results. Q2 results reveal strong performances Carrefour's second quarter results once again revealed the strength of its Latin American operations. Like-for-like sales were up 7% in Brazil, wh...