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Auchan Retail generated revenue of €22.7 bn in the first half of its financial year, a fall of 2.4% at current exchange rates and by 0.4% at constant exchange rates. On a like-for-like basis, Auchan Retail said revenue fell by 0.8%. The retailer reported the performance of its operations in 12 countries, i.e. excluding Italy and Vietnam, and had restated them due to its concession agreement with Suning in China.

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In 2018 Alibaba and Amazon entered the Turkish market. The former made a strategic investment in a local ecommerce retailer, while the latter launched a dedicated website for its service in Turkey. This marked a paradigm shift for the online channel in Turkey, encouraging retailers like CarrefourSA and Migros Turk to invest to expand their digital presence. CarrefourSA partners with marketpl...
Three of Turkey’s leading six grocery retailers, BIM, Migros Turk and Sok, reported sales growth rates between 25% and 40% for the first half of 2019. This is above the market’s 15% increase for the year that IGD estimates. These retailers managed to grow above the 15.7% price inflation, as reported by the Central Bank of Turkey, due to their strong store expansion, with all the retailers addi...
ICA has released its first half results, reporting consolidated net sales increased by 3.9% to SEK58,627m (US$6.1bn). Operating profit excluding items affecting comparability was SEK2,490m (US$259m) while cash flow from operating activities was SEK4,737m (US$493m). CEO: good H1 but more to do Commenting on the results, CEO Per Strömberg said, “I can affirm that we have had a good first ha...

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13/09/2019
Competition in Russia's grocery market is intensifying, with retailers reporting little in the way of like-for-like expansion as shoppers suffer from stagnant growth in wages, while also having to operate in a highly competitive market At the same time, retailers are having to invest as shoppers continue to demand better products and service. In this report we show how Magnit is having to balance these two challenges as part of its transformation strategy for 2023.
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During a recent trip to Poland we visited two of the newest Kaufland stores in Krakow. In our visit we looked at the progress of the retailer in the roll out of its new store concept and how it is implementing its strategic priorities in-store.
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With retailing across Europe evolving at a fast pace, stay up-to-date with our quarterly insight presentation looking at the latest economic data, retailer results and trends.
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A deep-dive in the discount channel in Europe, the largest contributor to grocery market growth in the next five years. A closer look at the top 10 discounters, where they operate, their priorities and latest developments. Understand the strategies and trends influencing this channel.
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A monthly summary of the latest developments in the discount channel globally. We provide additional insights and our analysis on various topics, such as private labels, retailer strategies or digital developments related to the channel.
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