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SPAR Switzerland has partnered with the food rescue app, Too Good To Go. Meanwhile, the SPAR partner for the Northeast of Italy and Emilia-Romagna region, Aspiag Service, has opened two new stores in Verona and Padua.

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Italy-based Selex has predicted a positive turnover of €11 bn for 2019. The retailer alliance also discussed how the market is unpredictable. Furthermore, the group has highlighted ambitious 2020 goals as its members look to continue their expansion plans.   Sales performance The Selex Group has announced its turnover is estimated to be €11 bn in 2019, an increase of 4.2% compared to 2018. ...
Francesco Pugliese Conad’s CEO has stated the takeover of Auchan Italia has been more complicated than expected. Meanwhile, on the 1 January 2020 Bennet partners with the VéGé Group. Separately, the Coop and IBM alliance has launched a ‘call of ideas’ initiative. Conad’s acquisition of Auchan Italia Conad’s acquisition of Auchan Italia has been more complicated than Conad originally planned...
As part of its aim to create an omnichannel universe of reference, Carrefour is investing heavily in its ecommerce and digital channels. As part of this it is looking to encourage further shoppers online and drive growth in specific categories. We round up developments from the retailer as it looks to meet this aim across its operations in Europe. Carrefour to take advantage of Singles Day ...

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04/12/2019
This guide to Italy explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
18/11/2019
Several major European discounters are accelerating their expansion plans in city centres. They have had to adapt their stores’ format and flex their range to be able to fit in this new environment. With their high population density, European cities are also an opportunity to test ecommerce and new payment solutions and learn from such initiatives.
12/11/2019
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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