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Carrefour continued to spotlight the positive effect of its strategic initiatives as it announced its Q2 results, which showed an acceleration in group like-for-like sales growth. The retailer said like-for-like sales growth was 3.9% in Q2, versus 3.2% in Q1, driven by its supermarkets and convenience stores in France and operations in Eastern Europe and Latin America.

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As Auchan sells its final stores to the Arena Group, UniCoop Tirreno launch online and SPAR reveals 2019 investment plans, we round up news from the region. Auchan selling its final stores in Italy Auchan has sold the last remaining 33 stores to the Arena Group. The latter has sold 14 Simply stores to Crai.  The Arena Group confirmed most stores will not be closed and will continue for the ...
Italy- based cooperative Conad acquired almost all assets from Auchan in Italy. It obtained 1,600 stores; which included hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience stores and 18,000 employees. The acquisition will be completed by the end of July. Conad said it aims to complete the integration by the end of 2021.   Conad purchasing Auchan assets in Italy Auchan reported that considerable losses...
Carrefour has announced it has signed a strategic partnership with Glovo, which will enable it to offer shoppers with a 30-minute delivery service, seven days a week in four countries. Partnership adds to growing range of fulfilment options Carrefour and Glovo said the partnership covers the former’s operations in France, Argentina, Italy and Spain. It will mean that Carrefour has exclusive...

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