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Italy-based Conad has announced strong 2019 sales results, which has seen it achieve a turnover of €14.2 bn. Francesco Pugliese, Conad’s CEO highlights the position the cooperative is in with a challenging economic outlook ahead for the country. Separately, Conad has opened more Spazio Conad stores and plans to continue expanding the banner during 2020.  

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Netherland-based Picnic has increased its minimum order size, to support its efficient service, while Germany’s Getnow has extended its service to include parcel delivery. Meanwhile, competition in local markets is increasing, with new online supermarkets launching in Portugal, called 360 Hyper, and in Italy, under the Macai brand. 360 Hyper launches in Portugal 360 Hyper has launched in Gr...
SPAR Sri Lanka announced an expansion for its online channel, introducing 14 new delivery locations across Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, SPAR Austria has introduced sustainable packaging to selected private label products. Separately, SPAR Hungary has launched sustainable products at 34 INTERSPAR hypermarkets, as well as its online channel. Finally, SPAR Italy confirms it has completed the acquisition...
Amazon has announced it will close its Pantry grocery delivery service in the UK, Italy, and Spain. Closing 30 th June Amazon Pantry is a Prime-exclusive service which offers members a range of products including food and drink, alcohol, beauty, household, and pet supplies. Amazon announced it is closing the service in the three markets on 30 th June 2020. The retailer said most Amazon Pa...

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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to radical changes to people’s lives globally. This presentation builds on our pre-COVID-19 market and channel estimates and provides a point-in-time view on the potential shifts in the key Western European markets of France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
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