Poland news

11 December 2019
As it looks to evolve and innovate in key markets in Europe, Carrefour has revealed new solutions in France and Poland. New third-party brands to be added in hypermarkets Trade publication Lineaires has said Carrefour is to trial new shop-in-shop solutions at its hypermarkets in France. The brands set to be trialled are Cash Converters and Pacific Pêche. The reports suggest that while the t...
04 November 2019
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 ...
29 October 2019
Gruppo 3A partners with Despar Italia to expand its operational plans. Separately, Carrefour partners with Coldiretti to promote 100% Italian products in Italy and internationally. Meanwhile, Supermercato24 acquires Poland-based Szopi to accelerate its regional expansion strategy. Gruppo 3A partners with Despar Italia From 1 January 2020 Gruppo 3A will partner with Despar Italia. The partne...
28 October 2019
Jerónimo Martins has announced a positive sales performance for Q3 2019.   Positive Q3 results Jerónimo Martins’ consolidated sales increased by 8.7% with like-for-like (LFL) performance of 6.2%, in Q3 2019. Group net profit increased 3.5% to €302m, despite the impact of the additional Sunday closures in Poland. Net profit in Q3 2019 grew 8% compared to Q3 2018. Division performance J...
22 October 2019
Carrefour has reported third quarter results saying gross sales rose 1.5%, at constant exchange rates including petrol, to €20.2 bn. Group like-for-like sales, excluding petrol and calendar effects, rose 2.3%. While there were positive elements, with strong growth in Poland supported by a return to like-for-like growth in Spain, these were offset by the retailer’s continuing challenges in France ...
02 October 2019
At its H1 results presentation, Tesco has shared new detail about the restructure of its Polish operations, its largest business in central Europe. Speculation on Tesco Poland sale quashed with more restructuring plans The restructure plan builds on Matt Simister’s, (Tesco Europe CEO’s), recently completed  three-year transformation programme that focused on reducing the size of its larger...
02 October 2019
Tesco has announced H1 results, with group sales rising by 0.1%, or by 0.4% at constant exchange rates. Like-for-like (LFL) sales fell by 0.4% at a group level. As part of the announcement, Tesco also said that its group chief executive, Dave Lewis, was to step down and would leave the business in summer 2020. Headline results Group sales: +0.1% to £28.3 bn (+0.4% at constant exchange ra...
27 September 2019
Carrefour and Total have announced they are to collaborate together, an initiative that will see franchised Carrefour Express convenience stores opened on Total gas forecourts. Two stores already in operation Carrefour has already opened two stores on Total forecourts in Stolno and Strzyzawa. The agreement with Total is Carrefour’s second franchise contract, following the signing of a simil...
25 September 2019
Following its exit from Italy, Auchan is continuing to invest elsewhere in Europe to grow its store base. Recent announcements have seen country operations in Poland and Portugal discuss growth opportunities. Auchan targeting expansion in Lisbon… Speaking at the reopening of a store in the city, Auchan Retail Portugal’s general director, Pedro Cid, discussed how the retailer wanted to opera...
06 September 2019
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 ...