Poland news

25 April 2019
France-based Carrefour said its first quarter results, which saw like-for-like sales rise 2.7% at a Group level, underlined the ‘ rapid progress in the transformation plan ’. The retailer’s results were boosted by a ‘ further acceleration in Brazil ’ and ‘ slight sales rise in France ’. The numbers… Carrefour reported, by region that at constant exchange rates: Group: total sales ro...
16 April 2019
As Carrefour looks to improve the experience for shoppers of its hypermarkets on a global basis, we round up developments from country operations as they look to make its largest store relevant for today and in the long term. Carrefour trialling Quitoque click and collect concept Using the Quitoque recipe box solution, Carrefour has launched a trial of a click and collect solution at five s...
16 April 2019
As part of its ongoing strategy of improving the experience it offers shoppers, Lidl is investing in different payment solutions across countries in Europe. These include scan and go and self-checkouts. Reducing queuing times in Paris Lidl is testing, in one of its stores in Paris, a scan and go app, called SHOP&GO, to cut queuing time at tills. The app is already in use in Portugal and if ...
10 April 2019
As part of Carrefour’s corporate aim to adapt its model and organisation to be a leader in food transition for all, we look at initiatives and campaigns being launched by its operations across Europe. Carrefour looks to limit consumption of plastic in Poland and Spain Carrefour Poland is enabling shoppers at its Fordon Gallery store in Bydgoszcz to bring their own containers and bags to lim...
11 March 2019
France-based Auchan said in its Retail division, revenue had fallen by 3.3% at current exchange rates (0.5% at constant exchange rates) to €50.3bn. It said on a like-for-like basis revenue fell by 2.4%. Revenue dropped in every region in which Auchan operates. France: revenue fell 1.3% Auchan said in FY2018, revenue fell 1.3% in its home market. It said it was affected strongly by the ‘yell...
11 March 2019
France-based Les Mousquetaires said its total sales rose 5.9%, excluding fuel, and by 7.7%, including fuel, across its operations in Europe. The organisation was able to report a positive performance at all its divisions, with its retail brands generating sales of €40.5bn, including fuel, and its agribusiness division producing €4.0bn. Good performance at a group level Les Mousquetaires sai...
06 March 2019
Portugal-based Jerónimo Martins has been setting out its short-term investment and expansion plans. The company has been discussing investment in existing operations and opportunities for entry into new markets too. CAPEX to stand at between €700m and €750m in 2019 Jerónimo Martins said its CAPEX investment plans stood at between €700m and €750m for 2019, with this set to be invested in thr...
13 February 2019
France-based Leclerc said its sales (including VAT but excluding petrol) increased by 1.5% to €37.75bn in its 2018 financial year. The retailer said its Drive stores underpinned performance, with its grocery-focused bricks and mortar sites showing limited growth in sales. Drive underpinning performance Leclerc said sales rose by 6.9% at its Drive stores, a slow down on the 10.3% increase in...
12 February 2019
Hungary’s competition authority (GVH) has approved MediaMarkt’s acquisition of Tesco’s electronic business in nine of its stores. Although this impacts a small number of its 112 hypermarkets in the country, there are clear benefits to be gained by both retailers. Repurposing store space is already part of Tesco Central Europe’s strategy… Matt Simister, Tesco Central Europe CEO, announced ...
31 January 2019
We look at how Carrefour is investing in its organic ranges and offer in France and Poland as it rolls out its Act for Food initiative. France: co-creates organic crowdfunding project Carrefour France has joined with other food companies to launch ‘MiiMOSA Transition’, a crowdfunding project that will support farmers as they switch to organic production methods. Food group Herta and coopera...