Poland news

15 October 2018
We look at recent news from Auchan, Jerónimo Martins-owned Biedronka and Carrefour and their operations in Poland. Auchan appoints new president Auchan Poland has announced the appointment of Gerard Gallet as its new president. Gallet will replace former chairman and president, Francois Colombié, who retired on 1 September 2018. Auchan Poland’s board has also changed and will include: ...
27 September 2018
Leclerc Poland announces plans to open more service station stores around the country. Carrefour Poland rolls out plans to increase proximity formats. Leclerc’s service station stores Leclerc Poland has announced plans to open small format stores at petrol stations near its shopping centres. The first store of its kind is already operating in Lódz. However, no new locations or launch dates ...
26 September 2018
Leclerc Poland reveals a series of plans to promote a healthier and more environmentally sustainable way of living. Withdrawal of plastic from stores Leclerc has committed to removing all plastic products sold under its own brand by 2020. This includes plastic products such as straws, cutlery, plates and mugs. The decision has been made to reaffirm the company's strategy to protect the envi...
25 September 2018
Carrefour Poland has announced a series of developments that focus on online, digital and convenience stores. Growing presence for proximity formats Carrefour Poland has announced it will not add any more hypermarkets unless "an extremely attractive opportunity” occurs. Instead the retailer has said it will focus on developing its ecommerce offer and expanding the presence for its small sto...
19 September 2018
Carrefour has launched its new marketing campaign known as ‘Act for Food’. We look at how its been rolled out in Poland, Belgium and Romania.   Poland In Poland, the ‘Act for Food’ campaign has been framed under six ‘acts’. These include: The ‘Healthy Shelf’, which offers 1,500 organic products at low prices A 10% discount off all Carrefour BIO products A vegan range co...
05 September 2018
As Auchan looks to continue to embed its Vision 2025 strategy, we look at developments in Hungary, Poland, Russia and Spain where it is investing for the long term. Auchan expanding its private label range in Russia Auchan Russia has relaunched several of its private label products with new packaging to make them stand out on-shelf as part of the evolution of its strategy in the country. Ai...
24 August 2018
Tesco Poland announced the closure of 13 loss-making stores in August 2018. It will operate over 400 stores by the end of the year. Martin Behan, Managing Director of Tesco Poland, said the closures will support profitability. Store closures part of the plan Behan said store closures have occurred periodically in recent years and will continue to do so; “ the liquidation of unprofitable sto...
26 July 2018
In H1 2018 net sales increased 8.7% to reach €8.4bn (excluding f/x), with like-for-like sales up 4.1% compared to H1 2017. Net income was €180m, up 3.9% year-on-year. Positive outlook for all countries All banners increased their market share in the first half of the year, with private label development a highlight and focus for the group. Moving forward, the retailer’s priorities are sales...
19 July 2018
Kaufland Slovakia is testing a happy-hour discount scheme, and Kaufland Poland rolls out an apparel private label for children. Kaufland Slovakia discount in evening shopping… Kaufland Slovakia is testing a discount scheme that takes place between 17:00 and 21:00 and Monday to Wednesday. The scheme offers shoppers 10% discount on their whole shopping but excluding tobacco products. …to i...
19 July 2018
Tesco Poland will increase its share of private label products to compete against discounters, and a new food-to-go range is rolled out across Tesco Central Europe. Tesco Poland to increase private label share Tesco Poland’s Managing Director, Martin Behán, said that currently Tesco offers 2,000 private label products with a share between 22% and 25% of the turnover. Mr Behán also said that...