Auchan news 

11 June 2020
Three developments from Auchan in Spain, Poland, and Ukraine. Auchan Retail Spain’s franchisees enjoy strong growth In an interview in local trade publication infoRETAIL, Auchan Retail Spain’s director of expansion, franchising and M&A, Javier Samperiz, said sales at its franchised stores rose 4.9% in 2019. He said 11 new stores had been added to its franchised estate, taking its total to 1...
01 June 2020
Carrefour Spain revealed expansion plans for its Carrefour Express banner. Meanwhile, Amazon has extended its collaboration with DIA to expand its Prime service to more regions. Finally, Auchan highlighted the knowledge gained during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Carrefour Express continues expansion Carrefour announced the expansion of its Carrefour Express banner. It will focus on ...
28 May 2020
We round up developments from the retailer in France, Portugal, and Russia. Auchan France extends Decathlon trial Beginning 17 April, an Auchan hypermarket in the suburbs of Orléans, in Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle trialled a collaboration with sporting goods brand Decathlon, which is part of the wider Mulliez Group, which owns both brands. The trial proved to be a success, leading the retailer ...
19 May 2020
Spain-based Alcampo pledges to reduce food waste by launching a service in Madrid with Too Good To Go. Furthermore, it has partnered with Oxfam International reinforce its FairTrade products. Separately, Iceland claims it has reduced its use of plastic by 29% over two years, while, finally, Albert Heijn has announced plans to launch milk from carbon neutral farms in 2021.    Alcampo expands To...
23 April 2020
In separate developments, Casino-owned Franprix and Auchan, which is part of the same Mulliez Group, have partnered with sports good retailer Decathlon to stock some of the latter’s range in their stores. Franprix, Decathlon partnership for key items French trade publication LSA reported that Franprix and Decathlon had formed a partnership to enable the former to stock five key products in ...
10 March 2020
France-based Auchan announced its 2019 full year results, saying revenue at its Retail division fell by 1.4%, at current exchange rates, to €45.8 bn. It noted that revenue had increased in nine countries where it operates stores, but declined in France and Russia. The numbers… By division, Auchan said its Retail had seen: Total sales: fell by 1.4%, at current exchange rates, to €45....
27 February 2020
First, Auchan has appointed a new food director and chief digital officer. Secondly, it has launched an Amazon Go cashier-less store. Finally, it trials second-hand clothing in stores. A new director… Auchan has appointed Thierry Aouizerate as director of food and non-food products and international flows. He has joined the executive committee of Auchan Retail, but will also be a member of ...
10 February 2020
As Casino and Auchan appoint new executives and Cdiscount launches a new service in partnership with Shopify, we round up news from the country. Casino changes management team in France… Casino has appointed Philippe Fradin as executive director of its hypermarkets, three months after he left a similar role as executive director general of both Géant hypermarkets and Casino supermarkets. He...
07 February 2020
Continente has introduced a plastic free area in one of its supermarkets, as part of an initiative to reduce single-use plastic. Meanwhile, Auchan Portugal has partnered with ‘Too Good To Go’ as it looks to reduce its food waste. Separately, more than 50 Portuguese organisations have signed a commitment to reduce single use plastic packaging. Continente launches first plastic free area S...
21 January 2020
As Auchan announces new plans as it looks to turn around its performance in France, the retailer has opened a new format in the Ukraine. Retailer looks to save money to invest in its operations… Auchan announced 677 voluntary redundancies, which is about 17% of the total at its head office. The redundancies are part of a plan to save €1.1 bn by 2022, which it aims to reinvest in other parts...