Auchan news 

14 December 2018
We look at how Auchan is expanding its online offer in Romania and Ukraine. Romania signs deal with Uber Eats… Auchan Romania has partnered with Uber Eats to supply a special range of restaurant products. The range has been created by chefs Marin Sabau and Sorin Barbu. The range includes 25 traditional Romanian and international dishes. Customers can order the products through the Uber E...
28 November 2018
Auchan is to introduce blockchain traceability to selected product categories in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Senegal. The decision follows a successful trial of the technology in Vietnam. FoodChain trialled in Vietnam… In 2017, Auchan trialled the blockchain solution FoodChain, as part of a government-backed initiative. Since its launch, the technology has been applied to 18,000 pigs...
27 November 2018
Speaking at the FEEF Congress Auchan Retail France’s CEO, Ali Khorosvi, announced the first Auchan Minute in the retailer’s home country will open in March 2019 near the retailer’s headquarters in Villeneuve d’Ascq. He also confirmed the opening of the first urban farm will occur by 2020. Auchan Minute unstaffed store set to come to Europe Auchan Minute is the retailer’s smallest store form...
20 November 2018
France-based Auchan has launched a new augmented reality (AR) Christmas app in eight countries. Meanwhile, Auchan Spain has added a chatbot, which uses artificial intelligence (AI), to help customers with their online orders. Auchan rolls out AR Christmas app… Auchan France has created a new app, ‘Auchan Kids’, in collaboration with start-up Vertical. The app uses AR and focuses on children...
15 November 2018
We look at how retailers are focusing on improving customer experiences through pop-up stores, digital, private labels and online in Italy. Amazon to launch ‘Loft’ pop-up store Amazon will launch its first ‘Loft’ pop-up store in Milan. The 500 sq. m store will operate between 16 and 26 November. It is aimed at the Christmas market and will focus on the beauty, fitness, homeware, technology,...
12 November 2018
We complete our review of the trends from the Central and Eastern Europe: outlook for 2018 presentation with the third and final trend;  Retailers trialing digital solutions. Retailers test in-store retail innovations and invest in online Retailers across the CEE are investing in digital retail solutions and develop presence in the online channel or optimise in-store operations....
30 October 2018
We look at how Auchan is expanding its channel presence in Vietnam. Auchan expands partnership with Alibaba Auchan and Alibaba have extended their partnership to Vietnam and announced plans to develop the “phygital food business” in the country. The retailer stated,  "The partnership between these two companies aims to offer Vietnamese consumers a customer experience that combines the best ...
30 October 2018
We look at how Auchan is expanding its channel presence in Luxembourg, Romania and Vietnam. Vietnam expands partnership with Alibaba Auchan and Alibaba have extended their partnership to Vietnam and announced plans to develop the “phygital food business” in the country. The retailer stated, "The partnership between these two companies aims to offer Vietnamese consumers a customer experienc...
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: ...
15 October 2018
Auchan Retail appoints a new president and launches its first pedestrian Drive in France. Meanwhile, the retailer has also announced plans to modernise its stores in Russia. Auchan Retail appoints Bonte… Auchan Retail has appointed Edgard Bonte as its new president, replacing Régis Degelcke. Bonte will also become chairman of the executive board of Auchan Holding. Pierre Büchsenschütz, form...