Carrefour news

15 January 2020
As the retailer looks to turnaround its underperformance in Belgium, Carrefour has rolled out new trials in the country to help shoppers maximise their time in store. Retailer to trial payment by fingerprint… Carrefour is set to trial a system that enables shoppers to pay with their fingerprints. The trial follows a test conducted previously which saw it enable shoppers to use their fingerp...
14 January 2020
Bon Preu discussed where it invested in 2019 and announced its record sales growth for the Christmas period.  Meanwhile, France-based Auchan confirmed the success of its gourmet private label range, as it launched a new organic health and beauty range. Separately, Carrefour introduced a luxury cosmetic range. Finally, the BonÀrea group reflected on its 2019 expansion and revealed its plans for...
10 January 2020
Carrefour opens convenience store inside Suning branch as the two brands continue to integrate in China. Latest step in merging the two businesses A Carrefour Easy store has opened inside Suning’s home appliances Zhongshan branch in Shanghai. Carrefour Easy is Carrefour’s convenience format, with average sales area of 100 sq m to 200 sq m. It is the latest step towards integrating the tw...
07 January 2020
As it looks to bolster the range of online solutions it provides in its home market and to enable it to grow its revenue in new areas, Carrefour has acquired a 60% stake in Dejbox, an office meal delivery start-up in France. Acquisition to support longer term growth opportunities… The purchase of the stake, as reported by Le Figaro, sees Carrefour acquire a business that generated an estima...
20 December 2019
Pam has introduced a new format store in Padua, called PamCity. Meanwhile, DESPAR revealed an increased turnover in 2019. Separately, SPAR Italy has applied a digital solution to help increase efficiency across the northeast of Italy. Finally, Carrefour has acquired 28 stores from Conad. Conad sells 28 Auchan stores to Carrefour Italia Carrefour Italia has purchased 28 Auchan stores in nort...
19 December 2019
Carrefour China’s new parent company, Suning Holdings Group, plans to open 10,000 online stores in 2020. Aggressive expansion plan Focusing on technology and logistics, the company will continue to build on its smart retail infrastructure. Its 2020 roadmap has an aggressive expansion plan: Online stores : Invest no less than CNY40bn (US$5.7bn) by adding 10,000 online stores and hirin...
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...
29 November 2019
Speaking at an LSA event, TerraCycle’s founder, Tom Szaky, has spoken about how the organisation would be establishing Loop shop-in-shop areas in specific Carrefour stores in France. Dedicated corners to open by the end of 2019 Szaky said that Loop corners would be opened in Carrefour stores by the end of 2019. In the areas shoppers will be able to purchase products usually only able to be ...
26 November 2019
Carrefour has announced it is looking to deepen its partnership with Fnac Darty, which could lead the latter to establish around 30 Darty standalone stores in its hypermarkets in France under exclusive operating agreements. The companies said the deal would require prior approval by the Competition Authority. Repurposing space key to 2022 Transformation Plan Carrefour made reallocating more...
14 November 2019
Sánchez Romero has revealed a new supermarket model, to launch in Madrid. Meanwhile, Ahorramás has launched a new supermarket model to emphasize its specialities. Carrefour highlights its progress in the organic category. Separately, El Corte Inglés secured a place in the Caleido Complex in 2020 and will launch a new brand image for the development.  Sánchez Romero creates a new supermarket mo...