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Casino group announced it will sell another €2bn of assets by the first half of 2021. This follows an earlier phase of store disposals that will be completed by Q1 2020 for a total of €2.5bn, bringing the total of assets sold to €4.5bn.

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GPA has reported gross revenues of BRL$14.2bn (US$3.7bn) for Q2, an 11.3% year-on-year (YOY) increase. This is despite comparative like-for-like performances being affected by a slower recovery of the economy and a particularly strong comparative sales performance in 2018 as a result of the football world cup.   Assaí accounts for over 50% of gross sales In Q2 gross sales for GPA’s Assaí ...
France-based Casino has said its consolidated net sales rose by 1.1% in total, to €8.988 bn, with same-store sales up by 2.3%. The retailer’s performance was driven by the continued strength of its Latin America-based operations, with support coming from its stores in France and Cdiscount. Separately the retailer highlighted several highlights it had generated in the first half. For our look a...
As part of its Q2 results statement, Casino discussed several strategic initiatives it had put in place during the first half of 2019 as it looked to improve its operations and financial position. In this article we look at the programmes it has implemented. Cost savings plan Casino began a cost saving plan to cut costs throughout its operations. This has seen it limit costs at its HQ and i...

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