Edeka news

30 November 2017
Edeka is launching new private label products in the fruit and vegetables category. 20 new SKU's Edeka is extending its 'Gut & G ünstig' economy private label range in fruit and vegetables, with 20 new products being launched. These include apples, oranges, bananas and tomatoes and will be offered for sale as loose produce. Competing with the discounters Aldi and Lidl have both be...
21 September 2017
We bring you the latest news from Rewe and Edeka in Germany. Rewe Digital launching a DOOH Campaign Rewe is partnering up with an advertising company to launch a digital campaign at the point of sale. Nestle’s Wagner pizza is the brand that will be promoted. With more shoppers starting to shop online in Germany, and consumers using digital channels more. Rewe is keen to expand its efforts i...
03 August 2017
The new format will be called Edeka Xpress and each store will be around 600 sq m. Conversion of Tengelmann stores Around 50 of the 170 Tengelmann stores that Edeka is acquiring will be converted to the new concept and this will happen by the end of September. This enables Edeka to choose the most appropriate Tengelmann locations for the new format and the first stores will be in Munich, St...
05 July 2017
We round up the latest news from Germany. This includes Edeka's launch of the Foodstarter platform, Rewe's online trial in Penny and free delivery for VIP customers more broadly, as well as dm testing free click & collect. Edeka introduces Foodstarter as it targets new suppliers Edeka has unveiled a new online platform, Foodstarter , where new food suppliers can present their products to...
28 April 2017
Germany's market leader Edeka has seen its sales increase 2.5% to €49.6bn in 2016. It opened 132 new stores throughout the year. Independent merchants driving growth The retailer, which has 4,000 independent merchants, saw a sales increase from them of 3.8% in 2016 (3.2% on a like for like basis). Between them, they operate around 5,900 stores and are successfully creating new and exciting ...
07 December 2016
After nearly two years of negotiations, Edeka and Rewe have reached an agreement on the purchase of Kaiser's Tengelmann. Edeka to acquire the majority The agreement that has been reached is that Edeka will purchase Kaiser's, after which the majority of the stores in Berlin will be sold to Rewe. The Kaiser chain has been making a loss for Tengelmann's and it was first announced it would be...
03 November 2016
We bring you the latest news from Germany's market leaders, Edeka and Rewe. Edeka launches delivery lockers Edeka has partnered with Deutsche Bahn, a German railroad operator, to pilot delivery lockers at train stations. The trial will initially be launched in Berlin in February 2017 and will be available in seven stations. Customers will be able to order their groceries online through E...
01 September 2016
We bring you the latest news from across Germany. Edeka accelerates expansion plans Edeka has announced it will accelerate its expansion pace in Southern Bavaria, with plans to add 42,600 sq m of new sales space in 2016, double what it added in 2015. The retailer is still awaiting clearance for the Tengelmann deal but is continuing its organic growth regardless. Edeka invested almost €57...
27 April 2016
With total sales up 2.7% to €48.4 bn, Germany's market leader Edeka continues to perform well. Turnover strong across the business Sales performance was again driven by its independent retailers, who together enjoyed sales of €24.2 bn, up 3.7% on 2014. By giving these merchants more decision making power, the stores have been able to individually tailor themselves to their catchment...
13 January 2016
Germany's economy minister has granted Edeka permission to acquire Tengelmann's Kaiser's chain, subject to various conditions. Key condition is retaining current staff Edeka and Tengelmann reached agreement for this transaction in October 2014. It was due to be completed by June 2015, but has been held up by objections from the government, competition watchdog and from competitors like...