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When recently visiting Bogota, Colombia we found the main talking point for retailers and suppliers was the rapidly growing discount channel. In this retail execution we explore ara, one of the biggest players in the market.

This in-depth guide to Portugal explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

We take a look at the trends set to shape retailing in Western Europe in the year ahead.

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Jerónimo Martins has announced its preliminary sales results for 2019. The retailer revealed positive results across all countries where it operates; Colombia, Poland and Portugal. The retailer claims its strong preliminary sales growth provided it with the confidence to continue to drive forward and invest in 2020.

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The Polish grocery market looks like having a healthy year to come for shoppers. This is likely to come at the expense of retailers in the country, who will have to face up to on-going challenges. Some retailers, like Tesco, continue to struggle to halt their declining sales, while Biedronka and Lidl outgrow the competition and gain further share in the market. These developments are occurring...
Over the last decade the discount channel has seen exponential growth in Colombia. The channel is dominated by three retailers; D1, Ara (owned by Portugal-based Jerónimo Martins) and Justo & Bueno. Together the three retailers operate over 2,800 stores. In recent years the channel has become increasingly competitive as Ara and Justo & Bueno have quickened the pace of their openings. Combined...
France-based Auchan has launched a new hypermarket in Paco de Arcos. Additionally, over 250 new stores were opened in Portugal from 2018 to 2019. Auchan invests €16m in new hypermarket Auchan has announced it invested €16m into its 6,000 sq. m hypermarket in Paco de Arcos. The retailer claims it has introduced several innovative features. Shoppers have the option to eat in, with a cafeteria...

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