Mercadona news

01 April 2020
We look at how retailers across Spain are implementing measures to ensure everyone has access to products as they respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We will continue to update this article with the latest measures. Mercadona Mercadona has outlined how it will increase awareness and safety by communicating with shoppers, the group’s recommendations are:   No family or grou...
19 March 2020
Spain-based Mercadona said it increased revenue by 4.9% in 2019, to €25.5 bn. Meanwhile, the retailer has committed to further sustainability initiatives and outlined its 2020 investment plans. Sales performance Mercadona announced sales growth of 4.9% to €25.5 bn and net profit growth of 5.1% to €623m. The retailer opened 46 stores and closed 46 stores and refurbished 351 stores, ending 20...
24 January 2020
Spain-based Mercadona announced it is investing in its online operations and plans to continue store refurbishments. Meanwhile, the retailer has announced it plans to continue supporting start-ups alongside other investors, through the Lanzadera accelerator programme. Mercadona invests in its online channel… Mercadona will continue to invest in store refurbishments and plans to expand its o...
12 December 2019
Bon Preu has invested €10m in its online channel, expanding its home delivery to more regions. Mercadona is leading the Spanish market in ‘ready to eat’ meals. Separately, AliExpress has partnered with Nomo to offer Spanish freelancers and Nomo users access to business tools and financial services. Meanwhile, Alcampo CEO retires and is replaced by Américo Ribeiro, CEO of Auchan Italia. Bon Pre...
02 December 2019
Intermaché has begun testing a new technology for its supply chain operations and is investing in an exclusive private label range. Spain-based Mercadona is accelerating its expansion strategy in Portugal, announcing it is opening a further four stores. Meanwhile, Continente has developed an efficient payment feature on its app. Intermarché test new supply chain solutions Intermarché is pla...
14 November 2019
Globally retailers are building their sustainable initiatives to reduce their environmental impact. We look at how five retailers are reducing the use of single use plastic. Kaufland reduces plastic on meat packaging Germany-based Kaufland announced its commitment to sustainability is a key focus for it. The retailer has targets set to achieve a reduction of its own plastic consumption of 2...
02 October 2019
Spain-based Mercadona has announced becoming a member of the Hospitality Club. Furthermore, the retailer has opened a new efficient store in Madrid and its fifth store in Portugal. Joining the Hospitality Club… Mercadona has joined the Hospitality Club, which was created by the Hosteleria de Espana business organisation. The organisation represents 300,000 hotel establishments in Spain. ...
19 June 2019
As Spain-based Mercadona prepares to open its first store in Portugal, it is investing in its ecommerce operations to boost its delivery capacity and coverage. Retailer expands online coverage for Barcelona Mercadona has expended the coverage area for its ecommerce operations in Barcelona. The company has established a 10,500 sq. m warehouse in Zona Franca of Ciudad Condal to exclusively to...
06 June 2019
As Mercadona announces its partnership with Bringg and Eroski and its cooperatives announce their full year results, we round up news from the country. Mercadona to work with Bringg for online orders Mercadona is set to collaborate with Bringg to help improve the efficiency of its online delivery. Using Bringg’s platform is aimed at helping Mercadona organise deliveries from its online-focu...
16 May 2019
Spain-based Mercadona is to invest €120m in automated systems at its four new distribution centres (DC) in the country. System to aid efficiency at Mercadona Mercadona’s need to drive efficiency throughout its supply chain is likely to continue given the competitive pressures in the country. Also, as the retailer looks to expand its range across fresh categories so the investment will suppo...