Mercadona news

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...
13 March 2019
Spain-based Mercadona said it grew sales by 6% in 2018, generating €24.305bn in the year. Profits rose by 84% to €593m, which came despite the retailer investing €1.5bn in its network and operations. Mercadona said it had invested €962m in store openings and renovations, €257m in the automation of its logistics platform, €225m in its digital transformation and €60m in its expansion into Portug...
24 January 2019
Companies in Spain pledge to making food healthier, DIA makes more leadership changes, and Makro accelerates the digitalisation of the HoReCa industry in Spain. Reducing sugar, saturated fats and salt The minister of health, consumption and social welfare, Maria Luisa Carcedo, has signed agreements with 20 associations that represent 398 food and drinks companies to reduce the average amoun...
11 January 2019
Spain-based Mercadona is to evolve its supplier strategy for its private label products, Expansión reports. It will move from an exclusive contracting model initiated 20 years ago, to a “proveedor total” (total supplier) model. The current model, and how it will be adapted Mercadona’s current supplier model is comprised of two parts: integrated suppliers, and specialists. The 120 integrated...