Mercadona news

07 November 2018
Mercadona is constructing a new logistics platform in Barcelona, exclusively for online orders. It is expected to be operational by 2020, according to Europa Press. ‘Colmena’ or the hive, is the name Mercadona gives to its warehouses dedicated to online orders. First online warehouse in Barcelona The warehouse will be Mercaona’s first in Barcelona that is dedicated to online orders. It mark...
30 October 2018
Juan Roig, president of Mercadona, recently spoke at the Congress of Family Business held in Valencia, Europa Press reports. The event, organised by the Institute of Family Business (IEF) was opened by the King of Spain and ran with the slogan “Committed to the Future”. Focused on the long-term President of the IEF, Francisco J. Riberas commented on the characteristics of family run busines...
03 September 2018
Spain-based Mercadona is expanding its meal solutions range in Spain, whilst having acquiring land in Portugal. Ready-to-eat products added in-store According to Expansión newspaper, Mercadona is testing a new range of fresh meal solutions in a Valencian store, before expansion into other locations in 2019. One million euros were invested to develop the range, supported by a new culinary la...
24 May 2018
Mercadona has launched a pilot in Valencia to test, learn and improve its online shopping service for its clients, the ‘boss’. What’s new? Opened on 21 May 2018, the new version of the online shopping system coexists with the current one, which is still available nationwide. The test version covers Valencia’s city centre and will be expanded to the wider city and nearby towns in months to c...
15 March 2018
Mercadona has had another strong year of sales growth as it increased its turnover by 6% to €22,915m , whilst achieving 5% volume growth . Record investment 2017 saw Mercadona make a record investment of €1bn, 47% more than in 2016 . This investment facilitated 13 (net) supermarkets to be opened, making the network total 1,627. 126 stores were remodelled to the New Efficient Store Model,...
12 February 2018
Spain-based Mercadona has begun hiring staff ahead of its launch in Portugal, which is planned for 2019. Hiring adds another location for Mercadona Hiring has begun in Maia, which adds to three other locations in which Mercadona is already known to be planning to open stores; Gondomar, Matosinhos and Vila Nova da Gaia. The stores that are in development are set to have a sales area of about...
22 November 2017
As Eroski continues to expand its range of online fulfilment options for shoppers, Carrefour trials a new store design in Madrid and Grupo IFA forecasts continued revenue growth in 2017 for its members, we round up news from Spain. Eroski adds delivery service Eroski has launched a delivery service that enables shoppers to receive orders made before 15:00 to receive their products on the sa...
23 March 2017
As Bon Preu and Coviran announce full year results, Mercadona and Grupo Uvesco discuss innovation, we round up news from Spain. Mercadona: Portugal is perfect place to test format After a long time discussing the potential internationalisation of its format, Mercadona finally announced it was to enter Portugal in Q2 2016. Discussing the first step outside Spain, its president, Juan Roig...
03 March 2017
Announcing its 2016 annual results, where it said gross sales rose 3.9% to €21.6 bn, Spain-based Mercadona has said that it will surrender profit in 2017 to enable it to invest for the future. FY2016: volume sales rise quicker than value Mercadona said that while gross sales rose 3.9%, volume sales rose 4.0%, underlining the company’s continued investment in prices. The retailer’s net prof...
03 January 2017
Mercadona has launched a new design, which is aimed at modernising and increasing the efficiency of its stores, while also improving customers’ shopping experience. The first two stores under the concept opened in December in Valencia and Granada provinces, with it set to be rolled out further in 2017. Main features of an evolving concept The new concept was built using feedback from 65 of ...