Migros news

26 April 2021
As retailers look to differentiate and drive loyalty through the private label ranges we look at five innovations from Western Europe. Intermarché updates its Top Budget brand Intermarché has revamped its entry level Top Budget private label. The range of 600 products has had its packaging updated, with a new logo used to improve on-shelf visibility. A focused investment on nutrition and ...
21 January 2021
Switzerland-based Migros has reported Group sales rose 4% to CHF29.8 bn (US$33.5 bn), with retail sales outperforming. Migros said retail sales, which were driven by its growth online, increased by 7.2% to CHF24.2 bn (US$27.2 bn). Pandemic underpins sales growth in Switzerland Migros said its growth in 2020 was underpinned by changing shopper behaviours, which pushed its online channel’s in...
20 January 2020
Strong performance in online, discount and convenience has helped drive sales growth at Migros in 2019. Sales up by 0.7% Total sales for the Group grew by 0.7% to CHF 28.66bn. Key initiatives undertaken by the retailer included lowering the prices of its most popular products as well as investing in improving the quality of its private label products. Organic was an area of strong growth, w...
18 November 2019
Migros is expanding its partnership with Zur Rose, an e-commerce pharmacy. Rolling out the concept Following a successful trial, Migros is rolling out a shop-in-shop pharmacy concept in partnership with Zur Rose. It initially trialed the idea in three stores, located in Bern, Basel and Zurich. In February 2020, it will launch the concept in Western Switzerland, with a shop-in-shop pharmacy ...
17 October 2019
Around 45 products will be offered in the 'Little Italy' range, merchandised together in a dedicated area. Responding to consumer trends Migros has enjoyed strong sales growth from specialist ranges, with regional ranges growing by 3.5% in 2018 and health focused ranges up 5.3%. The retailer is responding to consumer demand for these targeted ranges and is continuing to expand the number  o...
05 September 2019
We bring you the latest news from Switzerland, including new health initiatives and increased supply chain traceability. Aldi to introduce Nutri-Score Aldi will become the first retailer in the market to introduce the Nutri-Score label system, helping customers to understand which are healthier choices and make buying decisions easier. The retailer has been reducing the sugar, fat and calor...
25 April 2019
We share some of the findings from our recent report Food-to-go: small formats from across Europe to learn from , with a focus on one market that may to some be a surprising hotbed of format innovation. Leading retailers have been keen to diversify Switzerland is a food retail market that is characterised by two key retailers, Migros and Coop Schweiz. Both have and established track record...
28 March 2019
As Coop Switzerland and Migros announce new concepts and other initiatives, we round up news from the market. Coop Schweiz launches ‘FOOBY’ store concept As retailers across Europe look to target shoppers in new and innovative ways, Coop Schweiz has launched a new concept in the country, in Lausanne, under the ‘FOOBY’ banner. The concept focuses on gourmet and regional foods, while also spo...
28 March 2019
Switzerland-based Migros Group has announced its full year 2018 results. It said it had grown ahead of the market, but despite the positive sales performance it noted that its EBIT margin remained under pressure. Migros Group grows ahead of the market Migros said group sales had risen 1.4% to CHF28.5bn (US$28.6bn) in 2018, a rate ahead of the market, which enabled it to ‘ further increase i...
23 January 2019
Migros group’s full year 2018  results show strong sales growth, particularly in ecommerce. Total sales reached CHF 28.4bn in 2018, 1.3% growth from 2017. Retail sales driven by increased customer frequency Consolidated retail sales reached CHF16.9bn, 2.5% more than 2017. Its supermarkets and hypernmarkets generated domestic sales of CHF11.8bn in 2018. Sales in the group’s 10 cooperatives i...