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    Grocery retailer Spar launches pilot convenience store


    Grocery retailer Spar has launched a convenience store pilot intended for busy inner city locations in Vienna. The 2,690 sq ft store is located right in Babenbergerstraße 9, and employs a staff of 22. The new concept is called Food in the City and offers takeaway food as well as ...

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    Billa opens second convenience store in Innsbruck


    Rewe Group’s Austrian supermarket division Billa has started rolling out its convenience store concept by opening the second Billa Box store in Innsbruck. The store covers just 540 sq ft, which compares with the 1,615 sq ft pilot store in Vienna, which was opened in November last year. Rewe plans ...

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    Rewe launches forecourt store concept for independent petrol station operator


    Rewe in Austria has launched a new format forecourt store concept for independent petrol station operators called ADEG am Weg (ADEG on the way). The 700 sq ft store is located at a Pein Energy petrol station in Mureck, Styria. According to Rewe it will offer about 1,000 items at ...

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    Rewe sees potential for 150 Billa Box stores


    Rewe Group chief executive Frank Hensel sees potential for up to 150 Billa Box convenience stores, Hensel has told Austrian daily Kurier. The first Billa Box pilot was launched last year in central Vienna, trading from 1,600 sq ft.

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    KiK aims for 5,000 stores


    Tengelmann-owned clothing discounter KiK is planning to increase its number of stores across Europe from more than 2,900, to about 5,000 within the next five years. This will involve growth in the existing markets such as Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, as well as new market entries. ...

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    C&A turnover flat at £5.56bn


    Fashion retailer C A generated turnover of e6.3bn (£5.5bn) in the year ended February 2010, up by just 0.03% on the previous year. Sales growth was seen in Belgium and Luxembourg (3.2%), in Austria (1.1%), in Germany (0.2%) and in its online business. But turnover dropped in Spain and Portugal ...

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    Rewe plans £360m investment in Austria


    Rewe Group’s international arm plans to invest €400m (£360m) this year in Austria, where the division is based, and abroad. The figure is 20% less than last year, when Rewe International invested €500m (£446m), out of which €200m (£178m) was ploughed into Austria. Frank Hensel, the international arm’s chief executive, ...