All Carrefour articles – Page 11

  • Ocado, Cheese Eiffel Tower

    Ocado launches Reflets de France range


    Online grocer Ocado launched its Reflets de France range, supplied by Carrefour, with a 6ft Eiffel Tower.

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    Battle for Brazil heats up with Carrefour merger

    July 8 2011

    Carrefour’s board has signed off on a plan to merge its Brazilian assets with the local grocery market leader Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA), in which its French rival Casino Group has a minority stake.

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    Carrefour and Pixmania sign strategic agreement


    Carrefour and Dixons Retail-owned Pixmania in France have signed a strategic agreement in the non-food product segment. Under the agreement, Pixmania will develop and deliver a multichannel website in a number of European countries for Carrefour’s non-food offer. Pixmania will also support a marketplace platform for Carrefour customers ...

  • Supermarkets can learn different things from deli-led markets such as Borough, which serve up a food experience, and more traditional markets, which focus on service and product knowledge

    Super markets


    Food retail store design thinking says that supermarkets lack character and that if elements of traditional markets can be put into them, all will be well. But is this viable? John Ryan reports

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    Ex-Tesco man McCann resurfaces at Ahold


    Highly rated former Tesco and Carrefour man James McCann has joined Dutch grocer Ahold in a new role of chief commercial and development officer.

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    Carrefour increases stakes in China


    Carrefour has agreed to increase its majority stakes in three hypermarket operators in China, the retailer said in a statement. Carrefour will buy out Taiwan-based partner President’s 20% holding in Guangzhou and 45% stake in Tianjin Jiafu. It will also increase its holding in Chongqing to 65% from 55%. ...

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    Dixons subsidiary to develop Carrefour web offer


    Dixons subsidiary Pixmania has signed a deal to develop an online non-food offer for French retail giant Carrefour.

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    Carrefour, Aubervilliers, Paris


    All too often, you get to see a ‘concept’ store from which you are told ‘learnings’ will be extracted

  • Steiner: delighted with Carrefour deal

    Ocado posts first interim pre-tax profit and strikes deal with Carrefour


    Online grocer Ocado has reported pre-tax profitability in its first-half and struck a deal with French giant Carrefour to distribute selected goods in the UK.

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    Carrefour to revive promotional activity


    Carrefour director for French hypermarkets Guillaume Vicaire has said the revival of promotional activity will become a priority under the leadership of chief executive Lars Olofsson

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    James McCann steps down from Carrefour


    James McCann, one of Carrefour’s top-level executives, has stepped down from his role after little over a year.

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    Dia expected to perform better without Carrefour

    March 11 2011

    Dia, the world’s third largest discount retailer has a problem. Under Carrefour’s leadership, the chain had been underperforming for years - 2010 sales increased by a mere 1.6% (down 0.5% excluding petrol and at constant exchange rates).

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    Alliance Boots strikes deal with Carrefour


    Alliance Boots has struck a deal with Carrefour that will see it develop the grocer’s global beauty operation.

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    Carrefour's Promocash to be rolled out to 20 stores this year


    Carrefour ’s new Promocash concept is to be rolled out to some 20 stores this year following successful trials in Lille, Macon and Rouen, it is understood. The new Promocash concept emphasises fresh food and the non-food product offer and has a modernised wine cellar. Promocash has also enhanced its ...

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    Tesco poised to be fastest growing global retailer


    Tesco is set to be the fastest growing retailer of the global grocery top four, according to research house IGD.

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    Carrefour's Romania sales drop 0.4% to £952m


    Carrefour ’s sales in Romania fell 0.4% to e1.13bn (£952m) during 2010, and on a like-for-like basis sales decreased 5%. The retailer’s sales are now lower than they were in 2008, when full-year sales came in at e1.19bn (£1bn) - even though the retailer now operates 14 more stores than ...

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    Korea’s Lotte is poised to be Asian powerhouse


    Those with even a passing interest in the Asian grocery sector cannot have failed to notice the rise in recent years of South Korea’s Lotte Shopping.

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    Ahold to open first store in Belgium


    Dutch grocery retailer Ahold is going to open its first store in Belgium in March. The store in Brasschaat, located north of Antwerp and less than 10 kilometres from the Dutch border, will be franchise-owned by Nathalie and Marco Van Ende and supplied by the existing Albert Heijn warehouse in ...

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    Carrefour considers JV with Future Group in India


    French retailer Carrefour may announce plans for a joint venture with Future Group in India soon, as chief executive Lars Olofsson is expected to visit India later this month or early February. The retailer is known to be in talks with India’s largest retailer Future Group, and has reportedly ...