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French Casino Q3 sales rise

UK's 'Big Four' see declines in market share

South Africa's Pick n Pay reports 25% profit fallSouth African supermarket operator Pick n Pay on Tuesday reported a 25% fall in half-year earnings as a weak economy and staff cuts weighed on profit. Headline earnings per share fell to 61.88 cents for the six months to August 31 from 82.43 cents a year.....

Lidl to create 500 jobs in UK expansion

Ex-CEO Asda calls for ban on plastic packaging

Carrefour teams up with Barilla to fight food waste in ItalyCarrefour Italia has partnered with Italian pasta and sauces producer Barilla to reduce food waste in the country. The two companies have said that they are working together to educate their customers, encouraging them to use leftover vegetables.....

Walmart to open more hypermarkets

Booths groceries on Amazon Fresh

Italian Carrefour launches a "Quality Line" Carrefour Italia announced the launch of “Quality Line”, a new brand featuring the products of 4,700 Carrefour suppliers operating according to the principles of sustainability. The products in Carrefour Italia’s Quality Line are made to the highest standards by.....

Germany: HelloFresh aims for IPO

France delays retail price increases

German EDEKA completes the conversion of TengelmannEDEKA Südbayern has successfully completed the integration of the Tengelmann supermarkets. This week, the two last Tengelmann supermarkets were converted, of the more than 170 locations in the southern Bavaria region, to the EDEKA brand. The takeover of the.....

Italian Crai opens new fruit and veg platform

Seven & i H1 profit up, driven by strong 7-Eleven sales

Middle East’s LuLu eyes investments in PhilippinesLuLu, is eyeing to invest in the Philippines, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito Plaza said. Plaza told reporters that the LuLu Group visited PEZA last week to look at investment opportunities in the country. As it plans to.....

UK: Gousto launches new Alexa skill as the business grows

Hofer named cheapest supermarket in Austria

Profi opens eight new stores in RomaniaRomanian supermarket chain Profi has continued to expand its network by opening eight new stores across the country in the past week. With 631 stores in 343 locations across Romania, Profi is the leading grocery retailer in the country in terms of geographical coverage......

FairPrice to offer 2% discount on fruit & vegetables on Wednesdays

Amazon wants to buy French supermarket | Tesco H1 sales up

Alibaba launches Tmall in RussiaChinese ecommerce giant Alibaba will launch its online b2c marketplace Tmall in Russia, sources say. Currently, the service is in test mode, but it should become fully operational somewhere next month. It will be launched within the AliExpress platform. (esmmagazine.com) ICA.....

Waitrose appoints new head of fresh buying

German grocer Kaufland buys site in Australia

German grocer Kaufland buys site in AustraliaAustralia's fiercely competitive grocery sector is set for another shakeup after German giant Kaufland purchased a landmark South Australian site for its first major supermarket in this market. Kaufland, part of the world's fourth-largest grocery conglomerate, has.....

Choppies plans new stores across Africa

French Auchan to launch new formula

Tesco CEO: Ex-Sainsbury's boss is wrong on Brexit Ex-Sainsbury's CEO Justin King said Brexit will lead to "higher prices, less choice, and poorer quality" at supermarkets. Tesco CEO Dave Lewis says EU exit won't affect choice or quality but says prices are being squeezed. Lewis said that a no deal scenario,.....

Shell and 7-Eleven chain end partnership

Walmart India starts cash and carry in Mumbai

Delhaize sees 10% increase in sales of vegetarian productsBelgian retailer Delhaize has extended its range of vegetarian products in order to meet the increasing consumer demand. Indeed, the retailer says that it has seen a 10% increase in category sales in 2017, and so has launched eleven new products since.....

Whole Foods private label brand gets boost from Amazon.com

Walmart's Jet.com starts own grocery line

Russian Lenta opens first three supermarkets in YekaterinburgRussian retailer Lenta has opened its first three supermarkets in Yekaterinburg, in the Urals region of the country. The three stores are located in different districts of the city, and all feature a product range of around 5,000 to 6,500 SKUs,.....

German Netto launching a new fruit and vegetable range

Carrefour China expands 'easy' convenience stores

Germany: Metro denies report it could delist after splitGerman retailer Metro, recently demerged from consumer electronics group Ceconomy, denied a report on Thursday that is chief executive has held talks about a possible delisting from the stock exchange. Metro, which runs wholesale stores in 35 countries.....

Leclerc increases lead over Carrefour in French market

First supermarket launches fingerprint payment service

UK: 'Free food' myth threatens sharehouse market in SheffieldA shop where people can buy food for whatever price they can afford is under threat because of a misconception the goods are free. Real Junk Food Project's Sharehouse Market in Sheffield aims to reduce waste by taking surplus food from supermarkets.....

Coles completes restructure | Meu Super sees rapid growth

Amazon to expand fresh grocery delivery in Italy

South Africa: Pick n Pay isn't accepting bitcoin, it tested itSouth Africa's second-largest supermarket chain tested bitcoin payments earlier this year – but it doesn't plan to roll out the option to its stores anytime soon, according to its CEO. Pick n Pay, which operates in a number of African countries as.....