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All UK supermarkets in growth | Morrisons teaches kids about fruit

Asda treats suppliers worst of all - Watchdog

Tesco to deliver fruit and veg in one hourTesco is to offer a one-hour grocery delivery service to customers in central London, firing the latest salvo in the cut-throat online supermarket sector. Tesco said on Monday the new service will allow customers to order, through the Tesco Now app, up to 20 items.....

Dansk Supermarked to open 60 new Netto outlets

Aldi discloses expansion details Australia

Mercadona starts brand registration process in PortugalSpanish retailer Mercadona has started registering some its trademarks for products and services in Portugal, ahead of the launch that is set for next year, reports Publico. In May and June, the Portuguese Industrial Property Bulletin reported that three.....

Agrokor to close stores | Metro invests in Moscow

Grupo IFA turnover up | Indian e-grocer gets green light

Cooperative Fensmark Brugsforening leaves Coop DanmarkFensmark Brugsforening, one of Coop Danmark’s largest cooperative associations, is leaving the Danish retail group, according to Dansk Handelsblad. Instead, the company intends to join Coop’s competitor Dagrofa Group, starting next year. Two of its stores.....

Belgium: Colruyt Group posts 3.4% increase in revenue

Ahold Delhaize named interesting acquisition target US

German grocery market expected to grow 10.5% by 2021: IGDGermany’s grocery market is forecast to be worth €259 billion by 2021, a growth rate of 10.5%, according to new figures from IGD, the international grocery research organisation. The research group reported that all of Germany’s major grocery channels.....

Report: Aldi and Lidl to earn combined $50B to $65B over next 5 years

Amazon wants to shed Whole Foods' pricey image

Report: Aldi and Lidl to earn combined $50B to $65B over next 5 yearsAldi and Lidl are expected to earn between $50bn and $65bn over the next five years, according to Brick Meets Click. In a webinar report, the consulting firm outlined several unique challenges the hard discounters pose to U.S. supermarkets......

Chinese company interested in Italian supermarket chain

Chinese pay 1000% mark-up for Woolies products

Lidl becomes Croatia’s second-largest supermarket chainLidl Croatia has become the second-largest grocery retailer in the country, based on 2016 sales results, according to the latest data from the Financial Agency (FINA). Nine of the ten leading grocery retailers in Croatia ended 2016 with increased revenue.....

Coles & Woolies rattled after Amazon’s Whole Foods Market deal bombshell

Amazon shakes grocery world by buying major US grocer

Amazon wants to shed Whole Foods' pricey imageAmazon will acquire Whole Foods Market in a $13.7bn deal, marking the biggest transaction ever for the e-commerce giant as it pushes deeper into groceries. The deal sends a shockwave across both the online and brick-and-mortar industries, uniting two brands that.....

Finns prefer higher quality grocery food over price

Tesco UK sales strong in Q1 thanks to fresh produce

Outgoing Carrefour boss confident on retailer's futureCarrefour boss Georges Plassat ended his five-year tenure on an optimistic note on Thursday, telling shareholders his turnaround strategy had put the world's second-largest retailer on a growth path and that his successor would do well. "Alexandre Bompard.....

UK consumers want ‘country of origin’ labels for online groceries

Amazon looks to buy India's largest online grocer

Belgium: Colruyt converting 234 outlets into low-energy storesBelgian retailer Colruyt Group has announced that over a 12-year period it will convert 234 of its outlets into energy-efficiency stores. The group is investing €75 million into the project. (esmmagazine.com)Amazon in talks to buy Indian online.....

Celebrate World Cucumber Day with British cukes

Today, June 14, it's World Cucumber Day! And what would this day be without a fresh domestic supply of cucumbers at your local supermarket. British market intelligence service ProduceView analysed for us the current offerings at the UK-retail.Fans of British grown cukes will be pleased this week as most of.....

Food price inflation 'likely to return to France by year-end': Barclays

Ocado to raise millions to support growth

India's consumer price inflation falls to record lowIndia’s inflation slowed to the lowest on record as food prices continued to soften, adding to expectations that the central bank will cut rates when it meets for a review in August. Consumer prices declined to 2.18% in May from 5.76% a year earlier, the.....

Ocado trialing driverless vans | Dansk Supermarket to acquire 80 stores

Indian online grocer restricted fruit and veg delivery

Dansk Supermarked to take over 81 former Kiwi storesDanish retailer Dansk Supermarket is set to acquire the leases of 81 former Kiwi stores from rival Dagrofa, of which approximately half are going to be converted to Netto outlets. According to a statement on Dagrofa's website, Dansk Supermarked plans to.....

Aldi UK to invest £22m in chill facilities | Carrefour names new CEO

Aldi announces to open 900 new stores in US

Jerónimo Martins plans new distribution centre in PolandPortuguese retail group Jerónimo Martins plans to open its 16th distribution centre for its Polish supermarket chain Biedronka during the third quarter of 2017, reports Dinheiro Vivo. With about 28,000 square metres and located in the western region of.....

Coles ramps up food price cuts | Aldi to add more stores in Western Australia

Ocado lands in Europe

Carrefour's Mideast operator said to be frontrunner in Géant bidMajid Al Futtaim Holding LLC, the Middle East operator of Carrefour SA stores, is the lead bidder for a controlling stake in the Geant Hypermarket chain, according to three people familiar with the matter. MAF, as the Dubai-based conglomerate is.....