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As Colruyt Group invests in AI and autonomous solutions in Belgium, it has also acquired French wholesaler Degrenne Distribution to support growth in the convenience channel.

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A new Beauty Box concept is being tested by Lidl France, a collaboration with French beauty giant L’Oréal. Lidl looks to improve its health & beauty assortment In the French town of Osny, Lidl has been trialing a new Beauty Box concept since February 2022. The new health and beauty section has been developed in partnership with the expertise of L’Oréal and from the pictures the results look...
Carrefour acquired Atacadão, a hypermarket/cash & carry hybrid, in Brazil in 2007. Since then, it has grown to become the retailer’s most successful banner in the country, representing over half of Carrefour Brazil’s sales. The retailer recently outlined its 2026 strategy , which details plans to launch the banner in Europe in autumn 2023.   A unique store format… Atacadão belongs to...
Colruyt Group reported the first half of its 2022/23 financial year has been impacted by the challenging macroeconomic climate. The retailer said its H1 had been impacted by high inflation, significant cost increases, and declining consumer confidence. H1 figures at a glance: Revenue grows 5.7% to €5.266 bn versus €4.98 bn a year ago Operating profit of €123m versus €211m a year ago ...


Carrefour, leader in home delivery in France, and Goggo Network, an autonomous logistics operator, are trialling autonomous delivery of Carrefour Drive orders for residents on the Plateau de Saclay. This includes students at the Paris Institut Polytechnique.
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