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OXXO, a Mexican convenience store chain (owned by FEMSA), recently announced it will open two new stores every three days until the end of the year. As of September 30, 2022, OXXO operated 20,899 stores across Latin America, and in November last year, it announced its 10-year plan to open 10,000 stores.

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Rewe continues to work towards its sustainability goals. We look at recent initiatives in Germany to achieve its targets. Direct flyer distribution via WhatsApp To achieve its target of removing the use of paper-based flyers in 2023, Rewe has introduced digital flyers sent via WhatsApp. Shoppers sign up to their local store and every Sunday the brochure will arrive, displaying latest offers...
The German wholesaler has reported an 11.8% increase in sales in Q4, and sees sales growth of 20.4% to €29.8 bn for the 2021/22 financial year. Positive contribution from all segments YoY sales growth was reported across all markets: Germany – sales grew by 6.1% to €4.7 bn Western Europe – sales grew by 28.3% to €12 bn Russia – sales grew by 7.9% in local currency to €2.9 bn ...
Metro Group’s sales rose by 27.2% in local currency, reaching €7.9 bn in Q3 2021/22. The result has been attributed to growing inflation and its strong performance in the HoReCa industry. Sales growth across all channels Metro reported positive developments in all channels in Q3 2021/22, driven primarily by HoReCa: store-based sales grew to €6.1 billion (+18.7%) delivery sales incr...


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