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As Carrefour receives approval for its takeover of Supersol in Spain and cuts prices on everyday staple products, amongst other developments, we round up news from the retailer.

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The SPAR Austria Group announced its 2020 results, reporting total sales rose 5.6% to €16.6 bn. In its home market, SPAR Austria’s food sales increased 16% to €8.32 bn, helping it gain market share during the year and, it claims, ‘ making it the new market leader in Austria ’. Total Group sales reach €16.6 bn… SPAR Austria said all its three business divisions – food retail, sports retail a...
Aldi opened its 100 th store in Italy in January 2021, while local competitor, In’s Mercato, set out plans to open 30 stores during 2021 and how it was aiming to embed its brand identity and sustainability commitments. Aldi opens 100 th store in Italy Aldi reached a new milestone in Italy by opening its 100th store. The discounter operates in six regions including; Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-...
Announcing its full year results, Carrefour has reported like-for-like sales growth of 7.8%, as sales, including VAT, reached €78.6 bn. The retailer also saw an improvement in its recurring operating margin, which increased to 3.1%, from 2.9%, with its recurring operating income rising by 16.4% to €2.1 bn. France: Carrefour enjoys strongest growth in almost 20 years In its home market Carre...


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