Spain news

26 September 2023
Keep up to date with the latest movements in Spain. In a price sensitive market retailers continue to invest in price and promotions strategies, while Carrefour makes strategic moves to boost its presence in the market as well as Mercadona boosting its online channel. 1. Carrefour Spain acquires 47 SuperCor stores Carrefour Spain has reached an agreement with El Corte Ingles to acquire 47 S...
05 September 2023
Carrefour revealed it appointed a new executive director in France. Meanwhile, the retailer is enhancing the shopping experience in Argentina and Brazil, featuring a new autonomous store and its new Super Nova generation 2 store concept. Separately, in Poland, Carrefour continues to focus on support shoppers purchasing power, by offering a new discount scheme throughout September. Carrefour ap...
27 July 2023
Carrefour revealed a strong group performance, net sales in H1 2023 reached €40.7 bn an increase of 12.4%, with like-for-like (LFL) sales growing by 11.2%, compared to H1 2022. Carrefour continues to progress with its 2026 strategy plan, against a backdrop of record food inflation in Europe. Key highlights for the group include the sale of private label products continued to grow, which increa...
04 July 2023
Understand how retailers such as Alcampo and Covirán report impressive sales growth during 2022. Meanwhile, explore how DIA has stepped up its commitments to boost its pricing strategy and helping vulnerable communities. Separately, AliExpress bets on improving its customer experience to gain sales. Covirán hits 9% gross sales growth Covirán, a Spanish cooperative, achieved gross sales of €...
03 July 2023
Sustainability plays an integral role in shaping the retail market across Europe. Retailers and suppliers continue to review their ESG targets to put a greater focus on reducing food waste, social commitments and providing healthier, more sustainable choices. Retailers also continue to launch new sustainability initiatives focused on reducing plastic, enhancing stores through designs that make th...
22 June 2023
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02 June 2023
Spain is a price sensitive market we continue to see retailers taking action to support shoppers purchasing power. Retailers such as M&A, DIA and Uvesco are investing more to implementing initiatives to freeze or cut prices to attract more shoppers during the current economic environment.   M&A discount banner commits to freezing prices Grupo Piedro has launched its M&A discount banner, this ...
01 June 2023
We continue to see Spanish retailers setting up for success, with Carrefour, Caprabo and Ahorramás focusing on integrating more sustainable initiatives across their networks. Caprabo and Family Cash plan to expand across Spain. Meanwhile, Ahorramás has revealed its positive 2022 sales turnover, however reported a decline in profits compared to previous years. Carrefour launches a circular econ...
24 May 2023
With Aldi launching an online grocery service in Germany, and Lidl a non-food offering in France this week, we once again ask the question: How much are the discounters willing to invest in their online proposition? This week’s developments… Aldi Sud is launching an online delivery service for groceries for the first time in Germany . The discounter is testing the new offer under the nam...
12 May 2023
We look at some of the latest developments from Aldi around the world.  New private label range for Aldi Süd in Germany  In Germany, Aldi Süd has started to test a new private label brand, “Einfach Gut” (Simply Good), which will be even cheaper compared to traditional entry level products. The retailer has also announced it will be adding more organic products to its range, as well as addin...