Coop Danmark news

02 November 2016
We round up the latest developments from Denmark including Coop Danmark's trial of franchising, Dansk Supermarked's new loyalty scheme and the popularity of REMA 1000's new shop and delivery service. Coop Danmark: Irma trials franchising Coop Danmark is launching its first franchised Irma store. Commenting on the development, chain director Søren Steffensen said, 'We want to break new g...
06 October 2016
We round up the latest news from Denmark and Finland where Reitangruppen is re-branding  forecourts, Coop Danmark is promoting organic and S Group is enjoying growth in the sale of organic products. . Reitangruppen re-brands Uno-X forecourts Reitangruppen is to re-brand 87 of its 262 Uno-X petrol forecourt stores as Bonus. This will allow Reitangruppen to ‘create an environment where p...
09 June 2016
Shobr, a new online grocery platform for branded suppliers has launched today in Denmark. Purchase direct from suppliers The Shobr website gives customers the opportunity to purchase groceries online directly from suppliers , rather than from online retailers. Initially, products are available from 70 branded suppliers across a range of fresh and ambient categories, with the s...
31 May 2016
Waitrose is to begin selling a selection of its private label products in Denmark following with an agreement to supply Coop Danmark's Irma supermarkets. 40 products from Waitrose Cook’s Ingredients range Coop Danmark, which operated 83 Irma stores as of the end of 2015, will initially list around 40 products from Waitrose’s Cook’s Ingredients range, while the retailer will continue to c...
18 May 2016
Niche food retailer Eataly is to launch in Copenhagen following a partnership with Coop Danmark. Expected launch for Christmas 2016 Eataly’s first store will launch in the Illum department store where there is currently an Irma supermarket. This is due to close next week to allow for the refurbishment and subsequent launch of the Eataly store, which is expected to be around Christmas. ...
12 April 2016
We round up the latest developments at the Danish market leader; including its 2015 results, new online store and the launch of its city-focused supermarket. 2015 results: profit up 21% Coop Danmark has recently revealed its 2015 results, reporting that turnover excluding VAT increased by 1.1% to DKK 45.2bn (€6.1bn). EBIT also increased by 21% to DKK 632m (€84.9m). CEO: results drive...
15 March 2016
We round up the latest news from Denmark, including Dagrofa's large discount concept and Coop Danmark's new app, where shoppers can order and pay for meals, before collecting in its stores. KIWI rolls out large discount concept Dagrofa’s discount banner KIWI is to roll out large format discount stores named KIWI+ , with a new concept store launching this weekend in Frederikshavn, north...
02 February 2016
Discount chain, REMA 1000 is set to increase its pace of store openings, as it looks to open 130 stores in the coming years, according to local reports. REMA 1000: room for 'at least 400' shops Henrik Burkal, head of REMA 1000 in Denmark said, ‘We have raised the bar for the number of REMA 1000 shops there is room for in Denmark. We said 300 before, now we’re saying at least 400…The g...
04 January 2016
Danish market leader Coop Danmark is looking to capitalise on the popularity of convenience food by launching a new range of convenient meal solutions; while Dansk Supermarked hopes to benefit from people's New Year resolutions, with the introduction of a collectable promotion to encourage people to lead a healthier lifestyle. Coop Danmark's new range will be in 400 stores by early March C...
21 December 2015
In the latest people moves in the Danish grocery market, Coop Danmark has appointed Stina Glavind to take over its Fakta discount chain, while Allan Kristoffersen has left the retailer to take up a position as chain director of Spar, Min Købmand and LetKøb. Stina Glavind to head up Fakta Stina Glavind has been appointed as the director of Coop Danmark’s Fakta discount chain, following...