Coop Danmark news

13 August 2014
We round up the latest digital developments in Denmark, including the appointment of a new Group Digital Director at Dansk Supermarked and the extension of the online grocery service at Coop Danmark. Kenneth Nielsen joins Dansk Supermarked from leading online retailers Dansk Supermarked has recruited Kenneth Nielsen as Group Digital Director, reporting directly to CEO, Per Bank. Nielsen joi...
30 June 2014
Danish Grocery retailer, Coop Danmark has opened a Fakta discount store at the Roskilde Festival, ‘the largest North European culture and music festival’ , which is running from 29th June – 6th July in Denmark. Anticipated to have the highest weekly revenue for the retailer The retailer anticipates that this week, the store ‘will be the chain’s largest in terms of revenue – and the smalles...
03 April 2014
Coop Danmark, Denmark’s largest grocery retailer has released its annual results for the year ending 31st December 2013, reporting a 0.9% decline in sales excluding VAT to DKK 44.4bn (€5.9bn). CEO: Varied performance by format and reduced store openings in the year ahead Elaborating on the performance by format and new store opening plans, CEO Peter Hogsted advised that ‘the operation of the...
07 February 2014
Coop Danmark, Denmark’s largest grocery retailer has announced the opening of more Fakta Q stores, the retailer’s hybrid discount convenience chain that it first launched in 2010. Format to grow to 25 stores by March Earlier this week, the retailer opened four new Fakta Q stores in Espergaerde, Aalborg, Naestved and Slagelse. Next month, the retailer plans to open a further seven stores. This...
29 January 2014
Coop Danmark, Denmark’s largest grocery retailer is increasing its focus on skilled butchers as a platform to face into the discounters. Tactic implemented in retailer's supermarkets throughout Denmark These changes have taken effect in 232 SuperBrugsen stores, Coop Danmark’s supermarket format in Denmark. Retailer is keen to differentiate itself SuperBrugsen CEO Michael Love commented ‘...
15 January 2014
Coop Danmark, Denmark’s largest grocery retailer is partnering with Post Danmark and KEBA to allow customers to collect and send post in 300 Coop Danmark stores. Primary objective is to grow loyalty Speaking of the partnership Michael Love, Coop Branch Director commented ‘We wish to offer our customers an additional service that they will only find in our stores. With the new “Pakkeboksen”, s...
06 November 2013
Coop Danmark, Denmark’s largest grocery retailer is collaborating with Galleria, a Chicago-based category planning solutions provider. The partnership aims to improve the customer experience, as well as undertake work to automate and optimize Coop Danmark’s merchandising strategy in over 1200 Danish stores. Galleria CEO ‘confident’ of partnership Ian Duncan-Lewis, CEO of Galleria commented “Co...
04 September 2013
Coop Danmark's chief executive Jesper Lien has left the retailer, according to press reports. Chief financial officer to take over Jesper Lien has been at Coop Danmark for 19 years. He took over at the top in 2009, when he was head of the Superbrugsen supermarket chain. Per Toelstang, chief financial officer, will now take over until a replacement is found. Differing views on strate...