Edeka news

27 April 2016
With total sales up 2.7% to €48.4 bn, Germany's market leader Edeka continues to perform well. Turnover strong across the business Sales performance was again driven by its independent retailers, who together enjoyed sales of €24.2 bn, up 3.7% on 2014. By giving these merchants more decision making power, the stores have been able to individually tailor themselves to their catchment...
13 January 2016
Germany's economy minister has granted Edeka permission to acquire Tengelmann's Kaiser's chain, subject to various conditions. Key condition is retaining current staff Edeka and Tengelmann reached agreement for this transaction in October 2014. It was due to be completed by June 2015, but has been held up by objections from the government, competition watchdog and from competitors like...
05 January 2016
Edeka has launched a campaign called "Soooo viel, soooo günstig" (Soooo much, soooo cheap) to promote its private label ranges. Promoting price-quality relationship A short TV advertisement is at the heart of the multimedia campaign which runs across stores and social media. The advert features a man in an Edeka store who is surprised by the diversity of private label ranges. The camp...
11 September 2015
Edeka Nord has developed a new approach to the online channel and is also strategically strengthening its position in the bio market. Decentralised e-commerce concept A new online model has been developed, which plays into the strength of Edeka's regional structure. As part of the decentralised model, individual retailers within Edeka will have the flexibility to choose to have their di...
24 August 2015
Edeka has merged meal solutions and click and collect, launching a grocery pick-up service at Munich airport, while separately the retailer is trialling a new vegan range in-store. Meal solutions upon arrival Partnering with Emmasbox, a specialist company providing click and collect solutions and logistics, Edeka launched a grocery service at Munich airport. Upon arrival, customers can use ...
06 August 2015
Conad, Colruyt and Coop Schweiz have joined buying group Alidis, a development that leads to the dissolution of the CORE alliance and follows Rewe’s decision to return to Coopernic. Alidis now has six members Conad, Colruyt and Coop Schweiz join longstanding Alidis members Edeka, Eroski and Les Mousquetaires (Intermarché). Following their addition the alliance has members with a combined tu...
16 July 2015
German retailer, Tengelmann has reported full year sales of €8.1bn, up 5.8% from 2013, driven by its non-food banners. Disappointing sales for grocery banner Kaiser Despite the company having strong overall growth of 5.8%, Tengelmann's Kaiser, the company's grocery banner reported a drop of 4% in sales, down to €1.862bn. However the story is more positive for the non-food banners. OBI, ...
13 May 2015
German market leader Edeka has reported 2% sales growth to €47.2 bn in 2014, driven by its independent retailers, which generated revenues of €23.4 bn, up 3.6%. Edeka was proud of how it had delivered this in a deflationary trading environment.  Sales grew at Netto Netto Marken-Discount saw a 2.2% increase to €12.0 bn, operating 4,168 stores as of the end of 2014. There's been much work ...
15 April 2015
As Edeka trials vegan counters in 50 stores, Globus and Albert Heijn investigate opportunities for convenience formats and discounter chain Norma reports healthy sales growth in 2014, we round up the news from the country. Norma sees sales rise 3.4% in Germany Discounter Norma has announced that sales in Germany rose 3.4% to €3.1 billion in 2014. The retailer said that it had benefited from...
30 October 2014
As Metro Group launches a new concept store with eBay, discounters in Germany improve their mobile transaction processes, while both dm and Globus announce annual results. Metro concept store with eBay Metro Group, eBay and Paypal have been testing a new concept “The inspiration store”, which combines a physical store with online and mobile facilities aiming to create an omnichannel experi...