Kaufland news

21 November 2016
After weeks of speculation on industry media, as well as Australian news, Schwartz Group's Kaufland has confirmed it is conducting a feasibility study in Australia. Kaufland have significant presence across Europe Schwatrz Group who operate both the Lidl and Kaufland banners, has for a number of years been linked to a market entry into Australia via its Lidl discount format, a logical decis...
18 July 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the second quarter of 2016, including market entries & investment plans, new store concepts, online & digital, new technology, efficiency drives and legislation affecting retail. MARKET ENTRIES & INVESTMENT PLANS Lidl • Lithuania – The retailer has entered its 27th market, with 15 stores across nine towns and ci...
06 June 2016
Schwarz Group, the clear market leader in Romania has reported strong 2015 financial results with revenues reaching EUR3 bn. Double digit revenue growth Lidl has reported revenue of EUR1 bn in 2015, up by estimated 11%, while its sister Kaufland saw a 16% sales growth to EUR2 bn, Kaufland’s largest sales growth in the last three years. The growth was driving by strong like for like sales...
15 February 2016
Kaufland plans to launch its online business by 2017, using its own logistics, Lebensmittel Zeitung has reported. Hiring experienced professionals Kaufland is looking for a professional with the background of online and e-commerce including a Chief Digital Officer. It has recently hired Marcus Rodermann, Sales and Marketing MD from fashion online retailer Heine. Rodermann is leading the Omn...
31 January 2016
Only a short time after announcing Asda as a new member EMD has said that existing member Kaufland will be incorporating its Eastern European operations into the buying alliance. In contrast to Asda, Kaufland’s focus will fall solely on branded goods from leading, global manufacturers. Extension adds new Kaufland markets to agreement Kaufland has been a member of EMD, through its associ...