MD SpA news

26 April 2019
As Esselunga strengthens its partnership with the Cerea family, Despar and Glovo announce plans to grow their presence in Italy and MD acquires stores, we round up news from the country. Despar to continue expansion in 2019 Distribuzione Moderna reports on Despar Italia’s 2018 results, where it said turnover grew 3.5% to €3.5bn. Its turnover growth was supported by the opening of 29 new sto...
19 February 2019
We round up the latest news from Italy-based retailers Finiper, Conad, Despar and Md as they expand and evolve their businesses. Finiper and Conad rebrand six hypermarkets… After signing a partnership agreement in November 2018, Finiper and Conad have announced they will rebrand six hypermarkets. During Q1 2019, through its associated cooperatives Conad Adriatico and Commercianti Indipenden...
15 May 2018
As Coop Italia and MD Discount announce very different expansion plans, Conad discusses its investment outlook and Coop Alleanza 3.0 sets out its 2017 results, we round news from the country. MD Discount to open 180 stores by 2021 Speaking at the company’s national convention, MD Discount’s chief executive, Patrizio Podini, said that the retailer plans to open 180 new stores by 2021. Podini...
07 March 2018
As Selex and MD Group set out their investment plans for 2018, we look at how the two companies are set to expand in Italy. Selex to add 69 stores in 2018 Selex has announced its investment in 2018 will see it open 69 new stores, including three cash and carry sites, and update 59 further sites. Of the 69 new stores, 27 will be supermarkets and 20 will be discounters. The new store and upda...