Denmark - News & Analysis

16 September 2019
We round up the latest news from SPAR International partners in Denmark and Croatia as they expand their store presence. Denmark opens new flagship store SPAR Denmark opened its new flagship store in Teglholmen, Copenhagen on 22 August 2019. The 700 sq. m store is based on the new store design concept developed with SPAR International. It offers an extensive range of convenience and premium...
06 September 2019
As part of its climate strategy, Coop Denmark has launched a campaign to encourage shoppers to adopt climate-friendly eating habits. Meanwhile, Dagrofa introduces a digital ‘store game’ to train its employees. Coop Danmark encourages responsible consumption Coop’s Food Pyramid has been redesigned for its new climate-friendly campaign. It was originally used to show how to eat a healthy and ...
22 May 2019
Over the last 12 months, Lidl has expanded its online presence from four countries to 11, including grocery ecommerce operations in five countries. With the discounter accelerating its online expansion we look in-depth at its presence across Europe and the US. Lidl’s online presence Since the beginning of 2019, Lidl has launched grocery ecommerce operations in three countries and a non-gr...
11 April 2019
Reitangruppen has reported its 2018 results, with REMA 1000 discount turnover increasing by 4.8% to €7.3bn, while Reitan Convenience turnover increased by 1.4% to €1.7bn. REMA 1000 turnover increased by 4.8% to NOK 70.2bn (€7.3bn) REMA 1000 turnover including franchises increased by 4.8% to NOK 70.2bn (€7.3bn). Operating profit increased by NOK 243m to NOK 1.9bn (€197.9m), which represents ...
21 February 2019
Lidl becomes the latest discounter revealing plans to open stores in Denmark, joining Netto and REMA 1000, which also have ambitious plans of their own. In other news, Lidl’s range has grown, with the addition of 300 new products. Aim to almost double store count at a rate of 10 to 15 openings annually Lidl plans to open 10 to 15 stores annually, investing DKK 1 billion (€134m) alone in 2...
22 January 2019
Amazon is offering customers in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, as well as the Czech Republic, free delivery from Amazon.de . Free standard delivery Amazon customers from the Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden and Finland can now receive free standard delivery on qualifying orders over €39 when purchasing from the Amazon Germany website. Shoppers with qualifying orders will automatically be offered...
15 November 2018
We look at how Salling Group and Dagrofa are expanding and developing their store formats. Netto to open 22 new discount stores and modernise 70 in 2019 … Salling Group’s Netto has plans to open 22 new stores and modernise 70 stores in Denmark 2019. The 70 stores will be converted to the new Netto 3.0 concept. As part of the 3.0 store concept, there is less space for SPOT (when it’s gone...
24 October 2018
We highlight the latest developments from Denmark as Salling Group and Coop Danmark tackle food waste. Meanwhile, Coop Danmark has also announced plans to introduce in-store pharmacy services. Bilka halves its total food waste Salling Group’s hypermarket banner, Bilka, has committed to halving its food waste again by 2030. The banner previously agreed to halving its food waste in 2014. Sinc...
17 September 2018
Lidl has announced the launch of its new customer loyalty app known as Lidl Plus. The app is available for download in Spain, Denmark and Austria. Digital loyalty card Lidl Plus is a free app that is easily downloadable via the App Store. The app introduces a digital loyalty card that allows customers to gain benefits without having to present a physical card. Lidl Plus has been desig...
21 August 2018
Lidl’s recent digital initiatives in Spain, Italy and Denmark. Online store being tested in Spain www.lidlonline.es has landed in Madrid. The online store sells non-grocery items including appliances, clothing and homeware, with an exclusive online-only range and weekly offers. For now, the online store is only available through the webpage, not an app. Customers must pay a fixed delivery c...