Carrefour news

23 July 2020
Carrefour Italia has appointed a new executive director, Christophe Rabatel, who was the former executive director of Carrefour Poland. Meanwhile, Gruppo PAM reveals it has partnered with RetailPro to launch the PAM banner in the Campania region. Separately, Lidl Italia reveals its investment plans, while reinforcing its three of its strategic pillars. Carrefour Italia appoints new director ...
22 July 2020
As Auchan and Carrefour look to repurpose further space in their hypermarkets and Systeme U and Auchan Chronodrive spotlight local production, we round up news from the market. Auchan and Carrefour repurpose further space in hypermarkets Local trade publication LSA has reported that Auchan and Carrefour continue to find new ways and partners to help them repurpose space in their largest sto...
14 July 2020
As Carrefour makes further management appointments in France, enters the drugstore channel in Romania and launches a new private label range in Belgium, we round up news from the retailer. Carrefour’s loss-making hypermarkets in France According to reports by local trade publication Linéaires, around 56% of the retailer’s hypermarkets, 104 out of its total of 185, in France were loss making...
13 July 2020
Carrefour Italia has introduced a dedicated section for organic products and plans to continue launching eco-friendly products. Meanwhile, Coop Italia plans to continue to invest as it looks to improve its customer support measures during the coronavirus pandemic. Finally, one of Conad’s cooperatives set out its €350m investment plan alongside its FY 2019 results. Carrefour Italia introduce bi...
07 July 2020
As Carrefour announces management changes, the integration of its loyalty card into the Apple wallet and as it looks to repurpose further space in its hypermarkets, we round up developments from the retailer. Carrefour appoints new executive directors in France and Spain Carrefour has appointed Rami Baitièh as its executive director for France, as of 1 July. He takes over from Pascal Clouza...
02 July 2020
As retailers in France look to innovate and benefit from continued shopper interest in digital and online channels, we round up several of the new initiatives being rolled out. Auchan and Carrefour evolve online fulfilment models Although not new developments for the market, Auchan and Carrefour have set out plans on how to evolve their Drive offer as they look to trial new services. First,...
25 June 2020
DIA Group revealed it lost €142.6m in Q1 2020, while Capbro announced its positive FY 2019 results and outlines its franchise model. Separately, Carrefour is planning to reinforce its support for local suppliers, while Gadisa has modified its proximity strategy in Galicia and Castilla y León. DIA’s challenging Q1 2020 The DIA Group has announced a loss of €142.6m in Q1 2020, an improvement ...
18 June 2020
The retailer plans to open 100 restaurants at its existing stores by end of 2020. Different operating model to Freshippo and 7FRESH The first outlet of Carrefour restaurant, under the brand name Mr Fu, has opened at its Gubei branch in Shanghai on 16 June. “Mr Fu” is a key strategic project of Carrefour, launched to tap into the trend of “grocery shopping + on-site dining”. Different to ...
17 June 2020
From its launch of a voice grocery service with Google to enabling shoppers to self-scanning via smartphone and the introduction of its online marketplace Carrefour is driving its online and digital innovation in France. Carrefour launches voice grocery shopping with Google Assistant As part of the partnership created by the two companies in June 2018, Carrefour is to launch a voice-activat...
09 June 2020
Carrefour has launched a new marketing campaign focused on spotlighting its prices, the quality it offers through its private label ranges and those products made in France. Prix engagés campaign to focus on two key trends Carrefour said its new campaign was aimed ‘ to support shoppers’ household budgets today… [while] reaffirming its commitments. Its commitment to purchasing power, commitm...