Carrefour news

09 October 2019
The fastest growing channel in Brazil recently has been the atacarejo (cash and carry). A growing number of customers are migrating to it from supermarkets and hypermarkets. As a result, the major retail players are having to re-think their strategies for these channels to remain relevant.   Why is atacarejo so popular with customers? The atacarejo channel is unique compared to other mark...
09 October 2019
As part of the retailer’s 2022 Transformation Plan, Carrefour committed to creating an omnichannel universe of reference by investing in growth formats. In the last quarter the retailer has opened several new stores across its European-based operations as it looks to grow and embed this part of its strategy. Carrefour adds Supeco banner in France… After opening Supeco stores in several Euro...
08 October 2019
Carrefour has launched its new beauty concept, Sources. Specialising in new categories Carrefour has opened the first in its new chain of beauty stores, Sources. The new store is located in Marais, Paris. The news aligns with the retailer's priorities to boost its offer in non-food. To support the new concept, the retailer has teamed up with Clean Beauty App, which has over one mil...
03 October 2019
In an interview in Distribuzione Moderna, Etruria Retail’s managing director, Graziano Costantini, discussed why the organisation has aligned itself with Carrefour, following Auchan’s exit from the market. Etruria to benefit from alliance with Carrefour… Costantini highlighted that Etruria will benefit from its collaboration with Carrefour Italy through buying agreements, the brand recognit...
02 October 2019
In collaboration with tech start-up AiFi, Carrefour has opened its first automated store in its headquarters in Massy. Separately, the retailer has said it has extended the use of blockchain technology to more of its products. Store to operate as part of a six-month test The opening of the 56 sq. m store, as reported by trade publication LSA, sees Carrefour trial a solution that will enable...
27 September 2019
With Casino-owned Franprix opening a further evolution of its Darwin store design and Carrefour reported to be preparing to launch a new beauty-focused store to its roster of brands, we look at two developments from the country. Carrefour to launch Sources… Trade publication LSA has reported that Carrefour will open a beauty-focused store under the Sources brand name during the first week o...
27 September 2019
Carrefour and Total have announced they are to collaborate together, an initiative that will see franchised Carrefour Express convenience stores opened on Total gas forecourts. Two stores already in operation Carrefour has already opened two stores on Total forecourts in Stolno and Strzyzawa. The agreement with Total is Carrefour’s second franchise contract, following the signing of a simil...
20 September 2019
As Carrefour signs master franchising agreements in the country and looks to grow the presence for its organic offer, any questions the retailer may look to exit Italy like Auchan has look to have been put to bed. Carrefour to expand through franchising Carrefour has announced it has two new master franchising agreements in Italy, with Apulia Distribuzione and Etruria Retail. The agreements...
18 September 2019
The new owner of Carrefour's Chinese business, Suning.com, plans to open more than 200 Suning stores inside Carrefour later this month. A push to integrate the French grocery retail chain The move comes just three months after Suning.com’s acquisition of an 80% controlling interest in the Carrefour China business in June. It represents a strategic push by Suning.com to integrate Ca...
29 August 2019
We visited the first Carrefour Bio store of Belgium that opened in July 2019 in Brussels. Carrefour operates more than 20 Bio stores in France and plans to expand the concept to other European countries. The Carrefour Bio concept focuses on food with a more limited offer of household and health and beauty products. 1. Encouraging sustainable shopping The store has an area of 200sq m and ...