Carrefour news

07 June 2019
Carrefour China has been doing whatever it takes to revitalise its business to stay ahead amid fierce competition from both local bricks and mortar players and the ecommerce giants. The retailer has reported significant improvement (over €100m) in its recurring operating income in its Asia business in the last two years, mainly driven by Carrefour China. What has worked for Carrefour China? ...
05 June 2019
Reuters has reported comments from Carrefour’s blockchain program manager, Emmanuel Delerm, in which he highlights the benefits of blockchain on the sale of products tracked by the technology. Products tracked by blockchain sell faster According to the reports, Delerm said the sales of products tracked by blockchain, a list of 20 products that includes meat, milk and fruit, were boosted by ...
24 May 2019
As Despar Centro Sud launches an online grocery service and Carrefour expands its partnership with Supermercato24, we round up news from the country. Carrefour expands collaboration with Supermercato24 Carrefour and Supermercato24 have announced they are expanding the coverage of their partnership beyond the 14 cities where the service is operated into the regions of Toscana and Campania. T...
08 May 2019
Carrefour has made two changes to its global management team. New appointments for Spain and Argentina Carrefour said it had made two new appointments: Rami Baitieh has been appointed executive director of Carrefour Spain. He has also joined the Group’s executive committee and will report to chief executive Alexandre Bompard. Baitieh takes over from Eric Uzan. Stéphane Maquaire , m...
01 May 2019
Carrefour Brazil’s gross sales for Q1 2019 rose by 9.9% to BRL14.2bn (US$3.6bn), despite an unfavourable Easter calendar effect. Like-for-like (LFL) sales were up 6.6%, the best LFL performance since Q1 2017. Sales were boosted by the solid performance of Carrefour's Atacadão cash and carry format, as well as four new openings in the banner. The higher annual food (6.5% in Q1 2019 vs. 4.1% Q...
25 April 2019
French grocery retailer Carrefour has signed an agreement to sell 80% stake of its China operations to Suning.com in a deal worth about US$700m. Carrefour may exit China completely The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2019, subject to regulatory approval. Carrefour will retain a 20% stake in the business and two out of seven seats on Carrefour China’s Supervisory Board. Howeve...
25 April 2019
France-based Carrefour said its first quarter results, which saw like-for-like sales rise 2.7% at a Group level, underlined the ‘ rapid progress in the transformation plan ’. The retailer’s results were boosted by a ‘ further acceleration in Brazil ’ and ‘ slight sales rise in France ’. The numbers… Carrefour reported, by region that at constant exchange rates: Group: total sales ro...
16 April 2019
As Carrefour looks to improve the experience for shoppers of its hypermarkets on a global basis, we round up developments from country operations as they look to make its largest store relevant for today and in the long term. Carrefour trialling Quitoque click and collect concept Using the Quitoque recipe box solution, Carrefour has launched a trial of a click and collect solution at five s...
16 April 2019
As the retailer looks to continue to build the success of its Act for Food initiative globally, it has announced, with Nestle, the use of Blockchain technology for a national brand, while in Belgium it has entered into a partnership with pork supplier, Westvers. Carrefour, Nestlé to use Blockchain for Mousline Carrefour and Nestlé have announced that from 15 April they are using Blockchain ...
10 April 2019
As part of Carrefour’s corporate aim to adapt its model and organisation to be a leader in food transition for all, we look at initiatives and campaigns being launched by its operations across Europe. Carrefour looks to limit consumption of plastic in Poland and Spain Carrefour Poland is enabling shoppers at its Fordon Gallery store in Bydgoszcz to bring their own containers and bags to lim...