Dagrofa news

09 August 2017
We round up the latest news from Denmark including Coop Danmark's plans to streamline its banners and its new online speciality snacking shop, as well as MENY's discount price match. Coop Danmark CEO: rebranding formats as part of 2018-2020 strategic plan... Coop Danmark, which currently operates a number of grocery formats, may look to streamline its banners under the Coop brand as part of...
20 July 2017
We round up the latest news from Denmark as Netto updates on its KIWI conversion plans, while Coop Danmark trials vegan-vegetarian departments in Irma stores. Netto opens three newly converted stores Following parent company Dansk Supermarked’s acquisition of the leases of 81 KIWI stores from Dagrofa, Netto has opened three newly converted stores. Netto is set also open a further 40 new sto...
13 June 2017
We share the latest news from Denmark as Dansk Supermarked takes over Dagrofa’s KIWI stores, while Coop Danmark offers delivery by bicycle in partnership with FETCH. Dansk Supermarked takes over 80 KIWI stores Dansk Supermarked Group is acquiring around 80 KIWI leases for existing stores and new sites from competitor Dagrofa. Dansk Supermarked Group plans to convert these stores to the Nett...
23 May 2017
Dagrofa has revealed its 2016 results, reporting that turnover dropped by 6.7% to DKK 18,592m (€2.5bn). The retailer attributed this decrease to divestments, including that of its Pisiffik business in Greenland. Dagrofa also reported a loss of DKK 655m (€88.0m) during the year driven by its KIWI discount banner, which is now being closed. CEO: shift towards local, quality, wholesale and foodse...
28 April 2017
Dagrofa has decided to close its KIWI discount chain of 103 stores, which currently accounts for 9% of consolidated revenue. As a result, the discount banner, which was established in 2008 will see around 30 stores converted to either the SPAR or MENY banners, while the remaining stores will be closed. Profitability challenge, future focus on local & quality Dagrofa cited that despite ‘mas...
17 March 2017
We round up developments from Sweden's ICA and Denmark's Netto and KIWI as the retailers update on strategies, targets and tactics in tackling food waste in the region. Seven ICA stores are partnering with Food2change , a not for profit organisation, offering products that may have been previously wasted to individuals or families with low income. Sweden: ICA updates on partnership with ...
02 November 2016
We round up the latest developments from Denmark including Coop Danmark's trial of franchising, Dansk Supermarked's new loyalty scheme and the popularity of REMA 1000's new shop and delivery service. Coop Danmark: Irma trials franchising Coop Danmark is launching its first franchised Irma store. Commenting on the development, chain director Søren Steffensen said, 'We want to break new g...
29 April 2016
Reitangruppen has launched its first discount format today in the Danish territory of Greenland. Partnership between Arctic Import A/S and REMA 1000 The move represents a partnership between Arctic Import A/ S and Norwegian-Danish discount chain, REMA 1000, part of Reitangruppen . Commenting on the development, Mads Nysted, CEO of Reitan Distribution said, ‘It is true that REMA 1000 w...
20 April 2016
Denmark’s Dagrofa has reported its 2015 results, revealing that it achieved a turnover in 2015 of DKK 19.6bn (€2.63bn), which is in line with its 2014 performance. EBITDA was DKK 250m (€33.6m), an increase of 114% versus last year, driven by business optimization. In other news, all SPAR stores will be refurbished in line with a new concept, while private label share of sales grew by 10% in 20...
15 March 2016
We round up the latest news from Denmark, including Dagrofa's large discount concept and Coop Danmark's new app, where shoppers can order and pay for meals, before collecting in its stores. KIWI rolls out large discount concept Dagrofa’s discount banner KIWI is to roll out large format discount stores named KIWI+ , with a new concept store launching this weekend in Frederikshavn, north...