Dagrofa news

02 February 2016
Discount chain, REMA 1000 is set to increase its pace of store openings, as it looks to open 130 stores in the coming years, according to local reports. REMA 1000: room for 'at least 400' shops Henrik Burkal, head of REMA 1000 in Denmark said, ‘We have raised the bar for the number of REMA 1000 shops there is room for in Denmark. We said 300 before, now we’re saying at least 400…The g...
02 October 2015
Denmark’s Dagrofa is to sell its operations in Greenland and ramp up expansion plans in its home market. Greenland: NorgesGruppen and KFI to acquire operations Dagrofa’s operations in Greenland, which encompass around 35 Pisiffik supermarkets, are to be acquired by to Norwegian market leader, NorgesGruppen and KFI, which are already the largest owners of Dagrofa. Denmark: store openi...
07 September 2015
In the latest phase of developments in Danish online grocery retailing, Coop Danmark and Dansk Supermarked have revealed plans to grow their online offer. Coop Danmark is launching a country-wide online delivery service, while Dansk Supermarked has acquired iPosen.dk. Coop Danmark reveals country-wide service Market leader Coop Danmark, which provides an online grocery service via  Irma...
27 August 2015
In Denmark, where the discount channel represents around 40% of the grocery market, we review some of the latest discounter news, including results from Reitangruppen’s REMA 1000 and KIWI’s new collaboration with a dietician. REMA 1000: 9.2% growth in Denmark In an article published by Finans.dk, Henrik Burkal, CEO of REMA 1000 in Denmark revealed that the discounter saw growth of 9.2% i...
27 July 2015
Our team of analysts travel around the world, seeking out the latest in FMCG retail innovation. We have selected some of the best stores from our visits across the year so far. UK - Waitrose Food & Home, Salisbury Selected by: Priya Chandarana, Retail Analyst Waitrose's newest flagship, this store has a clear focus on the retailer's food credentials. There is a particularly nice tie...
18 June 2015
Norwegian market leader NorgesGruppen has made a series of recent announcements, including a partnership with Esso and the conversion of some Ultra stores to the MENY banner. Ten year partnership with Esso Norway AS NorgesGruppen has signed a ten year agreement with Esso Norway AS, which will see Norway Servicehandel AS operate 106 Esso shops and car washes throughout the country. The d...
16 June 2015
Following recent visits to key markets in northern Europe, Senior Retail  Analyst Harriet Cohen considers four trends shaping grocery retail across the region. This article was written by Harriet Cohen,  Senior Retail Analyst in IGD's international research team. Harriet is responsible for shaping IGD's research into  Sca...
05 May 2015
Danish grocery retailer Dansk Supermarked has revealed its 2014 results, reporting a 0.4% increase in revenue to DKK 57.1bn (€7.7bn). 2014 highlights: new concepts, private label, 'expansion of franchise agreements' & launch of 24-hour Netto stores According to the retailer, highlights from 2014 included: - The development of new store concepts across multiple formats including føte...
14 April 2015
Danish retailer Dagrofa has revealed its 2014 results, reporting revenue of DKK 19,628bn (€2.6bn) alongside a loss of DKK 318m (€42.6m), versus a 2013 loss of DKK 272m (€36.4m). Elsewhere, Dansk Supermarked is continuing with the renovation of its Bilka hypermarkets to the 'future Bilka' concept. CEO: ‘new retail strategy to be implemented this year’ Commenting on the performance, Pe...
28 March 2014
Norgesgruppen, Norway’s largest grocery retailer has released its 2013 results, reporting an 8.6% increase in operating income to NOK 67.5bn (€8.1bn). Operating profit increased by 2.5% to NOK 2.6bn (€313m). Market share gains The retailer reported market share gains of 0.8% to 39.3% in 2013. CEO: ‘We have seen good growth … in a market characterized by fierce competition’ Commenting o...