Edeka news

06 August 2015
Conad, Colruyt and Coop Schweiz have joined buying group Alidis, a development that leads to the dissolution of the CORE alliance and follows Rewe’s decision to return to Coopernic. Alidis now has six members Conad, Colruyt and Coop Schweiz join longstanding Alidis members Edeka, Eroski and Les Mousquetaires (Intermarché). Following their addition the alliance has members with a combined tu...
16 July 2015
German retailer, Tengelmann has reported full year sales of €8.1bn, up 5.8% from 2013, driven by its non-food banners. Disappointing sales for grocery banner Kaiser Despite the company having strong overall growth of 5.8%, Tengelmann's Kaiser, the company's grocery banner reported a drop of 4% in sales, down to €1.862bn. However the story is more positive for the non-food banners. OBI, ...
13 May 2015
German market leader Edeka has reported 2% sales growth to €47.2 bn in 2014, driven by its independent retailers, which generated revenues of €23.4 bn, up 3.6%. Edeka was proud of how it had delivered this in a deflationary trading environment.  Sales grew at Netto Netto Marken-Discount saw a 2.2% increase to €12.0 bn, operating 4,168 stores as of the end of 2014. There's been much work ...
15 April 2015
As Edeka trials vegan counters in 50 stores, Globus and Albert Heijn investigate opportunities for convenience formats and discounter chain Norma reports healthy sales growth in 2014, we round up the news from the country. Norma sees sales rise 3.4% in Germany Discounter Norma has announced that sales in Germany rose 3.4% to €3.1 billion in 2014. The retailer said that it had benefited from...
30 October 2014
As Metro Group launches a new concept store with eBay, discounters in Germany improve their mobile transaction processes, while both dm and Globus announce annual results. Metro concept store with eBay Metro Group, eBay and Paypal have been testing a new concept “The inspiration store”, which combines a physical store with online and mobile facilities aiming to create an omnichannel experi...
09 October 2014
German retail group Tengelmann has agreed to sell its grocery chain Kaiser’s to Edeka. An important step forward to help Edeka grow German retail group Tengelmann has agreed to sell its grocery chain Kaiser’s to Edeka. The deal which is set to be completed by June 2015 will see Edeka acquire Kaiser’s 451 stores as well as Tengelmann’s online subsidiaries which run Plus.de and GartenXXL.d...
29 May 2014
As SSP, the Travel Food Experts, and supermarket group Edeka rebrand 40 of SSP’s own-brand Point outlets to Spar Express, it’s time to look at the broader c-store activity Germany. SSP and Edeka to rebrand stores SSP and Edeka have announced they will rebrand 40 of SSP’s Point stores to Spar Express. The rebranding is to be completed by autumn 2014 and will include the introduction of an ...
01 May 2014
German-based cooperative group, Edeka, reported an increase in revenue by 3.1% to €46.2bn, at the end of its 2013 fiscal year. Edeka’s independent merchants continue to grow Edeka’s core business of just over 4,000 independent merchants revealed sales of €22.6bn, up by 5.8%. The cooperative model has triumphed with its entrepreneurial group contributing 82 new start-ups, which aided the rise in...
16 January 2014
Here we round up some of the latest news across leading retailers in Germany.  Rewe to rebrand hypermarkets A lack of revival at Toom has resulted in Rewe announcing that the hypermarket banner will be phased out. The phasing out will take place in three parts in the first quarter of 2014. The Toom banner will be replaced by the Rewe Centre fascia, following a successful trial by the retailer. ...
08 November 2013
Netto, the discount arm of Germany’s largest retailer Edeka, has recently launched an online shop selling exclusively non-food products. Broad non-food assortment The new online shop offers a variety of non-food items across numerous product categories, such as furniture, household and clothing. The range comprises 7,000 SKUs, with more than half falling under the home and furnishing cat...