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GERMANY: Edeka In Tie-Up With Budni Chain

Edeka has formally announced a long-term partnership with BUDNI, the Hamburg-based drugstore chain. The groups said the deal covers drugstore-specific product ranges, without offering more...

FRANCE: Carrefour In Reported Deal With Supergroup

Carrefour France has reportedly signed a new deal with Supergroup, part of distribution giant Logista. Supergroup is a distributor and wholesaler that offers more than...

US: Bonduelle Acquires Ready Pac Foods

Bonduelle has entered into an agreement to acquire Ready Pac Foods, a producer of convenience fresh meal solutions, salads and fresh cut produce. No financial...

LATIN AMERICA: Retail Giants Unveil Department Store Opening Plans

The Cencosud, Falabella, and Ripley groups have separately announced plans for opening new department stores across Latin America in 2017. The three groups collectively...

SPAIN: El Corte Inglés Names New Retail Head

El Corte Inglés has announced the appointment of Victor del Pozo Gil as its new Director General of Retail, effective immediately. del Pozo Gil has...

US: Supervalu Announces Exit Of Cub Foods Head

Supervalu Inc has announced that Eric Hymas, President of its Cub Foods division, is leaving the company. Hymas took over the chain, Supervalu’s largest...

US: Blue Bell Creameries Says CEO To Step Down

Blue Bell Creameries has announced that Paul Kruse – its current Chairman, CEO, and President – is retiring.  Kruse, who will remain on the...

AUSTRIA: SPAR Reports Solid FY Growth

SPAR (Austria) has reported solid growth for its fiscal 2016, helped by good performances both domestically and abroad. In Austria, the group saw gross sales...

SPAIN: DIA Reports Strong FY Growth

The DIA group has reported strong underlying sales growth for its last fiscal year, helped in particular by its performance in emerging markets. For 2016,...

CANADA: Loblaw Profits Surge In Q4

Loblaw has reported a strong rise in profits for its fiscal fourth quarter, even as retail sales rose modestly for the period. For the quarter,...