Dia-Eroski alliance approved | new Aldi mimics the design of Whole Foods Walmart Invests $ 50M in Chinese e-grocery | Spar China grows
Walmart invests $50M in Chinese e-grocerCosctutter Shopper First 'brand launches refresh - Major group Costcutter Supermarkets Group symbols, announced a major brand transformation to engage consumers and drive future growth of retail sales, as the title of his "first Shopper program '. New brand package (including a new logo) has been developed from a deep and extensive research and project review to provide better than ever how consumers in shop, and what customers want from their local stores; Costcutter to build its offering with these needs in its core.
Wal-Mart to invest $ 50m in China groceries online Wal-Mart Stores Inc will invest $ 50 million in grocery stores and online firm delivery Chinese New Dada, the US retailer said on Friday, extending its tie-ups with local players online to help boost sales in the second largest economy in the world. Wal-Mart changed its strategy in China earlier this year when it sold its own platform online Yihaodian in exchange for a stake in the giant local e-commerce JD.com New Dada Inc. is a joint venture party owned by JD.com. Investment in New Dada Wal-Mart will target Chinese buyers with faster delivery in a popular market, but highly competitive online store. New Dada has over 25m registered customers and delivers to more than 300 Chinese cities. (Reuters)
Spar China reports strong growth
SPAR China reported a turnover of € 1.9 billion in 2015 results, 6.8% growth yoy. continuous investment not only in the retail trade with 360 stores today, but also provides the expansion of the chain through all the regions in which SPAR trades - Shandong, Guangdong, Shanxi and Inner Mongolia, Beijing (city) Sichuan, Henan and Hebei. In China, SPAR operates SPAR Hypermarket, Supermarket SPAR, SPAR neighborhood and SPAR Express formats. SPAR entered Indonesia in 2015 and opened 15 SPAR supermarkets in the first 9 months in partnership with Ramayana. SPAR India reported positive productivity and stores like for like sales with 17 hypermarkets in major cities. SPAR also announced its intention to enter Mongolia and Thailand earlier this year.
Spain CMBC takes no action against Dia and Eroski The competition authority of Spain (CMBC) said it will take any acton against Dia and Eroski to enter a purchasing alliance last year. The two retailers were reported to CNMC by IFLA and Promarca last November about a possible violation of the law of competition advocacy. Specifically, they felt that the alliance between the two retailers would facilitate "price fixing, limitation of investments for innovation or promote the imposition of similar conditions for different services and the subordination of contracts them for accepting payments and trading conditions that are not in accordance with the supply agreements with every distributor. ( Net
herlands: Jumbo invents bus-stop pop-up shop Dutch supermarket Jumbo opened a bus stop pop-up store, temporarily transforming a bus shelter in the Potter Straat in the city of Utrecht, the Netherlands. The project pop-up presents a selection of products, proven favorite purchases with Jumbo customers. Articles can be treated quickly scanned and added to a virtual shopping cart using the - recently upgraded - 'Jumbo app