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Leclerc and Intermarché sanctioned by the Directorate-General for Competition

Leclerc and Intermarché sanctioned by the Directorate-General for Competition

In its 2018 annual report, the Directorate General for Competition, Consumption and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) points to the price pressures exerted by Leclerc and Intermarché distributors on their suppliers. Even before the adoption and application of the Food Act in early 2019, the Directorate-General for Competition, Consumption and the Suppression of Frauds seized the subject […]

Saint-Étienne: Lidl store in Fourneyron Square reopens Wednesday

Saint-Étienne: Lidl store in Fourneyron Square reopens  Wednesday

«Croûte» “Crust”: this is the name that Lidl customers and employees used to give to their store, Place Fourneyron in Saint-Étienne. Closed on January 4, the store has been completely renovated and opens to customers this Wednesday, April 3, from 8:30. The store manager had insisted for two and a half years with the management […]

Mercadona launches a new efficient store in Zaragoza

Mercadona launches a new efficient store in Zaragoza

Mercadona has reopened its supermarket in Zaragoza on Monday, specifically, on José Atarés Avenue, following a comprehensive reform to adapt it to the new efficient store model of the company in which it has invested 1.7 million euros. According to the report, 29 suppliers have participated, employing 130 people during the reform phase. This supermarket […]

Carrefour proposes to eliminate 1,200 jobs in France

Carrefour proposes to eliminate 1,200 jobs in France

The Carrefour distribution group has presented to the unions a proposal that will be negotiated in the coming weeks to seek an agreement that allows the elimination, without layoffs, of at least 1,200 jobs in its hypermarkets in France. According to the trade unionists present at the presentation of the plan this Wednesday and this […]

El Corte Inglés puts 95 real estate assets on sale

El Corte Inglés puts 95 real estate assets on sale

Altogether, it is about 95 non-strategic assets that the Real Estate division of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will be responsible for managing in order to close the sale of part of the portfolio throughout this year, as confirmed to Europa Press in sources of the distribution group. It is a first phase within the strategy of disinvestment […]

Mercadona created 258 jobs last year in Euskadi

Mercadona created 258 jobs last year in Euskadi

Mercadona generated, during the past year, 258 permanent jobs in Euskadi to reach a workforce of 1,640 people and made purchases for an amount of 442 million to Basque suppliers. The company invested 73.5 million last year in the opening of three supermarkets, the reform of a store and in the logistics block of Vitoria […]

DIA: A calendar to not get lost in Fridman’s bid

DIA: A calendar to not get lost in Fridman’s bid

The team of Letterone, formed by the men of maximum confidence of Mikhail Fridman, knew from beginnings of the week that the National Commission of the Market of Values ​​(CNMV) would authorize the takeover on DIA faster than anticipated. The executives of the Luxembourg fund were in London, the city where the European headquarters are […]

Eroski celebrates Earth Hour

Eroski celebrates Earth Hour

Eroski joins, for the ninth consecutive year, the campaign ‘Earth Hour’ promoted by WWF with the support of the United Nations, making a symbolic blackout at its headquarters in Elorrio (Vizcaya) and its website ‘Eroski Consumer ‘that will remain active with a dimmed light of less intensity. In addition, the company will disseminate the initiative […]