Alcampo cheapest supermarket in Spain

Alcampo cheapest supermarket in Spain

The cheapest hypermarket in Spain is the Alcampo store in Vigo (Galicia). In Madrid, the 4 cheapest hypermarkets of the town are all Alcampo’s, allowing its customers to save an average of nearly €4,000 on the year. For the 8th year in a row, Auchan Retail has been recognized as the cheapest retailer in the […]

Aldi expands in Madrid with three new supermarkets

Aldi expands in Madrid with three new supermarkets

The supermarket chain ALDI has opened three new surface stores in the Community of Madrid. The residents of Alcobendas, Alcorcón and the district of Argüelles already have access to their own product offering, fresh, packaged, regional, ecological “with a strong commitment to quality” of the German chain. The head of expansion of ALDI, Eduardo López, […]

Spaniards prefer online shopping for fashion and tech

Spaniards prefer online shopping for fashion and tech

Around 88% of Spaniards considers online shopping the ideal choice when buying fashion, leisure, travel and technology. According to a survey conducted by vente-privee, a French ecommerce company that pioneered the model of online flash sales, one in three Spaniards used the online web stores to buy products at discount prices. The report was released […]

Jobless rate in Spain falls below 20% for first time in six years

Jobless rate in Spain falls below 20% for first time in six years

Spain’s official unemployment rate has fallen below 20% for the first time in six years. Figures from the National Statistics Institute (INE) for the third quarter put joblessness at 18.91%. More than one in five of the country’s population was unemployed for the last 40 years. Reducing unemployment from its peak of almost 27% has […]

New Zealand sheep maker to supply lamb directly to Spanish supermarket

New Zealand sheep maker to supply lamb directly to Spanish supermarket

Alliance Group, New Zealand’s biggest sheepmeat processor and exporter has signed a deal with spanish supermarket chain Mercadonna to directly supply lamb. As per the deal, the farmer cooperative will supply lamb to  Mercadonna which has 1400 stores across Spain and a 26.5 percent share of the food retail market. In 2015, Alliance exported 3000 tonnes of meat to […]

Spanish supermarkets hiring now, growth return to pre-crisis levels

Spanish supermarkets hiring now, growth return to pre-crisis levels

Spanish supermarkets are hiring staff at the fastest rate in eight years. Many retailers tipped Christmas as the best time for takings since the nation begin to recover from a recession. The data from the national statistics institute shows that hiring was up by 18 % annually. Low inflation, tax cuts and falling oil prices have supported the […]