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Daniel Johansson (Retail Analyst)

Daniel Johansson (Retail Analyst)

Recent Posts by Daniel Johansson (Retail Analyst):

Aldi Süd Enters Italy with Customised Concept

Germany-based Aldi Süd has now detailed its market entry in Italy and is to open its first ten stores on 1 March in the northern parts of the country. These are then to be followed by at least another 35 before the end of 2018.
Topics: Aldi

Leader Price Set to Land in Italy

Leader Price discount stores will open in Italy in Q2 2018, as the result of an agreement between Italian retailer Crai and French retailer Groupe Casino. The first stores will open in the northern part of the country. The network will be run independently from the rest of Crai's operations.
Topics: Casino Crai

Ica Gruppen's Year Overshadowed by Axfood's

Swedish grocery leader Ica Gruppen delivered convincing sales growth across all its grocery formats in 2017. Still, its competitor Axfood beat the grocery leader both when it comes to sales growth rates and like-for-likes.
Topics: ICA Gruppen Axfood

LZ Retailytics Visits Bergendahls’ New City Gross Concept

LZ Retailytics was invited by Sweden’s fourth largest grocer Bergendahls to see its new compact City Gross hypermarket concept. Central to the new concept is providing a convenient and pleasant shopping experience centred around food.
Topics: Bergendahls

LZ Retailytics Visits New Netto Sweden Concept

LZ Retailytics was invited to see Dansk Supermarked’s new Netto soft discount concept in Sweden. We met up with Netto International Concept Director Jeff Salter and Store Manager Senad Zuta at a recently converted store in Kållered, outside Gothenburg.
Topics: Dansk Supermarked

Coop Danmark Launches Organic Store and Breakfast To-Go

Danish grocery leader Coop Danmark has opened an organic supermarket called Irma Øko in Copenhagen. The retailer has also expanded its convenience food concept, 'Måltidsmarked' by adding breakfast food-to-go items.
Topics: Coop Danmark (DK)

Conad Updates Private Label Portfolio

Conad is to modernise its existing private labels and add some new ranges this year, according to Italian magazine GDO Week. The Italian grocer’s aim is to turn its private labels into ’real brands’.
Topics: Conad

Bennet Diversifies Through Supermarkets

The Italian hypermarket specialist Bennet has opened its first supermarket under a new banner named Bennet Smart. The 1,200 sq m pilot store was opened recently inside the shopping centre Le Piazze in Lecco, Northern Italy.
Topics: Bennet

Coop Danmark Moves Towards EDLP

The Danish grocery leader Coop Danmark has launched an on-going price reduction programme that will be partly financed by having fewer price promotions. This means that everyday low prices on more than 1,000 products will be offered in its largest stores.
Topics: Coop Danmark (DK)

LZ Retailytics Visits Maxi Ica Stormarknad

LZ Retailytics was invited to visit one of Swedish grocery leader Ica Gruppen’s hypermarkets. The Maxi Ica Stormarknad store in Kungsbacka, in the southwest of Sweden, has recently revamped its fresh department and has an inspiring focus on pro-active customer service.
Topics: ICA Gruppen