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Denise Klug (Senior Retail Analyst)

Denise Klug (Senior Retail Analyst)

Recent Posts by Denise Klug (Senior Retail Analyst):

Colruyt Fights Hard to Defend Price Leadership

Colruyt remains the most affordable retail banner in Belgium, but pays for the price leadership with a decline in gross profit.
Topics: Colruyt Group

Only A Question of Time? Amazon Considers Operating Physical Stores in Germany

“The question is not ‘if’ but ‘when’”, this was the response from Ralf Kleber – Amazon Germany’s boss – when asked whether there are any plans to operate physical stores in its most important European market.
Topics: Amazon

Dutch Regulators Hamper Potential Market Entry for Kaufland

German big-box grocer Kaufland seems to be looking for locations in the Netherlands. Together with furniture store Poco, it approached the city of Denventer via Dutch developer Paul Evers.
Topics: Schwarz Group

Albert Heijn To Leave Germany

Ahold Delhaize is to leave the German market by the end of March 2018. The Dutch market leader had been present in the country since 2012 with its convenience store banner Albert Heijn to Go.
Topics: Ahold Delhaize

Kaufland Stops Grocery E-Commerce Venture in Germany

Kaufland is to discontinue its grocery e-commerce operation by 23 December. According to the management, it was not possible to provide it in an economically viable way.
Topics: Schwarz Group

Aldi Süd Mulls Convenience Concept Launch

Aldi Süd is considering the creation of a small store format for city centre locations in Germany, Lebensmittel Zeitung reports quoting anonymous sources.
Topics: Aldi

Aldi Launches Lottery Ticket Online Shop in Germany

Aldi Süd has started to sell lottery tickets via a newly launched website and a dedicated mobile app.
Topics: Aldi

Albert Heijn Pushes XL Concept

Albert Heijn plans to (re)open three superstores under its AH XL banner by the end of the year. The refurbishment of two stores in Alkmaar and Tilburg will be finalised and a brand new outlet is to open in Zaandam.
Topics: Ahold Delhaize

Kaufland Romania Puts Domestic Pork in the Spotlight

Kaufland has launched a programme to promote local pork in Romania. It established a ‘Romanian Shelf’ to highlight domestic pork and the section will offer purely this kind of meat.
Topics: Schwarz Group

Ahold Delhaize to Work on Price Positioning

Ahold Delhaize intends to improve Delhaize Belgium’s pricing strategy. CEO Dick Boer told local newspaper De Tijd that Delhaize was indeed in good shape to compete with “other traditional chains” but that there were also several discounters in the market.
Topics: Ahold Delhaize