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Denise Klug (Senior Retail Analyst)

Denise Klug (Senior Retail Analyst)

Recent Posts by Denise Klug (Senior Retail Analyst):

Real Gives Details on Revamp Plans

Metro’s Real has officially announced the first initiatives of its extensive concept revamp. As a part of this, the company has launched a new slogan “Wir sind real” (‘We are real’) as well as a new corporate design, logo and TV spot.
Topics: Metro Group

Bünting: We’re Back On Track

Bünting has completed restructuring and staff reductions, Chairman Markus Buntz told Lebensmittel Zeitung in an interview. He said the organisation has now become faster and more efficient.
Topics: Bünting

Metro Posts Weak Real Performance in Preliminary FY Results

Metro AG has published its preliminary and unaudited figures for the financial year 2016/17. According to the reports, sales increased by 1.6% to EUR37.1 billion.
Topics: Metro Group

Real to Roll Out Online Grocery Delivery

After an initial test in Düsseldorf, Metro’s hypermarket banner has extended its grocery delivery service to ten German cities including Berlin, Hannover, Dortmund, Cologne and Nuremberg.
Topics: Metro Group

Kaufland Puts Online Shop Roll-Out on the Back Burner

The Hamburg launch of the service is to be postponed for an indefinite period, Heilbronner Stimme reports. Instead, the company is now working on the efficiency of its existing home delivery service in Berlin.
Topics: Schwarz Group

Albert Heijn Opens Asian Cuisine Pop-Up Store

Albert Heijn has opened a pop-up store in Antwerp that focuses on Asian cuisine. Shoppers can try seven different Asian dishes and buy the ingredients needed to prepare them.
Topics: Ahold Delhaize

Kaufland Gets Ready to Enter Australia

Lidl’s sister banner Kaufland has bought property in Australia. The 36,000 sq m store site is located in Adelaide and had previously been vacant for around two years.
Topics: Schwarz Group

Globus Considers Opening Smaller Stores in Russia

German hypermarket operator Globus is considering opening smaller stores in Russia, Kommersant reports. The retailer currently operates stores of 10,000 to 12,000 square metres in the market. The sales area of the new stores will be reduced to 5,000 square metres.
Topics: Globus

Albert Heijn Teams Up with SuperBuddy for Same-Day Delivery

Albert Heijn is to start a trial with SuperBuddy’s Rappie in Rotterdam, De Telegraaf reports. Currently, four grocery stores are testing the service. SuperBuddy provides personal shoppers that pick goods in stores and then deliver them to customers by bike.
Topics: Ahold Delhaize

Colruyt Group Introduces Digital Platform for Private Labels

Colruyt Group has launched a digital platform called Productzoeker (‘Product Finder’) providing detailed information on its private label goods. The website offers ingredient lists, nutritional information and sustainability aspects for the retailers umbrella own brands Boni Selection and Everyday.
Topics: Colruyt Group