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Denise Klug (Senior Retail Analyst)

Denise Klug (Senior Retail Analyst)

Recent Posts by Denise Klug (Senior Retail Analyst):

Albert Heijn Brings Impulse to Self-Checkouts

Albert Heijn is following an idea from Italian-Dutch confectionery and gum supplier Perfetti van Melle testing impulse purchase options next to self-checkouts in ten of its stores.
Topics: Ahold Delhaize

Real to Invest In Store Revamps

Metro AG's hypermarket operator Real is to invest heavily in refurbishments of its network. As a result, the stores in Braunschweig and Bielefeld are to be converted to its new Food Lover concept, which has already been tested in Krefeld.
Topics: Metro Group

Globus to Launch Click & Collect in Russia

Germany-based Globus will be introducing a click & collect service in one of its Russian hypermarkets by end-2017. According to the retailer, an international roll-out is a possible scenario.
Topics: Globus

Metro Posts Strong Sales Growth in Q3

Metro AG, the new entity formed by the grocery wholesale and retail arm of former Metro Group, has presented results for its third quarter. According to CEO Olaf Koch, the results already give a good impression of where the company is heading.
Topics: Metro Group

Netherlands and CEE Drive Ahold Delhaize H1 Results

Just over a year after the merger, Ahold Delhaize has reported its first combined half year results. The retailer reported good growth in its home market, The Netherlands; however sales declined slightly in Belgium. The central and south-eastern Europe segment also performed well.
Topics: Ahold Delhaize

Billa Commits to Ukraine

Billa has commited to its Ukrainian business, responding to rumours of a potential market exit. The division run by Rewe Group’s Austrian operation has shut down several outlets in the country. Some of its supermarkets are understood to have struggled, for instance its operation in Odessa.
Topics: Rewe Group

More Details on Kaufland Revamp

Kaufland has revealed further details regarding its German store refurbishment plans. According to Lebensmittel Zeitung, the big box operator intends to have completed the overhaul by 2020.
Topics: Schwarz Group

Lidl Replaces Head of Digital

Discounter Lidl has replaced Heiko Hegwein, former Head of Lidl Digital, with Thorsten Reichle, Lebensmittel Zeitung reports.
Topics: Schwarz Group

Tesco Absorbs Tampon Tax

Tesco in the UK has announced it is to reduce the price of nearly 100 private label and branded sanitary products such as pads and tampons. The five per cent reduction in price will cover the cost of the so-called ‘Tampon Tax’ or VAT on the items ahead of government proposals to remove the VAT.
Topics: Tesco

Eroski Sells Perfumeries to Douglas

Spanish co-operative Eroski has sold 103 Perfurmerías IF stores as well as the accompanying e-commerce operation to German perfumery operator Douglas.
Topics: Eroski