Unlike other markets, the online grocery growth in France (and to a lesser extend Sweden) is fuelled by click & collect. With Drives pick-up points dotting suburban France, retailers are looking to expand their reach to urban centres.
Louis Delhaize’s hypermarket banner Cora opened a new store in France, the first for 21 years, LSA reports. The hypermarket is located in Bourgoin-Jallieu, in the region of Lyon. Sized at 3,300 sq m, the store has a reduced non-food assortment which focuses on household goods and health & beauty items.
The online-only banner of Louis Delhaize has announced that it has added a new region to its home delivery service. However, customers will initially only be able to receive their orders on two days of the a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Linéaires newspaper notes.
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