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Put into context: Rewe plans to acquire Lekkerland

Rewe Group intends to buy the entire operation of Lekkerland. This move will give the retailer the chance to expand its operation by four new countries: Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands and Belgium. Learn more about the context of this potential major deal in this report.
Topics: Lekkerland Rewe Group

Ranking: Top 30 Retailers in Germany 2018

Photo: LZ Retailytics
The Top 30 ranking in Germany shows once again that Germans like to shop in their supermarkets.
Topics: Amazon Edeka Schwarz Group Aldi Rewe Group

Retail Cooperatives on the Decline

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Retail cooperatives are losing market share, but fare well compared to other organisation types.
Topics: E. Leclerc Rewe Group Belkoopsoyuz

Germany: A New Era Beyond Price Begins

The German grocery retail ranking for 2017 shows that the top retailers have been able to extend their lead. Many smaller players are having difficulties to catch up, and the uptrading trend will only accelerate consolidation.
Topics: Amazon Edeka Lekkerland Rossmann Schwarz Group dm Aldi Rewe Group Globus Metro Group Norma Metro AG Feneberg Budnikowsky

Discounters – The Supermarkets of Tomorrow

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Discounters are mutating into supermarkets, adding brands, freshness and service. Will Lidl and Aldi sacrifice their success model for quick sales gains? Or is “supermarketisation” the next step towards international leadership?
Topics: Edeka Schwarz Group Aldi Rewe Group

Rewe Woos Shopkeepers to Come Online

Rewe is trying to make grocery e-commerce palatable to its independent shopkeepers. Owners of Rewe supermarkets will be offered financial incentives for offering click & collect options in their stores or co-operation with the centralised home delivery service.
Topics: Rewe Group

Rewe Speeds up Conversion of Sky

Due to an alleged investment backlog, Rewe Group’s eponymous supermarket division has decided to speed up the conversion of the Sky supermarkets, over which it gained control in late 2016. At that time it entered a 55:45 joint venture with the North German co-operative Coop (DE).
Topics: Rewe Group Coop (DE)

German Grocers Cautiously Upbeat About 2018

The grocers in Germany are sanguine about what to expect in 2018, a survey by Lebensmittel Zeitung has found. The macroeconomic situation looks positive, but there are concerns about increasing costs, especially for energy; and heightened pressure from the competition.
Topics: Dohle Edeka Schwarz Group Aldi Rewe Group

Edeka's Bringmeister Overwhelmed by Demand

Kaufland’s discontinuation of its home delivery service at short notice has brought competitor Bringmeister temporary troubles. As reported by Lebensmittel Zeitung, the Edeka-owned service provider fell short of various key food items in the important week running up to Christmas.
Topics: Edeka Schwarz Group Rewe Group

Rewe Presses Ahead as Kaufland Struggles

Rewe and Kaufland are pressing ahead with the roll-out of their new store concepts. While Rewe Group is in a good position for the start of it next year, Schwarz Group’s superstore and big box concept Kaufland is reportedly struggling with temporary losses.
Topics: Edeka Schwarz Group Aldi Rewe Group Globus