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Europe 2017: Retail Consolidation Speeds Up

The 2017 European grocery retail ranking reveals that the market is consolidating fast. Traditional retailers are caught between price-focused discounters and the high service standards set by online players.
Topics: Amazon Schwarz Group Aldi X5 Retail Group

Local Heroes Rise in CEE

Central and Eastern European grocery retailers are growing twice as fast as their European peers. Where previously the discounters were chipping away at the large-area multinationals, now the local heroes are rising to meet evolving consumer needs.
Topics: Lenta ATB X5 Retail Group

X5 Opens Dark Stores

X5 Retail Group plans to open two dark stores in Moscow and St.Petersburg by the end of 2018 in support of its Perekrestok online grocery operations.
Topics: X5 Retail Group

X5 Retail Group and Team up

Russian grocery market leader X5 and Group, one of the largest investors in the Eastern European online sector, will cooperate in the field of targeted online advertising. The partnership aims to measure the impact of targeted online advertising on offline sales.
Topics: X5 Retail Group

Dixy Group Prepares for Delisting

Dixy Group announced that it will file an application to delist the company’s shares from the Moscow Stock Exchange. In an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting 80.5% of votes were cast in favour of buying back all company shares.
Topics: Magnit X5 Retail Group Dixy Group

X5 Takes Market Lead in Food Safety

Russian X5 Retail Group is testing an innovative food safety system in cooperation with dairy producer 'Galaktika' in the St.Petersburg area. The scheme allows shoppers to determine the authenticity of dairy products sold in one of the retailer's selling points.
Topics: X5 Retail Group

X5 puts up Perekrestok Express for sale

X5 Retail Group will sell all of its Moscow-based convenience stores under the Perekrestok Express banner. Following the announcement of double-digit like-for-like revenue losses for the second year in a row, the retailer has decided to divest its fourth banner, which currently accounts for less than 1% of group turnover.
Topics: X5 Retail Group

X5 Develops Forecourt Pilot with Rosneft

X5 Retail Group is reportedly developing forecourt stores under the Pyaterochka banner at Russian Rosneft petrol stations. As news portal revealed, a pilot store is already in operation near Smirnovka in the Moscow region.
Topics: X5 Retail Group

Russia Special #2: 10,000 New Stores for X5

CEO of Russian retailer X5 Retail Group Igor Shekhterman sees the potential to open more than 10,000 additional stores in the country. A plan that sounds so ambitious that it is difficult to grasp.
Topics: X5 Retail Group

Russia Special #1: Further Market Concentration

This week, LZ Retailytics takes you to Russia. Each day, we will be exploring the different banners which shape the Russian retail landscape. Today we look into the dynamics of the market. By 2021, the six largest Russian grocery retailers will near half of organised trade.
Topics: Magnit Lenta Auchan X5 Retail Group Dixy Group