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An all-around convincing performance by this year’s EuroCIS

This year’s EuroCIS – the leading trade fair for the retail technology industry – was a big success. This article is available for reading in Trade magazin 2024/5 The trade...

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Billa Bulgaria grows double-digit

German Rewe Group’s Central European supermarket banner Billa can improve its market position in Bulgaria. For the current period the retailer wants to invest more than 60 million euros into...

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Kaufland to open its marketplace in Poland and Austria

Kaufland, one of the larger ecommerce platforms in Germany, is expanding to Poland and Austria this coming late summer. Schwarz Gruppe, the owner of Kaufland and supermarket chain Lidl, has...

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Kaufland introduces reusable bread and roll bags in Germany

Kaufland is introducing reusable bags in its bakery sections in Germany. The “viewing window” on the washable bags, which cost EUR 0.99, will make it easier to recognise the product...

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Retail consolidation in Central & South-Eastern Europe accelerates: Discounters and local heroes can increase the lead against other competitors

Over the past two years the emerging markets of Europe have gained in importance in the balance sheets of international retailers. However, in contrast to the past, market share growth...

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Schwarz Group, which owns Lidl, is investing 200 million euros in the development of its online business

The Schwarz Group, which owns the Lidl and Kaufland supermarket chains in Germany, has announced that it will invest EUR 200 million in the development of its online trading activities....

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Lidl safeguards its supply lines

Lidl needs to secure its meat supply on the German home market. Meat plants owned by sister banner Kaufland will start supplying part of the discounter’s self-service ranges. Schwarz Produktion,...

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(HU) Minden szempontból meggyőzően teljesített az idei EuroCIS

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Kaufland Bulgaria Invests €11m To Upgrade Stores

The project includes a number of improvements on existing facilities and the implementation of technological innovations, Kaufland said. The retailer is giving priority to solutions aimed at improving the overall...

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Lidl And Kaufland Owner Schwarz Group Reports €154bn In Sales

The Schwarz Group, which operates the Lidl and Kaufland chains, has reported sales of €154.1 billion in its 2022 financial year, an increase of 15.4% year on year. The German...

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Kaufland.cz To Launch In Czechia In April

Following a successful launch in Slovakia, Kaufland has announced it will go live with its Kaufland.cz e-commerce platform in the Czech Republic on April 12. The new platform is operated by...

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Most Valuable Brands In Germany Revealed: Kantar

Kantar has unveiled its BrandZ Top 50 listing of the most valuable brands in Germany. A number of retailers feature in the BrandZ Top 50 for Germany, with the discounters...

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Aldi and Lidl charge for electric car charging in Germany

It seems that the days when customers could charge their electric cars for free in supermarkets’ car parks are coming to an end. Following the example of Aldi, also Lidl...

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Kaufland reduces the salt, sugar and fat content of more than 300 private label products

Kaufland has cut the salt, sugar and fat content of more than 300 private label products since 2018, and the retailer plans to do the same with another 200 products...

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From now on you have to pay in Lidl for something you didn’t pay for before

From next Monday (09.12.2022), you will also have to pay for the use of electric car chargers in Germany, not only in the parking lots of Lidl, but also in...

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How Waste Becomes a Recyclable Material?

Upcycling is one of the goals of the circular economy. There are different approaches to the way there. Whether one looks at the consumer goods industry, retailers, or packaging manufacturers,...

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Schwarz Group’s expanding e-vehicle charger network

Germany’s Schwarz Group is expanding its network of e-charging stations in Europe. With this step the company will have approximately 6,200 e-charging points by the end of its 2022 financial...

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Kaufland Commits To Local Sourcing For Own Brand Milk

German retailer Kaufland is expanding its cooperation with German farmers by committing to local origin for all its private label milk brands. Last year, Kaufland introduced the ‘Qualität aus Deutschland’  (‘Quality from Germany’)...

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Kaufland Switches To Fresh Pork Of German Origin

Kaufland has announced that all fresh pork sourced by the company from level 2 husbandry as well as all meat and sausage products of the K-Wertschatze own brand in level...

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Kaufland Develops Beach Toys Made From Recycled Materials

German retailer Kaufland has created a line of beach toys made from at least 80% recycled plastic. The toys have been developed alongside PreZero, the environmental division of the Schwarz...

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Kaufland tests selling groceries in returnable glass jars

German retailer Kaufland has rolled out food products in returnable glass jars, trying to strengthen efforts to cut plastic use and save resources. Kaufland is offering around 90 items, including...

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PLMA News in brief

COOP Sweden is experimenting with a new store format, called X:-tra, where the focus is on communicating ‘low prices every day’. The chain will start with 70 stores in 2022. Penny reported...

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Kaufland Unveils Kitchen Utensils Made From Recycled Plastic

Kaufland has unveiled a range of cookware and kitchen utensils made from recycled plastic and aluminium, under its Spice&Soul brand. The handles on the vegetable peelers, whisks, can openers, pizza...

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Emergency aid: Schwarz Group donates €10 million worth of products

The Schwarz Group was deeply shocked by the events in Ukraine. Especially at such a difficult time, it is important for the Schwarz Group, which is engaged in international trade,...

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Kaufland Expands Range of Unpacked Stations

The unpackaged stations with food in organic quality are already available in Pfungstadt and Steinheim/Murr and now also in Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Heidelberg, and Leipzig. Kaufland has been testing...

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PLMA-news: Digital perils and opportunities in retail

Retail chains need cyber security Last year several retail chains were attacked by hackers, for instance Coop Sweden was forced to close 800 stores for days in July, because cash...

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Kaufland launches new craft beer range

Kaufland’s new craft beer range depicts iconic fairy tale characters such as Snow White, Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood in cartoon style. By scanning the QR-codes, customers can also...

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Kaufland switches to 100 percent German pork

Demonstrating that Kaufland values sustainable German agriculture and supports long-term agreements with suppliers and subcontractors, the retailer switches to 100 percent German-origin pork in the future. Under its K-Wertschätze quality...

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Kaufland launches chewing gum with HeyMoritz

Kaufland partnered with Germany’s leading influencer HeyMoritz aka Moritz Schirdewahn to launch a new chewing gum range. The product will be available exclusively in Kaufland stores in three flavours. Through...

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Kaufland to sell low-carb potatoes

nder the name ‘Linella’, Kaufland introduces potatoes with 30 percent less carbohydrates than normal potatoes. The innovation was made with Europlant Plant Breeding. The new potato type is grown in...

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