Carrefour news

11 July 2022
Following the announcement of an end to its alliance with Carrefour, Louis Delhaize has agreed a buying partnership with Intermarché A partnership to improve buying power Belgian retailing group Louis Delhaize and French retailer Intermarché have announced a five-year buying partnership; In France, the Louis Delhaize group will be supplied national brands by Intermarché In Belgium ...
21 April 2022
Carrefour Bio is to use blockchain technology with its products from April 2022, making it the first retailer to use blockchain with its own-brand organic products. Behind this move is consumers’ demand for transparency regarding the provenance of organic products and the methods used to produce them. Blockchain technology stores data securely and in a tamperproof manner. The first produ...
17 March 2022
On 9 March 2022 Carrefour Spain opened its first distribution site dedicated exclusively to dispatching online food orders. Key characteristics: Location: Getafe suburb of Madrid. Size and capacity: Surface area of 10,000 square metres. Order capacity: 4,000 orders can be shipped per day. SKUs: 17,000 items and includes a food preparation zone for fresh meat, seafood and bakery pro...
09 November 2021
As part of its Digital Day, Carrefour has said it is aiming ‘to be a global leader in Digital Retail’. The new digital strategy builds on the retailer’s 2018 aims, which have created a strong foundation on which to build. The retailer said the aim to be a global leader would be ‘built on a ‘data-centric, digital-first’ approach’. Targeting tripling of ecommerce GMV to €10 bn by 2026 Carrefo...
07 October 2021
Carrefour and Delipop have announced they are to partner to create a new robotic pedestrian drive service. The companies said the first pickup point will open at 194 avenue de Versailles in Paris’s 16th arrondissement, on 6 October. Carrefour becomes first partner for Delipop After Retail Robotics and the Star Service Group signed a joint venture that saw them invest together in the install...
07 September 2021
As Carrefour and Cajoo confirm their partnership in France and Carrefour expands its quick commerce solutions in Belgium and Romania, we look at the retailer’s developments in the channel. Carrefour participates in recent Cajoo fundraising Cajoo has raised a further US$40m from investors, a list that included Carrefour alongside several France-based private equity companies. The investment ...
20 July 2021
Carrefour has, to coincide with the first activity report from France’s National Pact on Plastic Packaging, reaffirmed its commitment to limiting the application of single-use plastic, among other initiatives. Carrefour has set itself ambitious targets for 2025 By 2025, Carrefour has targeted: Cutting single-use plastic packaging by 20,000 tonnes Having recycled material account fo...
05 July 2021
Carrefour Belgium is teaming up with Google Cloud to bring its SAP systems and supply chain data to the cloud. Creating a new data cloud and migrating data centres The retailer, it is building a new data cloud and migrating its data centers to Google BigQuery for storage and analysis, which will help create a framework for next-generation projects in mobile and ecommerce, data analytics, an...
07 June 2021
Continuing the changes seen amongst European buying alliances, Tesco and Carrefour have announced they have decided ‘not to extend their Purchasing Alliance beyond the three-year operational framework agreed in 2021’. Focus to now switch to working on their own opportunities The retailers said ‘over the last three years, [we] have benefited from a number of joint buying opportunities across...
03 June 2021
Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), which operates the Carrefour brand across the Middle East and Africa, has teamed up with Takeoff Technologies to launch an automated fulfilment centre (FC) at its Carrefour store in Jeddah’s Al-Sulaymaniyah A first-of-its-kind in KSA A first-of-its-kind in the Kingdom, the automated facility reduces orders processing time by up to 50%. Al-Sulaymaniyah is the first ...