Carrefour news

07 February 2020
As Carrefour looks to build further online skill and scale, we look at developments from its home market. Carrefour collaborating with Epsilon to improve online orders Trade publication LSA has reported Carrefour is working with Epsilon to build an AI-driven solution that suggests what products could be chosen to replace something that is out of stock, when a shopper is completing an online...
29 January 2020
Majid Al Futtaim has signed a partnership deal with Takeoff Technologies, which will see the latter’s micro-fulfilment centres added to Carrefour stores in the UAE and Saudi Arabia by 2021. ‘Several’ micro-fulfilment centres to be built Announcing the partnership, Majid Al Futtaim said it build ‘ several ’ micro-fulfilment centres, without giving a firm number. Takeoff Technologies' automat...
06 January 2020
French retailer Carrefour announced the acquisition of Dejbox, a start-up that provides lunch delivery service to office workers. About Dejbox Founded in 2015 by two entrepreneurs, Dejbox is an online canteen for office workers. Essentially, employees can order their lunch online, for the cost of a restaurant voucher (ranging from €5.90 to €8.90) and have it delivered to their workplace wit...
29 November 2019
Speaking at an LSA event, TerraCycle’s founder, Tom Szaky, has spoken about how the organisation would be establishing Loop shop-in-shop areas in specific Carrefour stores in France. Dedicated corners to open by the end of 2019 Szaky said that Loop corners would be opened in Carrefour stores by the end of 2019. In the areas shoppers will be able to purchase products usually only able to be ...
18 November 2019
Nestle and Carrefour are due to use IBM’s Food Trust platform to track the supply chain of different brands of milk formula produced by Laboratoires Guigoz. About IBM’s Food Trust platform The platform is a hyperledger-based platform that aims to enable consumers to verify the origins of food items, hence enhancing transparency with the supply chain. Nestle and Carrefour were amongst the fi...
30 September 2019
Carrefour has announced the use of blockchain technology to the ‘Camembert de Normandie’ cheese. 11 th Carrefour Quality Line to profit from the technology ‘Camembert de Normandie’ is the second cheese (after the Rocamadour ) and eleventh product of the Carrefour Quality Line to introduce blockchain mapping. The blockchain technology provides consumers the access to a variety of informati...
23 September 2019
Carrefour has announced the opening of a major distribution centre (DC) in Brazil, which is set to become its mains logistics hub in the country. 64,000 square metre facility The new facility will be based in the city of Cajamar, in Sao Paulo state, and is due to serve both online and brick-and-mortar stores and strengthen Carrefour’s logistics capabilities amid a solid growth of its online...
17 July 2019
Carrefour has announced a partnership with Spanish start-up Glovo to provide fast home delivery service in four countries. About the partnership The partnership will cover four countries: France, Spain, Italy and Argentina. The service is due to be operational by early October at the latest. Essentially, it will allow consumers to benefit from a 30-minute delivery service, seven days a week. ...
10 July 2019
Carrefour France has selected Symphony RetailAI to supply warehouse replenishment, inventory flow and supply chain insights solutions to its business. Deepening the partnership The move represents a step forward in an existing collaboration between the two businesses, with Carrefour Brasil having embedded solutions focused on inventory optimisation in warehouse and store operations. Franck Noel-...
01 July 2019
Carrefour Brasil is due to roll out new recyclable packaging for its organic products, bakery, cafeteria, cold cuts in addition to products that are purchased through its e-commerce platform. 51 million Stryrofoam trays to be removed The move forms part of Carrefour’s plan to phase out conventional plastic packaging for its organic products and use instead recyclable, biodegradable packagin...