Carrefour is Europe's largest food retailer and the world's second
largest after Wal-Mart, with operations across the globe. But the
one blot on its otherwise impressive copybook in recent years has
been its relative inability...
Carrefour is reported to have pulled out of the race to buy Ahold's
supermarket assets in Brazil, leaving Wal-Mart of the US and local
market leader CBD as the sole bidders. Carrefour will focus on
organic growth in the Brazilian...
Carrefour is to focus on its popular hypermarket format in
Thailand, even though new governement regulations there could make
it harder to expand in the future. The group hopes to open four
outlets there in 2004, taking its total...
Carrefour, the world's number two retailer, has made no secret of
its ambitious expansion programme, and with new stores giving a
significant boost to third quarter sales, the company's strategy
cannot be faulted - especially...
Carrefour is to expand its business in South Korea and Japan, two
markets where the phenomenally successful retailer has struggled to
make money in recent years. But will the focus on different store
formats, better adapted to the...
Europe's biggest food retail group Carrefour has reported sales
growth of 1.3 per cent for the first half of 2003, even after the
impact of negative currency exchanges. Second quarter sales grew at
current rates for the first...
Carrefour's stores in nine of Spain's autonomous regions have been
accused of selling a range of wine, beer and spirits at less than
cost price, a practice which is illegal under Spanish competition
The two franchise operators for the Carrefour retail group had
differing performances in the first half. Guyenne & Gascogne
showed solid growth during the six months, while Hyparlo's sales
suffered as a result of the disposal...
The two leading franchise operators of Carrefour stores, Hyparlo
and Guyenne & Gascogne, have reported contrasting first quarter
sales. Hyparlo was affected by the sale of its Italian unit, while
G&G was boosted by solid performances...
Guyenne & Gascogne, the retail group which is the leading
franchise holder for Carrefour in France, has reported a solid
increase in sales for 2002 helped by store expansions and synergies
created by Carrefour's 2000 merger...