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Auchan Retail Romania to open 3 supermarkets until this weekend

Retail & FMCG December 14, 2017 14:24 0 comments

Auchan Retail Romania announces the opening of 3 supermarkets until this weekend, under the brand MyAuchan. The stores will be opened within the 3 supermarkets of OK chain, recently taken over by Auchan Retail Romania.…more »

Euler Hermes estimates the Romanian retail market at EUR 40 bln in 2017

Retail & FMCG December 12, 2017 13:03 0 comments

Euler Hermes, subsidiary of Allianz, estimates that the Romanian retail market reached EUR 40 billion in 2017, with four big players owning a share of 60 percent: Kaufland, Carrefour, Metro Cash&Carry and Auchan. According to…more »


Lactalis baby formula recalled globally after salmonella contamination; Romania not yet notified to take action, says Minister Daea

Retail & FMCG December 12, 2017 10:14 0 comments

Popular dairy company Lactalis is recalling its baby milk formula products globally over fears of salmonella contamination. Agriculture Minister Petre Daea says that Romania has not received any official notification to recall Lactalis products from…more »

Shopping City Ramnicu Valcea

Shopping City Ramnicu Valcea opens its doors with an investment of EUR 40 mln

Commercial December 07, 2017 14:53 0 comments

NEPI Rockcastle, leader on the retail real estate market in Central and Eastern Europe, is announcing the grand opening of the first full concept commercial centre in Ramnicu Valcea. Shopping City Ramnicu Valcea will host…more »

Romania’s Christmas fever spreads among retailers and consumers

Retail & FMCG December 06, 2017 13:52 0 comments BR Exclusive

With retailers rushing in the winter holiday season by starting their promotional campaigns at the end of October, Romanians have more time to spend on Christmas gifts. BR asked specialists whether local consumers are ready…more »

5 to go launches PLUS range, ends year with 63 locations

Retail & FMCG December 04, 2017 16:08 0 comments

Coffee chain 5 to go has recently launched the new range of products 5 togo+(PLUS) as a reaction to the demands of customers. “Our customers have asked us to introduce new products such as sandwiches…more »

Brico Dépôt

Brico Depot Romania concludes takeover of Praktiker Romania

Retail & FMCG December 04, 2017 09:55 0 comments

DYI player Brico Depot Romania, part of Kingfisher, has concluded the acquisition of Praktiker Romania from the Susli family. The initial acquisition announcement was made in August. “The acquisition of Praktiker Romania offers us a…more »

eMAG to make its biggest investment of RON 300 mln in new warehouse on international push

Industrial November 29, 2017 16:56 0 comments

E-commerce player eMAG, controlled by Naspers, will invest RON 300 million in a new warehouse located near Bucharest. The new storage facility will cover 120,000 square meters and will boost the company’s logistical capacity and…more »

Ikea puts EUR 86 million in Bucharest-based store, plans new investments across Romania

News November 28, 2017 17:40 0 comments

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea has started the construction of the second store in Romania, which will be finished in the second half of 2018 following an investment of around EUR 86 million, which includes the…more »

Mega Image launches online store

Online November 23, 2017 16:14 0 comments

Retail chain Mega Image has launched its online store, with the company saying it will continue to invest in the e-commerce segment. “Going forward we will constantly improve our online platform, in the smallest details,”…more »