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Romania’s retail growth rate at 7.8 pct in H1

Retail & FMCG August 03, 2017 15:57 0 comments

Romania's retail segment grew by 7.8 percent in the first half of the year, after in the first five months it grew by 7.9 percent, said the National Institute of Statistics (INS). „In June, the…more »

M&A alert. Kingfisher buys DIY retailer Praktiker from Omer Susli

Retail & FMCG August 02, 2017 16:36 0 comments

British DIY retailer Kingisher, which owns Brico Depot Romania, has taken over Praktiker retailer from Turkish businessman Omer Susli for an undisclosed sum. Adela Smeu, CEO of Brico Depot Romania, said the deal will allow…more »

Auchan brings in Romania a new format and opens the first supermarket in Bucur Obor center

Retail & FMCG August 02, 2017 13:36 0 comments

The French retailer Auchan launches a new format in Romania and will open in Bucharest its first supermarket in Bucur Obor Commercial Center. Auchan Retail Romania and Bucur Obor signed a rental contract for a…more »

FrieslandCampina Romania invests EUR 1.3 mln in new production line

Agriculture August 01, 2017 15:18 0 comments

Dairy producer FrieslandCampina Romania has opened a new production line for cheese in Cluj-Napoca following a EUR 1.3 million investment, which will triple its output. The company has a yearly investments program of over EUR…more »

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Romanian authorities urge the EU to address “double standards” in food labelling

Retail & FMCG July 27, 2017 11:26 0 comments

Romanian authorities say the EU needs to address the issue of “double standards” in food labeling for products sold throughout the Union under the same label after having recently issued a report into the matter.…more »

Electric Castle 2017: The royal electric(fied) festival experience

Concerts July 17, 2017 21:00 0 comments BR Exclusive

I just returned home from Romania’s best music festival experience, Electric Castle, an annual event that amazes audiences with their creativity, lineup and brands’ activations. Long story short, a great, small team recreates the entire…more »

Alexandrion Group plans USD 100 mln distillery in State of New York

News July 07, 2017 16:26 0 comments

Alcoholic beverages maker Alexandrion Group will build in the State of New York a distillery that will require an investment of around USD 100 million, according to Nawaf Salameh, the president of the group. Salameh…more »

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INS: Turnover from retail up by 8.2 pct in the first five months

Retail & FMCG July 05, 2017 11:27 0 comments

The volume of turnover from retail went up by 8.2 percent in the first five months, on adjusted series, according to the number of working days and seasons and by 7.9 percent on gross series,…more »

Fashion brand NISSA expands in Poland

Commercial July 05, 2017 11:23 0 comments

NISSA, one of the most well-known Romanian fashion brands, is entering the Polish market by opening its 86-sqm store in Warsaw’s Arkadia shopping center in the summer of 2017. Real estate consultancy Colliers International represented…more »

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Romania on 20th place in A.T. Kearney’s 2017 Global Retail Development Index Rankings

Retail & FMCG June 30, 2017 16:21 0 comments

Romania is on 20th place in A.T. Kearney’s 2017 Global Retail Development Index Rankings. According to the newest edition of the index, India is the top developing country for retail investment. India’s strong GDP growth…more »