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Praktiker aims to reach 20 redesigned stores this year

Retail & FMCG March 17, 2017 16:18 0 comments

DIY retailer Praktiker has invested EUR 1.2 million in the revamp of two of its stores in Ploiesti and Oradea stores and the company aims to reach 20 redesigned units by the end of this…more »


BR’s 17 leaders to watch: David Hay – AFI Europe Romania

Commercial March 15, 2017 10:22 0 comments BR Exclusive

With David Hay at its helm, AFI Europe Romania has grown to the point where it could this year sell its office project in Cotroceni, in what has the potential to become the largest office…more »

Veranda Mall

Veranda Mall secures three new tenants: Nedelya, Sevda and VEER

Retail & FMCG March 14, 2017 15:06 0 comments

Veranda Mall has signed three new tenants: the sweets chain Nedelya and starting from the end of March, the jewelry shop Sevda and footwear shop VEER. “We want to bring the inhabitants from Obor diversity…more »


When contemporary art meets IT retailer

Interviews March 13, 2017 14:30 0 comments BR Exclusive

In September 2015, Financial Times raised a question that still stands in my mind: a museum in every mall? The article referred to Shanghai, where thousands and thousands of tourists go and visit the shopping…more »


Diverta opens new store in Constanta, reaching network of 27 stores

Retail & FMCG March 13, 2017 13:18 0 comments

The retail network Diverta will open the first store from this year, within City Park from Constanta, reaching 27 stores at national level. The launch will take place on March 15. The store has a…more »


Carrefour network reaches 298 units in Romania at end-2016

Retail & FMCG March 10, 2017 15:24 0 comments

The French retailer Carrefour reached a network of 298 stores in Romania at the end of 2016, according to a company report. At the end of 2015 the group recorded 192 stores in Romania, out…more »

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EBRD invests EUR 25 mln in Profi

Retail & FMCG March 10, 2017 09:45 0 comments

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide EUR 25 million in equity investment to Romanian retail chain Profi, which was taken over by Mid Europa Partners private equity fund last year. The…more »

Key move. Romeo Cucu appointed as new financial director of Elefant Online

Retail & FMCG March 09, 2017 11:09 0 comments

The shareholders of Elefant Online appointed Romeo Cucu as new financial director, replacing Alexandru Namasco, who resigned from this position. Previously, Cucu was the financial director of the toys stores chain Noriel. The online retailer…more »

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Key move. Coca-Cola Romania appoints new marketing director

Retail & FMCG March 08, 2017 14:32 0 comments

Miruna Smeureanu is the new marketing director of Coca-Cola Romania & Moldova starting this March. She is replacing Nicoleta Eftimiu who after 19 years the company has been promoted to franchise country manager. Smeureanu has…more »

"supermarket shelf"

Turnover in Romanian retail sector up by 6.4 pct in January, says INS

Retail & FMCG March 03, 2017 16:02 0 comments

The turnover in the retail secto  went up by 6.4 percent in January, compared to the same month of last year, but went down by 24.9 percent compared with December, says the National Institute of…more »