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BAT Romania invests EUR 40 mln in expanding Ploiesti cigarette factory

Retail & FMCG September 21, 2012 09:12 0 comments

Cigarette manufacturer British American Tobacco (BAT) Romania has begun works on the expansion of its production facility in Ploiesti, Prahova County. The project will require a total investment of about EUR 40 million and will…more »

Study puts Coca-Cola’s contribution to local economy at EUR 446 million in 2010

Retail & FMCG September 20, 2012 14:47 0 comments

The direct value added by Coca-Cola to the Romanian economy was EUR 48 million in 2010, while its direct and indirect value added ((household income, tax revenues, and company profits and savings) was EUR 446…more »

Italian Battistero to build EUR 50 mln panettone factory in Jucu

Retail & FMCG September 18, 2012 13:12 0 comments

Italian company Battistero will invest some EUR 50 million in a panettone factory in Jucu, near Cluj-Napoca, which the company estimates will reach sales of EUR 100 million by 2015, informs Mediafax newswire. The factory…more »

Romanian beer market returns to growth: up 4.5 percent in H1

Retail & FMCG September 12, 2012 11:15 0 comments

Romanians drank 8.7 million hectoliters of beer in the first semester of this year, up 4.5 percent y-o-y according to the Brewers of Romania Association. The rise in sale volumes was triggered by good weather…more »

French Interex to close Romanian supermarkets by November 15

Retail & FMCG September 11, 2012 13:14 0 comments

Groupement des Mousquetaires-ITM Entreprises, the French company that owns the remaining ten Interex supermarkets in Romania, will close the stores by November 15 after failed attempts to restructure the business, according to recent media reports.…more »

RTC enters partnership with Lyreco

Retail & FMCG September 11, 2012 11:59 0 comments

RTC Proffice Experience, the office supplies distributor, has closed a partnership with Lyreco, the leader in B2B office supplies solutions. With this partnership, RTC will be the local partner of Lyreco in Romania and service…more »

Rising food prices push up Romania’s annual inflation to 3.88 percent in August

Retail & FMCG September 11, 2012 10:43 0 comments

Romanians saw food prices go up by 0.7 percent this August compared to the previous month while non food products were 0.5 percent more expensive, shows data released today by the National Institute of Statistics.…more »

Competition hots up among fashion retailers

Retail & FMCG September 10, 2012 09:28 0 comments BR Exclusive

Value-for-money continues to be all the rage this year when it comes to clothes shopping, and although consumers remain cautious, fashion retailers are pushing forward expansion plans and looking outside Bucharest for future growth. Competition…more »

White goods companies hope to get back in the black

Retail & FMCG September 10, 2012 08:52 0 comments BR Exclusive

The acquisition of white goods is still a major decision for the typical Romanian household. In addition to the country’s low purchasing power, producers and vendors in this industry have been impacted by currency exchange…more »

H&M opens in Sibiu this autumn

Retail & FMCG September 03, 2012 12:53 0 comments

Swedish fashion retailer H&M will open this autumn its 17th local store in Sibiu on the grounds of the Shopping City Sibiu center.The store will cover 1,554 sqm and the leasing of the space was…more »