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Billa opens supermarket in Galati

Retail & FMCG April 09, 2012 10:34 0 comments

Billa Romania will take its national network of supermarkets to 63 units after opening a new store this week in Galati. The German retailer hopes to add at least ten more stores to its local…more »

Signs of ripening: Romanians embrace the organic trend

Retail & FMCG April 09, 2012 09:35 0 comments BR Exclusive

The niche segment of organic products has been on an upward trend for several years now, bringing healthy profits for local organic farmers and producers. The Romanian organic food market is estimated to have reached…more »

Heineken Romania appoints new GM

Retail & FMCG April 06, 2012 15:12 0 comments

Onno Rombouts will be the new managing director of Heineken Romania, after the former director, Jan Derck van Karnebeek, was promoted to regional president of Heineken Central and Eastern Europe this January. Rombouts has previously…more »

Carrefour opens supermarket in Braila

Retail & FMCG April 05, 2012 09:14 0 comments

Carrefour Romania presently has a network of 51 supermarkets countrywide after opening a new outlet in Braila. This is the fifth store opened by the French retailer since the beginning of the year. The new…more »

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Consumer protection authority applied fines worth EUR 1.9 million in 2011 for price related irregularities

Retail & FMCG April 05, 2012 09:04 0 comments

Over a third of the complaints received by the National Authority for Consumer Protection (ANPC) last year for price related irregularities concerned the large retail chains, said Constantin Cerbulescu yesterday at a Mediafax seminar. Overall,…more »

American Molson Coors buys Bergenbier’s owner for EUR 2.65 billion

Retail & FMCG April 03, 2012 11:50 0 comments

Romanian beer producer Bergenbier changes ownership after American Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP; TSX) has announced today that it has acquired StarBev from CVC Funds for EUR 2.65 billion (USD 3.54 billion). Headquartered in Amsterdam…more »

Lemet invests EUR 103,000 in opening two new furniture stores

Retail & FMCG April 03, 2012 10:47 0 comments

Romanian furniture manufacturer Lemet has opened two more stores under the Lem’s brand in Campina and Reghin, following an investment of RON 450,000 (approximately EUR 103,000). Both stores are located on the ground of Kaufland…more »

Philip Morris Romania has a new marketing director

Retail & FMCG April 03, 2012 09:55 0 comments

Peter Schmidt has been appointed marketing director of Philip Morris Romania and Bulgaria. He has 29 years of professional experience, having held numerous marketing management positions over the years. Prior to Romania, Schmidt served as…more »

Danone Romania has a new general director

Retail & FMCG April 02, 2012 14:32 0 comments

Dieter Schulz has been appointed general director for Central and Southern Europe of Danone Group. He will be responsible for all the activities of fresh dairy division of Danone in Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and the…more »

H&M opens store in Arad this April

Retail & FMCG March 29, 2012 10:04 0 comments

Swedish fashion retailer H&M has announced it will open its first store in Arad on April 5. The outlet will be located on the grounds of the Atrium Arad shopping and it will cover 1.599…more »