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Marni at H&M collection set to hit Romanian stores on March 8

Retail & FMCG February 21, 2012 14:00 0 comments

H&M outlets from Baneasa Shopping City, AFI Palace Cotroceni and Maritimo Shopping Center Constanta have officially been selected among about 260 stores worldwide to launch on March 8, 2012 the newest capsule collection produced by…more »

Cris-Tim hopes to see 30 percent sales increase in 2012

Retail & FMCG February 21, 2012 11:41 0 comments

Romanian cold cuts producer Cris-Tim estimates its sales will go up by 30 percent in 2012 after investing EUR 24 million in the past three years in increasing the production capacity and technology upgrades. Most…more »

Billa invests EUR 0.5 million in revamping local store

Retail & FMCG February 21, 2012 10:14 0 comments

Billa Romania has completed the refurbishing and redesign process of its store located in the Drumul Taberei neighborhood, in Bucharest. Following the redesign, the store’s sales area dedicated to fresh products was increased by 70…more »

Update: enters insolvency

Retail & FMCG February 20, 2012 11:00 0 comments

The Bucharest Court has approved Retail’s request to enter insolvency last Friday. RVA Insolvency Specialists was appointed judicial administrator for the company. Dinu Patriciu’s Retail, the company that owns the proximity stores,…more »

Retailer Profi changes format from discounter to proximity store

Retail & FMCG February 14, 2012 10:16 1 comment

After having closed all of its 107 outlets for one day last week, retailer Profi has reopened them as proximity stores. The retailer previously operated as a discounter. “The retail business environment has changed and…more »

Ploiesti Shopping City opens this November

Commercial February 10, 2012 11:26 0 comments

New Europe Property Investments (NEPI) and Carrefour Property have announced that 50 percent of Ploiesti Shopping City, the mall which is being developed by the the two companies in Ploiesti, has been leased. The project…more »

Romtelecom launches new concept store, outlines future strategy

Retail & FMCG December 20, 2011 14:33 0 comments

Romtelecom has launched a 100-sqm concept store in the Vitan area with an investment of EUR 200,000. The shop is in line with the company’s position as a supplier of entertainment and is based on…more »

Albalact milks market to cream off four-fold increase in profit in 2009

Retail & FMCG December 20, 2011 14:31 0 comments

Albalact posted an increase of 18.59 percent in its turnover last year, to RON 225.97 million, up from RON 190.5 million in 2008. The company’s net profit grew four fold (by 330 percent) to RON…more »

Brand name bathroom fittings market will grow by 5 to 10 percent in 2012 says Senso Ambiente

Retail & FMCG December 19, 2011 14:24 0 comments

The average budget for premium bathroom fittings was between EUR 2,000 and EUR 3,000 in 2011, according to data from Senso Ambiente, a local importer and distributor of such products. While consumers looked to lower…more »

Kaufland expands to 70 stores

Retail & FMCG December 19, 2011 14:22 0 comments

German discount hypermarket chain Kaufland has reached 70 stores on the local market, after opening a new unit in Campina, Prahova county. 12 of the existing hypermarkets have been opened this year in cities like…more »