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Olympus Romania gets EUR 30 million loan to boost production

Retail & FMCG March 14, 2012 14:29 0 comments

Greek dairy producer Olympus estimates that the turnover of its local division will almost double this year to EUR 40 million, most of the growth coming from exports. Last year it amounted to EUR 23…more »

CEO of Ikea Group visits Romanian store upon five years anniversary

Retail & FMCG March 13, 2012 14:39 0 comments

Mikael Ohlsson, president and CEO of Ikea Group has come to Romania this week on the occasion of the five years anniversary of the company’s local store. “This is just the beginning for us on…more »

Carrefour Romania opens 49th supermarket this week

Retail & FMCG March 13, 2012 10:14 0 comments

Carrefour Romania will open its second supermarket in Iasi this Wednesday. This is the fourth store opened by the French retailer since the beginning of the year. The new supermarket is located on the grounds…more »

Avicarvil invests EUR 5 million in opening private retail network

Agriculture March 08, 2012 13:43 0 comments

Local meat producer Avicarvil opened its first private store last week under the La Provincia brand in Babeni, Valcea county. The company’s owner, Iustin Paraschiv, plans to invest approximately EUR 5 million in opening 100…more »

Volume of retail trade up by 0.4 percent in EU 27 this January

Retail & FMCG March 07, 2012 11:39 0 comments

The volume of retail trade grew by 3 percent in Romania this January, compared to the previous month, informs Eurostat. Other countries that reported increases were Latvia (+6.4 percent), Slovenia (+5.5 percent) while the highest…more »

Zara opens high street store in Sibiu

Retail & FMCG March 07, 2012 11:15 0 comments

Fashion retailer Inditex continues its expansion on the local market by opening a Zara store in Sibiu today, informs Ziarul Financiar. The store is located in a building downtown and it covers 1,500 sqm. This…more »

Carrefour opens its 12th supermarket in Bucharest

Retail & FMCG March 06, 2012 14:42 0 comments

Carrefour Romania has taken its national supermarket network to 48 units after opening a new store in Bucharest, on Nicolae Caramfil Street. The supermarket covers 600 sqm and it employs 40 people. It sells about…more »

Billa invests EUR 0.5 million in revamping Titan store

Retail & FMCG March 06, 2012 11:54 0 comments

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

Retail detail: FMCG sellers set out expansion plans

Retail & FMCG March 05, 2012 08:55 0 comments

Dinu Patriciu’s business officially became insolvent, Profi repositioned its stores, Metro Cash & Carry launched a franchise for independent retailers and other players are forming ambitious plans for expansion – these are just some…more »

Metro Cash & Carry launches proximity store franchise to support traditional retail

Retail & FMCG March 02, 2012 14:01 0 comments

Metro Cash & Carry expands its local operations by launching a franchise for proximity stores under the La Doi Pasi brand (Two Step Away). The franchise targets small independent retailers who alongside horeca units represent…more »