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As Auchan looks to turnaround its performance in a key market, we look at developments from the retailer.

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We round up developments from the retailer in France, Portugal, and Russia. Auchan France extends Decathlon trial Beginning 17 April, an Auchan hypermarket in the suburbs of Orléans, in Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle trialled a collaboration with sporting goods brand Decathlon, which is part of the wider Mulliez Group, which owns both brands. The trial proved to be a success, leading the retailer ...
A partnership between technology company, Zippin, Visa, Russian bank, Sberbank, and retailer Azbuka Vkusa has led to the launch of the country’s first checkout free store-in-store. The concept, named Zippin Cube, is similar to the just walk-out concept of Amazon Go in the US, but with a significantly smaller sales area. It was set up in an Azbuka Vkusa store in Moscow. The Zippin Cube ...
In reaction to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Russian retailers and the government have started implementing several measures to slow the spread of infection. All non-essential stores in Moscow will temporarily close Moscow’s mayor announced measures to restrict the movement of people in the city by closing non-food stores, cafes and shopping malls for one week. The closures will begi...


Russia-based X5 Retail Group partnered with Unilever to launch reverse vending machines at Perekrestok and Karusel stores.
In this report we show you how X5 is repurposing its Karusel hypermarket space to build and develop a new large supermarket format under the Perekrestok banner. The new format adds features to attract footfall and boost range relevancy such as: - in-store food service - fresh food focus - digtal solutions - expnading food-for-now and food-for-later offer
In this round-up we share our key store highlights for Q1. Be inspired by our pick of stores and retail execution from retailers in a number of markets including Amazon, Leclerc, Take&Go, and CS Fresh, amongst others.
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