DIA news

07 November 2016
As Eroski sets out its omnichannel strategy, DIA expands the reach of its online store and Mercadona continues its co-innovation programme, we round up news from Spain. Eroski discusses omnichannel focus Speaking at the Mobile Commerce Congress event in Madrid, Eroski’s director for online, Mari Mar Escrig, has discussed the retailer’s growing omnichannel focus. Escrig highlighted how Eros...
01 November 2016
As Consum and DIA China announce new, online initiatives, Covirán expands its new store concept and Mercadona extends its product range, we round up news from Spain. Consum launches grocery ecommerce operations… Adding to the growing number of grocery ecommerce operations in the country, Consum has launched its online store soon, which is initially only available in Valencia. Talking to loc...
21 October 2016
As DIA and Eroski’s purchasing alliance is signed off by Spain’s competition authority, Consum rolls out contactless payment, Condis promotes the strength of its online growth, El Corte Inglés expands its tie up with Repsol and its express delivery service, we round up news from the country. DIA, Eroski purchasing alliance gets sign off After being reported to Spain’s competition authority ...
29 September 2016
In Spain, Amazon has extended its Prime Now service so customers can buy products from DIA, wine retailer Lavinia, and traders in Madrid's Mercado de la Paz. Extends range by 7,000 lines Prime Now customers in Madrid and its suburbs can buy food products from La Plaza de DIA and certain market traders, as well as selected wines from Lavinia, and receive them within one or two hours (dependi...
24 August 2016
There's been an explosion of interest from the country's leading retailers in this area over recent years, with Carrefour and DIA both having expanded apace. Cencosud is the latest retailer to identify this opportunity, this week unveiling plans to open eight Jumbo proximity stores before the end of the year. This also sits alongside a thriving independent scene and a well-developed food-to-go ...
28 July 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the second quarter of 2016, including results, format development, and new market entries. Mixed bag of results to date In Brazil, there seems to be no stopping Assaí as the atacarejo format reported 37.6% sales growth year-on-year for Q2. Proximity growth was also double digit for GPA Casino's e-commerce...
28 July 2016
Spain-based discounter DIA has said its gross sales under banner rose 12% at constant currencies, to €5.0 bn, and had enjoyed an ‘ improving sales trend in Q2 2016 in every country ’. Underlining the strength of its success in Q2 DIA said like-for-like sales rose 9.7%, excluding calendar effects, in the three months, above the 7.0% seen in Q1. Strong recovery in Iberian operations In Spain an...
19 July 2016
As Eroski and Condis discuss expansion plans, DIA says it is aiming to complete the rebranding of El Árbol stores by the end of 2017 and Covirán expands its premium private label range, we round up news from Spain. DIA to rebrand 50% of El Árbol stores by end of 2016 DIA has invested €14m in 2016 to rebrand 85 El Árbol stores to its La Plaza de DIA banner, a neighbourhood supermarket that s...
07 July 2016
DIA is a significant player in the value and proximity space in Argentina and Brazil. Both have been important growth markets for the retailer, which now takes a third of group sales through its Latin American operations. Argentina in particular has emerged recently as a key growth driver for the group, and DIA is one of the fastest growing retailers in the market. Here we explore some of ...
29 June 2016
As Ahorramás announces its strong sales growth in 2015, El Corte Inglés expands its private label range at Hipercor and its online offer through its eponymous department stores and Carrefour extends its own ecommerce offer, we round up news from Spain. El Corte Inglés expands private label, grows online scale El Corte Inglés will expand its premium private label range at its Hipercor store...