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As Auchan looks to gain market share and offset the challenges being faced by its hypermarkets in Poland, the retailer has signed an agreement with BP to add stores on its petrol forecourts, and has extended the reach of its arrangement with Glovo.

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As Auchan rolls out shop-in-shops at its hypermarkets in France and looks to grow share in Poland, we round up news from the retailer. Auchan opens Decathlon shop-in-shop in hypermarket in France… Following the addition of a small part of Decathlon’s range in five hypermarkets, Auchan has added a Decathlon shop-in-shop in its hypermarket in Saint-Jean de la Ruelle, as it looks to repurp...
Alibaba is investing approximately US$3.6bn to double its stake in Sun Art to 72%, taking control of the largest retailer in China. Alibaba is purchasing the stake from Auchan, which on completion of the sale will see it exit the Chinese market. Alibaba strengthening bricks-and-mortar presence Auchan has accepted Alibaba’s offer to acquire its remaining c.36% stake in Sun Art. Alibaba acqui...
As Auchan looks to roll out more Pedestrian Drives in France and its operation in Poland grows its revenues, we round up news from the retailer. Auchan plans large-scale roll out of Pedestrian Drives As it looks to first catch up and then overtake its competitors, as part of its digitalisation drive in its 2022 transformation plan, Auchan has committed to opening 300 pedestrian Drives in 20...


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