Casino news

03 April 2018
Auchan and Casino have announced that they have entered into exclusive negotiations ‘ to build a global strategic partnership for their food and non-food purchases ’. At the same time, Casino has said that its joint purchasing agreement with Les Mousquetaires will close by the end of 2018. Joint negotiations to begin for 2019 Auchan and Casino have said that the exclusive talks could lead t...
29 March 2018
As Lineaires reports that Casino-owned Leader Price is preparing to add further discount concessions in its parent company’s stores, the trade publication has also said that the Leader Price Express proximity format has been shrunk in recent months. The contrasting fortunes for the Leader Price brand, however, underlines Casino’s growing pragmatism about its multiple formats and banners as it ...
27 March 2018
Amazon has announced a partnership with French retailer Monoprix, a subsidiary of Casino Groupe, to launch Prime Now in France. Amazon extends global grocery reach Prime Now customers will be able to order a range of groceries sourced by Monoprix, including private label products. It is the first French retailer to launch a partnership with Amazon. Monoprix makes over three million deliv...
01 March 2018
As recent announcements from all the country’s leading retailers show, investment in digital commerce in France is rising. We review these developments and look at what it may mean for one of Europe’s largest online grocery markets. Système U and Amazon continuing discussions As part of the retailer’s 2017 results announcement Système U’s chief executive, Serge Papin confirmed it was co...
20 February 2018
In separate announcements, France-based Casino has said that Monoprix has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire a leading online shoe retailer and Franprix is set to begin a trial in Belgium. Acquisition to continue Monoprix’s digitisation Monoprix has announced it is entering exclusive negotiations to acquire Sarenza, an online shoe retailer. Sarenza, according to Casino’s press r...
18 January 2018
France-based Casino said it maintained its organic growth performance in the fourth quarter, with sales rising 3.2%, despite the retailer suffering a 0.3% fall in total sales at a group level. The retailer’s organic growth was driven by its online only Cdiscount brand, where organic sales rose 9.1%, and Latin America, where they rose by 5.5%. France: Franprix stands out amongst stable performa...
13 December 2017
France-based, Casino-owned Monoprix has said it will offer products through Google Home. The retailer said it is the first retailer in France to offer such a service through the Google device. Google Home to enable ‘talk with Monoprix’ The retailer said that shoppers will now be able to build lists at Monoprix using Google Home. To initiate the service shoppers need to sign in with their lo...
05 December 2017
After announcing its agreement with UK-based Ocado Casino’s banners continue to evolve their offers. We highlight the changes being implemented as part of their aim to win in France as part of Casino’s multi-channel strategy. Naturalia to expand range of services Casino-owned Naturalia is looking to expand the range of services it offers at its stores as it looks to evolve them into ‘li...
04 December 2017
Spain-based DIA has announced that it is expanding the scope of its joint venture with France-based Casino. The development will see the establishment of a new company, CD Supply Innovation SL, which will be based in Madrid. Joint venture to begin operation on 15 December The companies have said the joint venture will be ‘ international in scope ’ but will exclude Latin America, where both ...
28 November 2017
Ocado has announced that France's Groupe Casino has agreed to use Ocado's Smart Platform. New CFC to serve Greater Paris, Normandie, and Hauts de France regions Ocado and Casino plan to open a customer fulfilment centre (CFC), equiped with Ocado's robotics and picking software to serve the Greater Paris Paris, Normandie and Hauts de France regions. Similar to the UK, the CFC will stock arou...