Dagrofa news

28 February 2020
Three developments from retailers in Sweden, Finland, and Denmark as they look to build their online and digital skill and scale. Sweden: ICA’s test for unmanned stores In collaboration with innovation hub ICAx and the Värmland region, ICA Nära Silleurd is the first among the larger chains to test an unstaffed store. Having begun in December 2019, the test will end on February 29, 2020. It ...
06 September 2019
As part of its climate strategy, Coop Denmark has launched a campaign to encourage shoppers to adopt climate-friendly eating habits. Meanwhile, Dagrofa introduces a digital ‘store game’ to train its employees. Coop Danmark encourages responsible consumption Coop’s Food Pyramid has been redesigned for its new climate-friendly campaign. It was originally used to show how to eat a healthy and ...
15 November 2018
We look at how Salling Group and Dagrofa are expanding and developing their store formats. Netto to open 22 new discount stores and modernise 70 in 2019 … Salling Group’s Netto has plans to open 22 new stores and modernise 70 stores in Denmark 2019. The 70 stores will be converted to the new Netto 3.0 concept. As part of the 3.0 store concept, there is less space for SPOT (when it’s gone...
20 June 2018
Following recent appointments at Reitangruppen and Dagrofa, a further phase have been announced by both retailers. Reitan Convenience appoints new CEO for Sweden… Reitangruppen has appointed Mariette Kristensson as president and country manager of Reitan Convenience Sweden. Kristensson was previously CEO of Reitan Convenience in Norway , while beforehand she worked as Marketing Manager f...
13 June 2018
We highlight changes at the top of REMA 1000, Bergendahls and Dagrofa. Norway: REMA 1000 appoints Trond Bentestuen as CEO of Norwegian operation REMA 1000 has appointed Trond Bentestuen as CEO of its Norwegian operation. Bentestuen is currently Executive Vice President of Wealth Management & Insurance at DNB. Jan Frode Johansen will continue as franchise director for REMA 1000. Ole Rober...
10 May 2018
We report on Dagrofa and Aldi’s results, which saw mixed performance, alongside profitability challenges. Dagrofa: revenue and profit decline, impacted by KIWI discount closures Dagrofa has reported its annual results, with the Mahia Group (which includes revenue in Dagrofa and the closed KIWI discount chain) seeing revenue decline by 6.5% to DKK 17.4bn (€2.3bn) . This was alongside a repo...
12 April 2018
We share the latest news from Denmark where Coop Danmark has released its 2017 results, with the retailer investing in convenience and technology, as it battles to maintain its market leading position. Meanwhile, former CEO of Netto International, Claus Juel-Jensen has moved to Dagrofa, although his appointment may be temporary. Coop Danmark reports flat 2017 results as operating profit double...
15 February 2018
We round up developments from the Nordics as the CEO of Dagrofa exits, Coop Sverige releases its results and S Group trials robotics and machine vision in-store. Denmark: Dagrofa CEO exits Per Thau, CEO of Dagrofa, is to exit the business. He had been in the role since 2013. Chairman of the Board, Jesper Lok, will take over until a new replacement is found. Acting CEO: ‘the time is al...
28 November 2017
We round up the latest news from Denmark as Coop Danmark and Dagrofa expand their supermarket formats. In other news, Coop Danmark has broadened its ready meal offer to include breakfast and lunch options, while Dansk Supermarked has recruited a new Head of Digital. Coop Danmark’s SuperBrugsen supermarkets to expand… Having opened SuperBrugsens’ 231st store, Mikkel Karlsson, MD announced ...
07 September 2017
We round up the latest European news from SPAR International, considering developments in Denmark and Central & Eastern Europe. SPAR Denmark: Dagrofa plans 25 new stores… Dagrofa is investing €6.7m in the expansion of 25 new SPAR stores in Denmark. By the end of 2017, Dagrofa plans to operate 142 SPAR stores. Having previously taken the decision to close its KIWI discount chain, Dagrofa is ...