Romanian Grocery Retail – The most important news from May 2017

Romanian Grocery Retail  – For all our readers abroad, these are the most important news from Romanian Grocery Retail Market, in May 2017, provided by the, the most popular B2B online publication in Romania.

Shoptalk Europe, the new pan-European event that is leading the development of a modern retail and ecommerce conversation and community of innovators, today released its preliminary agenda with an initial lineup of speakers that already includes 70+ C-level executives. An additional 170 speakers are on track to be added over the next 150 days leading up to Shoptalk Europe, which will be held on 9-11 October 2017 in Copenhagen with more than 2,000 attendees expected.

groceryIn May 2017, the retailers from Romania opened a total number of 21 stores, compared to 22 units opened in April 2017. Retailers like Profi (568 stores in total), Kaufland (115 stores in total), Carrefour (143 „Market” stores) and Auchan (33 hypermarkets in total and 2 MyAuchan proximity stores) opened stores in May.

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Starting May, Cris-Tim branded products are cleaner and healthier, thanks to new technologies introduced exclusively in Romania and recipe innovations.

OMV Petrom and Auchan Retail Romania opened the first two MyAuchan stores, located in two gas stations, a new convenience format for french retailer in Romania.

Kaufland Romania reported a turnover of 2.134 billion euros in financial year 2016 and remains the leader of FMCG (grocery) retail in Romania also in terms of turnover.

Starting May 30, 2017, the online shopping service is available to people from Cluj area who can order the grocery products they need at home with a simple click.

We had the opportunity to visit a different site, a very environmentally and socially responsible building, sustainable and very innovative, where, next year, will be Lidl‘s new headquarters. It is the first project like this in Romania and the first in the Lidl family worldwide

2016 was, overall, a positive year for Danone‘s business in Romania, with stable revenues of around 479 million lei and a solid profit of about 16 million lei.

Geometry Global and METRO Romania have concluded a strategic partnership for the next 3 years, based on which Geometry will coordinate integrated company communication services at the local level.

Coca-Cola announced the results of the study „Socio-Economic Impact of the Coca-Cola System in Romania”, according to which the presence of this system on the local market generates an added value of 448 million euros, equivalent to 0.3% of GDP.

Farmec, the leading cosmetics manufacturer in Romania, announced the launch of its first premium portfolio, Gerovital H3 Derma + Premium Care, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the mass production of the first Gerovital Cosmetic Cream.

Simfony Mobile, the local developer of Internet of Things, officially launched the Connected Cabinets solution for the retail and FMCG industry in partnership with DAAS International Group, the market leader in commercial and industrial cold.

The GfK Consumer Confidence Barometer shows that the confidence of the Romanians in the future will reach the highest levels in the first quarter of this year from the beginning of the crisis. In the first quarter of 2017, modern retail from Romania reached a market share of 62%.

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