Romanian Grocery Retail – The most important news from September 2019

Romanian Grocery Retail – For all our readers abroad, these are the most important news from Romanian Grocery Retail Market, in September 2019, provided by, the most read B2B publication in online, in Romania, from retail & FMCG niche.

From 9 to 11th of October 2019, will take place EXPO SHOP 2019, the second edition of the only retail exhibition in Romania dedicated to retail services, a B2B event which will take place in Bucharest.

Metro Cash & Carry Romania – LaDoiPasi franchise, Orange Romania, GRAPHTEC, ESSA Group, NIELSEN Romania, ROPECO Bucharest, IT Genetics and Kooperativa 2.0. are the first speakers confirmed at EXPO SHOP – Future Retail Solutions Conference, dedicated to services, solutions and equipment for retail.

Registration at the EXPO SHOP – Future Retail Solutions Conference, dedicated to retail services, on October 10, 2019!

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Lidl continued the investment in Romania by opening a two new stores in Bucharest with green roof, a store in Deva, one in Fetesti, one in Timisoara, one in Iasi, reaching 255 stores.

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Supeco, retail brand belonging to Carrefour, opened the first store in Reghin, Mures, and a store in Sfantu Gheorghe, reaching 18 units.

Carrefour launched the initiative „Together we raise BIO Romania”, a part of a national extensive program turned to encourage the romanian BIO production and to healthy consume habits.

The store network LaDoiPasi, developed by Metro Cash & Carry, reached in September 1.000 stores at national level.

Auchan Retail Romania opened the Auchan supermarket from Liberty Center, situated on Sos. Progresului, No. 151-171, 5th district, Bucharest.

Mega Image continued to inspire clients to have a healthy lifestyle and launched „Bun de Tot”, a new private label that includes a range of fresh chicken meat products from local producers.

With a clear strategy to support employees and the mission to grow sustainable, Penny Market implemented a program to grow the minimum net income available to the employees from all the 244 stores and 3 logistics centre from the country.

Cupio, one of the most representative brands on professional cosmetics and makeup products market in Romania, opened in Iulius Mall in Iasi, the 12th store of the national network.

Kaufland has officially opened its first two stores in the Republic of Moldova, both in Chisinau. These two stores are just a start for the big plans for the company’s development in the Republic of Moldova. The people from Cluj-Napoca can make their shopping easily and faster, because the Kaufland products are now available in the home delivery application Glovo.

Farmec, the biggest romanian cosmetics producer, continued to grow the e-commerce zone and registered an accelerated growth of the income generated by platform.

drogerie markt (dm) opened the biggest store in Bucharest, in 2nd district, Bd. Dacia, no. 169, in Business Center The President.


Timisoreana signed a new partnership with Romanian Football Federation, becoming a sponsor of Romanian National Football Team.

Coca-Cola Romania announced changes in the local operations management.

Ferrero Romania, the local branch of the italian group with the same name, returned on the market this fall the specialities of Ferrero Rocher, Mon Chéri and Pocket Coffee.

The Belgian group Puratos, a global leader in the production of ingredients for bakery, confectionery and chocolate, has launched MyPuratos, the first eCommerce platform in the field of raw materials and auxiliaries for bakery, dedicated to customers in the industrial, craft, retail and horeca sectors.


IT Genetics proposed three types of innovative technologies contained in customizable complete solutions according to the necessities and type of each retail business, that are simple to use, for sales optimisation.

After a month from the UPC acquisition, Vodafone Romania launched new offers made to be addressed to the consumer needs from Vodafone and UPC, for individuals and companies and for new clients.

Neversea, Electric Castle, Untold, Summer Well, Afterhills – Romanian summer festivals have had the most engaging brand activations this year with the devices and applications implemented and developed by Syscom Digital‘s interactive and consumer interaction agency, through its Experiential Marketing division .


Under the umbrella of „All about visual communication”, an unique concept in Romania, EUROEXPO puts at visitors disposition 3 exhibits, 4 events and 550 local and international brands, all in the same time and at the same place PRINT&SIGN, DIGITAL SIGNAGE Show and CORPORATE GIFTS Show.

Orange Romania and Metro Cash & Carry are the new partners of EXPO SHOP – Future Retail Solutions 2019, dedicated to retail services that will take place on 10th of October 2019.

Each year, retailArena brings in the participants attention the trends of the moment in commercial domain at local and global level.

The Inter Conecter Timisoara company brought this year in Romania the refined taste of premium chocolate, in the 3rd edition of the event Premium Chocolate Day.

Gerovital is the champion of the most powerful romanian brands in 2019, outrunning Borsec in the ranking made by Unlock Market Research, for Biz magazine – BrandRo – the Top of the most powerful 100 romanian brands.


Over 70% of the total activity volume of micros in Romania is based on the companies with a market share up to 250.000 euro, according to the study made by Instant Factoring, the first romanian fintech of online micro-factoring.


In August 2019, in grocery retail in Romania were opened 43 stores, in this account entering just the stores opened and officially released by the retailers.

Romania had, in July 2019, a raise of retail volume of 7.5%, comparatively with the same month of last year, and represents the biggest raise in European Union, according to Eurostat.

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