PROFI, the second largest modern retailer in Romania, is growing to 178 stores throughout the country after 5 openings standard stores in Braila, Brasov, Arad, Iasi and Galati.
AB COOL FOOD is the new concept store opened by Mega Image retailer, the first store of its kind in Romania that offers customers only frozen product like fruit, vegetables, pizza, fish, ready-meals, deserts and ice cream (photo gallery).
Mega Image retailer closes September with 5 stores opened: 3 Mega Image store banner, one Shop & Go store banner and first COOL FOOD AB store.
Romania retailers began to focus also on Inovation amid strong competition. They start to develop totally new concept store in Romania or to implement other concepts that already had success in other markets.
Carrefour Romania announces entry of three new convenience stores into network Express operated in franchise. At this point, the network includes 39 „Express” convenience stores, of which four units in Brasov and Bucharest and 35 in Ilfov county.
Announced early this year, cora Drive concept, a service which the customer places the order online and pick-up the products from the store, it is very close to onset. At this time cora is testing with a few customers coradrive.ro, the new platform that is in pre-launch. The service will initially be tested only with cora Lujerului store from Bucharest.
Almost 60% of the romanian internet users would buy packaged foods if they were sold online by major grocery retailers, according with Exact Cercetare si Consultanta study.
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