Romanian retail turnover increased by 8.6% in the first half of 2014, compared to the first half of last year, according to data published by the National Institute of Statistics.
Mega Image has announced that it has approved the acquisition of 20 stores operated by Angst network, located in Bucharest. Now, the takeover of Angst store is under approval by the Competition Council.
Belgian retailer Delhaize Group, which owns Romania Mega Image supermarkets network increased its market share in Romania. Mega Image is the largest supermarket chain in Romania with a network that currently includes 328 stores in Bucharest, Constanta, Ploiesti, Pitesti, Brasov, Targoviste and other cities under brands Mega Image (174), Shop & Go (153 ), AB COOL FOOD (1).
Romania’s retail volume increased by 10% in June compared to the same period in 2013, this being the second biggest increase recorded by a member state of the European Union after Luxembourg (12.9%), according to data released by the Office European Statistics (Eurostat).
Kaufland retailer has opened two stores, in Arad, on july31 and in Bucharest, in august 6, the network in Romania reached 94 units and it is very close to end the year with 100 units.
Romanian producers of fruits and vegetables are invited to become suppliers of Carrefour Romania.
Lidl continued investment in Romania and launched on the Black Sea coast, at Eforie Nord, a new store, the network in Romania currently totaling 177 stores.
Romanian consumers inform especially online and are loyal to the brands, according to a study conducted by Ernst & Young Romania.
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