Spar International has opened two Express convenience stores in Zimbabwe. Spar already trades from over 70 outlets in Zimbabwe and has opened 12 new stores there in the last 18 months. A further 10 will be opened by June 2011.
Sainsbury’s has picked the micro-blogging web site, Twitter, to launch its new format takeway food store, Fresh Kitchen. The retailer’s first concept store was opened in central London on 13 January 2011. According to a Sainsbury’s spokesperson, the retailer has
Sainsbury’s has improved availability at its 335-strong chain of convenience stores by 2.2% and reduced wastage to an all-time low, according to Simon Stokoe, senior supply chain manager, Sainsbury’s convenience. Speaking at the IGD Supply Chain Summit 2010, Stokoe told
The Co-operative Group is poised to complete the roll out of its brand format to Co-operative stores by the end of the year and to Somerfield stores in the early part of 2011. Speaking at the 2010 IGD Convention on
In a regular new column, Verdict retail analyst Simon Chinn, assesses the latest grocery store formats and concepts around the globe Germany’s REWE is trialing a new market-style concept in Cologne in response to rising demand for organic and local
Spar opened a new hypermarket in Mangalore, India, yesterday (3 May); building on the success of previous recent store openings in the country. According to Spar, the Mangalore hypermarket will be one of the leading attractions in the city’s new City