Carrefour Spain opens new Supeco store located at Leganés

Carrefour Spain opens new Supeco store located at Leganés   Spain, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new Supeco has opened its doors to the public in Leganés. Forty-six people work in the new centre, in addition to which, the company estimates that new store opening has generated indirect employment for over 90 more people […]

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Carrefour opens hypermarket store in São Paulo in the new Jardim Pamplona Shopping Center

Carrefour opens hypermarket store in São Paulo in the new Jardim Pamplona Shopping Center   São Paulo, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Carrefour inaugurates an hypermarket store in São Paulo in the new Jardim Pamplona Shopping Center. The store has more than 5,600m2 and an assortment of about 34,000 products, with special emphasis on […]

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Carrefour supports the first Data Science Summer School organised by the Ecole Polytechnique

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first Data Science Summer School organised by the Ecole Polytechnique will bring together world experts to talk about the new challenges facing data science from 28 August until 1 September 2017. The programme of courses, conferences and round-table discussions will include: the research projects currently under […]

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Carrefour signs three-year extension of the “FIRE AND BUILDING SAFETY” agreement in Bangladesh

Bangladesh, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The three-year extension of the “FIRE AND BUILDING SAFETY” agreement to improve safety conditions in textile factories in Bangladesh follows the general lines of the first agreement signed in 2013, while reinforcing certain points. The previous agreement resolved over 100,000 safety problems identified by inspections in 1,800 garment […]

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BELGIUM: Carrefour food truck to showcase organic and local products this summer

BELGIUM: Carrefour food truck to showcase organic and local products this summer   BELGIUM, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 12 July until 23 August, Carrefour will be criss-crossing its way through the country with a lorry specially transformed into a food truck. Meeting customers on its way, it will be introducing them to […]

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Carrefour announces its first vertical garden at Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois hypermarket

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is committed to urban agriculture and is continuing to open urban gardens located near its stores. In Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, the famous “first hypermarket in France”, which opened in 1963, is breaking new ground by hosting the first vertical garden cultivated using the aeroponics process. In the store, ultra-fresh […]

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Carrefour hosted series of initiatives to celebrate diversity and equal opportunities

Carrefour celebrates inclusiveness with its 384,000 employees and takes stock of its progress in equal opportunities Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 30 June, for the 2nd year running, Carrefour celebrates diversity and equal opportunities with a series of initiatives across 10 different countries. The company is also celebrating the daily commitment […]

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Lafayette Plug and Play and Carrefour France Unite Their Expertise To Strengthen Open Innovation in Retail

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Lafayette Plug and Play innovation platform – an accelerator dedicated to retail and fashion created by the partnership between the Galeries Lafayette Group and Plug and Play Tech Center – and Carrefour France – the French largest food retailer – announce the signature of a new […]

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Carrefour is the exclusive partner of the “Food & Retail” Lab at the Viva Technology show on June 15, 16 and 17

More than 50 start-ups to pitch alongside the 10 countries in which the leading food retailer operates as part of an original open-innovation initiative Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second year in a row, Carrefour is the exclusive partner of the “Food & Retail” Lab at the Viva Technology show, which […]

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Carrefour partners with Aragon-based company Granja Virgen del Rosario for high-quality free-range eggs

Carrefour partners with Aragon-based company Granja Virgen del Rosario for high-quality free-range eggs   Spain: a new Carrefour Quality Line for eggs Spain, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has just entered into a partnership with Aragon-based company Granja Virgen del Rosario to provide all Carrefour stores with eggs produced in compliance with consumers’ […]

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Carrefour partners with Regional Chamber of Agriculture to develop organically grown produce

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — When present at the Nouvelle Aquitaine Agricultural Show on 24 May, Carrefour committed to, and signed, an agreement with the Regional Chamber of Agriculture to develop organically grown or reared produce. The aim of this partnership agreement between Carrefour and the Nouvelle Aquitaine Regional Chamber of Agriculture […]

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Carrefour now offers Apple Pay payment system in Italy

Carrefour now offers Apple Pay payment system in Italy   ITALY, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is now offering its customers IN ITALY the new easy, secure and personalised Apple Pay payment system which is transforming the mobile payments system thanks to its speed and convenience. Apple Pay functions on POS devices featuring the […]

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Carrefour to host “Tech2Grow” on 19, 20 & 21 May in Paris

Carrefour to host “Tech2Grow” on 19, 20 & 21 May in Paris   Paris, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second edition of the event – at the IO Factory in the capital’s 13th arrondissement – start-ups, developers, data scientists, designers and other innovative people will be asked to focus on digital pathways […]

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Carrefour to host the seventh edition of Boucles du Cœur supporting the Grégory Lemarchal association

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-May-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, the Boucles du Cœur will be supporting the Grégory Lemarchal association which is dedicated to improving the lives of cystic fibrosis sufferers and funding research into the disease. Each store can also choose their own local association and raise money for it by collecting donations […]

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Carrefour recognised 6 French SMEs at 4th SME and Innovation Trade Show

Carrefour recognised 6 French SMEs at 4th SME and Innovation Trade Show   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-May-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 4th SME and Innovation Trade Show, Carrefour awarded prizes on Wednesday 10 May to 6 French SMEs in recognition of their products – products which combine innovation and social and environmental responsibility.  […]

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Carrefour Poland sets up a retail technological incubator

Poland, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is the first retail chain in Poland to set up a retail technological incubator. This project will enable Carrefour to research and implement relevant innovations for the entire retail sector, while supporting the development of Polish entrepreneurship and young Polish talent. Carrefour Poland will place 652 square […]

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Carrefour announces winning start-ups of the first Brazilian edition of the Start-ups Challenge

Carrefour announces winning start-ups of the first Brazilian edition of the Start-ups Challenge   Brazil, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour announced the winning start-ups of the first Brazilian edition of the Start-ups Challenge, a competition which is part of the global conference of the French NGO Hello Tomorrow. The initiative elected projects of two […]

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Carrefour converts urban spaces into green spaces

Carrefour converts urban spaces into green spaces   Paris, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the official inauguration of the vegetable garden on the roof of the Villiers-en-Bière hypermarket in Seine-et-Marne, Carrefour is sharing its ideas for introducing short distribution channels at its stores. Stores which are becoming production sites Villiers-en-Bière vegetable garden: over a […]

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Carrefour and Hello Tomorrow Start-up Challenge in Brazil for first time

São Paulo, BRAZIL, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, Carrefour is bringing to Brazil the Start-up Challenge, a competition which includes the global conference of the French NGO Hello Tomorrow, held annually in Paris. By means of this initiative, the organisation invites start-ups and entrepreneurs to participate in challenges in order to […]

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Carrefour rolls-out its bioNGV service stations

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has just kicked off roll-out of its bioNGV service stations – so it can expand its fleet of vehicles running on biomethane Its aim before the end of 2017 is to have 9 service stations so that 200 lorries can make clean, silent deliveries to 250 urban […]

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Carrefour launches Romania’s first Vărăști Carrefour Farming Cooperative

Carrefour launches Romania’s first Vărăști Carrefour Farming Cooperative   Romania, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Romania has just launched the Vărăști Carrefour Farming Cooperative – a first for the country. It is the first cooperative of its kind to be supported by a retailer. The initiative bridges the gap between Romanian customers and […]

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Carrefour opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China

CHINA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On March 23rd 2017, Carrefour successfully opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China. Sitting on Long Dong Avenue, the newly-opened Easy store covers an area of approximately 332 square meters with over 4,000 items. The first convenience store under Easy banner opened its door in 2004, and […]

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Carrefour Spain Creates 5300 Jobs in 2017

Spain, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Spain expects to create stable employment for over 5,300 people during 2017. Its commitment to employment for young people will continue form part of its identity again this year, as well as digital skills  to support the strategy of the company’s strategy in its transformation towards multi-channel commerce. […]

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Carrefour and its “Retail Lab” to support Viva Technology 2017 in Paris between 15 and 17 June

Carrefour and its “Retail Lab” to support Viva Technology 2017 in Paris between 15 and 17 June   Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Feb-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second year in a row, Carrefour and its “Retail Lab” will be partnering Viva Technology in Paris between 15 and 17 June. Once again, start-ups working alongside major […]

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Carrefour announces four new food quality initiatives

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has been a pioneer in food quality for 25 years and is continuing its work with four new initiatives. A programme to accelerate the adoption of organic farming practices, working alongside producers: as the leading general distributor of organic products in France, Carrefour is introducing a programme that […]

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Carrefour to sell eggs produced by Granja Virgen del Rosario on sustainable farms in Aragon, Spain

Carrefour to sell eggs produced by Granja Virgen del Rosario on sustainable farms in Aragon, Spain   Aragon, Spain, 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour selects Aragon egg producer for national distribution. Carrefour has signed a collaboration agreement with Granja Virgen del Rosario, from Zaragoza, as part of the company’s strategic commitment to Spanish production. Rural […]

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Carrefour the first to market Spanish UHT milk in an ecologically sustainable packaging Combibloc EcoPlus

Carrefour the first to market Spanish UHT milk in an ecologically sustainable packaging Combibloc EcoPlus   The aluminium cap has been replaced with a polyamide one, without affecting the preservation of the milk. The product uses the ECOPLUS structure Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is the first distribution firm to market Spanish […]

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Carrefour launches special shopping bag to support Small Change campaign

Carrefour launches special shopping bag to support Small Change campaign   Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Jan-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 4 January through to 11 February 2017, Carrefour stores throughout France will be supporting the “Small Change” campaign to help improve the living conditions of sick children and teenagers in hospital. A special shopping bag, sold […]

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Carrefour supports students’ Food & Globe project to find innovative food-production practices around the world

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-Dec-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 28 December, three students who are passionate about food innovation will set off on an eight-month trip around the world on a quest to find innovative food-production practices. The aim of the “Food & Globe” project is to draw up an inventory of evolving practices in three […]

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Carrefour extends its new ultra-fast delivery service to Paris and Neuilly-sur-Seine

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has just launched a new ultra-fast delivery service for Paris and Neuilly-sur-Seine. The service has been trialled since October in around 10 Paris districts. A new solution to meet consumers’ needs With this innovative new service, customers can now have around 2000 daily-use products delivered to them […]

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