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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Carrefour invites the general public behind the scenes at its 220 hypermarkets

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second year running, Carrefour will be opening its doors and inviting the general public to have a look at what goes on behind the scenes at its 220 hypermarkets. An event scheduled for 7 December that will immerse customers in day-to-day hypermarket life through a series of […]

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Carrefour updates on its various initiatives to promote the employment of people with disabilities

Carrefour’s employment rate of people with disabilities has increased by 21.3% over four years Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate International Disability Day on 3 December, Carrefour is taking stock of its various initiatives to promote the employment of people with disabilities. Currently, more than 11,000 disabled people work for Carrefour. That’s an […]

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Carrefour to host second international edition of “Major Climate Challenge for Suppliers on 24 and 25 November 2016

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — A week to go until the “Major Climate Challenge for Suppliers”: Tackling food wastage is on the programme of the second international edition On 24 and 25 November 2016, Carrefour will host an event for the winning projects of its “Major Supplier Challenge for tackling food waste” […]

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Carrefour opened its first “Carrefour Bio” store in Lyon

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — France’s leading organic food supermarket retailer, Carrefour has just opened its first “Carrefour Bio” store in Lyon, shoring up its leadership position on this fast-growing market. This new sales outlet will meet the growing needs of consumers who care about what they eat, providing them with a complete […]

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Carrefour to open 160 new Express stores in Spain before 2016 closes

Spain, 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Spain will close 2016 with 160 new Express stores, creating employment for 1,100 people in this country. Over 3,000 people currently work in Express stores in Spain. The areas in which Express stores have been created are: Andalusia, Catalonia, Valencia, Extremadura, Rioja, Navarra, Madrid and the Basque Country. […]

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The first Shop’n Go car sharing and charging station opened at Carrefour Market store in Milan

ITALY, 2016-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first Shop’n Go car sharing and charging station was launched on October 25th at the Carrefour Market store at 79/81, Via Farini in Milan. This is the first of eight Shop’n Go car sharing stations to be installed at Carrefour Market supermarkets. The stations will all be active […]

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Carrefour opens its 86th hypermarket in Poland, in Poznan

Carrefour opens its 86th hypermarket in Poland, in Poznan   Poland, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new hypermarket features modern shopping solutions and a complete range of fresh and local products for its customers, over a sales area of more than 7500 m². The store has been divided into different areas – for clothing […]

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