Carrefour invests in fund for fast-growing tech and digital companies

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour announces it has invested in Partech Growth, an investment fund for fast-growing tech and digital companies.

This investment confirms the importance that Carrefour gives to innovation at all levels of its organization. Carrefour constantly undertakes full-scale tests, including in-store, in order to enrich the customer experience and develop solutions and services that address new consumer habits in the Group’s various formats and countries.

This investment in Partech Growth will facilitate the sharing of ideas, experience and expertise and open the way for partnerships between Carrefour and businesses at the cutting-edge of digital trends.

About Carrefour Group The Carrefour Group is the leading retailer in Europe and the second-largest retailer in the world, employing 365,000 people. With more than 10,800 stores in more than 30 countries, Carrefour generated sales under banners of €100.5 billion in 2014. As a multi-local, multi-format, and multichannel retailer, Carrefour is a partner for daily life. Every day, Carrefour welcomes more than 10 million customers around the world. For more information: www.carrefour.com and @CarrefourGroup on Twitter

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