Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of “La Vuelta” for the fifth consecutive year

Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of “La Vuelta” for the fifth consecutive year   Spain, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fifth consecutive year, Carrefour Spain is the main sponsor of “La Vuelta”, the Spanish leg of cycling’s Grand Tour series, and will be flying the race colours from 19 August to 10 […]

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 […]

SPAR Spain highlights programmes supported by partners

SPAR Spain highlights programmes supported by partners   SPAR in Spain support many initiatives on an ongoing basis; here we highlight two recent programmes which were supported by partners. Spain, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Approximately 350,000 children in Spain are considered to be in need of supplementary nutrition to meet their daily needs. […]

SPAR Spain further expands with opening of three new supermarkets

Spain, 2017-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three different partners opened new SPAR Supermarkets in June; ranging from a convenience store in Tenerife of 300 sqm through to two large supermarkets in Canyelles and Almendralejo, each with 1,000 sqm sales area. The ongoing commitment by all partners in Spain to growing the brand through opening […]

Second LVMH Métiers d’Art artist in residence Amandine Guruceaga to explore leather and color at the Riba Guixà tannery in Spain

Second LVMH Métiers d’Art artist in residence Amandine Guruceaga to explore leather and color at the Riba Guixà tannery in Spain   Paris, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Young French sculptor and visual artist Amandine Guruceaga has since January been working as an artist in residence at the Riba Guixà tannery in Spain. The second […]

LS Retail’s retail and hospitality expo kicks off on 26th April 2017 in Madrid, Spain

LS Retail’s retail and hospitality expo kicks off on 26th April 2017 in Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain,, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — conneXion is LS Retail’s key event of the year, and features a conference and an Expo dedicated to retail and hospitality businesses as well as to LS Retail partners from all over the […]

SPAR now operates 1,000 stores in Spain

Spain, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — There are now more than 1,000 SPAR stores in operation in Spain with a cumulative sales area of over 400,000m2. Both on the mainland and the islands, our partners in Spain continue to invest in the expansion and modernisation of their stores – ensuring that the core values […]

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. […]

UNIQLO to make debut in Spain with the opening of its first store in Barcelona in autumn 2017

UNIQLO to make debut in Spain with the opening of its first store in Barcelona in autumn 2017   Berlin, Germany, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — UNIQLO, the Japanese global casual apparel retailer, today (2017.02.14) announces that it will launch in Spain with the opening of its first store in Barcelona in autumn 2017. Located […]

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 […]

Taco Bell announces plans for additional 45 restaurants across Spain by 2020

IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ —Taco Bell continues to accelerate its international growth by expanding further into the Spanish market. Today (December 13, 2016), Taco Bell – the world’s largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain – announced that the brand, in collaboration with its franchisee, Casual Brands Group of Madrid, will begin building an additional […]

Mercadona introduces new efficient store model and will invest 180 million euros in store renovations across Spain in 2017

The New Efficient Store Model improves the experience and optimises shopping times for the “Bosses”, as well as generating energy savings of 40% in comparison to the traditional store. Its design has been fully renovated to include novelties affecting all sections, as well as new electronic devices for a computerised internal management and improved management […]

Auchan Retail named the cheapest retailer in Spain by OCU for 8 consecutive years

Croix Cedex, France, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 8th year in a row, Auchan Retail has been recognized as the cheapest retailer in the country by the OCU, the national consumer organization. The OCU visited nearly 1,200 stores across the country and analyzed the prices of more than 230 food and drugstore products, […]

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. […]

Inditex to sponsor exchange program for China’s Tsinghua SEM University students in Spain

Inditex to sponsor exchange program for China’s Tsinghua SEM University students in Spain   Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex will fund grants for students of Tsinghua School of Economics and Management to conduct academic and business exchanges in Spain The Chairman and CEO of Inditex, Pablo Isla, and the Dean of […]

SPAIN: Zara opens flagship store on calle Compostela 3, one of A Coruña’s prime shopping streets

SPAIN: Zara opens flagship store on calle Compostela 3, one of A Coruña’s prime shopping streets   Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tomorrow, 1 September, Zara is opening a global flagship store on calle Compostela 3, one of A Coruña’s prime shopping streets. The establishment is located in a building that epitomises the […]

Inditex announces the launch of mobile payment in all of the its retail brands’ stores in Spain from September

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex’s shareholders met today at the company’s headquarters in Arteixo for the Annual General Meeting.  During the meeting, Pablo Isla, the Group’s chairman and chief executive, reviewed Inditex’s earnings performance for 2015, noting that revenue and profits reached €20.9 billion and €2.89 billion, respectively, leading to a dividend […]