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While we acknowledge that Portugal will be increasingly contributing to turnover, we are skeptical Covirán will be able to achieve its stated objectives. This would represent too much of an abrupt gear up in openings.
27. Februar 2018
Comparing regional retailers provide interesting insight into players which often remain below the radar. We observe a contrast between retailers driving growth through the opening of new sales space, and those optimising their network performances.
09. Februar 2018
A number of major manufacturers within the Spanish landscape have relocated their registered offices to Madrid or neighbouring regions. The moves are being faciliated by an emergency decree from the Spanish government.
12. Oktober 2017
Grocery courier platform Lola Market has acquired its competitor Comprea, strengthening its position in Spain's Tier1 cities, namely Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. "We are the absolute leader in the sector" the founder of Lola Market said.
09. Oktober 2017
We understand the rise of crowd-based services from the grocery e-commerce vacuum which has long existed in Spain. We nonetheless remain sceptical regarding the growth potential of such a venture, particularly as the grocers are increasingly pushing their own online proposition.
Spanish grocery retailers have had a hard time internationalising. The exception to the rule may be Dia, but only at first sight, as it spun off from French giant Carrefour. When they do, Portugal is often on the top of the list, given geographical and cultural proximity.
18. September 2017
The upcoming quarters are going to be interesting for Spanish retailers looking to develop their presence in neighbouring Portugal, from the pending Mercadona market entry, to Dia looking to establish an e-commerce presence, and Froiz opening new supermarkets.
Poaching a top manager from Lidl is an expression of Aldi Nord's fundamental strategy change and its new-found combative spirit. Buying knowledge and experience from competitors is no longer a taboo. Given Aldi's liquid funds, this is a major threat to all competitors.
28. August 2017
Supermarket operator Mercadona tops LZ Retailytics 2017 ranking for Spain in terms of retail sales per square metre. With sales expected to reach EUR9,800 per sq m in 2017, this consolidates Mercadona’s market leadership, given it is well ahead of most of its competitors.
21. August 2017
Spain is a market with significant online growth potential. Currently Amazon is the fourth largest online retailer in Spain according to LZ Retailytics data but it will overtake domestic retailers to become number 2 by 2022. Is now the time for others to invest too?
09. August 2017
Lidl discloses more information in Spain than any of its other countries of operation. Why all this public activity? Well, Lidl’s impact on the Spanish grocery market has been rather modest, despite having been present in the country since 1994.
17. Mai 2017
Double digit growth is even more impressive given that Consum operate in the heartland of price-aggressive market leader Mercadona. We feel that Consum enjoys much room for growth going forward, be it with geographical expansion in neighbouring provinces, or with its new online offering.
08. Mai 2017
Deutsche Discounter und französische Warenhauskonzerne dominieren die europäische Handelslandschaft. Amazon und das rasante Wachstum der russischen Händler fordern die Branche jedoch immer stärker heraus. Das zeigt das neue Top-50-Ranking, das die Marktanalysten von LZ Retailytics von diesem Jahr an exklusiv für die Lebensmittel Zeitung erstellen.
28. April 2017
Coffee machines have already become the new standard at refurbished Lidl stores. As have instore bakeries. And customer toilets. And baby changing rooms. Does the roll-out of the Cafetaria concept in Portugal mark another new step in the German discounter’s international up-trading strategy?
12. April 2017
We believe Ahorramás is benefiting from its recent strategy over the past few years, which has involved investment in back office efficiencies and reasserting its cost-control strategy.
04. April 2017
Our question is why such an impressive display now? After all, Mercadona’s growth has even accelerated over the past three years. What is Mercadona seeing in the future?
06. März 2017
One year looks much like the next for Spanish market leader Mercadona, with sales up nearly 4% last year. The retailer has one obsession, continually strengthening its model, even if this means a drop in net profits of more than 60% in 2017.
Der Wettkampf um das beste Fruchtangebot entscheidet sich mehr und mehr auf dem Feld der Logistik. Als Kontrahenten treten heutzutage die Einzelhandelskonzerne gegeneinander an.
06. Februar 2017
Der Handel verfolgt derzeit so nachdrücklich wie seit Ende der Neunzigerjahre nicht mehr eine internationale Angleichung der Einkaufspreise. Die Lieferanten versuchen, ihre Konditionensysteme wasserdicht zu machen. Von ihnen ist keiner bereit, einheitliche Nettopreise oder Konditionen zu vereinbaren.
20. Januar 2017
Der spanische Supermarkt-Betreiber Mercadona plant den Bau eines zweiten Datenverarbeitungszentrums in León, in der Provinz Villadangos del Páramo. Dort ist auch der Logistik-Park angesiedelt.
12. August 2016