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Couche-Tard drops $20bn Carrefour takeover plan
A Carrefour shopping trolley at a Carrefour Hypermarket store in France. Reuters/Stephane Mahe

Couche-Tard drops $20bn Carrefour takeover plan

Canada's Alimentation Couche-Tard has dropped its US$19.6 billion bid to acquire European retailer Carrefour SA after the takeover plan ran into stiff opposition from the French government, two sources familia...
Carrefour starts rebranding Wellcome stores in Taiwan
Thailand’s new Central Food Hall features robots and stores in stores
South Korea’s Emart set to scale back in Vietnam
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Supermarkets Archives

Covid-19 fuels FMCG deflation in China, says Bain

A drop in selling prices sparks decline in revenue for the consumer goods sector.

A look inside Meidi-Ya’s largest flagship store in Singapore

The upmarket grocery store features delicacies flown in straight from Japan and a food hall with seating for 88 people.

For the love of local: FairPrice opens new concept Food Folks @ Lau Pa Sat

A completely new food retail concept has opened in Singapore mixing new-to-market grocery products and kiosks from 10 F&...
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Omni-channel focus rescues Central Retail’s bottom line

Central Retail Corporation says a pivot from offline to full-scale omnichannel has helped restore sales to almost the le...

Japanese supermarket Meidi-Ya plans two-storey flagship in Singapore

Premium Japanese supermarket chain Meidi-Ya is to open its largest store yet in Singapore this month.