Carrefour expands into lunch delivery business with acquisition of food delivery startup Dejbox

FRANCE – French multinational retail chain, Carrefour has acquired Dejbox, a pioneer in lunch delivery for business employees located in suburban and outlying areas seeking to expand the retailers e-commerce operations. With the acquisition, Carrefour […]

Nestle, Carrefour expand blockchain traceability platfrom to infant formulas

FRANCE – Nestlé and French multinational retailer, Carrefour have agreed to extend the IBM Food Trust platform into infant formula products, after successfully applying the blockchain technology on mashed potato brand, Mousline purée. Nestlé and […]

Suning acquires controlling stake in Carrefour’s China business for US$670m

CHINA – Chinese retail giant, Suning has completed acquisition of 80% stake in French supermarket Carrefour’s China business in an all cash transaction worth 4.8 billion yuan (US$670 million). The deal was announced in June […]

Carrefour Kenya reassures consumers of meat quality as expose reveals unregulated use of preservatives

KENYA – Carrefour Kenya has reassured consumers across the country of consistent meat quality offered on its shelves affirming that it does not use preservatives to prolong the shelf life of meat. This follows an […]

Carrefour agrees to sell stake in logistics property for US$326m

FRANCE – French multinational retailer, Carrefour has announced that it has agreed to sell the entire share capital of its logistics real estate property assets to property company Argan for 290 million euros (US$326 million). […]

Carrefour franchisee to open first Ugandan store in expansion plan

UGANDA – Majid al Futtaim (MAF), United Arab Emirates-based operator of Carrefour, has unveiled that it will open its first store in Uganda this year. The French retailer is looking to expand into the region after […]

Mars Petcare, Carrefour join Loop initiative to reduce single-use packaging

FRANCE – Mars Petcare has joined the Loop initiative, a new initiative launched by TerraCycle in collaboration with Carrefour to reduce single-use packaging. Loop™ Initiative is said to be the first e-commerce platform that aims […]

Nestle and Carrefour partner to offer full brand traceability using blockchain

FRANCE – Nestle and the French retail giant, Carrefour have partnered to use blockchain technology to offer full traceability of famous mashed potato brand, Mousline purée. Customers in France will be able to have full […]