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Auchan Retail joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Network


The fight against plastic pollution is one of Auchan Retail’s priorities, as expressed in its Vision 2032. As a signatory of the European Plastic Pact in March 2020, the Group has deployed practices on an international scale aimed at eventually offering 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable product packaging for its Auchan products and eliminating plastic […]


Auchan strengthens its positions in Portugal by acquiring all of the Dia Group’s operations in the country


Auchan is supporting the consolidation of the Portuguese market and expanding its store network, with the purchase of 489 Minipreço and Mais Perto convenience stores, as well as three warehouses. Following this deal, the Auchan Portugal network will have the country’s largest number of stores, bolstering its omnichannel offer (physical and digital).


To step up its fight against food waste, Auchan Retail is rolling out Smartway in all the countries where it operates.

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Auchan Retail has made the fight against food waste a core focus of its business plan, with a target of zero products wasted by 2032. The widespread rolllout of anti-waste aisles in its stores are a part of this drive. The retailer will gradually deploy Smartway’s tools in all countries in which it operates. Launched […]


Auchan Retail strengthens its positions in Africa by establishing a presence in Algeria


Following on from Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire, Auchan Retail continues its expansion in Africa. Today, the company announced the implementation of a global partnership with the Great Way Group and the signature of an agreement in Algeria, where the Great Way Group is a major player in retail sector. An initial store is set to […]


Auchan Retail’s Climate Plan Objectives approved by the SBTi


The international organisation, the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi), supported by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the United Nations Global Compact, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), has just approved the objectives of Auchan Retail’s 2030 Climate Plan.


Auchan categorically denies opening new shops in Russia


Following the publication by Reuters of a false information that has now been taken up by several European media, Auchan categorically denies the opening of a new shop in Russia.


The Spanish competition authority validates the acquisition of 224 Dia supermarkets by Alcampo


Alcampo will acquire 224 supermarkets from Dia Group as well as two logistics warehouses. With this strategic acquisition, Alcampo consolidates its ambition to become the phygital leader in spanish food retail.


Auchan categorically denies the allegations of the investigation carried out by Le Monde and The Insider


After reading the investigation carried out by Le Monde, the press groups BellingCat and The Insider, Auchan Retail wishes to comment and categorically denies the facts reported by this investigation and their interpretation.


The Auchan Foundation honors one year of actions around its vocation: “Good accessible food that brings people together”.


On the occasion of the World Food Day, the Auchan Foundation honors one year of actions around its vocation: “Good accessible food that brings people together”. In one year, more than 50 food projects have already been deployed, with priority given to those who need it most. Thanks to the action and commitment of each […]


Auchan Retail reaffirms its commitment in the fight against plastic pollution


Auchan Retail reaffirms its commitment in the fight against plastic pollution and considers unfounded the position of 3 non-governmental organizations on the non-respect of its duty of care on this subject.


Auchan Retail strengthens its presence in Spain with the acquisition of 235 supermarkets from DIA Group


Alcampo, a Spanish subsidiary of Auchan Retail, today signed an agreement with DIA Group to acquire 235 supermarkets and a warehouse in the regions of Madrid, Aragon, Asturias, Castilla and León, Galicia, Cantabria, Navarre and the Basque Country. This strategic acquisition strengthens Auchan Retail’s position in a key country, with the goal of becoming the […]


Following on from its success in Senegal, Auchan Retail is setting up operations in Côte d’Ivoire


On Tuesday 14 June, Auchan opened its first Ivorian supermarket in the municipality of Cocody in Abidjan. Within a few days, four other stores will be open in the municipalities of Cocody, Abobo and Yopougon.