Auchan Retail’s social and environmental responsibility policy has been developed with pragmatism, proactivism and mindful of animal welfare, environmental respect and providing a pertinent response to the needs of its customers. Stakeholders are always involved in establishing realistic commitments with clearly defined timeframes. Following information posted on European social media, the Auchan Retail group believes […]
Every day, in every country, customers notice the difference: Auchan Retail is changing. People feel they can trust the brand. They’re taking up the good, the healthy and the local with gusto. Our shift towards “phygital” retailing – physical shops dovetailing with digital sales – is changing their lives. New-generation retail is beginning to deliver on its promise, with each of Auchan Retail’s advances driven by the expertise, boldness and engagement of its employees and of an entire ecosystem. Every day, they’re forging new pathways together to make retail the best it can be and deliver what people want. Let’s take a walk along their paths.
With a view to accelerating the implementation of the Renaissance plan and preparing for medium-term developments to its business activities in France, Edgard Bonte, Chairman of Auchan Retail, has decided to appoint Jean-Denis Deweine as Chief Executive Officer of Auchan Retail France. He was previously head of Product Sourcing and Purchasing at Auchan Retail.
Auchan Retail unveils its third lifestore in Luxembourg, an open-space concept connected to its surroundings
To truly change the lives of its customers, Auchan Retail decided to change its retail approach. Over the last few months, pilot stores in every country have been testing the shopping experience of the future. The result of this is the lifestore, which has already been rolled out in Jiaxing city in the Chinese province of Zhejiang, in Turin and, since 28 May 2019, at the Cloche d’Or centre in Luxembourg.
Auchan Retail has today signed with Conad, the Italian cooperative retail group, the sale of almost all the activities of Auchan Retail Italia.
As a campaigner for good, healthy and local, Auchan Retail is using blockchain technology to improve the traceability of the products along its supply chains. The initial testing in Vietnam, alongside Te-Food, a German start-up, has proved to be a success. It is now being rolled out to France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Senegal. From seed to plate, information on all stages of a product’s life is now available to consumers in a fully transparent manner.
Horizon, the new generation central buying platform launches its 1st French farming supply channel for free range eggs
Fully in line with the commitments made at the government’s national Food Summit, Auchan Retail, Casino group and Schiever announce the creation of common supply channels with the farming world. The first specific supply channel will be for private label brands of free range eggs for the three companies. Horizon, a “new generation” central purchasing platform backed by Auchan Retail, Casino group, Dia, Metro and Schiever, is thus materialising its commitments made at its launch in July 2018.
The AUCHAN KIDS Christmas App has just been released in France and is soon to be released in 7 other countries (Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Romania, Spain, Italy and Portugal).