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Auchan Retail is expanding its commitment to the fight against plastic as a signatory to the European Plastics Pact


Auchan Retail announced today that it has signed the European Plastics Pact. This public-private initiative, led by a European network of companies, states and NGOs, aims to better streamline the use and end-of-life of single-use packaging and plastic products to limit upstream environmental leakage. Under this pact, by making the fight against the proliferation of […]


Olivier Malvezin appointed Chief Digital Officer


Within the framework of the Auchan 2022 project, digital remains a priority of the transformation strategy. This digitisation will affect all of the Company’s business lines, in order to encourage and improve interaction between customers, suppliers, partners and also between employees. Auchan Retail is creating a Digital Department to enable each player within the Company […]


Thierry Aouizerate is appointed Auchan Retail’s Head of Food and Non-Food Products and International Sourcing


As part of the Auchan 2022 project, Auchan Retail is transforming itself from a retailer-reseller to a selector-designer with a view to meeting, through a unique, fair and responsible offering, the new expectations of its customers. In support of this transformation, Edgard Bonte, the Chairman of Auchan Retail, has decided to appoint Thierry Aouizerate as […]


With its “Auchan 2022” business plan, Auchan Retail is starting to adapt its model, its offer and its organisation to the new expectations of consumers and citizens.


Redefinition of the offer to be the benchmark player for what is good, healthy and local through the selection and the design of a unique, fair and responsible offer. Creation of relationships and an experience through stores, to create real physical platforms, and by developing new phygital services to simplify inhabitants’ lives. Adaptation of the […]


Auchan Retail has launched Cosmia bio, a range of health and beauty products for adults and babies, 100% organic, good for the skin and the environment and all considered to be “risk-free” by Yuka!


At a time when one in every two French people are buying organic cosmetic and health products, Auchan is adding two organic ranges, one for adults and one for babies, to its Cosmia health and beauty brand. The brand is thereby demonstrating its commitment to designing unique and reassuring that help to improve lives and […]


Johannes Tholey will be appointed Managing Director of Auchan Retail Russia


To give a fresh boost to Auchan Retail’s activities in Russia and accelerate the recovery initiated in 2018, Edgard Bonte, President of Auchan Retail, has decided to appoint Johannes Tholey as Managing Director of Auchan Retail Russia.


Auchan Retail joins the Fashion Pact and sells its first eco-friendly InExtenso clothing line


On 24 October, Auchan Retail signed the Fashion Pact and thereby joined the global coalition of 56 companies in the fashion and clothing sector committed to a common core of major environmental objectives focused on three areas: mitigating climate change, restoring biodiversity and protecting the oceans. The Fashion Pact was launched at the G7 summit […]


In partnership with Hanshow Technology, Auchan Retail is putting its electronic shelf labels to new uses


In May 2017, Auchan Retail and Hanshow Technology entered into an exclusive partnership to jointly create an innovative connected labelling solution. Two years later, the technology has been applied to more than 5 million items in seven countries. To take things even further, the two partners have, since October, been experimenting with digital labelling for […]


Auchan Retail’s Cage-free Eggs policy


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 […]


2018 Annual Report


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.


Jean-Denis Deweine is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Auchan Retail France


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.

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