Archives de la Catégorie : grande distribution alimentaire

oct 28

Innovations and evolution of employment in the French food retailing.

The saturation of traditional formats in the food retail sector is at the origin of the current stagnation in the job market. But, influenced by new consumer behaviours and the impact of new technologies, the transformation of these same formats can lead to the creation of new jobs and to transformations in those jobs. Employees are gradually becoming …

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oct 25

Facteurs critiques du succès et de l’échec des coopératives de consommateurs

Contrairement à de nombreux groupes de la coopération de consommation qui, dans d’autres pays européens,  n’ont pas survécu à la modernisation de la distribution, « Les Coop » sont devenues progressivement, depuis le début de la « révolution commerciale », le groupe leader de la grande distribution alimentaire en Italie. En 2013, les Coop étaient toujours leaders avec une …

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mar 26

Grande distribution: les dangers d’une modification des contrats de distribution

Les contrats de distribution entre magasins indépendants et enseignes de la grande distribution font débat. L’Autorité de la concurrence a récemment rendu un avis contenant plusieurs recommandations. Une réforme pour réduire les barrières à l’entrée sur les marchés locaux pourrait certes être envisageable. Il serait toutefois mal venu de s’attaquer à tous les contrats de …

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nov 04

The Outlook for European Grocery Retailing: Competition and Format Development

Introduction European retailing still shows significant national differences. Will these differences remain in years to come? The basic fundamental trends that draw European countries together are essentially demographic and socio-economic: growth in average income, the growing added-value services sector, low population growth, the ageing population, the reduction in the average size of households, the increasing …

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nov 04

Research and managerial issues on global retail competition: Carrefour/Wal-Mart

In recent years, two major retailers have been in the headlines of the specialised press, namely Wal-Mart and Carrefour-Promodès. According to the most recent rankings, they are, respectively, numbers one and two in the world in terms of turnover and employment. The irresistible ascension of these two giants brilliantly illustrates the argument surrounding the worldwide …

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nov 04

International expansion and strategies of discount grocery retailers: the winning models

Introduction Discount food retailing has experienced considerable expansion over the last ten years and currently occupies an important position in the European retail industry. However, a certain number of discount retailers have had to abandon the market over the same period, while others have obtained good results both in their domestic markets and abroad.     …

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