Carrefour news

14 April 2020
Carrefour Poland teams up with Glovo, a Spanish startup that provides fast home delivery service. A choice of over 800 products Shoppers are able to select items from a catalogue of over 800 products by visiting Carrefour Express website. Once confirmed, orders can be delivered to shoppers’ doorstep by Glovo couriers in less than an hour. Glovo offers a “no-contact” delivery option, wher...
07 April 2020
Carrefour Italia has rolled out a new free home delivery service of pre-packaged kits that contain essential food and non-food goods. ‘Gli Essenziali’ The service, called ‘Gli Essenziali’, allows shoppers to order the kits online through a dedicated platform, and can have them delivered within four days throughout the Italian territory, except islands, or within two days if they’re based in...
01 April 2020
Following the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) three months ago, retailers in China have responded with urgency and empathy as the situation evolves - we will continue to update this article with the latest developments... Contactless delivery Remote drop off : customers of all major retailers, including Walmart, Carrefour, Alibaba and JD.com,  can have their orders delivered touch-...
01 April 2020
Carrefour and Uber Eats are due to start a new grocery delivery service in Paris, amid the nationwide lockdown in the country more widely. Starting on 6 April The new delivery service will be operational from 6 April. Shoppers will be able to pick one of 15 Carrefour stores around Paris on the Uber Eats app or website, or alternatively, order their products, which include everyday essential...
07 February 2020
As Carrefour looks to build further online skill and scale, we look at developments from its home market. Carrefour collaborating with Epsilon to improve online orders Trade publication LSA has reported Carrefour is working with Epsilon to build an AI-driven solution that suggests what products could be chosen to replace something that is out of stock, when a shopper is completing an online...
29 January 2020
Majid Al Futtaim has signed a partnership deal with Takeoff Technologies, which will see the latter’s micro-fulfilment centres added to Carrefour stores in the UAE and Saudi Arabia by 2021. ‘Several’ micro-fulfilment centres to be built Announcing the partnership, Majid Al Futtaim said it build ‘ several ’ micro-fulfilment centres, without giving a firm number. Takeoff Technologies' automat...
06 January 2020
French retailer Carrefour announced the acquisition of Dejbox, a start-up that provides lunch delivery service to office workers. About Dejbox Founded in 2015 by two entrepreneurs, Dejbox is an online canteen for office workers. Essentially, employees can order their lunch online, for the cost of a restaurant voucher (ranging from €5.90 to €8.90) and have it delivered to their workplace wit...
29 November 2019
Speaking at an LSA event, TerraCycle’s founder, Tom Szaky, has spoken about how the organisation would be establishing Loop shop-in-shop areas in specific Carrefour stores in France. Dedicated corners to open by the end of 2019 Szaky said that Loop corners would be opened in Carrefour stores by the end of 2019. In the areas shoppers will be able to purchase products usually only able to be ...
18 November 2019
Nestle and Carrefour are due to use IBM’s Food Trust platform to track the supply chain of different brands of milk formula produced by Laboratoires Guigoz. About IBM’s Food Trust platform The platform is a hyperledger-based platform that aims to enable consumers to verify the origins of food items, hence enhancing transparency with the supply chain. Nestle and Carrefour were amongst the fi...
30 September 2019
Carrefour has announced the use of blockchain technology to the ‘Camembert de Normandie’ cheese. 11 th Carrefour Quality Line to profit from the technology ‘Camembert de Normandie’ is the second cheese (after the Rocamadour ) and eleventh product of the Carrefour Quality Line to introduce blockchain mapping. The blockchain technology provides consumers the access to a variety of informati...