Edeka news

31 August 2021
Edeka has created a new buying alliance, Epic Partners, in conjunction with Everest alliance member Picnic. Following its launch, Edeka has encouraged several new members to join the group. A multi-national group Epic Partners, which has its headquarters in Geneva, will negotiate with the industry internationally. The group’s members include Biedronka, Migros, Magnit, ICA, Jerónimo Martins ...
23 April 2021
Cimcorp, a specialist of automated robotic solutions for intralogistics, is automating the fresh produce logistics of Edeka Minden-Hannover, one of Edeka’s regional companies. Implemented at its Freienbrink and Lauenau logistics centres EDEKA Minden-Hannover is one of the first German grocery retailers to use this solution, along with other EDEKA regions and the Netto Marken-Discount chai...
26 March 2021
Trade publication Lebensmittel Zeitung has reported that Edeka is to leave the AgeCore buying alliance. The step follows its establishment of the Everest alliance with Netherlands-based, pureplay retailer Picnic. Short term uncertainty likely to be resolved in 2021 Although Edeka’s departure has not been completed, as talks are on-going about the sale of its shares, if it is confirmed it ...
28 January 2021
German retailer Edeka is set to install a robotic order picking system at its new distribution centre (DC) in Oberhausen-Waldteich, western Germany. Edeka’s largest ever DC The new DC offers a total floor area of 90,000 square metres, and will be operational this year. It is due to supply 400 Edeka stores and 400 stores operating under other group brands in the region of North Rhine-Westpha...
12 October 2020
Following developments in France, Netherlands and Germany, we round up developments from buying alliances across the region. Carrefour and Tesco reduce scope of joint private label buying According to reports in France-based trade publication LSA, following on from a similar step from the Horizon purchasing group, Carrefour and Tesco have committed to limiting the scope of their joint buyin...
04 October 2019
Edeka Nord has started the construction of its new warehouse for fresh produce, located in the Eichhof business park in Neumünster. 25-hectare site The new warehouse will be located in a 25-hectare site in the north of Neumünster. According to Edeka, the new facility will provide the retailer ‘decisive advantages’. The retailer is also planning to build another warehouse for frozen goods...
21 January 2019
Stores in Italy and France are installing ‘greenhouses’ to grow products. Auchan is trialling the installation of a greenhouse in store Auchan has partnered with Agricooltur in its Auchan vle Giulio Cesare in Turin, to grow fresh herbs and salads in store, allowing customers to harvest their own. The greenhouse was installed at the end of November 2018 and is being tested in store.   ...
16 May 2018
For many shoppers, the issue with buying products online is having to be at home for the delivery time slot. Unattended in-home delivery eliminates that need, and even remembers to put your ice cream in the freezer. In the last year or so, we’ve noticed a real trend in unattended in-home deliveries. It’s not something I’d have ever thought possible five years ago, but if there’s anything I’v...
20 February 2018
Edeka's online supermarket, Bringmeister, is launching a service which will enable groceries to be delivered straight into customers' fridges. Increased convenience A new Smart Lock system has been developed by Cary services, allowing time limited access to user's homes using electronic keys. The cost of the lock system is €9.99 a month. In partnership with this, Bringmeister will give cust...
03 June 2015
Kaufland, part of the Schwarz Group, is to revamp its distribution structure, according to reports. Overhaul of network Kaufland is overhauling its distribution network, moving from a centrally-managed operation to a decentralised business. The German retailer is taking a similar route to that of its competitors, Rewe and Edeka, restructuring its business around six regional distribution ce...