Publication: Progressive Magazine Newsletter

First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

CHINA: Unilever buys stake in Chinese water purification company

Unilever has bought a majority stake in water purification company Qinyuan, its biggest Chinese acquisition in ten years, the consumer goods company said without disclosing what it paid. Unilever acquired a controlling stake in Qinyuan Group Co Ltd, which ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

NETHERLANDS: Underlying profit up at FrieslandCampina

Rising milk prices over the past 12 months led to a jump in underlying profits at Dutch dairy group, FrieslandCampina, according to results posted by the company. The company said that sales increased by 10.8% in 2013 to 11.4 billion.However, net profit ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

GERMANY: Caparros staying longer at Rewe Group

The supervisory board of German retailer Rewe Group has prematurely extended the contract with CEO Alain Caparros for another two years, until the end of 2018. The Frenchman has been on the executive board since April 2005, before being appointed as Chairman ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

RUSSIA: Retailer X5 returns to profit in 2013

Russian retailer X5 Retail Group reported higher sales and a return to profitability in 2013. X5 made a net profit of US$344.9m last year, compared with a loss of $126.5m in 2012 as a result of impairment charges on "non-performing assets" and its Kopeyka ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

SWITZERLAND: Lindt expects premium demand to offset rising costs

Lindt & Spruengli has said it is witnessing a resurgence in global demand for premium chocolates, which should help it offset rising commodity prices this year. The group is reporting demand for luxury brands in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, and said ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

POLAND: Auchan wants to lower rents by half in locations of Real

Before Auchan will change signs in all of the acquired stores of network Real, the new owner wants to significantly reduce their rents. Today, the cost is as high as 10 percent of trading company, meanwhile, market level is up to 3-4 per cent - informs ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

CZECH REPUBLIC: Kaufland reports highest ever sales among retailers in Czech Republic in 2012/13

Retail chain Kaufland raised sales in the Czech Republic by 6 percent to Kc48.2bn in financial year 2012/2013, the highest sales a retail chain has ever reached in the country, but its profit sank by 29 percent to Kc1.57bn, according to the company's ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

BULGARIA: Bulgaria's food stores' turnover drops significantly

The turnover of the specialized stores for food, drinks and tobacco products has dropped significantly in January. According to the data of the National Statistics Institute (NSI) the drop, compared to December 2013 is 15.6% and year-on-year is 3.8%.The ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

CZECH REPUBLIC: Ahold buys out Czech SPAR business

Ahold has entered into an agreement to acquire SPAR (Austria)s business in the Czech Republic for a value of CZK5.25 billion (USD262 million). The acquisition will be funded from existing cash resources and is subject to clearance from regulators.The ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

EUROPE: Retail sales begin year with positive growth

Retail sales across Europe rose during January, marking a solid start to 2014, according to new figures from Eurostat. Interestingly, the growth was largely due to heavier demand for non-food products, which comprehensively outpaced sales of food and ... [Published Progressive Magazine Newsletter - Mar 11 2014]

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"This deal will more than double the size of our water purification business and will bring together complementary technology from Pureit and Qinyuan" the press release quoted Unilever global CEO Paul Polman as saying

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