Spain's Eroski Posts €2.8m Profit In H1
Spanish retailer Eroski closed the first half of 2016 with a net profit of €2.8 million, thanks, largely, to the company's competitiveness strategy.
The retailer said that its operating income rose by 45% during the period, to €54 million.
In the first half of the year, Eroski has sought to boost its transformation, with an investment of €45 million towards refurbishing its stores and boosting its IT equipment.
During this period, the company opened 44 franchised supermarkets, which accounted for an investment of €6.6 million and 625 new jobs. Eroski also reduced its debt by €196 million.
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