Europe’s Retailers Eye ‘Organic’ Growth – Analysis
The organic (or bio) market is gaining traction across Europe, and leading retailers and suppliers are upping their investment in order to take advantage of this growing sector. This article first appeared in Issue 5, 2019.
While the organic market is not new to European retail – in Germany, retailer Denn’s Biomarkt dates back to 1973, while Alnatura commenced operations in 1984 – the past few years have seen increased investment by both retailers and suppliers in the organic segment, indicating a growing competitiveness among major operators, not to mention a flurry of mergers and acquisitions.
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