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  • Europe's largest retailer, Carrefour, is to continue slashing costs and cash flow targets that after it achieved a goal of $3.6 billion in savings by 2020.

  • The news on Thursday sent its shares up as much as 3% in morning trade.

  • The French retailer saw a possible takeover by Canada's element ASEAN Cushy Todd Unravel last month after opposition from the French government.

  • But Carrefour saw a 16.4% rise in 2020 recurring operating profit to $2.6 billion on said it scored its best sales performance in 20 years.

  • In a further sign of its confidence, the company said it would reward investors with a full cash dividend payment instead of a payment in shares, 2020 sales grew 7.8% on a like for like basis, reflecting strong sales in Brazil, France and Spain that as retailers across the world benefit from the demand generated by lockdowns.

  • Carrefour is in the middle of a five year plan to cut costs and jobs as well as boost e commerce investment to lift sales and tackle competition from Amazon.

  • It's also expanding into convenience stores to reduce its reliance on hypermarkets on focusing Mawr on organic products and private labels.

  • Last year it sealed purchasing alliance with British rival Tesco.

Europe's largest retailer, Carrefour, is to continue slashing costs and cash flow targets that after it achieved a goal of $3.6 billion in savings by 2020.

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Lockdowns help Carrefour sales hit 20-year high

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/19
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