Crai news

03 February 2016
Italian retailer Crai has revealed a 13% increase in turnover for 2015. Teamwork was key to performance Chief executive of Crai, Marco Bordoli, said the retailer's commitment over 2015 had paid off with a satisfactory performance from its stores in a competitive and economically challenging environment. Crai added 243 new stores and 107 drugstores in 2015.  Plans to strengthen brand i...
28 January 2016
As Unes reports the success of its pop-up private label store, we look at other private label developments in the Italian market. Unes: building brand identity Unes opened a pop-up store in Milan from 5 December 2015 to 6 January 2016. It was dedicated to the retailer's premium private label range, Il Viaggiator Goloso, and stocked seasonal products like panettone alongside staple items...
03 June 2015
As CRAI reports a strong increase in turnover for 2014, we look at other developments at the Italian retailer, including private label and promotions. Private label ranges increase market share CRAI's turnover was up 24% in 2014, to EUR4,850m. Private label products bucked the trend, growing by 1% to reach 19.3% market share, with premium ranges performing strongly. Private label is curr...
08 October 2013
Italian retailer Gruppo CRAI has frozen the prices of its private label products for the rest of 2013, absorbing the increase in VAT. Freeze to last until end of year The Italian government increased the VAT rate from 21% to 22% on 1 October 2013. CRAI acted swiftly, announcing on 2 October that it would freeze prices. Commenting on the move, managing director Marco Bordoli said the freeze...