In 1991, Pingo Doce launched its first Private Brand products with brand references that are still part of the consumption habits of the Portuguese people. Thirty years later, Jeronimo Martins’ supermarket chain in Portugal continues to win the hearts of consumers more varied and sophisticated options.
Biedronka turns 25 and the anniversary was highlighted with a book on the history of the largest retail company in Poland. The author, journalist Łukasz Grass, takes us behind the scenes in this interview conducted by Biedronka’s Head of Corporate Affairs, Arkadiusz Mierzwa.
Go in, choose a product, take it off the shelf, press a button and go out. It sounds like fiction but it’s already a reality in the lab store Pingo Doce opened in Cascais, near Lisbon. Next to it, a 24/7 machine with computer vision fulfill the students’ indulgence.
“The obsession with freshness forces us to be able to quickly get the best products to our stores every single day”. Pedro Leandro, Chief Commercial at Jerónimo Martins, gives his perspective on the importance of high-rotation products.
Strong leaders never stop challenging themselves. And the newest Biedronka store raises the bar again. Electric car charging terminals and bike sharing stations welcome store visitors with a firm environmental statement. After all, this is the greenest and freshest Biedronka store yet.
Walking into a store, picking up an item and walking out. No lines. No cash. This is just a glimpse of the revolution Deep Learning is leading in the retail area. The Head of Customer Intelligence & Analytics at Jeronimo Martins, Daniel Vieira, fills us in on the major changes underway.