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.
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.
The investors who place their trust in Jerónimo Martins invest in a clear market leadership position in Poland, in a more mature and profitable presence in Portugal, and in Colombia, where the Group is launching the foundations for future growth.
Klaudia and Sebastián joined the Management Trainee Programme in 2014 and currently serve as category managers at Pingo Doce. Despite their different academic backgrounds, they have, at least, one more thing in common: endless opportunities to grow.
Isabel Pinto was the first woman to become CEO of Pingo Doce, the leading supermarket chain in Portugal. She takes us to the backstage and tells us the secret about how delivering demanding goals can help you to grow as a person.
Luís Araújo joined Jerónimo Martins in 1995 and he has been the man at the wheel of Biedronka since 2016. In this interview, Luís shares some key moments of his path that illustrate the culture and values of what being Jerónimo Martins is all about.