Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby Lyric » Sat Mar 05, 2016 5:13 pm

So have I got this right,the Chinese is shut in TdM and they are buying Carrefour ?

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby TorreDelAguila » Sun Mar 06, 2016 5:50 pm

gerryh wrote:It's been shut and empty for several weeks.
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Did notice some window-covering when I last drove past. Assumed it was refurbing.
The rent must have been huge . . . unless the Chinese owned the building to start with . . . :think:
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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby Lyric » Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:20 pm

Does anyone know when the French are taking over i.e. the store is changing ID, no sign of such today.

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby telboy » Wed Mar 16, 2016 1:58 pm

Just like to say Adios Eroski, never liked the store! :wave:

Our two nearest were in Antequera or Montilla, because it was quite a trek for us we always got there after 2pm probably explains why there was only ever one till open. Never found the places inviting, bread always looked as if it was baked last week, the International foods were vastly over priced. We had been to the store in El Ingenio Torre del Mar a few of times, they had a sign up proclaiming to open up another till if were if a there were more than three people in a queue.

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby BENIDORM » Wed Mar 16, 2016 2:11 pm

We used to shop in Eroski in Alcoy ( Alicante/Valencia Province)years ago and found it to be a good well stocked supermarket, but we were really disappointed when we started using the Eroski store in Antequera, it is a bit like going on board the Marie Celeste...deserted ,even difficult to find a member of staff.
The only good thing is the large amount of 'reduced' items ..if you are brave enough to chance them.!
We really now find that we don't have to travel that far for shopping, local is good and Mercadona/ Lidl have 99.9% of what we need.....
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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby gerryh » Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:50 am

I was in Eroski, in El Ingenio today and, according to the checkout girl, Carrefour are not now buying Eroski.
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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby Wicksey » Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:54 am

They have bought the smaller branches though as Dia (part of Carrefour) have taken over the local small Eroski stores. Perhaps it was a different arrangement for the Eroski superstores like the El Ingenio one.

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby TorreDelAguila » Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:10 pm

gerryh wrote:I was in Eroski, in El Ingenio today and, according to the checkout girl, Carrefour are not now buying Eroski.
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Picked up a copy of Spanish SUR this week (Sat 26 Nov), and there is confirmation there that the purchase is going ahead, and the next two large branches for swap-over will be Antequera and El Ingenio, if I read it right.
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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby gerryh » Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:39 pm

Not doubting what you said, or what the checkout girl said, but time will tell as to whether SUR or the staff at Eroski in El Ingenio have got the story correct.
This being Spain it's anybody's guess as to what might happen.
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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby costakid » Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:10 pm

gerryh wrote:I was in Eroski, in El Ingenio today and, according to the checkout girl, Carrefour are not now buying Eroski.
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So did you ask or over hear a conversation?

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby gerryh » Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:26 pm

I do not listen to other peoples conversations.
I asked the checkout girl when the take over was happening, and she said it wasn't.
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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby costakid » Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:51 pm

I never said you were listing in on someones conversation. So your saying you walk around and never overhear another conversation. Those hearing aids you have must be extremely poor quality Gerry.

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby gus-lopez » Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:14 pm

The one up the road to me is in the process of being changed to a carrefour as we post. Shut as eroski last week & re-opens as a carrefour on the 13th--
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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby Wicksey » Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:59 am

It will save a trip to Rincon if the El Ingenio one does change, but not sure it's as big.

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby Lyric » Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:04 am

I think it is an order of magnitude smaller but there is that space behind the TVs that they have used for pool displays and IIRC garden stuff, opening that up will make it considerably larger.
Anyway small is beautiful.

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby Wicksey » Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:47 am

Lyric wrote: Anyway small is beautiful.
Oh but it's exciting going to the Big Store once in a while and spending half a day looking at everything :)

I make the trek down there every couple of months to stock up on cat food as they have good offers on it, but hopefully they do the same ones here. It's just that they do a few different things that we don't get in the supermarkets here so it just makes a change.

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby firsttango » Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:16 pm

My undercover contact on Fruit n Veg in the El Ingenio Eroski confirmed the deal had gone through and works to convert to a Carrefour would be starting in the New year...Gotta be FACT then :lolno:

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Re: Eroski sell hypermarkets to Carrefour

Postby kerbut » Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:13 pm

think it is an order of magnitude smaller but there is that space behind the TVs


Dont they call that BigMat ?
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