The Rewe boss explains why he considers Europe’s oldest opening hours law to be absurd, Billa and Merkur alone could create 500 new jobs through prolonged unlocking and Rewe does not want to buy market share with discounts.
The fact that Mercury is disappearing has caused anger for many customers. Why was that necessary?Marcel Haraszti: Mercury does not go away, Mercury becomes Billa Plus. The shopping experience, the diversity, the service and the teams remain. By becoming a Billa family, however, we can play topics such as sustainability campaigns better and offer more own brands. We will show in the next few weeks that it is beneficial for customers.
What’s the schedule? The changeover will start at the beginning of April, until the end of the year …
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