Michael Mueller, CEO of Valora, looks back on the successful development of Valora over the past year and explains why the company is in an excellent position to master the future.
A Valora team developed the concept for the new avec stores in just five months. This concept incorporates the latest food-on-the-go and convenience trends and combines them in ‘foodvenience’ of the highest level.
The retail industry was shaken up by online commerce. Because of new technologies and customer needs, we are seeing a resurgence of physical retail. Here is why and how Valora is ideally prepared for this trend.
Nowadays, Valora’s retail points of sale have many functions. They are located at the interface between the analogue and digital worlds and have now become veritable service centres.
Valora’s own ok.– brand is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2019. In this time, the ok.– brand saw many highlights on its journey to becoming the cult brand it is today.
Vaping is booming. Where did the e-smoke trend originate and how is demand developing in Germany and Switzerland?
According to a study, Valora’s economic output in Switzerland is more than CHF 1.4 billion, making it one of the most important Swiss retail and convenience companies.
Ever more people live alone and eat away from home. But for today’s mobile population, food not only has to be available quickly and at any time, it also has to be ultra fresh and healthy. How Valora lives up to these trends.
Under the motto «Handmade with Love», the first avec store with an entirely new design and product range opened in Bern in mid-July. From the …
A Valora team developed the new concept for the avec stores in just five months. This concept incorporates the latest food-on-the-go and convenience trends, and …
The popular Panini stickers are once again available at Valora points of sale for the 2018 football World Cup in Russia. An analysis of sales …
When it comes to its employees, Valora places an emphasis on continuity. With its apprenticeship programme, the company has been supporting junior employees in the …
With top locations, Valora is close to customers on the move. This is thanks to the impressive network of outlets at highly frequented sites.
For the majority of its points of sale, Valora puts its faith in independent entrepreneurs, who run the outlets within the framework of the franchise or agency partner model. A win-win situation for both sides.
Did you know? The favourite coffee of Valora customers in Switzerland is far less popular in Germany. What’s more, not all German federal states or Swiss language regions drink their coffee first thing in a morning. Valora has analysed the preferences of its customers.