A global leader and the reference in food retail, Carrefour operates nearly 12,000 stores and e-commerce sites in more than 30 countries. Carrefour is a multi-local, multi-format and omni-channel retail Group that employs more than 380,000 people worldwide and generated total sales of 103.7 billion euros under its banners in 2016. Every day, Carrefour welcomes 13 million customers around the world and is actively committed to quality and to more sustainable trade.
With the start-ups, Carrefour co-creates and innovates from upstream to downstream in all of its sectors.Now in its second year at Viva Technology, Carrefour is sharing the multi-country open innovation approach with visitors, showcasing its own innovations and those of its partner start-ups around the world. This year at Carrefour’s Food and Retail Lab, the 50 selected start-ups, along with other tradeshow participants, get to share their projects from “pitch boxes,” live and in duplex, with Carrefour Group’s countries on three continents.