Accueil » [Case study] Makro Belgium cut the equivalent cost of 200 full-time staff [Case study] Makro Belgium cut the equivalent cost of 200 full-time staff Through Sophie Baqué. Published on 30 September 2022 à 10h26 - Update on 21 October 2022 à 21h43 Resources Background In Belgium, the hypermarket chain Makro (sold by Metro AG to the investment company Bronze Properties in the summer of 2022) operates 6 stores and has an annual turnover of €500 million. Similar to all hypermarkets in Europe, the business has been suffering for years. Stores cover 10,000 to 20,000 sq.m of sales area, to which are added DIY “drive-in”, resulting in a model with very high staffing costs (1,200 full-time equivalents at the end of 2020).… This article is for subscribers only Already have an account? Log in You are not registered yet ? Sign up for a free trialfree for 1 month Online services : studies, analyses, databases and much more Daily Briefing : latest news digest Weekly letters Last name First name Email address Sophie Baqué Essentials Synthèse et historique de tous les contenus sur une thématique suivie en détails par la rédaction Les dernières publications A year of crisis: Retailers' initiatives to cope with the purchasing power drop Guarantees and insurance: new drivers of conversion and customer satisfaction Analyzes Synthèse et historique de tous les contenus sur une thématique suivie en détails par la rédaction Les dernières publications Charging for returns: pure players follow the lead of omnichannel retailers Ads.txt: which advertising providers do retailers work with?