Accueil » Retailers face the inflation challenge for raw materials and energy Retailers face the inflation challenge for raw materials and energy In March, inflation broke records in Europe. From Truffaut (owned by Louis Delhaize) to organic supermarkets, retailers are responding to the rise in costs in different ways, including increasing inventory, optimizing energy consumption in stores and working on R&D to reorganize sales offers. Through . Published on 08 April 2022 à 12h27 - Update on 08 April 2022 à 12h27 Resources European retailers are redoubling ingenuity to ensure flexibility in the current context. According to Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency, inflation in the Eurozone is expected to reach 7.5% in March 2022 (in annual terms, i.e., March 2022 compared to March 2021). In February, inflation in the Eurozone rose by 5.9%. Energy will have the strongest inflationary impact in March, with an increase of 44.7% of costs estimated, compared to a rise of 32% in February. As a comparison, one year ago,… 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 Essentials Synthèse et historique de tous les contenus sur une thématique suivie en détails par la rédaction Les dernières publications How retail professionals are adopting generative AI CRM: The new levers of customer loyalty Analyzes Synthèse et historique de tous les contenus sur une thématique suivie en détails par la rédaction Les dernières publications Tony Sciarrotta, Reverse Logistics Association : "Recycling is always the worst option in terms of value creation" Inflation, retail sales, unemployment: 3 macro-economic indicators to understand the health of retail in Europe and the U.S.A.