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Mercadona gets €2.5 million fine for installing facial-recognition cameras in their supermarkets in Spain

MERCADONA has been fined €2.5 million by Spain's data protection agency over a 'facial recognition' system trial. The aim was to spot supermarket customers that...

Spain’s Mercadona supermarkets announce 17% profit rise despite spending €200 million on COVID safety measures

SUPERMARKET chain Mercadona has announced profits of €727 million for 2020, a 17% rise on the previous year. The Valencian-based national retailer unveiled the figure...

Expert predicts new Aldi-Lidl price war in fresh challenge to Mercadona’s place as Spain’s leading supermarket

A fresh supermarket price war between Aldi and Lidl has been predicted by one of Spain's major retail market research analysts. Florencio Garcia from Kantar...

CEREAL THIEF: Top supermarket chain gets restraining order against prolific shoplifter on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAN who travelled around the Costa Blanca stealing items from Mercadona has been barred from the supermarket giant. An Elche judge backed Mercadona's request...

Food alert for Salmonella in batch of paprika sold in Mercadona supermarkets throughout Spain

MERCADONA has recalled a batch of paprika from the brand Vera Hacendado after detecting the presence of Salmonella. The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and...

COVID-19: Mercadona launches four-day week for staff in bid to reduce their contact with customers while Spain’s coronavirus crisis...

MERCADONA has launched a four-day week as an ‘exceptional measure’ to protect staff from coronavirus. In echoes of Jeremy Corbyn’s 2019 general election campaign, staff...

Mercadona sees profits drop 95% in March during Spain’s COVID-19 crisis

MERCADONA has recorded losses of nearly 95% in March, it claims are due the coronavirus crisis. The supermarket giant insists the slump is due to...

Spain’s Mercadona reinforces food donations to help combat critical situation triggered by COVID-19

Mercadona collaborates with over 210 soup kitchens and 60 food banks and other social entities throughout Spain and Portugal.

Mercadona to introduce further safety measures as coronavirus pandemic progresses

This comes as the coronavirus pandemic progresses and the number of those infected continues to rise

MUST READ: Mercadona announces strict shopping rules and security measures amid coronavirus ‘panic buying’ in Spain

MERCADONA has announced that it will be bringing in new security protocols to cope with a rise in panic buying over the coronavirus pandemic.  It...

WATCH: Panic buyers clear Costa Blanca supermarket minutes after opening as coronavirus lockdown grips Spain

Waiting for Supermarket to open in Javea, Costa Blanca at 9am, already some shelves were empty including pasta, toilet rolls and wipes. Ambulance awaits...

REVEALED: The 29 Mercadona perfumes and colognes which smell like your designer favourites for €10 or less

WE all like to smell good but sometimes the designer perfumes and colognes we love just cost too much. Well, we're not alone, it seems,...

British supermarket Tesco to open MORE stores in Spain

The Herefordshire-based supermarket chain is being dubbed the ‘British Mercadona’ by retail insiders

Billionaire building biggest arena in the COUNTRY near Spain’s Costa Blanca in hope to attract stars like Beyonce, Ed...

VALENCIA is set to receive the largest arena in the country.  The multi-purpose venue will sit on 21,500sqm of land with a capacity of 18,600...

Alcampo eclipses Mercadona as Spain’s cheapest supermarket

Sanchez Romero stores are the most expensive places to do a weekly shop.

Mercadona shocks Spain by axing popular ice creams but new petition aims to bring them back

MERCADONA has shocked Spain by discontinuing some of its most popular ice creams, but a new petition aims to bring them back. The Mochi range...

IN VIDEOS: Driver dead after torrential rain floods Spain, as cars submerged and ’emergency plan’ launched

Dramatic footage shows streets turned into rivers as cars are fully submerged by rising waters

CULT OF MERCADONA: After a string of expat robberies we shine a light on the murky side to a...

While the company professes certain essential values for its staff to grow on a ‘personal and professional’ level, there are numerous reports suggesting otherwise...

British expat claims tyres were slashed by malicious beggar in Mercadona car park on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The woman claims the man slashed her tyres in the Alhaurin el Grande supermarket after she refused to pay him €1 for the use of a trolley

OPINION: How can Mercadona, Spain’s richest supermarket, refuse to beef up security after the spate of crime in its...

It is high time Mercadona started investing some cash into its security or better yet, some training for its staff

Mercadona refuses to review security measures on Spain’s Costa del Sol after string of British expats robbed in its...

Despite the complaints, a spokesman for Mercadona insisted that current measures were sufficient

British expat robbed twice in same Costa del Sol supermarket in just 10 days loses ‘priceless’ personal mementos from...

The mum-of-three, who is too scared of reprisals to be named, added that she was appalled by the lack of care shown by the store

Spain’s Mercadona ditches single-use plastic bags

https://twitter.com/Mercadona/status/1117717950574792705 ONE of Spain's best-known supermarkets has ditched plastic carrier bags in favour of sustainable alternatives. Mercadona, which owns 1636 supermarkets across Spain and Portugal, announced...

WATCH: Dad in Spain pulls live parasite from daughter’s ‘cooked’ Mercadona fish forcing supermarket to defend seafood

If the parasite is ingested by humans it can cause vomiting, nausea and violent abdominal pain

Spanish supermarket Mercadona has arrived in England

SPAIN’S biggest supermarket has launched in the UK. The food giant has opened a trading office in Harrogate, Yorkshire, to handle fish from the North...

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