Skip to content
Subscriber Only
Opinion
Andrea Felsted

Casino’s a Decent Grocer. Shame About the Owner

Investors will never get the full benefit of Casino’s good positioning so long as Rallye demands its pound of flesh. 

If only Casino were just a straightforward grocer.

If only Casino were just a straightforward grocer.

Photographer: Fabrice Dimier/Bloomberg

In the rapidly changing world of food retail, it’s tough to find a store chain that’s done a solid job on all the basics.

To thrive, any grocer should have a strong portfolio of stores, ideally in convenient, urban locations. It also needs little exposure to hypermarkets and a decent online offering.