Carrefour Belgium on-line retailer out for months


Carrefour’s on-line store in Belgium is malfunctioning. Clients of the grocery store chain can’t place orders resulting from a software program system redesign. The outage can final till the start of subsequent 12 months.

Carrefour is a grocery store chain from France working in 9 further markets, similar to Belgium, Spain, Italy and Poland. The Belgian department operates over 1000 bodily shops and launched its on-line retailer in 2009.

‘Changes of inner methods’

The web retailer of Carrefour Belgium is malfunctioning. This implies clients can’t order groceries on-line in the intervening time. Similar-day supply service ShipTo does nonetheless work, which ships to Brussels, Antwerp, Genk and Liège.

“Our changes of inner methods require extra time.”

The corporate states on the web site: “Pricey buyer, our changes of inner methods require extra time. (…) Within the meantime, you may attempt our private shopper service ‘ShipTo’. You may as well definitely nonetheless go to our shops. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to welcome you once more quickly on our web site for on-line orders.”

Meals-X Applied sciences bankrupt

In a response to Dutch web site RetailDetail, the corporate says the outage can final till early subsequent 12 months. This implies its digital doorways will stay closed for months. The issues are because of the current chapter of Carrefour’s software program companion, Meals-X Applied sciences. The grocery store began working with the Canadian firm in 2020.

The brand new software program is predicted early 2023.

‘Busy with implementation new software program’

The grocery store’s spokesperson Aurélie Gerth says in the identical response: “That’s the reason we’re busy with the implementation of recent warehouse administration software program. In the intervening time we’ve dialed again the capability of the net store in anticipation of the go-live of the brand new software program, anticipated initially of 2023.”


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