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Selling on Carrefour Spain

Interested in selling via Carrefour Spain? Then you’ve come to the right place. In the table of contents below you can see (and click on) what we will cover in this article.

Why sell via Carrefour Spain? 

Carrefour Spain is a well-established retailer that offers a platform for sellers to reach a large customer base. With a history dating back to 1958, Carrefour has become a trusted brand in Spain and has a strong presence in the retail industry. Selling on Carrefour Spain provides sellers with the opportunity to tap into this established customer base and increase their sales. The platform offers a range of categories for sellers to list their products, from groceries to electronics, making it a versatile option for businesses of all types. Overall, Carrefour Spain is a reliable and reputable platform for sellers looking to expand their reach in the Spanish market.


Advantages of selling on Carrefour Spain via e-tailize

  • Large customer base
  • Established brand reputation
  • Wide range of products
  • Competitive pricing
  • Strong online presence
  • Efficient logistics and distribution network


Fully integrate Carrefour Spain with your systems

Do you want to manage Carrefour Spain and any other future or current marketplace(s) in one place? At e-tailize you can accommodate the following functionalities:

  • Sell ​​on marketplaces across Europe (over 100 integrations)
  • Centralized order management (automatic & manual)
  • Centralized inventory management
  • Full PIM system specifically designed for marketplaces
  • Easily post products on marketplaces
  • Integration with all kinds of fulfillment software (e.g. MyParcel, Picqer, and more)
  • Connection with the well-known CMS platforms (Shopify, WooCommerce and more)
How do you sell on Carrefour Spain?
Step 1
Register Your Business

Before you can start selling on Carrefour Spain, you need to have a registered business. This means having all the necessary legal documents and permits to operate as a business entity.

Step 2
Create an Account on Carrefour Spain

Once you have a registered business, you can create an account on Carrefour Spain. This will allow you to access the marketplace and start selling your products.

Step 3
Sign Up for e-tailize

To make the most of your selling experience on Carrefour Spain, you should sign up for e-tailize. This platform will help you manage your inventory, pricing, and orders across multiple marketplaces.

Step 4
Upload Your Products to e-tailize

After signing up for e-tailize, you can start uploading your products to the platform. This will allow you to easily list your products on Carrefour Spain and other marketplaces.

Step 5
Optimize and Monetize with e-tailize

Finally, you can optimize and monetize your selling strategy with e-tailize’s ‘Analyze’ and ‘Advertize’ modules. These tools will help you track your sales performance and create targeted advertising campaigns to reach more customers.

Possible Problems and Challenges

Knowledge | Quite a bit of knowledge is needed to be able to compete well with current sellers on Carrefour Spain. That’s where an analytical tool like e-tailize can help you. Our dashboard gives you the insights and pointers you need to take on the fight.

Errors | It is important that you as a seller keep your performance score as high as possible. Stable stock synchronization and reliable order forwarding are therefore critical. In addition, you also want to be able to efficiently process a high number of returns. With a tool like e-tailize, you can be sure that there are no (synchronization) errors between Carrefour Spain, your webshop(s), fulfillment parties, and the PIM system.

Scaling | When you have Carrefour Spain under control, you want to expand the number of channels – and thus your reach. If you import your products into a PIM system, you can also upload the products to other marketplaces in addition to Carrefour Spain. Even better; immediately your order management and stock synchronization are arranged.

The main selling categories on Carrefour Spain:

Carrefour Spain may offer a wide range of products across different categories such as groceries, electronics, household appliances, clothing, beauty and personal care, toys, sports equipment, and more. It’s best to check their website or visit their physical stores to see their current offerings.

The Buy Box
The Buy Box
When several partners offer the same product, one of the partners is featured the Buy Box. That's because this partner has the best offer in terms of price, delivery time and service. Most sales are made through the Buy Box. So it is essential to win this. A common tactic to always win the Buy Box is to set up your own brand with unique EANs. If you are the only provider of a product, you will always win the Buy Box.

Seller Rating
Seller Rating
Your ability to get a high score on the 'service' aspect (named in the Buy Box section) depends entirely on your Seller Rating. Your Seller Rating is determined based on how well you meet the Carrefour Spain terms of service. Below this block you can find some of the conditions Carrefour Spain will look at.


The costs & conditions

As a seller on Carrefour Spain, there are certain fees and commissions that you need to pay. The commission fee is 10% of the selling price, and there is also a fixed fee of €0.50 per item sold. Additionally, there is a monthly subscription fee of €39.99 for professional sellers. These fees and commissions are deducted from your sales revenue, and you will receive the remaining amount in your account.

Selling conditions on Carrefour Spain:

  • Returns: Customers have 14 days to return the product, and you need to accept the return and issue a refund within 14 days of receiving the returned item.
  • Delivered on time percentage: You need to maintain a delivered on time percentage of at least 95%.
  • Customer questions: You need to answer customer questions within 24 hours.
  • Maximum delivery time: The maximum delivery time is 7 days, and you need to provide a tracking number to the customer.
  • Product condition: The product needs to be new and in its original packaging.
  • Product description: The product description needs to be accurate and complete.
  • Prohibited items: Certain items are prohibited from being sold on Carrefour Spain, such as weapons, drugs, and counterfeit products.

How to learn to sell on Carrefour Spain

Here are some general steps that may help:

  1. Visit Carrefour Spain’s website and familiarize yourself with their products, policies, and procedures.
  2. Contact Carrefour Spain’s sales team or customer service to inquire about their vendor requirements and application process.
  3. Prepare your business documents, such as your company registration, tax identification number, and product certifications, as required by Carrefour Spain.
  4. Submit your vendor application and wait for Carrefour Spain’s response.
  5. If approved, attend Carrefour Spain’s vendor training and orientation to learn their selling strategies, marketing tools, and inventory management system.
  6. Start selling your products on Carrefour Spain’s online marketplace or physical stores, and monitor your sales performance regularly to improve your business strategies.

It is important to note that the process may vary depending on the type of product you are selling and the specific requirements of Carrefour Spain.

Conclusion

In conclusion, selling on Carrefour Spain can be a great opportunity for businesses looking to expand their reach in the Spanish market. With a large customer base, established brand reputation, and a wide range of product categories, Carrefour Spain offers a reliable and reputable platform for sellers. However, there may be challenges such as competition, errors, and scaling, which can be addressed with the help of e-tailize’s analytical tools and centralized management system. To become a seller on Carrefour Spain, businesses need to have a registered entity, meet the selling conditions, and pay the required fees and commissions. By following the steps outlined above and continuously improving their strategies, businesses can succeed in selling on Carrefour Spain and reach a wider audience.

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