Intermarche has partnered with Casino Group for a joint purchasing agreement. The partnership, which begins in 2015, is exclusively for branded products and will not include private label brands and products supplied by small and medium enterprises. The news comes after Auchan and Système U announced a similar partnership in France a few weeks ago. According to the latest figures provided by Kantar Worldpanel, Intermarche holds 14.3% market share and  Casino holds 11.5%.