Nov 30 (Reuters) - Casino
* Conforama and Casino enhance and expand their purchasing alliance by setting up a joint company dedicated to international services
* Casino, Conforama to create international company named “SICA” dedicated to international services.
* This new company will also include other Steinhoff International Group banners to create an alliance with a global reach
* SICA will develop a portfolio of international services through a wide range of suppliers comparable to that of Mano, to facilitate supplier/distributor partnerships and enhance the competitiveness of both groups
* New entity will begin operations for the 2017 negotiations. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta)