A busy week for grocery retailers from Romania. A lot of store openings, preparing the new shopping season and a few interesting news.
Auchan Romania inaugurates Auchan Pallady, the first of the 20 real units acquired last year from METRO GROUP. Auchan Pallady, who has been fully remodeled, is the 12th store from Romania, 4th from Bucharest and the 740 th store worldwide (Photo Gallery).
Starting with this week PROFI network counts 180 stores in Romania, after opening a new standard unit in Baia Mare. At this point, PROFI is the second largest modern retailer in Romania, present in 95 localities, in 36 counties.
Another three convenience stores for Carrefour, this week. At this point, the network includes 42 convenience stores „Express” banner, 6 units in Brasov and 36 in Bucharest and Ilfov County.
Carrefour opened also this week its his third supermarket in Braila, bringing the total to 72 stores under „Market” banner. In Romania, Carrefour Group counts 139 stores including 24 hypermarkets “Carrefour”, 72 supermarkets ”Market”, 42 convenience stores ”Express” and an e-commerce website: www.carrefour-online.ro.
Mega Image constantly expands his retail network, reaching 256 units this week. Mega Image will open another four new stores by the end of October.
LIDL opened a new store at Urziceni and the hard discount retailer reached 164 stores in Romania.
dm drogerie markt start financial year 2013/2014 with 7 new store openings in October and November. The first one took place in AFI Cotroceni on october, 10. dm drogerie markt has 62 stores in Romania.
Following the success of the 2012 edition, this year’s forum dedicated to retail real estate that brings together the Who’s Who in Romania’s retail and shopping centers. So, only two weeks left to Romania’s Retail Real Estate Forum, 2013 edition.
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