It was a week full of openings for romanian grocery retailers, some of them making a round figures, in terms of number of stores: BILLA 80 stores, Mega Image 260 stores and Lidl 165 stores.
During the period October 24 – November 20, Carrefour Romania celebrates 50 years of its existence in the world, in one month anniversary with numerous offers and thousands of prizes for his customers.
Mega Image closes October with 8 new stores opened: 5 units with Shop & Go banner and 3 units with Mega Image banner. With this openings, Mega Image reaches 260 stores in Romania.
Lidl continues to invest in Romania by opening a store in Galati, the network in Romania currently totaling 165 stores.
The PROFI grows to 184 stores after having opened two standard units in Ploiesti, one in Craiova and Filipestii de Padure and another one, in City format, in Brasov. “We are approaching at a fast pace the target we set for this year, namely to expand the network to as close as 200 stores as possible,” said Profi Rom Food CEO, Pawel Musial.
Billa opens a store in Timisoara and reaches 80 units in Romania.
86.2% of romanian internet users, from urban areas, have shopped online, according to to new research on online shopping made by MedNet Marketing Research Center.
On November 7, Expo Media organizes the first edition of the Romanian Retail Convention, an event that brings together leading brands and experts from retail. retail-FMCG.ro magazine is one of the media partners of the event.
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