X5 Retail can start trading products through the Internet

X5 Retail can start trading products through the Internet


During his speech at investor Day X5 Retail Group development Director of business of the retailer Anton Mironenkov said that the company is considering the possibility of ordering food online and deliver it.

MOSCOW, 22 Oct. X5 Retail Group that manages a network of shops “Crossroads”, “Pyaterochka” and “Carousel” could run the service of ordering products via the Internet and its delivery to the buyer, said the Director for development of business of the retailer Anton Mironenkov.

“We see online, we think about food delivery, order food online and delivering it from our stores. I think when there will be first results, we are pleased about this in more detail?”, — said Mironenkov during his speech at investor Day X5 Retail Group.

The company already had an online store — e5.ru that specialized in the sale of non-food items. However, at the end of the 2014 X5 has decided to close the site, the e-Commerce and focus on traditional retail. Now the website online of shop is open but not taking orders.

X5 Retail Group was founded in may 2006, to 30 June 2015 under the company’s management was 5971 shop. The main shareholders are the “Alfa group” — 47,86% of the shares and the founders “pjaterochki” — 14,43% of the shares; 37,63% of shares are in free float.