Most of the new outlets will be shops under the brand of “Attacks”, said the head of the hypermarkets of “Auchan” company Oleg Alhanov.
MOSCOW, 15 APR. “The Auchan Retail Russia”, the Russian subsidiary of the French retail network Auchan plans to invest 17 billion rubles in the opening of 49 new stores in Russia this year, told reporters on Friday the head of the hypermarkets in the company of Oleg Alhanov.
“Investments this year is more than 17 billion rubles, this whole “Auchan Retail”, last year investments of hypermarkets amounted to $ 10 billion, and together with supermarkets — about 13 billion rubles,” — said Alhanov.
He explained that most of the new outlets will be shops under the brand “Attacks”. In addition will open four hypermarkets “Auchan” and four shops under the brand name “Auchan city”. In addition, the planned one store “Our rainbow”.
“At present there are 27 hypermarkets and plan to open four stores by the end of the year, we will open the stores in Kemerovo, Tyumen, and perhaps in Novosibirsk and Moscow”, — said Director of sales format “Auchan city” Pascal Delmotte, adding that in the last two cities are not yet fully resolved the issues on land plots.
Alamov said that one of hypermarkets “Auchan” will open in Moscow district of Tsaritsyno at the end of November, and another one is ready and will be starting next week in Novokuznetsk.
Answering the question about purchasing power in Russia at the moment, Dermott said: “it is now clear that buyers have less to buy”, but the company “decided to work multichannel is to offer different store formats to meet the needs of customers.”