Magnit may open retail outlets in post offices

MOSCOW, April 20. /TASS/. Trading network “Magnet” and “Mail of Russia” to discuss the opening of outlets in post offices, said the CEO of the company Khachatur Pombukhchan in a conference call with investors.

In February, after the purchase by VTB of 29.1% of the founder “the Magnet” Sergey Galitsky the largest number of stores in Russian retailer, “Mail of Russia” and VTB have signed a Memorandum on strategic partnership. It includes the development of a new retail format retail, postal, logistics and banking services. VTB may become the reference Bank for maintenance of the new partnership.

One of the strategies in the framework of the new agreement – “development of a shopping format in the offices of “Mail,” said Pombuhchan.

“Currently discussed models of partnership,” said TASS, in his turn, the representative of the press service of “Mail of Russia”.

In February, “Mail of Russia” and “the Magnet” plans to consider the creation of joint service delivery of goods via courier service of “Mail of Russia”. Then the Director of “Mail of Russia” Nikolay Podguzov has not ruled out the possibility of creation joint with “Magnet” companies in the logistics industry.