Groupe Auchan SA operates as a food retailer. It operates a chain of hypermarkets and supermarkets that provide a range of food and non-food products. As of March 19, 2013, Groupe Auchan SA operated 678 fully ...
Groupe Auchan SA operates as a food retailer. It operates a chain of hypermarkets and supermarkets that provide a range of food and non-food products. As of March 19, 2013, Groupe Auchan SA operated 678 fully consolidated hypermarkets, as well as 34 associated or franchised hypermarkets in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Ukraine, Russia, China, and Taiwan; and 786 fully consolidated supermarkets, as well as 1,686 franchised or associate supermarkets in Italy, France, Spain, Poland, and Russia. The company is also involved in promoting, developing, managing, and investing in shopping centers. It managed 340 shopping centers, including shopping malls and retail parks in 12 countries comprising 312 fully-owned or leased and 28 under management contracts. In addition, the company distributes financial products and services, including savings, insurance, bank and private payment cards, and services; electronic banking services; and payment and customer portfolio management solutions. Further, it engages in providing e-commerce solutions to customers with stores, online ordering with home or car boot delivery, and pickup facilities at stores or pickup points; operates a furniture and interior design chain that has 25 stores in France and a retail Website; and operates a day-to-day household products chain that primarily sells kitchen, bathroom, office, and playroom products through 10 outlets in France and a Webstore. Groupe Auchan SA was founded in 1961 and is based in Croix, France.