In Q1 2018, X5 Retail Group increased the growth of retail revenue by 20.2% compared to the same period last year.
The retailer Billa continues to implement the strategy of active expansion. In April 2018 it was announced that Billa is going to buy the chain of grocery stores named “Ya Lubimiy”.
The retailer Azbuka Vkusa continues to focus on the accelerated roll-out of the AV Daily format in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In Q1 2018, retailer has opened new store in Arbat area in Moscow. Moreover the retailer is preparing an eco program to popularize re-usable packaging among customers.
Despite the development of the retail market, according to the Global Path to Purchase Survey 2018, 96% of customers leave the store without buying anything. Retailers are recommended to diversify their goods and assortment, organize store shelves.
Sources: Verve Way, retail.ru, retail-loyalty.org