Carrefour to keep up brisk rate of convenience store openings

Mon 21/03/2016 by Richard Wilkinson
Carrefour reports Increase in net sales: €76.9bn, +3.0% on an organic basis.

“Carrefour is consolidating its position as a multi-format international retailer and in 2016 will continue to open convenience stores at a swift pace in all countries.”

That’s one of the key points the retailer lists in a section on the outlook for this year in recently published documents on its results for 2015.


Of its 1,123 store openings last year, 850 were convenience stores. As at the end of 2015, it had a total of 12,296 stores under its banners around the world and 7,181 of them were convenience stores.


Carrefour also says it has

“with strong ambitions for its multiformat model” and is “accelerating its digital transformation as it pursues its omnichannel ambition.”



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