In January-June last year, the grocery chain has opened in Ukraine 202 network store, for the same period of this - 229, according to the research company GT Partners Ukraine.
In early July, Ukraine had more than 4,300 retail outlets, writes Retailers.
The leader in terms of development was the "ATB" (47 new discounters), second place went to "Delvi" (19) - a network of Krivoy Rog.
Closes the three leaders of Fozzy Group, which for six months has opened 18 stores. Note that the total number of stores has decreased from 530 to 528 due to the closure of several stores "fora", and the place 11 of supermarkets "Silpo" appeared discounters Thrash!.
One third of the new stores opened in the West of the country. The expansion in the region continues for the second year in conjunction with a weak saturation of the market food stores and the availability of effective demand.
Kiev, the pace of development was on the penultimate place. The reason for this was the shortage of attractive sites for opening new stores.