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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Real Starts

Germany Real hypermarkets chain plans to open 50 shopping centers across Ukraine within all cities with a population which exceeds 200 K people.

Company's PR manager Anna Goncharik, said that in an interview for Economic News newspaper. According to her info the investment in each outlet estimate as EUR 21 mln. The first opening is planned for the beginning 2008.

But for now, the company has not yet announced the locations, where it is going to open first object. It is expected that the GLA of each store is approximately K 7.5-10 sqm, with goods range more than 60K items, where 75% is food, 25% - home appliance and household goods, kids goods, clothing and footwear

And because Real is the part of Metro Group, it is quite clear, that the logistic operator for retailer should be Metro Group Logistics.