Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-1-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour announces it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Rue du Commerce from Altarea Cogedim. This acquisition is another step in the roll-out of Carrefour’s omni-channel strategy in France, for the benefit of its clients both in stores and on-line.
With close to 5 million unique visitors per month, Rue du Commerce is a key player in non-food e-commerce, leveraging its strong brand, broad client base, significant marketplace activity and a skillset that is complementary to Carrefour’s expertise.
Carrefour is the leading retailer in Europe and the second-largest retailer in the world, employing more than 380,000 people. With 12,000 stores in 35 countries, the group generated revenues of €100.5 billion under banners in 2014. As a multi-local, multi-format, and omni-channel retailer, Carrefour is a partner for daily life. Every day, it welcomes more than 12.5 million customers around the world.
A partner of COP21, Carrefour is committed through its daily actions to sustainable and responsible trade. The Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility approach is built on three pillars: fighting against waste in all its forms, protecting biodiversity and working alongside the company’s partners.
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