1 December 2017

First Karusel hypermarket opens in Klin

​Klin, 1 December 2017 – X5 Retail Group N.V. ("X5" or the "Company"), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: "FIVE"), announces the opening of its first Karusel hypermarket in Klin, Moscow region.

The new store, boasting a sales area of around 4,200 sq m, is located in a stand-alone building near Leningradskoe Highway at 9 Pobedy St.

The hypermarket offers 19,000 SKUs. Karusel cooperates closely with domestic suppliers: 90% of its food products are manufactured in Russia. The store’s suppliers include Moscow region producers, such as the Klinsky Bread Baking Complex, Shelkovohleb, Dedovsky Khleb, the Elinar-Broiler Poultry Farm and CHERKIZOVO Trading House.

The Karusel hypermarket features a wide range of products prepared in-store. Its bakery makes delicious fresh tandoor flatbreads and pizza. In addition to the standard menu items, the store cooks will take customised orders.

With 24 checkouts, this Karusel store will have a high throughput even during peak hours. The new hypermarket helped create over 170 new jobs.

X5 operates 11 Karusel hypermarkets in the Moscow region.

Karusel hypermarkets are one-stop shops for a variety of reasonably priced products. In addition to affordable prices, Karusel offers discounts for pensioners (5% from opening until 1 pm) and frequent shoppers (Karusel loyalty cardholders), as well as seasonal sales and special promotions.