17 July 2012

X5 introduces re-usable, environmentally friendly ECObags

Moscow, 17 July 2012

X5 Retail Group N.V., (“X5” or the “Company”), Russia’s largest retailer in terms of revenue (LSE ticker symbol: FIVE), announced today that the Company has introduced “ECObags”, made of biodegradable non-woven materials, for customers at Perekrestok and Green Perekrestok supermarkets in Moscow and Karusel Hypermarkets in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, to reduce the Company’s environmental impact. The size of the new environmentally friendly bag is 450x390x170 mm (31 liters) and is available for RUR 23.9 (USD 0.75).