21 September 2017

X5 opens 11,000th store in Russia

Moscow, 21 September 2017 – X5 Retail Group ("X5" or "the Company"), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE: FIVE), announces the opening of its 11,000th store. The landmark store is a Perekrestok supermarket in Pavlovskaya Sloboda located in the Istrinsky district of the Moscow region (73 Lenina St.).

Boasting a total area of over 1,400 sq. m., the store is fully in line with the new Perekrestok concept already implemented in more than 60% of the chain’s supermarkets. Six checkout lanes and one tobacco shop will help to make the shopping experience convenient for customers. The new supermarket has created over 40 new jobs.​

The landmark store offers 10,000 SKUs, many of which are from local producers, who supply 35% of Perekrestok’s product mix in the Moscow region. In 2016, 54 new Moscow region producers signed supply agreements with X5 Retail Group. Overall, domestic products make up over 90% of Pyaterochka’s, Perekrestok’s and Karusel’s current product mix.