List of supermarket chains in Romania

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This is a list of supermarket and other retail chains in Romania . The concept of supermarkets or hypermarkets came to Romania after 1989 and most supermarkets are made up of joint ventures between Romanian and foreign investors. Since 2000, there has been a strong growth in the number of supermarkets in the country, particularly in Bucharest and other main urban areas.

Hypermarkets[edit]

Name Stores First store in Romania Parent
Auchan 31 2006 France Mulliez Group
Carrefour 25 2001 France Carrefour Group
Cora 12 2002 Belgium Louis Delhaize Group
Kaufland 89 2005 Germany Schwarz Gruppe
Real 4 2006 Germany Metro AG

Note: 20 Real stores were acquired by Auchan[1]

Cash & Carry[edit]

Name Stores First store in Romania Parent
Metro 32 1996 Germany Metro AG
Selgros 19 2001 Germany REWE Group

List of cash & carry shops in Romania[edit]

Supermarkets[edit]

Name Stores First store in Romania Parent
Billa 80 1999 Germany REWE Group
Carrefour Market 81 2001 France Carrefour Group
Mega Image 412[2] 1995 Belgium Delhaize Group
Unicarm 72 - Romania Unicarm

List of supermarkets in Romania[edit]


Discount Supermarkets[edit]

Name Stores First store in Romania Parent
Lidl 169 2011 Germany Schwarz Gruppe
Penny Market 150 2005 Germany REWE Group
Profi 246[3] 2000 Poland Enterprise Investors
Penny Market XXL 7 2001 Germany REWE Group

List of supermarkets in Romania[edit]

Convenience Stores[edit]

Name Stores First store in Romania Parent
AB Cool Food 1[4] 2013 Belgium Delhaize Group
Shop & Go 94[5] 2010 Belgium Delhaize Group
La Doi Pasi 94[5] 2012 Germany Metro Group

Home Improvement/Do it yourself/Furniture[edit]

Name Stores First store in Romania
Romania Ambient 16 1995
Romania Arabesque 18 1994
Austria Baumax (in July 2014, acquired by Leroy Merlin[6]) 15 2006
France Bricostore (in June 2013, acquired by Kingfisher; to be rebranded as Brico Dépôt[7]) 15 2002
Romania Dedeman 37 1992
Germany Hornbach 5 2007
Sweden Ikea 1 2007
France Leroy Merlin 1 2011
Romania Mobexpert 36 1993
France Mr. Bricolage 3 2006
Germany OBI 0 2008
Germany Praktiker (in February 2014, acquired by Search Chemicals[6]) 27 2002

Consumer electronics[edit]

Name Stores

Altex

79

Domo

126

Flanco

77

Media Galaxy

13

Technomarket

7

Fashion[edit]

Name Stores

Peek & Cloppenburg

3

See also[edit]

References[edit]