Match was founded in 1934 by Louis Delhaize Group as local supermarkets in Belgium and expanded in 1990 in France and later in Luxembourg and in 1999 in Hungary.
In 1952, The Csemege retail chain was founded in Hungary, but during 1991 the state-run Csemege was bought by Julius Meinl. In 1999, The Belgian Louis Delhaize Group bought up the Csemege-Julius Meinl group. The company was first renamed Csemege Szupermarketek, and then was renamed again as Csemege-Match Group. In 2000, The Match and Smatch brands were introduced to the Hungarian retail market. During 2004, the Smatch brand was rebranded as Match supermarkets. In 2012 local retailers CBA and Coop bought most Match supermarkets, which were rebranded as CBA Supermarkets in Budapest, and rebranded as Coop in other towns.
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