Selgros

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OHG Fegro/Selgros Gesellschaft für Großhandel mbH & Co.
Private
Industry Retail
Founded 1959 (Selgros)
1966 (Fegro)
1989 (Fegro/Selgros)
Headquarters Neu Isenburg, Germany
Products Cash & Carry Stores
Revenue Increase 2,997 million (2007)
Number of employees
~14.400 (2007)
Parent Coop (Switzerland)
Website fegro-selgros.de
Selgros activities in Europe

Selgros is a large cash & carry company in Europe, owned by Transgourmet Holding, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coop (Switzerland). It started in 1989 as a joint venture between Rewe Group (50%) and Otto Group (50%). In March 2008, Rewe took over 100% of the company, and in October 2008 formed the Transgourmet Holding company with Coop. In 2011 Coop purchased the remaining interests of Transgourmet, which included Selgros.[1]

Operations in Europe[edit]

Country First hypermarket No. of hypermarkets
Germany Germany 1959 45
Romania Romania 2001 19
Poland Poland 1997 14
Russia Russia 2008 7

Romania[edit]

In Romania, Selgros owns a total of 19 hypermarkets throughout the country, with four stores in Bucharest, two stores in Constanţa, and with one store each in Timişoara, Cluj-Napoca, Iaşi, Craiova, Arad, Oradea, Braşov, Ploieşti, Bacău, Târgu Mureş, Suceava, Galaţi and Brăila.[2]

Poland[edit]

In Poland, Selgros has opened 14 hypermarkets, with two stores in Warsaw, Wrocław and Łódź and with one store each in Szczecin, Gdańsk, Białystok, Bytom, Radom, Kraków, Poznań, Katowice, Lublin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.selgros.de/ueber-uns/selgros-cash-und-carry
  2. ^ "Selgros" (in Romanian). Retrieved 1 July 2015. 

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