Svyaznoy

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Svyaznoy
Formerly
Maxus
IndustryShopping
Founded1997
HeadquartersMoscow
Area served
Russia and Belarus
Websitesvyaznoy.ru, svyaznoy.by

Svyaznoy (Russian: Связной) is Russia's second-largest[1] independent handset retailer, with over 2,900 stores in Russia and Belarus.[2] Its founder and owner is Maksim Nogotkov. As of 2009, the company controls 22,4% of the Russian mobile retail market. Its main rival is Euroset.

The company was known as Maxus between 1995 and 2002.[3] As of July 2013, Svyaznoy was the only official reseller of IPhones in Russia.[1] Since 2010 Nogotkov has also been developing a banking chain, Svyaznoy Bank.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "IPhone для всех". 14 July 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  2. ^ "О компании — Наши преимущества". Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  3. ^ "О компании — Кто мы?". Retrieved 15 June 2016.