At-a-glance

Lenta is uniquely placed to benefit from vast opportunity across Russia

  • A leading hypermarket group with stores across Russia
  • Approximately 27,800 employees
  • 2013 sales of RUB 144 bn
  • 80 hypermarkets and 10 supermarkets
  • Over 90% of Lenta’s real estate is owned
  • 526,000 sq m of selling space
  • Four distribution centres for hypermarkets and one for supermarkets
  • 4.8 million active Lenta cardholders, 6 million individual customers
  • Strong loyalty cardholder membership base with excellent technology in place to track shopper habits
  • Russia is one of Europe’s largest retail markets and has considerable growth opportunities
  • Industry leading margins due to low cost operating model and vertical integration
  • The Company’s management team combines a mix of local knowledge and international expertise coupled with extensive operational experience in Russia
  • Consistent and strong track record for delivering growth in selling space
  • Shareholder base including TPG, EBRD and VTB Capital brings strong corporate governance culture to the company

How Lenta’s value-for-money offer differentiates from competitors

  • Price - excellent value for money with compelling promotions
  • Food range - a customer-focused range
  • Non-food range - a family-focused quality range
  • Fresh/own production - a wide selection of fresh and best own-produced products
  • Local selection - a distinctive and wide local product offering 
  • Private label value -  a strong own-brand offering across core categories
  • Convenience – 24/7 one-stop shopping and easily accessible in high-traffic urban locations