French retailer Auchan saw its African sales rise by 153% during 2018, to €101 million. Africa was the only region in which it saw increased sales during the year. But despite doubling, the share of Auchan’s sales accounted for by African markets remains very small – 0.2%. Auchan currently operates 28 supermarkets and convenience stores
25th March 2019
During July, a group of traditional retailers attempted to initiate a boycott of French supermarket chain Auchan’s stores in Senegal under the banner “Auchan dégage” (Auchan out!). They claim that Auchan’s rapid expansion will put them out of business.
5th September 2018