• Hard discounter BİM opened 75 new outlets in North Africa last year

    According to its recently published 2019 annual report, Turkish hard discounter BİM opened 55 new stores in Morocco and 20 in Egypt during the year, bringing its total number of outlets in these countries to 497 and 320, respectively. While the chain did not disclose sales figures for these markets, it did reveal that it

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  • Moroccan government threatens to show Turkish discounter the door

    With the Moroccan and Turkish governments missing a self-imposed deadline of January 30th to reach a new trade deal, Moroccan Minister of Trade Moulay Hafid Elalamy has threatened to shut down Turkish grocery retailer BİM’s local operations. Speaking in the Moroccan parliament, he claimed “Wherever they [BİM] open, 60 Moroccan shops are closed.” Haluk Dortluoğlu,

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