The trade sector
is the largest employer in Russia
that employed 19% of the workforce
On June 2 in Moscow as a part of the Russian Retail Week has passed the annual general meeting of the Retail Companies Association, which was attended by the heads of the largest retail chains in the country and top managers of ACORT company members.
Intersectoral Expert Council on the development of the consumer market (IEC), member of which the Retail Companies Association, today issued a statement of support for the proposal of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation on the introduction of partial state aid of the food expenses for the most economically vulnerable segments of the population.
On March 11 in Gorki outside Moscow, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev chairs the meeting on cooperation of agricultural producers, trade organizations and other entities of trading activities. The meeting was attended by Deputy Prime Ministers of the Russian Government Igor Shuvalov and Arkady Dvorkovich, heads of the Ministry of Industry
Atak supermarket chain supported the ACORT initiative on the introduction of special measures to freeze prices for socially important products
Member of the Retail Companies Association - ATAK supermarket chain joined the number ACORT member companies on the introduction of special measures. ATAK also committed to freeze basket prices for of not less than 20 socially important commodities for a period of two months.
In the difficult economic situation, food retail chains - members of the Retail Companies Association (ACORT) - made a joint decision on the introduction of special measures. Company agreed to freeze prices of a basket of not less than 20 socially important commodities for a period of two months.
Inclusion of strategic enterprises in the list is already support according to Ilya Yakubson, the Chairman of ACORT Presidium
In the past weekend the Ministry of economic development of Russia published the list of strategic enterprises, which included 199 organizations. Among them such a large trade networks as Auchan, DIXY, Lenta, Magnit, M. Video, Metro Cash & Carry, O’KEY, X5 RetailGroup and others.
Chairman of ACORT Presidium Ilya Yakubson described how the Russian food retail solves the issues of import substitution and prices stabilization
On February 9, in Moscow, the News Agency TASS held the press conference dedicated to the half-year from the date of introduction of the country's special economic measures against imported products. Ilya Yakubson, the Chairman of ACORT Presidium, at the press conference in his speech reported that the substitution of fallen assortment in retail was successfully held. The ration of Russians a little changed, but it did not become poor. The share of Russian products on the shelves of the chain stores has increased from 1-2 to 10 percent depending on the trade network format since the food embargo introduction.
Magnit PJSC, one of Russia’s leading retailers, announces the results of the Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting and the dividend payment.
Magnit PJSC, one of Russia’s leading retailers, announces the decision to pay dividends for the first half of 2017 reporting year made by the EGM.
Magnit PJSC, one of Russia’s leading retailers, announces the 3rd coupon yield payment against bonds of the BO-001P-02 series.
Magnit PJSC, one of Russia’s leading retailers announces the opening of the first “Magnit Family” store under the new concept.
«Kari» company - the retailer of footwear, accessories and clothing became a new ACORT member.
At the regular ACORT Presidium meeting was elected Acting Executive Director – Polina Kiseleva.
At the request of the working group of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation «On support of producers and suppliers of the food industry at the Federal service for veterinary and phytosanitary surveillance»
The Retail Companies Association (ACORT) and the Russian guild of bakers and confectioners (ROSPiK) signed the Memorandum on optimization of orders and deliveries of bakery and mealy and confectionery products.