Auchan Hypermarket in India is the result of a franchise agreement between the Dubai based Landmark Group's Max Hypermarkets India Pvt. Ltd. and Groupe Auchan. Auchan is one of the world's largest hypermarket chains with 616 hypermarkets in 12 countries in Central and Northern Europe, Russia, and China. Auchan is now in India with 13 hypermarkets. The company has a 44.4 billion euro turnover. Auchan is a one stop shopping destination as it meets all the daily needs of a consumer by providing grocery, fruits & vegetables, meat & fish, wine & spirits, kitchenware, electronics, apparel, health & beauty, furniture & much more, under one roof.
Max Hypermarkets is responsible for the entire business operation - from capex outlay to day to day operations. Management control also rests with Max Hypermarkets. Auchan provides knowledge transfer and brings with it best practices in international retailing and technical expertise to ensure that the brand is being accurately represented, whilst ensuring that the local partner retains their financial independence to deliver the best solution in each market. Groupe Auchan will play an integral support role in the development of the hypermarket format in India.
Auchan currently has stores in Bangalore, Coimbatore, Gurgaon, Mangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi and Pune. The company plans a pan India presence and will open a total of 80 stores by 2015 in cities like Bhopal, Mohali, Indore, Chennai, Vishakapatnam, and Chandigarh. Shoppers have the option to choose from a wide variety of quality products in every category ranging from grocery, fruits and vegetables, bakery, dairy and take away foods, meat, poultry and fish, wine, beer and spirits, home textiles, personal care, crockery utensils and kitchen appliances, electronics and IT accessories and much more.
Auchan promises to elevate shopping from a daily chore to a world class shopping experience that also offers value for money. Auchan offers the freshest quality, widest choice, great value for money and personalized, friendly service all packaged to create a truly enjoyable shopping experience.