- After Bucharest, Mega Image expands Shop&Go network with 7 new stores in Brasov this April. This is the second Romanian city, after Bucharest, where the retailer will develop the Shop&Go concept. Mega Image currently runs over 200 stores in Romania.
- Moldovan clothing retailer Aridon, which took over the Levi’s franchise for Romania, is continuing its program of expansion in Romania with a new Levi’s store in Bucharest’s AFI Cotroceni Palace shopping center. The store will be under the REVO-2 brand and will open during April.
- Romanian IT&C retailer Flanco posted a turnover of EUR 137 million in 2012, up 25 percent compared to the previous year, mainly due to the investments made. Flanco’s investments in modernizing and expanding the existing stores, but also in opening new stores, amounted to over EUR 2.5 million last year.
Swedish retailer Ikea had a turnover of some EUR 89 million in the financial year 2011 – 2012 in Romania, a growth of 10.8 percent on the previous period, the retailer announced. As well as over 3 million customers and 11 million products sold between September 2011 and August 2012, 4 million people in Romania also checked the Ikea website during the period.