Turnover: 32.9 billion EUR (2023)

Country: France

Auchan is a supermarket group owned by the Mulliez family since its creation in 1961. The group is well established worldwide, with a presence in 14 countries.

In 2021 Auchan's sales in France will be €13.850 billion, with 136 hypermarkets. In 2021 Auchan Supermarchés sales are €3.6 billion with around 300 supermarkets

january 12, 2021 - Alexandre Mulliez appointed Vice-Chairman of Auchan France - source(Les Echos)

  • He is the grandson of the group's founder, Gérard Mulliez.
  • He is a graduate of EM Lyon
  • He has set up 4 start-ups

january 12, 2021 - Auchan changes governance - source(Les Echos)

  • The Group opts for a more decentralized system. From now on, there will be a chairman and a vice-chairman for each country in which the group operates, working alongside the CEO
  • Auchan has sold numerous subsidiaries for a total of 3.250 billion euros. The Italian subsidiary was sold for 1 billion euros to the buyer

january 11, 2021 - Auchan Russia in difficulty - source(Les Echos)

  • Losses amount to 50 million euros

News

Auchan faces another "difficult" year in 2023 22/02/2024

  • -Auchan net loss in 2023: 379 million euros
  • - Previous year's profit: 33 million euros
  • - Auchan's position in the French retail sector: 5th
  • - Revenue in 2023: down 1.7% to 32.9 billion euros
  • - Share of hypermarkets in Auchan's store base: 21%
  • - Acquisition of Casino stores by Auchan and Intermarché: 70 supermarkets, 26 hypermarkets, including five larger than 9,000 m2, and two drives

Auchan: New Beginnings 06/12/2023

  • Gérard Mulliez founded Auchan in 1961.
  • Auchan hypermarkets account for 80% of the company's sales.
  • Auchan's market share has fallen from over 10% five years ago to 8.4% today.
  • Failed attempt by the Mulliez family to take over Carrefour in October 2021.
  • Auchan and Intermarché are looking to form a product purchasing alliance, which would give them a combined market share of 30%.
  • Auchan and Intermarché have been trying to share nearly 300 hypers and supermarkets that Casino is due to sell.

Auchan opens its first cashier-free store 29/09/2021

  • The chain will detail its plan to roll out Auchan Go stores across the country
  • As reported by Libre Service, the first 38-square-meter store in northern France is open 24 hours a day and offers some 500 products to its customers
  • All products are weighed and paid for automatically via a mobile app, eliminating the need to wait in line

Financial Data

DUNS: 831888318

Legal Name: AUCHAN RETAIL SERVICES

Address: 200 RUE DE LA RECHERCHE , 59650 VILLENEUVE D'ASCQ

Number of employees: 0 salarié (2024)

Capital: 10 000 000 EUR


Financial Data:

Year 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 491 044 896 505 425 939 529 644 662 468 151 626 323 615 291 30 743
Gross margin (€) 549 200 764 551 584 691 564 510 890 488 948 461 359 334 299 30 743
EBITDA (€) 41 523 509 37 590 472 30 012 138 22 381 036 679 998 -3 914
Operating profit (€) 10 815 268 994 117 -3 094 776 852 444 -3 615 453 -3 914
Net profit (€) 7 369 522 -976 699 -3 938 196 -1 589 446 -2 782 752 -3 914 000
Turnover growth rate (%) -2,8 -4,6 13,1 44,7 1 052 547,1 -
Ebitda margin rate (%) 8,5 7,4 5,7 4,8 0,2 -12,7
Operating margin rate (%) 2,2 0,2 -0,6 0,2 -1,1 -12,7
Working Capital (turnover days) -31,9 -72,5 -62 -65,3 -81,9 -2 164,3
Working Capital requirements (turnover days) -41,1 -69,7 -23 -37,7 298,7 372,6
Net margin (%) 1,5 -0,2 -0,7 -0,3 -0,9 -12,7
Added value / Turnover (%) 39,4 38,9 48,6 50,2 39,5 -12,7
Wages and social charges (€) 159 703 621 153 464 802 220 059 422 178 784 301 123 971 029 -
Salaries / Turnover (%) 32,5 30,4 41,5 38,2 38,3 -

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