Leroy Merlin has been opened
On October 30th the first shopping center of the French retailer Leroy Merlin, which specializes on selling goods for construction, home decoration and improvement, as well as garden supplies, has started operating in Smolensk. The total investment value amounts to over 1.4 billion rubles. 200 people landed jobs there.
It should be reminded that the cooperation agreement on construction of a shopping center Leroy Merlin was signed by the Governor Alexey Ostrovsky within the framework of the Russian Investment Forum in February 2019.
The area of a new shopping center is 13 thousand m2. The shopping center building includes a retail space, storage premises, a sawing area, an office space, a staff canteen, a meeting room, a training room, a pick-up point, cleaning room and other amenity space. For customers' convenience a parking lot for over than 600 spots was set up at the surrounding area of the shopping center. Range of goods will be presented in five areas: house, interior, construction materials, renovation and garden. In total, the line of products has about 35 thousand items. What is more, goods of Smolensk manufacturers will be for sale as well.
Leroy Merlin is an international retail company selling goods for construction, home decoration and improvement, as well as garden supplies. In addition, it is a leader on the market of construction stores in France, Italy, Spain, Brazil and Russia. Today, the Leroy Merlin structure includes over 300 stores in 10 countries, about 100 stores of which are in our country.