The 8 most popular supermarkets in China!Three in China, three in the United States and one each in Germany and France

2022-06-01 0 By

The pace of modern life is fast, social development is getting faster and faster, people’s demand for all kinds of materials is also getting higher and higher.Therefore, if you don’t want to waste too much time on shopping, the best way is to shop online or go to the supermarket.A supermarket is a place where people often shop in their lives, whether they eat, drink or use anything.Today, we have a list of the most popular supermarkets in China. Let’s see which ones are on the list.Rt-mart is a large supermarket chain in Taiwan, China. It was founded by Yun Enliang, president of Runtai Group.In 1997, RT-Mart established Shanghai Rt-Mart Co., LTD in mainland China. As of January 14, 2011, the latest number of Rt-Mart stores is 150.By 2010, RT-Mart had revenue of 40.4 billion yuan (NT $185.45 billion), displacing French business giant Carrefour as the retail department store champion in mainland China.On November 20, 2017, Alibaba Group, Auchan Retail and Runtai Group announced a new retail strategic cooperation.Alibaba Group will invest about HK $22.4 billion (us $2.88 billion) for a direct and indirect 36.16 percent stake in Sun Art.It is worth mentioning that Auchan Group was founded in lille, northern France in 1961. It was the second largest commercial group in France mainly engaged in retail business, including hypermarkets, supermarkets, banks, commercial real estate and e-commerce.But now Auchan and RT-Mart are one and the door heads of many Auchan stores in China will be officially changed to RT-Mart in 2021. Since then, there will be no Auchan in China, and all Auchan will become the unified logo of RT-MART.Sales performance and store openings in 2018. Data show that rT-Mart achieved sales of 95.9 billion yuan in 2018. There are 407 supermarket stores and 24 new stores in China.Ranked second among the Top 100 Fast Moving Consumer Goods chains in China in 2018.Nowadays, RT-Mart sells more than 30,000 kinds of products and has stores all over East China, North China, Northeast China, Central China and South China. With more than 100,000 employees and more than 100,000 shopping guides, rT-MART provides services to more than 3 million customers every day.In addition, RT-MART has three business formats under its umbrella: RT-MART, Super and Super.Rt-mart has more than 60 million users on its Yousun App, Taoxanda, Tmall Supermarket and Ele. me online platforms. Rt-mart’s multi-format and multi-channel development has taken shape.NO.2 Metro birthplace: Germany Founded in 1964 Satisfaction:Metro AG used to be the largest retail wholesale supermarket group in Germany, the second largest in Europe and the third largest in the world. It owns a number of Metro cash and carry stores under the Metro and Makro (European only) brands. It is a member of The German stock index DAX and one of the top 500 companies in the world.Founded by Otto Beisheim and based in Dusseldorf.As early as 1964, in the global business field, a brand new concept and management style was born in Germany, which is the famous Metro.It operates cash-and-carry stores, large department stores, hypermarket discount chains and specialty stores in 32 countries worldwide.Metro warehouse supermarket is the supermarket and storage combined into one retail format.It omits the traditional retail enterprise independent warehouse and distribution center, therefore, can realize fast replenishment in the operation, fully ensure the supermarket low-cost and efficient operation.The overall planning and design of warehouse supermarkets are obviously different from those of ordinary supermarkets.Founded in 1959, Carrefour was the first founder of the concept of hypermarkets in the world.Carrefour has many well-known names: Europe’s largest retailer, for example, and the world’s second-largest international retail chain.The largest retailer in Europe, the largest food retailer in the world, the largest international retailer in the world, the largest foreign-funded retailer in China, etc.Carrefour group has three main types of business: hypermarkets, supermarkets and discount stores.Carrefour has also developed convenience stores and membership stores in some countries.As early as 2005, Carrefour was ranked 22nd in fortune magazine’s list of the world’s top 500 companies.On June 23, 2019, Suning Tesco announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Suning International planned to acquire 80% shares of Carrefour China for 4.8 billion yuan.Upon completion of the transaction, Suning Will become the controlling shareholder of Carrefour China.It is worth mentioning that carrefour’s large scale is one of the important characteristics that distinguishes it from the traditional retail industry.Wal-mart, Inc., an American worldwide chain enterprise, is the world’s largest company in terms of sales. Its controlling shareholder is the Walton family.Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, USA.Wal-mart mainly engaged in retail, used to be the world’s largest employer, Wal-mart has been the United States “Fortune” magazine in the world’s top 500 companies for seven consecutive years.Wal-mart mainly has: Wal-Mart mall, Sam’s Club, Wal-mart store, Wal-Mart community store and other four business methods.On July 22, 2019, the Fortune Global 500 list was released, and Wal-Mart Stores Limited ranked no. 1.On September 3, 2019, walmart announced that it would stop selling shotguns and handgun ammunition after running out of existing stocks, and asked customers not to openly carry guns into its stores, except for law enforcement officers.On August 10, 2020, WALMART ranked No. 1 on the 2020 Fortune Global 500 list.On August 27, 2020, Walmart confirmed that the US retail giant is teaming up with Microsoft.It’s worth noting that on July 18, 2021, Walmart went viral when it was fined $125 million for firing disabled workers.Sam’s Club is a high-end membership store owned by Wal-mart, a fortune 500 enterprise in the world. Its name is derived from the legendary figure in the retail industry — Mr. Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart.Sam’s has been around for more than a few decades, since its first store opened in Midwest, Oklahoma, in April 1983.Since the early 90’s, Sam began to enter the international market, the development of Sam in the world has more than 800 stores, become one of the world’s largest membership stores.In China, the first Sam’s Club store opened in Shenzhen on August 12, 1996.As of July 2020, Sam has opened 28 stores in China, which are located in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Dalian, Shenyang, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Ningbo, Fuzhou, Suzhou, Nanchang, Wuhan, Changzhou, Zhuhai, Xiamen, Nanjing, Changsha, Nantong, Huizhou.Sam has developed an online shopping platform and mobile App” Sam’s Club “, and provides more online purchasing channels for its members through Sam’s FLAGSHIP store on’s Club’s vision is to become the most valuable membership organization in the world.Lianhua Supermarket Co., Ltd. started business in Shanghai in 1991, and has developed into a retail chain supermarket company with nationwide network layout and the most complete format by means of direct operation, franchise operation and merger and acquisition.As of December 31, 2009, the total number of stores of Lianhua Supermarkets and its subsidiaries (the Group) reached 4,930 (excluding stores operated by the company’s affiliated companies), covering 22 provinces and municipalities in China, maintaining a leading position in the domestic fast moving consumer goods chain retail industry.Lianhua supermarket is the first Chinese supermarket chain to be listed on the Stock Exchange.Lianhua Supermarket, formerly known as Lianhua Commerce, was established in Shanghai on May 22, 1991, with the registered capital of RMB 12,000,000. The first supermarket was opened in Shanghai in September 1991.NO.7 Costco Birthplace: Seattle, USA Founded time: 1976 Satisfaction:3.57 Costco, also known as Costco, is the largest membership warehouse store chain in the United States. It was founded in 1976 as Price Club in San Diego, California, and seven years later in Seattle, Washington. As early as 2009, Costco was the third largest retailer in the United States and the ninth largest retailer in the world.Costco is the founder of the membership warehouse wholesale club. Since its inception, costco has been committed to providing its members with high-quality branded goods at the lowest possible prices.Costco once had more than 500 stores in seven countries, most of them in the United States. Canada was the largest foreign market, mainly around the capital Ottawa.Global Corporate headquarters is located in Issaquah, WA, with a flagship store in neighboring Seattle.In December 2018, the top 500 World Brands 2018 compiled by The World Brand Lab was announced and ranked 218th.Costco opened its first store in China in August 2019.On September 15, 1983, founders Jim Sinegal and Jeffrey Brotman opened costco’s first warehouse store in Seattle, Washington.Sinegal’s experience working in a Price Club outlet at Sol Price, the retail group, taught him how to do business.Brotman, a lawyer from a local Seattle retail family, was introduced to the retail industry as a child.In October 1994, it opened its first store in Asia in Seoul, South Korea.Vanguard, founded in 1984, is an outstanding retail chain enterprise of China Resources Group, a state-owned holding enterprise directly under the Central Government and a fortune 500 enterprise.It owns many products such as Vanguard, Vanguard CITY, Vanguard MART, Vanguard LIFE, Suguo, Ole, BLT, etc.In 2020, Vanguard’s self-operated stores nationwide achieved sales of nearly 90 billion yuan, and the total number of self-operated stores exceeded 3,240.By the end of 2020, Vanguard has entered 28 provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government and special administrative regions, 113 cities at prefecture-level and above, with more than 170,000 employees, ranking first among the top 100 Supermarkets in China in 2020.As early as 2001, China Resources Group put forward the grand strategic goal of “reinventing China Resources”.In just a few years, China Resources Group has become one of the most powerful diversified enterprises in Mainland China and Hong Kong with total assets of HK $240 billion and turnover of more than HK $110 billion.China Resources’ business is closely related to people’s life. Its main business includes: retail, electricity, beer, real estate, food, medicine, textile, chemical, cement, microelectronics, gas, compressor, etc.