Supermarket chain Lenta has opened three hypermarkets in Yaroslavl, Petrozavodsk and Tomsk in Russia.
With a retail space of 5,225m², the 9,333m² hypermarket in Yaroslavl has a selection of 19,000 stock-keeping units (SKU) ranging from Lenta’s private labels, federal product ranges to local products.
The new hypermarket has 361 parking spaces and 30 cash registers.
The 12,443m² hypermarket in Petrozavodsk has a retail space of 6,786m² and features an assortment of 26,000 SKUs. It has 532 parking spaces and 36 cash registers.
The 9,363m² hypermarket in Tomsk has a selection of 19,000 SKUs, and includes 415 parking spaces and 30 cash registers.
Founded in 1993, Lenta currently operates 165 hypermarkets in 75 cities across Russia and 43 supermarkets in Moscow and St. Petersburg, of which 26 hypermarkets were opened this year.
The retailer's total selling space is more than one million square metres.
In addition to hypermarkets and supermarkets, the firm owns seven distribution centres.
As of 30 June, the firm has more than 34,000 employees.