Leroy Merlin SA

The construction of a Leroy Merlin store has started in Ulan-Ude. This was reported by Mayor Igor Shutenkov in his Instagram page on Monday.

19 July 2021

The Leroy Merlin shopping center opened on March 31, 2021 in the Kotovo Multifunctional Industrial District. This hypermarket became the 111th in Russia and the 18th in the Moscow Region.

31 March 2021

French retailer Leroy Merlin, specializing in the sale of household, garden and repair goods, plans to open 15 stores in Russia by the end of this year, and about 13 stores in 2020, Leroy Merlin East executives told reporters.

18 June 2019

International retailer Leroy Merlin plans to construct a shopping center in Smolensk with an area of more than 13 thousand square meters. About 1.4 billion rubles will be invested in the project, reported the press service of the Regional Administration.

14 February 2019

A new D.I.Y. hypermarket Leroy Merlin will be opened in the former building of the K-Rauta shop on the Leningradskoye highway, in Yelino. Currently, the building is being renovated; the reconstruction works are to be completed by the spring 2019.

06 November 2018

Leroy Merlin plans to open a store in Magnitogorsk in 2019. It is known that a new building will be built to accommodate the hypermarket. Company’s representatives do not disclose object’s location, but they have already begun to search for local suppliers of products.

12 October 2018

3 new Leroy Merlin stores will soon be officially opened in Saint Petersburg. Hypermarkets are located in Kalininsky (Rustaveli street) and Krasnoselsky (Peterhof and Tallinn highways) districts of the city. The grand opening of the chain stores with the total area of up to 8 thousand square meters, will be held on September 26, 27 and 28, respectively, reported the retailer.

27 September 2018

Leroy Merlin store with a total area of 17 thousand square meters will be built in the Western district of Rostov-on-Don in early 2019, told Elena Hazaran, Leroy Merlin Rostov Development Director, at the City Investment Council Meeting.

18 September 2018

The PNK Group developer will build distribution center with an area of 140,000 square meters for the retailer Leroy Merlin on the territory of the Beliy Rast logistics facility in the Dmitrov District of the Moscow Region, as follows from the message of the parties and JLL (consultant on the sale of the facility). The total investment in this project will amount to 10 billion rubles. The Construction of Leroy Merlin distribution center in the Dmitrov District will commence in the near future, the facility will be put into operation in the fall of 2019, the parties report.

03 September 2018

The first hypermarket Leroy Merlin in the North Caucasus will appear in the North Ossetia in May 2019. This was reported by the press service of the republic’s head and government on Monday, following the meeting of the region’s head Vyacheslav Bitarov with the development director of Leroy Merlin Elizaveta Lisyukova.

02 July 2018

A hypermarket of construction materials Leroy Merlin opened in Istra of the Moscow Region, the press-office of the municipal administration informed. ‘It’s a new format of Leroy Merlin hypermarkets with the area of 8 thousand sq.m., which has not existed in the country till now. The investments in its creation amounted to over RUB 1 bln’, said Andrey Dunaev, head of the Istra municipality administration.

01 June 2018

Leroy Merlin, the global retail company, has invested RUB 1.5 BN into its hypermarket near Kaliningrad starting its operation on Friday, TASS was told by the PR function of the company.

According to the company, the hypermarket sells 32 thousand of items and provides 200+ new jobs.

24 November 2017

Leroy Merlin and the government of Surgut have agreed upon construction of the first shop of the chain in Yugra in the city and allocating over RUB 1.5 BN to do it, the mayor of the city Vadim Shuvalov announced.

22 November 2017

The amount of investment by the French Leroy Merlin retail network in the economy of the Arkhangelsk Region will exceed 1.6 billion rubles. As reported by the press services of the Arkhangelsk administration, Aleksey Andronov, the Deputy Governor of the Arkhangelsk Region for the internal policy, announced it during the opening ceremony of a network’s hypermarket in the city.

31 October 2017

The first Karelian hypermarket of the French Leroy Merlin chain was opened on Wednesday in Petrozavodsk, the capital city of the region. The investments in the project amounted to about 1.5 billion rubles, Artur Parfenchikov, the Acting Head of the Republic, reported at the official opening ceremony.

30 August 2017

The retailer may open the first hypermarket in the region by the end of the year.

The store of home improvement hoods is being constructed on the territory of closed down Kursk plant of spare parts for tractors. Here, Leroy Merlin DIY-retailer prepares to open its first hypermarket in the region in December 2017; it may become the third hypermarket for the company in the Central Black Earth Region. The amount of Leroy Merlin investments in the regional projects is usually about RUB 1.5 bln.

10 July 2017

The French seller of building materials and household goods Leroy Merlin plans to invest 4 billion rubles in the construction of a trade center in Yoshkar-Ola in Mari El, as reported today to TASS by the Press Office of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic.

20 February 2017

Leroy Merlin, a French company dealing in sales of construction and repair products, plans to open its first hypermarket in Nizhny Novgorod in July 2018; investment in the project will amount to approximately RUR 1.2 bln, as reported by the Ministry of Investment, Land and Property Relations of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.

16 January 2017
RIA Novosti

Europe’s largest logistic center of Leroy Merlin was opened in the Domodedovo District. 600 employees are already working in the center. The investment in the project was RUB 4.5 bln. The staff of the center receive, sort and dispatch goods to stores.

17 November 2016
RIA Novosti

Investments of the French seller of construction and household goods Leroy Merlin in business development in Russia may amount to over RUB 22 bln at year-end 2016. Vincent Gentil, General Manager at Leroy Merlin, told TASS about it.

“Our development strategy did not change, we aim at opening 20 stores per year. On the average it takes about RUB 30 bln, i.e. opening one store usually takes about RUB 1.5 bln,” Gentil said.

15 November 2016

The Russian market may become number one by the share of the revenue of the French Leroy Merlin in three or four years, now the RF ranks second with the share of 20%, said Vincent Gentil, the Director General of Leroy Merlin Russie.

14 October 2016

According to Vincent Gentil, General Manager of Leroy Merlin, the French retailer selling building and home improvement materials, plans to increase the number of its outlets in Russia over five years to 140 stores.

Leroy Merlin plans to invest over RUB 20 billion in 2016 in new stores.

Furthermore, Vincent Gentil informed that Leroy Merlin was building its first logistics centre in Russia with an area of about 100,000 square meters. Investment in the facility is estimated as USD 100 million.

15 March 2016

As the Kemerovo region is preparing to the opening of its first DIY hypermarket Leroy Merlin scheduled for the first quarter of 2016, the company is looking for partners and suppliers among local producers, the Kuzbass chamber of commerce and industry said today.

According to the chamber’s press office, representatives of the Leroy Merlin Vostok retail chain are getting ready to tap the Kemerovo region market and are looking at local suppliers which would permit them to maintain “an adequate price level” through direct contracts with producers and cost-effective logistics. At this moment, Siberia’s Leroy Merlin is working with four suppliers.

As Novolex Holding General Director Yevgeny Filippov said in March 2015, in addition to the Novokuznetsk location, a second Leroy Merlin hypermarket is being deployed in Kemerovo, each measuring 20,000 square meters.

15 October 2015
TASS Russian News Agency

French home improvement chain Leroy Merlin is planning to open 10 hypermarkets in Russia and increase the number of stores there to 120 by 2019.

Retailer Leroy Merlin, which specialises in the sale of home building materials and goods, is planning to accelerate its expansion on the Russian market, according to Vincent Jeanty, Director General of Leroy Merlin in Russia, Interfax reports. Jeanty said the company is currently opening its hypermarkets in cities with a minimum population of 400,000, while the priorities are cities with populations over one million. Now the retailer is planning to open stores in cities with a minimum population of 200,000. In addition, the area of such hypermarkets will be more compact than the current 10,000 square metres.

In 2014, the company opened six hypermarkets in Russia. This year Leroy Merlin plans to open ten new outlets. Jeanty said the retailer is seeking to open 20 stores per year and thus expand to 120 hypermarkets by 2019. He also noted that the company sees great potential in the Russian market and is planning to invest additional funds in it.

Jeanty suggested that the building materials market will grow due to improved living standards and people’s desire to make repairs on their own. He noted that the Russian market’s potential would make it possible over the next ten years to open 500 hypermarkets with area of 10,000 square metres and the same number with area of 5,000-6,000 square metres.

Leroy Merlin officials announced plans in summer 2014 to open ten stores per year until 2019.

23 March 2015

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Leroy Merlin SA

Lezennes, Lille, France

Company's website: https://www.leroymerlin.com

T: +33 175443894

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Contact: Damien DELEPLANQUE, Chief Executive Officer of ADEO

Leroy Merlin S.A. operates D.I.Y. centers and stores. It provides D.I.Y., building, gardening, sanitary equipment, and interior decoration products, as well as self-service and sales assisted services.