Auchan Romania and OMV Petrom opened 100 MyAuchan stores in Petrom filling stations
- By the end of the year, the number of MyAuchan stores in the Petrom network will reach 125
November 22nd, 2021 – Auchan Retail Romania and OMV Petrom continue the process of integrating the MyAuchan proximity stores within the existing commercial spaces in the filling stations. At the beginning of November, the network of MyAuchan stores in Petrom filling stations counted 100 units in 59 localities, in 14 counties.
In the first eleven months of this year, 75 MyAuchan stores were set up in Petrom filling stations, in addition to the 25 stores that were inaugurated in 2020. By the end of this year, another 25 MyAuchan stores are planned to be opened, growing the network by the end of the year to a total of 125 stores.
To mark this event, between 22.11.21 and 2.12.21 in all Petrom filling stations with MyAuchan stores, a series of promotions will be organized for our customers. These will consist price reductions of 40% for dozens of products, as well as an anniversary raffle where customers can sign up based on any purchased item - fuel and / or products from the store. The prizes of the raffle consist of 100 vouchers of 100 euro each for shopping on www.auchan.ro, or for car fuels. The raffle regulation can be accessed here.
Radu Căprău, member of the Executive Board responsible for Downstream Oil: "We wish to accelerate the modernization process of Petrom filling stations and to complete it six months earlier than we initially planned. We welcome our customers with a diversified offer of products, from a mix of solutions for fueling vehicles to services and food products."
Ionuț Ardeleanu, General Director Auchan Retail Romania: „Glad for the partnership, we are delighted that together with OMV Petrom we can offer a new shopping experience to both motorized customers and residents of the areas where MyAuchan stores are located in Petrom filing stations. Our extensive and carefully selected ranges, prices, and services specific to a supermarket were well appreciated by those who stepped on our doorstep, and together with our partners, OMV Petrom, and the teams involved, we set out to accelerate the pace of opening new units so that we can reach as many Romanians as possible.”
The stores offer products for immediate consumption and for home consumption, fresh coffee, fresh products (fruit, pastries, dairy, sausages), frozen products, but also drinks, salty appetizers, sweets, groceries and non-food products, such as cosmetics, detergents, toys, baby products and car accessories.
Moreover, 70 stores include areas dedicated to Costa Coffee, as part of an ample partnership that targets the integration of this concept at national level.
In addition to the wide range of products, the customers can also benefit in MyAuchan stores from several useful services, such as the possibility to purchase road / bridge taxes and vignettes, money transfer services and utility payment.
Auchan Romania has in its portfolio 33 Auchan hypermarkets, a network of 109 MyAuchan proximity stores, of which 100 in Petrom filling stations, and 5 Auchan supermarkets. With over 280,000 m2 net sales area, a turnover with taxes of over 1.2 billion Euro, Auchan proposes to the approximately 5 million inhabitants of the cities where its stores are present a modern, quality trade with the widest range of products and a responsible discount concept, with prices always at low level.
At www.auchan.ro, Auchan presents over 25,000 products, customers having the possibility to take possession of orders placed online either by pick-up from the store - Click&Collect, from the parking lot of the store - Auchan Drive or by standard or express home delivery. In 2021, Auchan won the Customers' Friend medal and the Status of Customers' Friend - Superior Excellence, confirming the excellent quality of relations with its customers. All stores, warehouses and offices managed by Auchan hold the Safe Guard certification that confirms compliance and the correct implementation of best safety practices against the spread of COVID-19.
About OMV Petrom
OMV Petrom is the largest integrated energy company in South-Eastern Europe, with an annual Group hydrocarbon production of 53 million boe in 2020. The Group has a refining capacity of 4.5 million tons annually and operates an 860 MW high efficiency power plant. The Group is present on the oil products retail market in Romania and neighboring countries through 787 filling stations, at the end of September 2021, under two brands – OMV and Petrom.
OMV Aktiengesellschaft, one of the largest listed industrial companies in Austria, holds a 51% stake in OMV Petrom. The Romanian State, through the Ministry of Energy, holds 20.6% of OMV Petrom shares, Fondul Proprietatea holds 7%, and 21.4% is the free float on the Bucharest Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange.
OMV Petrom is the largest contributor to the state budget, with contributions of approximately 32 billion euro in taxes and dividends paid between 2005 and 2020.
Since 2007, OMV Petrom has included corporate responsibility principles into its business strategy. Between 2007 and 2020, the company has allocated approximately 72 million euro to develop communities in Romania, focusing on environmental protection, education, health and local development.
On July 29th, 2020, OMV Petrom announced its support for the recommendations issued by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) regarding risks and opportunities on climate change.