On June 23, Suning Tesco announced that it plans to acquire an 80% stake in Carrefour China for RMB 4.8 billion. Earlier, Ali became a shareholder of RT-Mart, and Wal-Mart chose to cooperate with Tencent. Many large supermarkets have found the Internet backing.
In connection with the acquisition of Carrefour,Sunon, the president of Suning Express Consumers Group, said that the combination of the two parties can improve the layout of Suning's O2O in the fast-moving consumer goods category, and will further enhance Suning's competitiveness in the market and its future profitability.
Shannon said that Suning has always been committed to creating a full-scenario smart retail ecosystem. This future is a strong supply chain capability and operational experience that can be combined with Carrefour China.
“We hope to digitally upgrade the future of Carrefour stores by exporting the ability to shape smart retail scenes. From the perspective of the entire supply chain, there is a lot of complementarity between Suning and Carrefour. In the future, whether online or offline, we can provide consumers with common products.. ”
On February 12, Zhang Jindong, Chairman of Suning Holding Group, announced that Suning Tesco had officially acquired all 37 department stores under Wanda Department Store.
On June 23, Suning Tesco announced thatSuning International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, plans to invest RMB 4.8 billion to acquire 80% of Carrefour China. Upon completion of this transaction, Suning Tesco will become the controlling shareholder of Carrefour China, and the shareholding of Carrefour Group will fall to 20%.
It is reported that this transaction has been approved by the Carrefour Group Board of Directors.