ATB Corporation continues to strengthen its leadership position in the Ukrainian retail market. In 2019, 88 new discounters were opened. The company pays special attention to the development of its retail network in the Western and Southern regions of Ukraine, where 30 new stores were opened in the Western regions and 15 new stores were opened in Southern regions of Ukraine in 2019.
As of last year, a deep reconstruction was carried out with the use of modern European technologies in another 41 stores in different regions of the country. Thus, the total network of ATB Market trading enterprises has increased by more than 8% compared to 2018 and now amounts to 1077 stores located in 274 settlements of 22 regions of Ukraine. The awareness of the ATB logo is nationwide, and ATB stores are becoming a brand in many cities and villages.
The stable expansion of the ATB Corporation's trading network is based on the long-term strategy developed by the Corporation's management, which envisages a combination of quantitative growth with the introduction of advanced world technologies, concepts and practices of discounter format development, and work on recruiting, training and motivation staff employees, emphasizes the CEO of ATB Borys Markov.
Reference. ATB Corporation is an association of large Ukrainian enterprises operating in such areas as retail, asset management, food production and sales, sports and recreation services. More than 64 thousand employees work at the enterprises of ATB Corporation.