- March 11, 2021
X5 Retail Group has launched a logistics hub in Novorossiysk to handle the Company's imports and ensure their smooth delivery to X5 distribution centres.
- March 10, 2021
X5 Retail Group, Sber and Visa have launched an innovative pay-with-a glance service at self-checkouts in X5 stores. Now available at 52 Perekrestok supermarkets, the service uses biometric identification based on X5's innovation lab technology and VisionLabs solutions. The new payment method is scheduled to become available at 150 Perekrestok supermarkets by the end of March, while in April several Pyaterochka proximity stores in Moscow are following suit. Visa is a strategic partner of the project.
- March 04, 2021
X5 Retail Group achieved solid growth across its digital delivery services in February 2021. GMV generated by express delivery from Pyaterochka and Perekrestok stores and the Okolo delivery aggregator in February 2021 totalled RUB 2.1 billion, while the number of orders exceeded 1.3 million (not including Vprok.ru). The online hypermarket Vprok.ru, which is primarily for stock-up shopping, boasted a GMV of RUB 1.7 billion, up by 122% vs February 2020. The share of digital sales in X5's total revenue exceeded 2% during the second month of the year, and reached 4.5% in Moscow and the Moscow region during the same period.
- February 26, 2021
Forbes has placed X5 Retail Group third on its list of the country's most sustainable companies. This positions X5 Retail Group as the leader in sustainability among Russian retailers.