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About Auchan Retail

Auchan Retail is a company focused on retailing, operating in the retail industry. The company offers a variety of products, primarily in the form of food and other consumer goods, through various retail formats including hypermarkets, supermarkets, and ultra convenience stores, supplemented by e-retail. It primarily serves the retail industry. It was founded in 1961 and is based in Croix, France.

Headquarters Location

40 Avenue de Flandre

Croix, 59170,




Latest Auchan Retail News

Auchan Retail Names Guillaume Darrasse As New Deputy Managing Director

Feb 6, 2024

February 06, 2024 11:09 AM Share this article Auchan Retail has appointed Guillaume Darrasse as its new deputy managing director as the company seeks to strengthen the general management and accelerate recovery in France . With this appointment , Auchan Retail aims to reflect on the evolution of of certain central functions in the organisation, the dynamism of commercial activity and develop its product offering, it noted. In this role, he succeeds Philippe Brochard, who has decided to leave the company to give priority to his family and explore other professional opportunities. Darrasse will also step in as the president of Auchan Retail France to focus on the company's growth in the country. Previously, the role was held by Yves Claude, chairperson and chief executive officer of Auchan Retail. ADVERTISEMENT Commenting on the appointment, Claude stated, “I am delighted to welcome Guillaume Darrasse to our group. His perfect understanding of retail and products will be valuable assets for reflecting on the evolution of our organisation and addressing our future challenges, particularly in France where activity will become more important.” He added, “I thank Philippe Brochard for this that he has accomplished for Auchan France for two years, with great energy and involvement, and wish him the best in the projects that will be his.” Guillaume Darrasse Darrasse is a seasoned professional, who most recently served as the deputy managing director of Teract . Before this, he was the chief executive officer of InVivo Retail - a role he took up in 2018. ADVERTISEMENT A graduate of Institut National Agronomique, Darrasse worked with the Pomona group in various positions in fruit and vegetable production, purchasing and sales. He then stepped in as head of food imports in the Leclerc group before setting up and managing the Lucie purchasing centre - common to the Leclerc and Système U groups. He then worked as a project manager with Groupe Casino , before joining Système U as deputy general manager. Tags

Auchan Retail Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Auchan Retail founded?

    Auchan Retail was founded in 1961.

  • Where is Auchan Retail's headquarters?

    Auchan Retail's headquarters is located at 40 Avenue de Flandre, Croix.

  • What is Auchan Retail's latest funding round?

    Auchan Retail's latest funding round is Corporate Minority.

  • Who are the investors of Auchan Retail?

    Investors of Auchan Retail include Indotek Group.

  • Who are Auchan Retail's competitors?

    Competitors of Auchan Retail include Vite Mon Marche and 4 more.


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