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Carrefour Comes to TEG Mall in Tirana, Albania
Carrefour, the most successful hypermarket chain in Europe, comes to TEG Mall which will open soon
July 11, 2011, 6:53 (PX Newswire)
The leading company in the world in the hypermarkets, "Carrefour", comes in Albania. The prestigious company, with 15,500 stores worldwide, will be part of TEG Trade Center (Tirana East Gate) with the same parameters which operates in the European Union countries and throughout all Europe. "Carrefour" will be integrated in the new shopping center in the same format as in other countries, extending into a space about 7 thousand square meters.
Albanian Prime Minister, Mr. Sali Berisha had a meeting with the Executive Director of Carrefour Group, Christian Charritat and with the president of Balfin Investment Group, Samir Mane. They discussed on the Carrefour Group's investment in Albania, which will be open in November of this year in the most big trade center in Albania, Tirana East Gate - TEG.
This investment is the first Centre Carrefour in the country and in the region too, where the Group is present with his investments. Carrefour Centre will conduct its activities in a commercial area about 7 thousand square meters and with a wide range of food products and textiles. Carrefour will have a policy of intervention of both imported products and the promotion of Albanian products, particularly agro-industrial ones.
Prime Minister Berisha considered the Carrefour Group's investment in Albania as a positive and important event for our country.
This project brings a positive impact on the economic aspect of the country by bringing in its initial phase, the hiring of 550 employees, and further development of Carrefour Group in expanding the activity to other cities in the country.
Prime Minister also appreciates the Group aims to extend its activity in future throughout the region.
TEG is one of the most ambitious projects in the field of shopping centers in the country. Located only 4 miles from the center of Tirana, TEG will be one of the largest and modern complexes in the country. After the success achieved in the Universe Shopping Center (QTU), Tirana East Gate project, is another initiative of "Balfin Group", which is expected to be a leader investment in the country and abroad. The quality and the important project of ”Balfin Group” in this investment made the leader company in the market "Carrefour" to be part of it. The 40 years experience of "Carrefour" in the market of hypermarkets is expected to bring qualitative changes in the products and services of local market. With a sales turnover of EUR 107,177 milliard, market assessment agencies rank "Carrefour" in the second place in the world and in the first place in Europe. The company has a staff of over 475 thousand workers. While its attendance by customers ranks among the greats, only in France it estimated that the company's hypermarkets are visited by a million of customers.
But what changes will bring to Albanian costumer this company? "Carrefour" in the TEG center, will make Albanian buyers face a wide range of products and very cheap prices, but with a very high quality. An important part of "Carrefour" is the products renewal and enrichment activity with new services. With more than 3,000 products, Carrefour hypermarkets satisfy every family needs.
Customers will face a motivating experience by shopping at "Carrefour",. "Carrefour" will be the number one supermarket in Albania offering a variety of choices matching customer’s needs as well as with the best prices in the market.