Research agency Infoline has presented the rating of the largest retail chains according to the results of 2015 of the year. The main criterion in the formation of the TOP-100 was the revenue of the companies. According to the rating presented, Detsky Mir Group of Companies is a leader in the segment of children's goods. In addition, this year she strengthened her leadership position, taking the 22 place in the ranking compared to the 28 place last year. Retail for Detsky Mir entered the category of the fastest growing chains, ranking fifth among retailers in terms of revenue growth.
In 2015, the revenue of Detsky Mir Group of Companies increased by 33,2% to 60,5 billion rubles. compared to 2014 year. Last year, the Group of Companies opened 104 new stores, including 103 of Detsky Mir chain store and 1 of ELC chain store, sales area increased by 101 thousand square meters. m to 491 thousand square meters m
Detsky Mir Group of Companies is a member of AFK Sistema and unites national retail chains of Detsky Mir and ELC - Early Development Center stores. The Detsky Mir chain of stores consists of 400 format super- and hypermarkets in 153 cities of Russia and Kazakhstan, and the ELC retail chain includes 44 stores. The selling area of Detsky Mir stores is 513 thousand square meters. m., ELC - 6 thousand sq. m. m
AFK Sistema is a Russian public diversified holding company serving about 150 of millions of consumers in industries such as telecommunications, high technology, banking, retail, timber processing, agriculture, real estate, pharmaceuticals, tourism and medical services. The company was founded in 1993. Its revenue in 2015 reached 708,6 billion rubles, total assets on 31 December 2015 amounted to 1,3 trillion rubles. AFK Sistema's global depositary receipts are traded under the “SSA” ticker on the London Stock Exchange. Ordinary shares of the Company are admitted to trading under the ticker symbol “AFKS” on the Moscow Exchange.