RUSSIA: X5 Retail Opens Store #10,000

The X5 Retail Group has reached the 10,000-store mark with a spate of new openings this week.

The group has opened 10 new outlets, including one Perekrestok and nine Pyaterochka stores.

CEO Igor Shekhterman said the milestone “marks yet another confident step towards our strategic goal of capturing a 15% market by the end of 2020.”