The iHerb website has been entered in the register of Raskomnadzor

The website ru.iherb.com, an online store of iHerb, has appeared in the register of banned sites of Roskomnadzor. The register shows the body that decided to include the site in the register – the Central District Court of Barnaul, as well as the date of the decision – August 24, 2021. According to the court…

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“Russia has a chance to become a producer country for fashion brands”

Otto Group dates back to 1949. The company caught the post-war fashion boom: people who returned to peaceful life wanted to dress beautifully and diversely. When Werner Otto published the first catalog in 1950, it had only 28 pairs of shoes. In 10 years, the Otto Group already employed more than 1,000 people, and the…

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Labs are starting to do tests for amicron

The Labquest network of laboratories is starting to test a new strain of coronavirus – amicron: it is launching such research in 54 cities in Russia. Its general director Darya Pikalyuk told Vedomosti about it. A similar service will appear in more than 130 cities and in the “Helix” in two weeks, said Deputy Director…

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Mercury thermometers are disappearing from sale

Mercury thermometers may soon disappear from sale, representatives of several pharmacy chains, distributors and marketplaces told Vedomosti. They explain this by the Minamata Convention, which restricts the use of mercury in the home. This document was signed in 2013-2014. 128 countries, including Russia, which has not yet ratified it. From 2020, the convention bans the…

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Some of the wines may disappear from store shelves immediately after the New Year

Some wine products may disappear from stores from January 1. Representatives of several wine companies told Vedomosti about it. According to them, this is due to the fact that the authorities have decided not to extend the moratorium on 345-FZ, which amended the law on the regulation of the alcohol market. A representative of the…

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“Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, India are more attractive to BlaBlaCar than France”

BlaBlaCar co-owner Nicholas Brusan tells how his company has established itself in the Russian market. Share a closed article Subscribe to share closed articles with friends. Select a subscription period Co-owner, CEO of BlaBlaCar Nicholas Brusan / Vladislav Shatila / RBC / TASS In 2003, Frenchman Frederic Mazel almost missed Christmas in the family circle.…

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Auchan has left the top 5 retailers selling commodities in daily demand

In the first nine months of this year, the Traffic Light chain ranked fifth in the Infoline FMCG Retail Russia Top ranking, which evaluates retailers who sell goods in daily demand in terms of revenue. The company earned 2005 billion rubles during this period. and moved from this line Auchan (1883 billion rubles.), Which dropped…

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New Year’s trips to Russia have become cheaper

Tours to the cities of Russia for the New Year holidays this year fell by 17% compared to the pre-dondemic year 2019 and 12% compared to 2020, calculated services “Tinkoff Travel” and Travelata.ru. Their representatives attribute this to the increase in the number of offers from local tour operators, as well as the introduction of…

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Russia’s Investigative Committee confirms detention of Riv Ghosh co-owner

August Meyer, co-owner of the Riv Ghosh network and Yulmart, and his wife Ina were indeed detained by police as part of a criminal case on the theft of Sbera loans, which has been under investigation since 2017 by the Main Investigation Department of the St. Petersburg Investigative Committee. Leningrad region. A source in the…

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The structure of the Finnish post office leaves Russia

Logistics operator Tablogix has acquired the Moscow assets of the Finnish transport and logistics company Itella Logistics, according to his report. This information was confirmed to Vedomosti by a representative of Cushman u0026 Wakefield, which acted as a consultant to the deal. According to SPARK-Interfax, on November 26, Taflogix-controlled company Jurfinconsult became the owner of…

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In Russia, 2,000 pharmacies closed during the summer

In Russia, from June to September 2021, almost 2,000 pharmacies were closed, according to a report by the analytical company DSM Group, which was reviewed by “Vedomosti”. This is about 3% of all outlets operating in the country at the beginning of the summer. According to the document, the facilities closed to small and medium-sized…

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“In Russia, a woman will buy a branded dress in the Familia, and tell everyone that in the Central Department Store”

Svetlana Mazhaeva joined the Familia off-store chain in 2011 as a CFO, having worked in similar positions at MTS Retail and Kachkanos Online. According to Mazhayeva, Familia set her the task of making finances as transparent and clear as possible. A year later, the company for the first time made IFRS-reporting and began to improve…

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A quarter of Russian fitness clubs may close

More than 60% of fitness clubs have failed to negotiate with landlords for any preferences and concessions due to the difficult situation due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was reported to Vedomosti by the president of the Association of Fitness Industry Operators Olga Kiselyova. Similar data were provided by the oldest industry association – the…

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A native of Aeroflot will head Russia’s largest tour operator

Rinat Osmatulov, former director of Aeroflot’s sales department, has been appointed CEO of Russia’s largest tour operator, Bible Globe. Anna Zakharankova, a representative of Sheremetyevo Airport (the main owner of the tour operator), told Vedomosti about it. The information was confirmed by two people close to the Bible-Globe and Aeroflot. He will take a new…

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Russia’s largest fish company has bought the business from a competitor

Shareholders of a major fish producer – Fest Group – have closed a deal to sell shares in Russian fishing companies to Nareb. This is stated in the reports of both companies. Management of the acquired enterprises will remain in Murmansk, where Narebo is headquartered, and the companies themselves will operate as a separate production…

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Russia’s largest fish company has bought the business from a competitor

Shareholders of a major fish producer – Fest Group – have closed a deal to sell shares in Russian fishing companies to Nareb. This is stated in the reports of both companies. Management of the acquired enterprises will remain in Murmansk, where Narebo is headquartered, and the companies themselves will operate as a separate production…

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In the ranking of retailers who use multiple sales channels, the leaders have changed

The companies “Vkusvil”, “Children’s World” and Sunlight took first place in the rating of amnicality of retailers, compiled by the analytical agency Data Insight and IT integrator AWG. The rating itself is only the second year, it takes into account the efficiency of market participants both offline and online. Retailers themselves are evaluated on 23…

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Medical masks fell by 20%

Since the beginning of this year, the average consumer price for medical masks has fallen by almost 20%. This follows from the data of Rosstat, which were read by “Vedomosti”. If in January 2021 the cost of one product was 11.94 rubles, in October it fell to 9.75 rubles. The reduction in prices for masks…

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Yevtushenko’s Sistema JSFC may buy large fishing company in Kamchatka

Vladimir Yevtushenkov’s Sistema JSFC is negotiating the acquisition of the Vityaz-Auto fishing company, three people who know this from different sides of the potential deal told Vedomosti. Sergei Kopytov, a spokesman for the System, said the corporation was “working on various options for expanding its fishing business, but it is too early to talk about…

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Ozon increased turnover in the first nine months of 2021 by 123 percent.

The total turnover from sales of Ozon for the nine months of 2021 amounted to 2714 billion rubles., According to its financial statements. This is 123 percent more than in the same period last year. 2/3 of the company’s sales, according to the document, provided the marketplace, although a year ago its share was about…

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Booking.com will abandon the imposition of pricing policy on Russian hotels

Booking.com from November 30 will refuse to impose a pricing policy on Russian hotels. This follows from the letters that the service began to send to domestic hotels. “Vedomosti” got acquainted with them. A spokesman for Booking.com confirmed that “the service is engaged in stopping the practice of price parity in Russia.” On August 30,…

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Sales on Chinese Bachelor’s Day rose to record highs in Russia

The two largest Russian marketplaces Ozon and Wildberries sold a record amount of more than 12 billion rubles per day on November 11, which is 3 times more than on the same date in 2020, according to Infoline. This year the amount was distributed among the platforms approximately equally. A spokesman for Ozon said that…

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Auchan hopes to raise online sales by up to 20%

Auchan and Sbermarket have signed a strategic partnership agreement, the parties said. They will jointly develop the delivery of products from the Darkstones, which will be located in the “Auchan”. President of Auchan Retail Russia Philip Broschar told Vedomosti about plans to open drugstores in hypermarkets. This is part of a retailer’s new concept to…

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The minimum number of international brands in 10 years has come to Russia this year.

International brands are weak in the Russian market for the second consecutive pandemic year: in the first three quarters of 2021, only 11 new brands came to the country, according to a report by consulting company Knight Frank. If the situation does not change by the end of the year, it will be the lowest…

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People bought almost twice as many drugs from COVID-19 than they bought for their government

In the first eight months of this year, pharmacy chains sold 40.2 million packs of drugs recommended by the Ministry of Health for the treatment of COVID-19, according to a joint study by the industry publication “Pharmaceutical Herald” and AlphaRM (Vedomosti). This is almost twice as much as the state purchased for the people of…

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“Magnet” published the first financial results after the acquisition of “Dixie”

The revenue of the Magnit group for the first 9 months of 2021 amounted to 1.3 trillion rubles, according to the retailer. This is 14.4 percent more than in the same period last year. At the same time in the III quarter, this figure increased by 27.7% to 4893 billion rubles. The company’s report notes…

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Analysts estimate the owner of the network “Red & White” at $ 12-18 billion

Mercury Retail, which owns the Red & White and Bristol chains, has announced a public initial public offering of global depository receipts on the Moscow Stock Exchange. The company has already applied for admission to the auction. Mercury Retail operates more than 14,000 stores of the Red & White and Bristol brands in 68 regions…

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The cost of courier services has risen 1.5-2.5 times since the beginning of the year

Online retailers are short of staff, especially collectors and couriers, three employees of such companies told Vedomosti and confirmed by three employees of recruitment agencies. The reasons for the shortage of staff – the seasonal increase in demand for delivery, the active growth of the food delivery segment and the consequences of the outflow of…

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Tour operators expect to reduce the cost of tours to Egypt and the UAE by 15-20%

The Operational Headquarters for Coronavirus Control said that from November 9, Russia will lift all restrictions on regular and charter flights to popular tourist destinations: the Egyptian resorts of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh, as well as the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Until 2015, Egypt was in second place after Turkey in popularity among Russian tourists:…

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Customs received 2 billion rubles for parcels from foreign online stores

From the beginning of 2021, customs duties for purchases from foreign online stores have already exceeded the figures for 2020, as a result of which the Federal Customs Service (FMS) collected “just over 2 billion rubles.” Ruslan Davydov, deputy head of the FMS: “If we extrapolate, we are going for 3 billion rubles this year.…

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Sony has left the top three TV sellers in Russia

In January-July 2021, Sony sold 73,000 TVs in Russia for a total of $ 51.2 million (3.74 billion rubles at the exchange rate on July 31. – “Vedomosti”), according to GfK (“Vedomosti”). Thus, Sony took 4% of the market in terms of revenue – this is the fifth place that the Japanese company shared with…

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As oil companies develop non-fuel business at gas stations

Now gas stations on busy routes resemble shopping malls. After refueling, the motorist can drink coffee, eat borscht or pizza, buy aspirin, take out car insurance, fill out an application for a consumer loan and mortgage, withdraw money from a bank card, take a shower, give clothes to a dry cleaner, pick up an order…

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Revenues of the Russian hotel business have exceeded a similar level

Revenues of the hotel business in Russia in the II quarter exceeded the level of 2019, according to the statistical bulletin Rosstat, which was read by “Vedomosti”. Revenue from the hotel sector (hotels, hostels, motels) for the reporting period amounted to 707 billion rubles., Which is 13.6% higher than in 2019, according to the statistical…

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As in Russia, drugs are stolen

At the end of the summer of 2021, Minsk operatives bought two packages of RoActemra for 177,000 rubles from a Moscow pharmacy. It was a test purchase, the drugs showed signs of falsification, then operatives searched the pharmacy and found many other drugs of unknown origin – usually expensive and intended for hospitals and beneficiaries.…

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Yandex.Delivery and S7 will deliver goods to the regions in 24 hours

Yandex.Delivery has launched a fast delivery to the regions of Russia. This was told to “Vedomosti” by its representative and confirmed by a representative of the airline S7 (its structure S7 Logistics is a strategic partner of the service). It is assumed that buyers of the Yandex.Market marketplace will be able to receive the ordered…

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Russia’s tourism market is recovering at the fastest pace in the world

The index of activity of the tourist market, compiled monthly by the American research platform Skift, in August reached a maximum in Russia – 85.1 points. This is well above the world average (60 points). “Vedomosti” got acquainted with the results of the latest study. Russia showed the most significant increase in the indicator in…

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Yandex.Taxi will allocate 1 billion rubles for hospital services for couriers and drivers

The group of companies “Yandex.Taxi” (unites the taxi aggregator and services “Yandex.Food” and “Yandex.Shop”) invests 1 billion rubles. own funds until the end of 2022 in the insurance program for drivers and couriers, which will provide compensation for illness and accidents. A representative of the company told Vedomosti about it. The company does not disclose…

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The appetite proved stronger than the pandemic.

In 2020, the number of restaurants, bars and cafes in the capital increased by 9, 2% compared to the previous year – up to 10,916 points. Rosstat counts the number of institutions based on data provided by municipalities, a spokesman for the ministry said. “Municipalities, as a rule, keep a register of trade, catering and…

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Rival Nike and Adidas are returning to the Russian market

The American seller of sportswear and footwear Under Armor may reopen its stores in Russia. Two top managers of development companies that own shopping malls in Moscow told Vedomosti about it. According to them, Under Armor has already approached them with the question of renting space in their facilities. Two consultants who worked with these…

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Scooter to deliver drugs in partnership with Sber Eopteka

The online drug trade service Sber Eapteka plans to integrate with Scooter. This was reported by the industry publication “Pharmaceutical Herald” with reference to the commercial director of “Sber Eopteka” Eugene Lamin. Representatives of both companies confirmed this information to Vedomosti. A pilot project to deliver drugs through the Scooter service will be launched in…

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JSFC “System” and “Sber” bought a maker for 1 ruble

The owner of the antiviral drug Kagotsel – a group of companies “Niarmedik” – has changed its owner. It was acquired by JSC “New Investment Holding” – a joint venture of JSFC “System” Vladimir Yevtushenko and “Sber”. A representative of the corporation told Vedomosti about it. According to him, in the new company in Sistema…

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Almost 3 billion rubles were collected from Natura Siberica due to the fire

On September 14, the Arbitration Court of the Moscow Region partially upheld the claim of Ann + Recycling and Ingosstrakh against First Solution LLC, the main legal entity of Natura Siberica. This firm will have to pay almost 3 billion rubles, according to two sources of “Vedomosti”, close to different parties to the dispute. Initially,…

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Binnopharm Group, a member of Sistema JSFC, will invest 2.5 billion rubles in drug development

Pharmaceutical holding “Binnopharm Group” invests 25 billion rubles. in the creation of an R&D center – a platform where the development and pilot production of drugs will be carried out. His representative told Vedomosti about it. According to him, the facility will be located in the Krasnogorsk district of the Moscow region, where the holding…

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The Ministry of Agriculture proposes to increase the rates of fees for the use of water resources

The Ministry of Agriculture has finalized a bill to increase the rates of fees for the use of aquatic bioresources. From the draft amendments of the department to the Tax Code it follows that, for example, for the pollock of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk fishermen will pay 4300 rubles. (instead of today’s 3500 rubles) for…

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The online stores KupiVip and Mamsy will cease to exist

Online stores KupiVIP and Mamsy on their websites have announced the closure. “It so happened that our story is coming to an end,” the company said in a statement. The reasons for the closure are not given there. Both stores have been operating in Russia for over 12 years. KupiVIP specializes in selling branded items…

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Uber sale of shares in a number of Yandex services could mean its departure from Russia, analysts say

Yandex is buying out a 33.5% stake in Uber in Yandex.Res, Yandex.Cappers and Yandex.Delivery, she said on August 31. The deal, which is scheduled to close by the end of this year, will also include 18, 2% in the company Yandex SDG, which deals with unmanned vehicles and bicycles. For all this, “Yandex” will pay…

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The structure of “Yandex” has started express delivery of cosmetics

The Yandex.Delivery service has started cooperating with cosmetic retail chains, a company representative told Vedomosti. He, in particular, launched an express delivery of decorative and care cosmetics from stores “Rive Gauche”, “L’Etoile”, “Golden Apple” within 2-4 hours. The order can be placed on the website of the retailers themselves, and the logistics will be taken…

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At Natura Siberica the leadership has changed

On August 4, the head of six of the 10 legal entities through which Natura Siberica operates changed in the USRLE. CEO Dmitry Ganzer has been appointed to replace the management company of Cesar Consulting Law Agency. Last year, Natura Siberica was a prominent player in the market and was among the 20 largest brands…

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FAS bans Erkopharm pharmacy chain from opening new outlets in St. Petersburg

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has granted Katren’s request to acquire a stake in Erkopharm Management Company by imposing a number of conditions on both sides of the deal. As a result, its share in the company will reach 50.01%. . The FAS report states that Erkopharm’s share of the region’s pharmaceutical retail market is…

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Tour operators are asking the government to eliminate the monopoly on flights to Egypt

On Thursday, the airline “Russia” (part of the group “Aeroflot”) announced that it had received permission from Rosaviatsia to operate flights to resorts in Egypt, becoming the only carrier in this popular direction. The flights are scheduled for August 9. The flights will be operated in partnership with the Bible Globe tour operator, the company…

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The share of Russian drugs in public procurement rose to a record 87%

In the first five months of 2021, the authorities of the Russian regions (including Moscow and St. Petersburg) purchased for the needs of medical organizations 3498 billion packages of drugs worth 1946 billion rubles., According to a study by analytical company DSM Group. This is 34.1% in physical terms and 53.7% in money more than…

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Krasnodar Krai will miss almost 1/3 of tourists in August.

Resorts of the Krasnodar Territory in August this year will be able to visit about 2.5-3 million people, which is almost a third less than in the same period last year, told “Vedomosti” Vice President of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) Dmitry Gorin. These estimates were confirmed by tour operators “Alean” and…

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Retail prices for stationery before the school season will increase by 10-30%.

Stationery stores plan to raise prices for the entire main range in August due to rising producer prices, employees of several suppliers and retailers told Vedomosti. The growth of wholesale prices is confirmed by representatives of major manufacturers “Prof-Press” and “Ray”, distributor Informat, as well as a chain of stores “Leonardo”. Notebooks, pens, drawing albums,…

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Restaurateurs supported the decision of Sergei Sabyanin to cancel QR-codes

Business representatives interviewed by Vedomosti supported the decision of the authorities to abolish the system of QR-codes for catering. From June 28, restaurants and cafes in Moscow can visit only vaccinated against COVID-19, who became ill with coronavirus or received a negative PCR test. To confirm you need to get a QR code on the…

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Sales of Russian pharmacies fell by a record 15%

In the first five months of 2021, sales of pharmacy chains fell in physical terms by 14.9% to 2.25 billion units of goods, according to a study by analytical company DSM Group. It follows that this is a record drop at least since 2017 (no earlier data). For example, over the same period last year,…

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X5 Group and PickPoint combine machine guns and ordering points

Logistics operators 5Post and PickPoint have agreed to merge the infrastructure, representatives of both companies told Vedomosti. The online stores with which they cooperate will now be able to arrange delivery of 12,400 machines (9,000 of which belong to PickPoint, 3,400 – 5Post). In addition, they will use a common network of 14,300 ordering points…

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The Billa retail chain requires mandatory vaccinations from suppliers

In the regions where the authorities have issued a decree on mandatory vaccination of trade workers, contractors are required to vaccinate (before August 15 in Moscow, Moscow and Tula regions and until August 25 in the Nizhny Novgorod region), according to a letter received from Billa product suppliers. Billa also “reminds of the obligation” to…

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The restaurateurs saw no point in supporting the Moscow authorities

The Moscow government has approved a number of measures to minimize the losses of restaurateurs due to coronavirus restrictions that came into force this week. We are talking, in particular, about the postponement of rent payments for the III quarter until the end of the year, when the premises belong to the city. In addition,…

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Ozon Express will sell goods under its own brand

Ozon Express, a member of Ozon’s express delivery service, plans to launch about 40 items under its own brand (STM) by the end of the summer. A representative of the Internet retailer told Vedomosti about it. According to him, several varieties of Ozon Express coffee will be the first to appear in the shop window,…

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Hotels in the Krasnodar Territory may lose half of their tourists due to new restrictions

The authorities of the Krasnodar Territory are tightening the requirements for tourists to stay in the middle of the summer season. It will be possible to stay in a hotel in this region from July 1 if you have either a negative PCR test for coronavirus, or a certificate of vaccination. And from August 1,…

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