Retailers have filed lawsuits for 325 million rubles to the IML courier service

Cosmetic brand “L’Oxitan”, “Monex Trading” (brands Mothercare, Next, The Body Shop, MAC, Victoria’s Secret, etc.), “Double Trend” (one of the brands of Jeans Symphony), as well as a number of home appliance stores, Electronics and various counterparties from May 12 to June 22 filed 24 lawsuits against the IML courier service totaling more than 325…

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Sistema JSFC became interested in IKEA furniture factories

The purchase of furniture factories by the Swedish company IKEA is interesting for Sistema, Vladimir Yevtushenkov, the main owner of the investment company, told Vedomosti. Such a deal could give synergies with the Segezha Group timber holding, he said. So far, Sistema is not negotiating with IKEA, which announced on June 15 the sale of…

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Yandex.Market will sell used luxury goods

Yandex.Market has started selling used bags from well-known luxury brands – Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent, Dior, Prada, Gucci, Chanel, Fendi, Balenciaga, Bottega, said a representative of the marketplace. The corresponding section has already appeared on his website, the average price of goods there exceeds 100,000 rubles, the Vedomosti correspondent was convinced. The project partner there…

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French luxury clothing and accessories brand Jacquemus has refused to supply Russia

Two of his local partners have said that Jacquemus, created by French fashion designer Simon Jacquem, has decided to stop supplying its products to Russia. One of the consultants who worked with the company also knows about this. This is a personal decision of Jacques, it is connected with the special operation of Russia in…

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Russians will be banned from taking more than 10 kg of red caviar from Kamchatka by plane

Russians may be banned from exporting Kamchatka red caviar from the region weighing more than 10 kg, made in a non-industrial way, in hand luggage or aircraft luggage. A draft federal law providing for such an experiment from the date of its entry into force until August 1, 2025, was prepared by a group of…

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American shoe and clothing manufacturer Nike is leaving Russia

Nike has not renewed its franchise agreement with Inventive Retail Group (IRG), which owns the country’s largest single-brand retail chain. This follows from a letter from IRG President Tikhon Smykov to employees of the company that Vedomosti was acquainted with. He explains this decision by the fact that Nike cannot “in the foreseeable future” organize…

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Reagents for laboratories may be included in the parallel import list

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia may include in the list of goods for parallel import reagents, consumables and equipment for laboratory diagnostics, if these products will be in short supply on the market, a representative of the department told Vedomosti. According to him, such a mechanism provides for the import of goods…

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Pharmaceutical companies are in no hurry to revise the prices of vital medicines

Despite the fact that the Russian government in late March this year allowed to increase the marginal selling price of vital drugs (ZHNVLP) at risk of shortage or deficit due to changes in foreign exchange rates, the number of applications from pharmaceutical manufacturers has not changed compared to last year. A representative of the Federal…

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Foreign pharmaceutical distributors stop or reduce work in Russia

The Dutch distributor IMCD, which imports substances and auxiliaries for the release of drugs, is leaving the Russian market and closing offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. He announced this on his official website. In our country, the company worked with the pharmaceutical companies Grotex and Vertex, and the share of its deliveries for some…

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Alcohol producers and distributors have difficulties with the supply of products

Alcohol producers and distributors were unable to ship products to their customers on the first holidays of May due to a large-scale failure of the Unified State Automated Alcohol Accounting Information System (EGAIS). This was reported to Vedomosti by four participants in this market, a representative of a major retailer and an employee of the…

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After a month of high demand, drug sales have stabilized

Drug sales stabilized after the March rush, according to the weekly monitoring of the analytical company DSM Group. According to her, in the period from February 28 to March 6 (ie, almost immediately after the start of the special operation in Ukraine), the Russians bought 146 million packages of various drugs. This is 1.5 times…

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Services of private medical clinics go up to 20%

Prices in large private multidisciplinary clinics after the start of the special operation in Ukraine increased by 5-15% depending on the service, calculated “Vedomosti”, analyzing their price lists on the sites and interviewing their representatives. The cost of the most popular services starting from March 3 was compared. For example, at the Mother and Child…

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Obi stores in Russia will open soon

Obi stores will open “as soon as possible,” said Dmitry Galantsev, a partner at Propositum law firm, which represents the retailer’s interests in the deal to sell it. To do this, according to him, it is necessary to update the cash terminals, clean the premises, expand the security staff, providing more employees at the company’s…

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German Obi will sell its business in Russia

German Obi GmbH is entrusting its Russian business chain Obi to the founder of the Audit Group consulting group and Cesar Consulting law firm Boris Lyuboshitsa. This was reported to Vedomosti by Dmitry Galantsev, a partner at the Propositum law firm, which is involved in the deal on behalf of Obi. A representative of Cesar…

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Confectionery prices rise by an average of 20-30%

Major federal and regional retailers have received notifications from confectionery manufacturers demanding higher sales prices for their products from today. Employees of three retailers told Vedomosti about this and confirmed a representative of the Eastern Union alliance (uniting the largest networks in the Siberian and Far Eastern federal districts of Russia – Krasny Yar, Samberi…

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Grain producers are asking for a refund of export duties

Grain producers are asking for a refund of floating export duties (damper – “Vedomosti”) in the form of subsidies, as well as to increase the volume of soft loans. The Union of Grain Exporters addressed a letter to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. Vedomosti got acquainted with him. A union representative confirmed his dispatch. Requests to…

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Binnopharm Group buys the rights to antibacterial drugs from the Indian Dr.Reddy’s

Binnopharm Group, a member of Sistema JSFC, has agreed to buy from the Indian company Dr. Reddy’s owns two antibacterial brands – Ciprolet and Levolet – for sale in Russia, Belarus and Uzbekistan. This is stated in the message of Dr. Reddy’s, published on the website of the National Stock Exchange of India. A representative…

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Yandex has aimed for half a trillion rubles in revenue in 2022

Yandex forecasts revenue growth of up to 490-500 billion rubles. in 2022, according to the company’s G21 report for 2021 published on February 15. In 2021, the company increased revenue by 54% to 356.2 billion rubles. Adjusted net profit for the year fell by 55% to 8 billion rubles., Net loss for the same period…

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Vkusville is reducing the number of products under third-party brands

Vkusville is radically reducing the range of the Supermarket section, which sells products under third-party brands, including those that do not coincide with the retailer’s concept (sweet soda, chips, etc.) focused on healthy eating. This was reported by a source close to the retailer. According to him, the remnants of such products are being sold…

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Wine in Russia may rise in price by 15% due to labeling

The Wine Union Association (which includes Kuban Wine, Phanagoria, Milstream Black Sea Wines, etc.) addressed a letter to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Grigorenko about the inexpediency of introducing the Honest Sign label for wine products. The general director of the association Boris Katryukhin confirmed his sending to Vedomosti. A government spokesman said the document…

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Shoe maker Westfalika has announced a bond default

Shoe retailer OR Group (until June 2021 it was called “Shoes of Russia”) announced a default on bonds issued by BO-07. We are talking about the securities that the company listed on the Moscow Stock Exchange in 2017. Since then, it has paid 408 million rubles. But on January 20, it failed to repay the…

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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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