Systeme U has joined the Federation of Trade and Distribution (FTD) – “Fédération du Commerce et de la Distribution”, effective on 1st September 2014.
•    Systeme U had been a member of FTD until 31 December 2012, when retailer’s Board decided to quit the Federation.
•    The FTD gathers French food retailers, precisely 1,400 hypermarkets, 5,600 supermarkets, 3,700 discounters and 15,500 convenience banners, a total of 26,000 French selling points, generating an annual turnover of EUR 170 Billions.
•    Systeme U also joined CORE Buying Group in May 2014, to be effective on 31 December 2014. CORE Buying Group rejoins five independent members, Colruyt, Conad, Coop, Systeme U and Rewe, with  an annual turnover of EUR 106 Billion.