Lenta plans to open two new distribution centers (DCs) in Togliatti and Rostov, Russia.
- The DC in Togliatti will be 26,000 square meters (sq m) with an investment of USD4 million
- The DC in Rostov will be 20,000 sq m with an investment of USD5.2 million
Lenta currently operates four DCs: two in St. Petersburg, and one in Moscow and one Novosibirsk.
Lenta operates 88 hypermarkets in 50 Russian cities and 18 supermarkets in the Moscow region with a total selling area of 576,400 sq m.
Lenta plans to open 24 hypermarkets and 14 supermarkets in 2014 and aims to double its total selling area by 2016.