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Auchan Hypermarket Closes

By John Lee. The French retailer Groupe Auchan has announced that its hypermarket in Erbil has closed down. The company described the closure as a “non-anticipated decision … by the SI Retail shareholders, the English-law firm managing locally the hypermarket, due to the difficult situation encountered in the country.” SI Retail signed an Auchan franchise […]

SI Retail Opens First Auchan Store in Erbil

On Wednesday, June 25th 2014, the first hypermarket under the French Auchan banner was opened in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. This 6,000 sqm store is part of a 106-shop mall, located near the center or Erbil [Hewlêr]. The opening of this store is based on a franchise agreement between the Auchan Group and SI Retail, one […]