RT-Mart's first warehouse paid membership store, M club, was officially opened in Yangzhou.
The Group had a total of 14 standard fresh produce processing centers (“FPPCs”), covering a majority of stores nationwide.
Nearly 200 stores of the Group have started using clean electricity.
Completed a total of 20 rooftop photovoltaic power construction projects.
Four environmental targets were formulated in FY22 ESG report, and the Group committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030.
Developed private label capabilities from zero to one.
The Group established a governance structure consisting of the Board, the ESG Management Committee and the ESG Working Group.
The Group announced the official opening of the first remodeling version 2.0 store, which was an important beginning of the remodeling transformation.
The Group opened 500th stores.
The Group’s first self-operated FPPC in Nantong was opened, which was an important beginning to strengthen the capability development of the fresh supply chain.
As of 31 December 2020, the Group opened six RT-Supers, the superstore model is basically matured.
As of 31 December 2020, the Group opened 24 mini stores, continue to optimize and improve the mini store model.
The Group set a new DOPS record exceeding 2,900 for the first time on “double 11” day.
Taobao China announced the completion of acquiring 70.94% of A-RT’s issued share capital. A-RT holds approximately 51.00% of the issued share capital of Sun Art Retail and therefore has become the ultimate controlling shareholder of the Group.
Half-day-delivery service of “Tmall Supermarket Inventory Sharing” start online
By the end of September 2019, all Sun Art stores had launched a one-hour-delivery-to-home service upon the "Inventory Sharing" initiative.
The Group started to pilot Supermarket project.
Kick-off of ‘Community Group Purchase’ initiative
End of April
The integration of the two banners was initially completed.
The Group completed the restructuring of the first hypermarket.
End of February
A joint operation headquarter was established.
The Group announced the integration of our two banners.
Over 200 “Auchan Minute” boxes have been rolled out.
2 pilot stores rolled out Tao Xian Da project, an 1-hour delivery project cooperated with Taobao.
Tmall Corner Project Launched in RT-mart banner of Eastern China
Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Auchan Retail S.A. and Ruentex Group announced a strategic alliance in November. Alibaba Group obtained an aggregate direct and indirect stake of 36.168% in Sun Art Retail.
“Auchan Minute”, an unmanned convenient box was launched in Shanghai.
An stand alone APP named “RT-mart Fresh”, a concept of 1-hour delivery from store to customer home within 3-kilometer radius of each store mostly covering fresh and FMCG categories, was launched in July 2017.
The Group disclosed its first ESG report.
The Group invested in Fields (www.fieldschina.com), an e-commerce site targeted at high-end consumers
The Group opened its 4th hundred store
The Group's first rooftop photovoltaic power construction was completed.
Feiniu.com commenced operation in January
the Group established an e-commerce platform feiniu.com
Yearly opening reached 50 hypermarket complex
The Group opened its 3rd hundred store
IPO in HK market as one of the largest hypermarket complex operated in China
The Group opened its 2nd hundred store
The Group opened its 1st hundred store
In 2000, recognizing the potential synergistic benefits their two banners could achieve, Groupe Auchan and Ruentex decided to enter into a joint venture arrangement to operate the “Auchan” and “RT-Mart” banners in China together. The Group was established on 13 December 2000 to carry out the vision to develop the market leader in the hypermarket sector in China.
The Group operates its hypermarket business under two well-recognized banners - being the “Auchan” and “RT-Mart” banners. “RT-Mart” and “Auchan” opened their first hypermarkets in Shanghai in 1998 and 1999, respectively.
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