ADEO increased its sales by 6.1% to € 17.3 bn.
ADEO boasts a workforce of 80,000 employees, 30 autonomous companies in 12 countries dedicated to 15 retail chains. It has a customer base of 265 million household customers, turnover in 2014 of 17.3 billion euros (inc. tax) and 6.5% annual growth.
The corporate group operates 588 stores of its own worldwide, along with 391 franchise stores. 377 outlets (including six franchise stores) come under the main distribution channel Leroy Merlin, with one store working in cooperation with Kozikaza, the online tool loan community. ADEO maintains 15 retail brands in all, including the local store concepts Aki, Bricocenter and Weldom, but also warehouse formats such as Bricoman and Dompro.
“Our mission is to inspire, support and help people all over the world to achieve the home of their dreams.”