Established in 1969, Castorama is part of the Kingfisher group, Europe’s leading home improvement retail group and the third largest in the world. Kingfisher has an annual turnover of £11 billion and employs more than 65,000 salaried employees globally at more than 1,000 stores in eight countries in Europe and Asia. Castorama itself has around 190 stores in France, Russia, and Poland.
Catorama’s mission is to help customers improve their homes and make them more comfortable, transforming a time consuming and expensive process of renovation and repair into an interesting and accessible task for anyone. This is the attitude the company started with 42 years ago and over the years it has strengthened becoming the distinctive trait of the company.
Castorama in Russia
There are now 19 Castorama stores in Russia in Moscow, Samara, St. Petersburg, Rostov-On-Don, Omsk, Krasnodar, Voronezh, Togliatti, Ufa, Perm Nizhny Novgorod and Yekaterinburg.
Castorama Russia serves more than 3 million customers monthly. The company employs more than 3,000 people in Russia. It is currently in the top three largest DIY retailers by sales revenue in Russia. Since 2005, Castorama Russia has invested more than 10 billion roubles in the Russian economy. The company plans to continue to expand its activities in Russia.
Castorama, as part of the Kingfisher group, reports on its corporate responsibility twice a year across the group’s 166-point Steps CR program. Castorama Russia supports the Naked Heart Foundation, to help build children’s playgrounds in the cities where its stores are located. The company is extending its community investment policy with a focus on supporting charities that help young people.
Please visit our Group’s website, http://www.kingfisher.com, for more information.