Groupe Auchan bears the name of its historic business, the hypermarket, opened in 1961 by Gérard Mulliez. Today it is a federation of autonomous, responsible and enduringly prosperous companies, developing around a shared mission:
“To improve the purchasing power and the quality of life of the greatest number of customers, with responsible, professional, committed and respected employees.”
This mission is based on three fundamental values: trust, sharing and progress.
Groupe Auchan operates in 16 countries, employs 330 700 people (on 31/12/2014, average payroll, FTE) and generated in 2014 €63.0 in revenue including taxes for the chains.
> €53.5 billion in consolidated revenue before tax in 2014
> €63.0 billion in revenue including taxes, for the chains in 2014
> A 2014 workforce of 330,700 employees performing more than 150 different jobs
> A presence in 16 countries
Auchan insists on making sustainable development a daily reality, both in the social and ecological environment of the stores and through greener patterns of consumption.