Magnit opens new Magnit Family store

OJSC Magnit, a Russian hypermarket chain, has announced the opening of its 21st Magnit Family store.

The new store is located at 37 Lenina Street, Yemanzhelinsk, Chelyabinsk region, Urals federal district. Assortment of the store consists of more than 5,500 SKUs, out of which about 94% are food items. There are 15 cash desks installed in the sales area, the company said.

As of December 31, 2012 the chain consisted of 6,046 convenience stores, 126 hypermarkets, 20 Magnit Family stores and 692 cosmetics stores (drogerie) in 1,605 cities and towns throughout the Russian Federation, the company added.