| Ukrainian national|
over 15 000
| Retail (Grocery)|
| Foodstuffs and essential nonfood commodities|
Ukrainian hryvnyas 8.9 billion (2009)
ATB-Market LLC (Ukrainian: АТБ-Маркет) is one of the leading retail trade companies in Ukraine. The company owns the largest national network of retail shops.
The company’s shops operate in the “soft discounter” mode. The range of offered goods comprises ca. 3,500 articles. ATB discounters trade foodstuffs and essential nonfood commodities.
ATB stores in territory occupied by Luhansk People's Republic were seized to form a new supermarket chain called "Народный" (People's supermarket).
At the moment more than five hundred discounters operate in 117 cities and towns in 15 regions of Ukraine. The company was set up in 1993 year in the city of Dnipropetrovsk. For the last four years the company has been showing the highest rate of expansion in Ukraine. In 2006 year 50 ATB discounter shops were launched in Ukraine, in 2007 – 52 shops, in 2008 – 75 and in 2009 – 83 shops, respectively. In 2009 the Company was officially recognized as a retail trade leader due to its drastic expansion.
Development of own logistics service is of particular interest to ATB Market. The company is the owner of the largest national logistics complex comprising four B-category distribution centers, three of them are located in Dnipropetrovsk city, and one in Donetsk. The monthly volume of the goods turnover processed by the distribution centers of ATB Market is 70,000 tons. The warehouse complex ensures supplies to all the shops of ATB trade network by planning, organizing and recording the commodity flows in the territory of Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Ukraine. Further development of the company's logistics base is planned to be carried out in 2010. Two large regional distribution centers are planned to be built. One of them shall be servicing the shops located in the Southern regions of Ukraine, the other - those operating in the Northern regions of the country.
In its management the company uses the experience gained by the “classical” European discounters such as Aldi and Lidl. Goods turnover of ATB retail network in 2009 amounted UAH 8.9 billion Ukrainian hryvnyas (VAT inclusive).
More than 1 million Ukrainians do their shopping in ATB every day, and over 350 million shoppers are serviced yearly by the retail network.
ATB stores in territory occupied by Donetsk People's Republic were seized to form a new supermarket chain called "Тhe First Republican Supermarket".