Rus News Journal

At Zebras the white strip

One of the oldest in Novosibirsk private food shops - a supermarket " has ended; the Zebra - in the near future will stop the work. Owners of shop do not make comments on the reason of the decision. Participants of the market consider that to the Zebra has not carried twice: buyers at it were withdrawn by large network shops, and has finished the project rouble exchange rate falling - the main competitive advantage of shop in the city centre was a wide choice of expensive import products.
that the Zebra most likely, will stop work by April, 1st, yesterday has informed the founder of the company operating a supermarket Ring H Elena Olennikova. She has refused to inform a detail, having noticed only that the owner of a building which is in the federal property, has demanded to release a premise.

a supermarket the Zebra Based in first half 90 - h years, was one of the first private food shops working by a principle of self-service. On a present place - Lenin`s street, 1 - works from the middle 90 - h, occupying about 900 sq. m. the Supermarket placed emphasis on the goods of a class a premium, first of all on import alcohol, seafood, cheeses and smoked products.

according to participants of the market, the impossibility to continue work in new economic conditions with former rent rates could become the main reason of closing of shop. The director of agency RID Analytics Elena Yermolaev considers that to the Zebra the premise occupied with a supermarket could manage in 1,8 - 2,5 million rbl. monthly. As the head of one of the companies renting premises in the same building has told , the Federal agency operating it on management of the state property appears pig-headed enough peregovorshchikom concerning reduction of prices and granting of discounts. To receive the comment in the agency yesterday it was not possible - phone of the expert, authorised to give the comment on this question, did not answer. As earlier informed in holding Fud - the Master from - for impossibility to lower the rent rate this company in the beginning of November, 2008 has been compelled to close were over the Zebra gallery of boutiques the Arcade .

the Co-owner of the company New trading systems (franchajzi networks Paterson and Pjaterochka ) Evgenie Nasolenko considers what to make profitable single shop now when in the market network projects, very difficult are presented already many. the consumer stream was displaced or towards large hypermarkets where there is a choice and the low prices, or to shops at the house where people buy only products of the first necessity - considers ritejler. According to mister Nasolenko, problems to the Zebra should add and rouble devaluation: This shop was always strong bonus, import products and alcohol. Now it is all has sharply risen in price, and solvent demand, on the contrary, has fallen .

the General director of the largest Siberian ritejlera the companies Holidej Alexey Zaharov confirms this tendency. As he said, first of all network shops have suffered from crisis Tour (one of brands Holideja ) With a high share of expensive import products. Thus, the head " confirms; Holideja sales in hypermarkets and shops at the house the companies in certain cases even have grown.

a zebra becomes already the second supermarket in the centre of Novosibirsk, closed for last year. In the summer of last year has curtailed activity shop Under line which owners now lease this premise to shop of cosmetics, cellular telephones and a coffee house.