Nach dem starken Corona-Ausnahmejahr 2020 im Lebensmittelhandel wächst die REWE Group in Österreich mit Billa, PENNY, Bipa, Adeg und der REWE Austria Touristik auch 2021 nachhaltig weiter. Der Gesamtbruttoumsatz (Handel und Touristik) stieg mit einem Zuwachs von 1,54 Prozent auf 9,21 Milliarden Euro (2020: 9,07 Milliarden).
Bipa zum vierten Mal in Folge mit Umsatzplus
Aktuell 3.000 Mitarbeiter:innen gesucht
Auch im Geschäftsjahr 2021 hat die REWE Group im internationalen Handelsgeschäft den Expansions-, Modernisierungs- und Innovationskurs konsequent fortgesetzt.
Vollsortiment CEE (Billa, Iki) treibt Neuausrichtung konsequent voran
Investitionsoffensive geht 2022 weiter
After the strong exceptional year 2020 in food retail, due to Corona, REWE Group in Austria continues to grow sustainably in 2021 with Billa, PENNY, Bipa, Adeg and REWE Austria Touristik. Total gross turnover (retail and travel and tourism) increased with a growth of + 1.54 percent to 9.21 billion euro (2020: 9.07 billion euro). "After the exceptional year 2020 due to Corona, we were not only able to continue to grow, but even exceeded our targets," REWE International AG Management Board members Marcel Haraszti and Christoph Matschke expressed their satisfaction with the economic development. The food retail business area (Billa, PENNY, Adeg) recorded an increase in turnover of + 1.25 percent, while the drugstore business (Bipa) grew by + 2.99 percent. REWE Austria Touristik recorded a + 44.25 percent increase in turnover in 2020 after the Corona-related drop in turnover. REWE Group invested 224 million euro in Austria in 2021 and employed 45,338 people. Of these, around 2,200 are apprentices, 200 more than in 2020.
Bipa turnover up for the fourth time in a row
3,000 employees currently sought
REWE Group also consistently continued its course of expansion, modernization and innovation in its international food retail business in the 2021 business year. "As a result, gross turnover in international food retail business increased once again by + 1.98 percent from 18 billion euro to 18.41 billion euro after the already strong exceptional year 2020 due to Corona - adjusted for exchange rate effects and, due to the sale of Billa Russia, adjusted for discontinued operations," said REWE International AG Management Board member Christoph Matschke, "all three business segments, which operate in a total of 9 EU countries, made their contribution to this positive development." Vollsortiment Österreich (Billa, Bipa, Adeg) grew by 2.14 percent to 8.34 billion euro. PENNY International grew by + 1.75 percent to 6.47 billion euro. Vollsortiment CEE (Billa, Iki) achieved a turnover of 3.60 billion euro, up + 2.01 percent from 3.49 billion euro (figures adjusted for exchange rate effects and discontinued operations). Handel International employed 89,223 people in 9 countries in 2021, with investment volume at 660 million euro.
Vollsortiment CEE (Billa, Iki) systematically pushes ahead with realignment
Investment offensive continues in 2022