Alfamart news

15 July 2020
Alfamart, a leading retailer focused on convenience stores in Indonesia, has launched a new store format under Alfa X. Convenience store with co-working space The 400 sq. m. store has a unique layout including seating area, co-working space, meeting rooms and a mini stage for entertainment. The cool cafe design will attract millennials, providing them with a cosy space to hang out and enjoy...
18 March 2020
Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, reported on 15th March that the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections had risen by 21 to 117. Retailers have taken different approaches to look after the well-being of their shoppers. There is no consistent recommendation on how best to prevent the spread virus spread around the world.  Keeping staff healthy  All staff members...
21 November 2019
Indonesian convenience store chain Alfamart opened more than 200 new stores in the Philippines in 2019. Store network reaching 714 Since opening its first store in 2014 in the Philippines, Alfamart had more than 500 stores by end of 2018, operated by its local partner SM Retail. With the opening of the 714 th store in October this year, the retailer had more than 200 new stores opened in 2...
19 December 2018
After 180 stores opened this year, more are planned in 2019. Continue to make inroads Indonesian mini-market operator, Alfamart, proposes to open 200 new stores in the Philippines in 2019. Alfamart currently has more than 500 stores in the country, located mainly in residential areas. The new planned stores will bring Alfamart’s Philippine store network to more than 700 by end of 2019. S...
13 April 2018
Indonesian convenience store chain announces expansion plans. Both local and regional growth PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya, owner of Alfamart, announces that it will add another 800 outlets to the Indonesian market this year. This brings the total number of stores in their network to more than 13,000. Half of these new stores will be opened within the Java Island, with the remainder being sprea...
03 May 2017
Alfamart minimart continues its rapid network expansion in the Philippines with 120 new stores expected in 2017. Alfamart eyes 10 new minimarts each month Alfamart Philippines will continue to expand its existing network of 262 stores in the next two years to around 500. Alfamart's partner, SM Retail, operates larger retail formats, and so the addition of smaller formats placed in urban a...
09 March 2017
SM Investments Corporation, Philippines’ leading conglomerate, has registered a 9% growth in consolidated revenues in FY2016. Its retail arm SM Retail has also grown by 8% in revenue to PHP 276.5bn (US$5.5bn). Expansion continues The food group, which includes SM Markets (SM Supermarket, SM Hypermarket and Savemore) and WalterMart, continued to expand mostly in provincial areas last year. I...
02 March 2017
Alfamart, leading mini-market player in Indonesian, announces full year revenue growth up 16.2% to IDR56.1tn (US$4.2bn) and gross profit up 18.1% to IDR10.9tn (US$0.8bn) for 2016. Continued expansion outside of Greater Jakarta The retailer operated 13,745 stores by the end of 2016, of which 12,336 stores are under the Alfamart banner. 65.7% of the stores are located outside of Greater Jakar...
03 November 2016
Shirley Zhu, Programme Director IGD Singapore, assesses four of the major opportunities for online grocery retailing in Asia. Nature of ecommerce in Asia is changing Asia is the largest ecommerce region in the world and home to many ecommerce giants such as Alibaba, JD.com, Flipkart and Rakuten. Despite the fast-moving nature of the food and grocery industry, it has been slower than some...
24 August 2016
Alfamart has reported strong sales and profit growth in H1 with continued store expansion. Increased sales and profit Total revenue increased by 21.5% in the first half of 2016 reaching IDR36,870bn (US$2.0bn). Unaudited gross profit for H1 also increased by 20.6%. New store openings mainly outside of Greater Jakarta With a network total of 12,971 stores, Alfamart group remains narrowl...