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Italy's Etruria Retail Sees Slight Dip In Turnover In FY 2021

By Branislav Pekic
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Italy's Etruria Retail Sees Slight Dip In Turnover In FY 2021

Italian regional retailer Etruria Retail closed 2021 with a turnover of €238 million and a network of 321 stores.

The company's turnover was down by €14 million compared to 2020, which was a record-breaking year for the business due the continuation of pandemic restrictions. Year-on-year turnover in full-year 2020 was €34 million than the previous period.

Overall, growth is positive over a two-year period, amounting to €20 million, which is an increase of 10%.

The Siena-based company is active in four regions in central and northern Italy (Tuscany, Umbria, Lazio, and Liguria), operating 157 Carrefour-branded stores (as a master franchiser) and 164 stores under the La Bottega Sapori&Valori banner.

Capital Expenditure Increase

Capital expenditure last year amounted to €57.5 million, while shareholders' equity grew to over €45 million, covering nearly 80% of the invested capital. In addition, there was no change of net financial debt, at just over 5% of sales.


Miscellaneous goods accounted for 49% of sales, followed by cured meats and dairy products (23%); fruit and vegetables (13%), meats (9%) and fresh fish (6%).

Share Of Sales

The company's largest share of sales is in the area of Arezzo, Grosseto and Siena (54%), followed by northern Tuscany and the province of La Spezia (32%), Umbria, Lazio and Abruzzo (14%).

At the provincial level, Grosseto, with 23%, Siena (18%) and Arezzo (12%) were in double figures.

In terms of the composition of sales, 83% was recorded in Carrefour branded stores (Express, Market and other banners), followed by Bottega Sapori e Valori (10%), while other banners accounted for the remaining 7%.


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