We are a business corporation, leader in the retail business in Colombia with 427 stores in the country*. We develop a multi-brand, multi-format, multi-industry and multi-business strategy that employs 36,950 people under our brands Éxito, Carulla and Surtimax, and through the different businesses and industries that we manage.
We have some service and business proposal that com- plement our offer: consumer credit (Tarjeta Exito), Éxito Travel, Éxito Insurance, textile and food industries, e-commerce, gas stations and a real estate business that develops shopping malls. In addition, we offer the service of paying bills and public utilities.
Our operation is renowned for its good customer service, quality and satisfaction of our consumers with the purpose of giving them a reason to come back.
- The Casino Group in France is our majority shareholder.
- Our operation is concentrated in Colombia; additionally, we are present in Uruguay where we have a majority stake of Disco, Devoto y Géant, the main store chains in the local market.
- The structure consists of Almacenes Éxito S.A. as parent company and its subsidiaries, Distribuidora de Textiles y Confecciones S.A. –Didetexco S.A.– and Almacenes Éxito Inversiones S.A.S., domiciled in Colombia, and its foreign subsidiaries, Carulla Vivero Holding Inc. and Spice Investments Mercosur ("Spice").
We are present in Colombian homes located in different corners of the country, in major cities and in the medium and small cities as well.
*At December 31, 2012