BİM Birleşik Mağazalar A.Ş., the company having the highest market share in organized retail sector in Turkey, started its operations with 21 stores in 1995. BİM’s core principle is to provide the consumers with the basic food items and consumer goods combining high quality and best affordable prices. The pioneer of the hard-discount model in Turkey, BİM’s product portfolio includes around 750 items and also aims to offer large range of private label products to its customers.
BİM continued to pursue the policy of opening new stores and increase its turnover steadily also in 2020. As of the end of 2020, BİM has 8,407 stores (8,530 stores including FILE stores) in Turkey by opening 969 (+30 FİLE) new stores in 2020 in addition to three new regional offices which represents a growth rate of 12 percent in terms of number of stores. BİM continues its development and growth with its efficient cost management policy without compromising its quality and customer satisfaction approach.
BİM operates not only in Turkey but also abroad including in Morocco and Egypt. By opening 38 new stores in Morocco in 2020, it reached a total of 535 stores in that country while in Egypt, its second international operation, it has 300 stores at the end of 2020. As of the end of 2020, BİM has 9,365 stores in Turkey as well as Morocco and Egypt.
BİM stands out not only in terms of turnover, but also in terms of consolidated number of 60,663 employees including 3,449 office personnel, 5,958 warehouse personnel and 52,256 store personnel as of end of 2020.
BİM sustains trust-based relationships with all of its stakeholders especially including its customers and suppliers and continues its operations with perfect service understanding of its employees.