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 2019. As of the end of 2019, BİM has 7.438 stores (7.531 stores including FILE stores) in Turkey by opening 766 (+29 FİLE) new stores in 2019 in addition to five 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 55 new stores in Morocco in 2019, it reached a total of 497 stores in that country while in Egypt, its second international operation, it reached 320 stores at the end of 2019. As of the end of 2019, BİM has 8.348 stores in Turkey as well as Morocco and Egypt.
BİM stands out not only in terms of turnover, but also in terms of 51,765 employees including 3,611 office personnel, 4,837 warehouse personnel and 43,317 store personnel as of end of 2019. According to the study conducted by Capital500 based of 2018 data, BİM ranks on leading company providing highest number of employment in Turkey.
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.