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Employees of stores of the largest retail networks “Pyaterochka”, “Perekrestok” (included in X5 Retail Group), “Magnit”, “Lenta”, “Azbuka Vkusa” in the day of the trade exchanged uniform. This is done in order to show the unity of all who work in this industry. In the action took part the stores in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Krasnodar. About it “lente.ru” have told in a press-service of the Association of retail companies (ACORT).
Behind the counter of shops “Pyaterochka” buyers will be met by the employees in the form of “Alphabet of taste” and “Crossroads”, and in the cooking Department “Tape” will work the sellers in the form of “Magnet” and “Pyaterochka”.
Thus, the company decided to show the importance of each employee in the industry and the unity of food retailers in their common mission — the care of the consumer, said “the Tape.ru” the organizers of the event. At any time, in any conditions of millions of the industry’s employees provide the buyer with food and everything necessary. They went to work even when it remained in isolation for coronavirus infection. Trade is a sector, which accounts for about 15 percent of GDP, it accounts for over 10 percent of all tax payments in the country. One in six Russians busy in this area.
“For 30 years trading from stalls and spontaneous markets have evolved in modern retailing, a giant industry with advanced technologies and unique IT solutions. Focusing on demand, customer preferences, shopping online has evolved, expanding range. Today, only in the biggest networks included in our Association, more than 42 thousand outlets. Together, they perform an important function — to ensure the Russians the opportunity to buy diverse high quality products in the right quantity and at affordable prices. Exchange of uniform — as a gesture of friendship of the players after the match, when they change shirts with the other team, as a symbol of the fact that rivalry within the industry is a business, and a fair game between equal partners, and customer care is our most important priority,” said the Chairman of the ACORT Presidium, Sergey Belyakov.
July 25, Russia celebrates the Day of workers of trade — a professional holiday for more than 13 million people employed in this sector across the country. Day of trade workers began to celebrate in the USSR, in 1966. First — the fourth Sunday of July, then — the third Sunday of March. In 2013, the year the President of Russia Vladimir Putin issued a decree according to which this feast is fixed the fourth Saturday of July.
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