Who we are

Emperia Group is a reputable, dynamic operator in the FMCG retail segment.

 

Reputation

  • Throughout its 27 years of active participation in Poland’s retail market, Emperia has won multiple awards, becoming a leading Polish retailer.
  • Having been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange for 15 years, Emperia operates in a manner that is open transparent for our shareholders:
    - Two successful public share offers,
    - All shares are publically traded and carry the same rights,
    - Numerous recognitions for corporate governance.
  • Emperia is a financially stable company:
    - Substantial excess cash on the balance sheet
    - Positive financial results each year
    - Regular dividend
  • Emperia draws on the experience of its founders and the architects of its successes:
    - Artur Kawa – chairperson of the supervisory board
    - Artur Laskowski, Jarosław Wawerski – members of the supervisory board
  • High-calibre management team:
    - Many years of experience in the retail industry
    - Nearly 20 completed M&As and restructurings
    - Long track record of financial outperformance

 

Dynamic growth

  • Rapidly implemented changes at the Group in 2012, after shareholders decided to re-focus on the retail segment:
    - Optimisation of corporate structure
    - Enhancement of the management team
    - Consolidation of IT companies
    - Development of new logistics solutions
    - New strategy for Stokrotka
  • Consistently dynamic growth:
    - Organic growth of the supermarket chain
    - Mergers and acquisitions as a vital element of strategy
  • Good perspectives for strong financial performance:
    - Polish consumers want to do their shopping at supermarkets - their market share is growing
    - Brand product makers are supporting the supermarket segment
    - The supermarket segment is still highly fragmented – an opportunity for M&A
    - New logistics solutions create room for operational improvements   
    - Emperia's youthful management team is fighting for the top spot in the Polish supermarket segment