Opening of the first BUT store in Martinique
Opening of the first BUT store in French Guiana
Implementation of a central purchasing unit, CAFOM distribution, enabling the Group to propose a competitive and attractive offer while optimizing its supply chain.
Signature of a franchise agreement with the BUT brand covering Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guiana
Acquisition of several BUT brands on Reunion Island
Construction of a warehouse of 8 000m² in Guadeloupe
Construction of a second warehouse of 8,600 m² in Martinique
Signature of several partnership agreements to set up logistics platforms in China (Yantian and Shanghai), India (Mumbai) and Brazil (Sao Bento).
Acquisition of after-sales service companies in Martinique, Guadeloupe, and French Guiana
Launch of Vente-Unique.com, a B2C website specialized in online sales of furniture, decoration and home equipment at discount prices.
Launch of Directlowcost.com
Establishment of a 22,000 m² logistics platform in Criquebeuf-sur-Seine (Eure) to supply all the countries covered by Vente-Unique.com.
Acquisition of Habitat Continental Europe (38 Habitat stores in France, Germany and Spain and 3 websites) from the investment fund Hilco UK
End of the Conforama Overseas franchise
Opening of the new European logistics platform in Amblainville (58,000 m²), for Vente-unique.com and Habitat
Initial public offering of Vente-unique.com, with CAFOM remaining the majority shareholder.
Extension of the Amblainville Warehouse