On August 1, 2018, Leroy Merlin was launched (Leroy Merlin in Russia and Kazakhstan), an international retailer specializing in the sale of goods for the construction, decoration and home improvement, cottage and garden. The company was founded in 1923 in the north of France, and today ranks first in Europe in terms of turnover.
Hypermarket of construction and decoration materials "Leroy Merlin" opened in Almaty. The first store in Kazakhstan of the famous French chain was built near the Tashkent tract on an area of 17,000 m2. The annual turnover of funds is planned at about 36-40 billion tenge. They plan to open 20 such stores in Kazakhstan. The store has created 370 jobs. The assortment of the hypermarket includes more than 30 thousand items of goods. 30% of locally produced goods.