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Leading retailer

DIA (Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación) is an international food retailer that also distributes fast-moving and HPC goods. DIA is traded on the Madrid Stock Exchange and is part of the Ibex 35, the main reference index of the Spanish stock market. In 2016, gross sales under banner reached EUR10.5bn and the company had 7,799 stores in the countries in which it operates: Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina and China.


DIA generates 70,000 jobs, including its direct workforce (69,000) and franchisee headcount (25,000). In 2016, DIA generated revenue of €10,550 billion.


The company has an extensive network close to 8,000 stores (proprietary and franchise stores). DIA operates under different formats, including DIA Market, DIA Maxi, Clarel or Minipreço in order to provide shoppers with a broad range of products at unbeatable prices.

key indicators 2016
stores Propietary 3,830
Franchises 3,969
Total 7,799
Employees Direct 44,200
Indirect 25,000
distribution centers Total 38
key financial metrics* Gross sales under banner 10,550
Revenue (net sales) 8,867
Adjusted EBITDA 625
Underlying net profit 258,6

*€ millions.

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