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People Counting System of Suzhou Auchan Supermarket

Auchan group was founded in 1961 in the northern French city of Lille. It is the 2nd largest retail distribution in France, as well as a member of the Fortune 500 companies.

In 1981, with the company’s increased presence in France, Auchan group implemented its global development strategy. In order to keep up with the changing market demand, Auchan group is committed to multi-format development, including: Hypermarket, Supermarket, Banque Accrod, Immochan commercial center, E-business, etc.

Today, Auchan has a presence in 15 countries and regions, operating 774 hypermarkets, 817 supermarkets and 362 Immochan commercial centers. Banque Accord serves 7.6 million of clients in 11 countries. Auchan counts 178 Drive in 4 countries, 26 Alinéa and 26 Little Extra in France mainland, with a total of more than 300,000 collaborators.

In 2013, Auchan group ranked the 11th largest food retailer in the world, and realized 62.1 billion euro of turnover with taxes for the chains, ranking No.149 in the list of the Fortune 500 companies.

In 2013, Orchard Group ranked 11th among global food retailers. In 2013, the European Group achieved a after-tax turnover of 62.1 billion euros, ranking 149 among the 2013 Fortune 500 companies selected by Fortune Magazine.