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Billa Bulgaria opens new store in Stara Zagora

Billa Bulgaria opens new store in Stara Zagora Photo: Billa Bulgaria/All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 28 (SeeNews) - Supermarket chain operator Billa Bulgaria, part of Germany's REWE Group, said on Monday that it has opened a new store in the city of Stara Zagora, in southern Bulgaria, following an investment of over 1 million levs ($567,200/511,200 euro).

The new store, which is the company's 130th in the country, offers a commercial area of some 755 square metres in one of the most visited shopping centres in the city - Mall Galleria, Billa Bulgaria said in a statement.

The new store will employ 21 people. Earlier this year, the company said that it will invest over 34 million levs in the expansion and renovation of its network of stores in 2019.

Billa, which entered the Bulgarian market in 2000, operates stores in 38 cities across the country, employing over 4,500.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)