BİM

Sector : Shopping Mall and General References Region : İstanbul

Birleşik Mağazalar A.Ş. started its activities in 1995 with 25 stores. It is the company with the highest market share in the retail sector in our country. Its main principle is to ensure that basic food and consumption materials reach high-quality consumers and the most affordable prices. It is the first representative of the hard-discount model in our country. It has a product portfolio consisting of approximately 750 products and a large number of private label products.

How Many Stores BİM Has?

The supermarket chain, which has increased the number of stores with its stable growth policy, has 7,438 (7,531 including FİLE) stores as of the end of 2019. It grew by 12% in 2019. It applies an effective cost policy with the priority of customer satisfaction, without compromising its quality understanding.

BİM’s Abroad Stores

The chain of markets operating abroad in Morocco and Egypt has 497 stores in Morocco and 320 stores in Egypt as of the end of 2019. BİM’s total number of stores, including domestic and international projects, is 8,348

Turkey’s Top Brand by Employment Powered

According to the end of 2019, the brand employs a total of 51,765 people, including 3611 offices, 4,837 warehouses, and 43,317 store employees. According to research done in 2018, the company has features that most employment in Turkey.
It continues its activities without compromising the understanding of flawless service in a safe environment created with all its stakeholders’ thanks to customer satisfaction and cooperation with its suppliers.

Unconditional Return Guarantee

Thanks to its “unconditional return guarantee” policy, it ensures the quality assurance of its products. You can return any product purchased from BIM to the BIM store, together with the receipt and credit card slip, without stating a reason.

Quality assurance

Each product sold in its stores is tested for compliance with the brand’s criteria, and only those found suitable take their place on the shelves. Independent accredited laboratories test the quality and legal compliance of every product offered for sale. In these laboratories, physical, microbiological, and chemical tests are carried out for every product to be sold in the markets.
Each food product to be sold;

  • Pathogenic and non-pathogenic microorganisms,
  • Agricultural pesticides,
  • Veterinary drugs,
  • Antibiotic residues
  • Toxins,
  • Preservatives and additives with limited use,
  • GMO presence etc. ingredients
  • For each non-food product to be sold;
  • Azo dyes,
  • Phthalates
  • Heavy metals etc.

Legal parameter controls are applied to at least 10,000 types of food and non-food products annually.
BİM has preferred Vibroser products and services to ensure structural hygienic conditions in its facilities.