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The Russian online retailer Wildberries is founded in 2004 by spouses Vladislav and Tatyana Bakalchuk. Is engaged in sales of clothes, footwear, accessories, cosmetics, children's toys, goods for the house, books, electronics.

According to the research Data Insight, in 2017 the company was the largest Russian online retailer.

As of spring of 2018 of Wildberries processes about 200 thousand orders a day.

In addition to Russia, Wildberries works also in Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Its head office is in the village of Milkovo of the Moscow region.

The CEO of Vayldberriz LLC is Tatyana Bakalchuk. According to Картотека.ру service, she possesses 100% of stocks of the company.

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History and performance indicators

2020

Set of 3.5 thousand employees

On March 25, 2020 Wildberries  announced not less than 3.5 thousand jobs opening. The online retailer looks for applicants to distribution centers, points of issue of orders, courier service and the central office.

According to the Kommersant newspaper with reference to the press service of Wildberries, the company intends to employ the people who lost work because of the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in 450 localities of Russia.  By March 25, 2020 the number of staff of Wildberries, according to own data, exceeds 36 thousand people.

Wildberries opened 3.5 thousand jobs because of a coronavirus
Wildberries opened 3.5 thousand jobs because of a coronavirus

Besides, for job search in  crisis the online retailer  started the profile website (всемработавб.рф) where can place the offers on  jobs and  other companies.

According to estimates by the International Labour Organization (ILO), because of a new coronavirus of work can lose to 25 million people around the world. Experts assume that pandemic effects for labor markets can become the most large-scale in the history. For comparison, as a result of world crisis of 2008, the number of the unemployed grew to 22 million people. At the end of 2019 on a global scale there were 188 million unemployed.

To support Russians in the period of a pandemic of a coronavirus, Wildberries also started a free delivery of all orders in all regions of Russia and service of contactless obtaining the order. 

It is reported that a free delivery for all was entered to provide the uninterrupted and safe goods delivery of prime necessity.

According to the company, every day  Wildberries  delivers to buyers about 750 thousand orders. Wildberries notes that about 10% of the general demand for protective equipment are the share of design goods now. Their sales year-on-year grew by 12 times.[1]

Opening of the Center of examination for producers and suppliers in Stavropol Krai

Wildberries announced on March 12, 2020 opening of the Center of examination in Stavropol Krai.

In the Wildberries Centers the round-the-clock collection points for deliveries from producers and suppliers from the region are organized. The representative of Wildberries will check delivery and if necessary will help to correct errors and to consult on further work with the portal for suppliers of partners.wb.ru. Own logistic service Wildberries will free of charge deliver goods in distribution complexes of the company that will allow entrepreneurs to cut down own expenses on logistics.

Based on the Centers of examination entrepreneurs can also get advice on interaction with the online platform Wildberries and features of business in the field of Internet commerce, to participate in the training seminars which the staff of the company holds together with the invited experts from the sphere of retail. Thanks to it producers and suppliers of the region will have an opportunity to develop the competences in e-commerce that will allow them to scale quicker own business and to increase sales on Wildberries.

Press service of Wildberries:

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We are sure that start of the new Center Wildberries will allow producers of Stavropol Krai to increase sales in an e-commerce segment, will open quick access for regional suppliers to wide audience of 25 million buyers from Russia, Poland, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.

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The opened Center of examination Wildberries opened to the address: Stavropol Krai, Foothill district, village of Etoka, Avtodoroga Pyatigorsk-Georgiyevsk, the 3rd km, building 2. Its area was 1000 sq.m.

Taking into account this object the company for March, 2020 contains 18 Centers of examination. The centers for suppliers also work in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ufa, Krasnodar, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk and other cities.

From opening of the first Center the examinations of Wildberries in July, 2019 training were passed by more than 10 thousand representatives of suppliers of the company.

Opening of the Center of examination of e-commerce in Ufa

The Wildberries company announced on February 7, 2020 opening of the Center of examination of e-commerce in Ufa which became to the seventeenth.

The opened Center of examination of e-commerce Wildberries earned for producers and suppliers of the Republic of Bashkortostan who are going to sell the products online or already cooperate with the company.

Based on the Centers of examination the staff of Wildberries together with the invited experts from the sphere retail also Internet trade holds the training master classes, seminars and trainings in e-commerce for producers and suppliers of the region that will allow them to develop the competences necessary for increase in own sales online. Here partners of the company can get advice on work with internet- wildberries.ru shop and to learn about its export opportunities in the territory of the countries Poland Belarus Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.

Besides, in the Wildberries Centers the round-the-clock acceptance of deliveries from regional producers and partners is performed. From here own logistic service of the company will independently deliver goods to the main distribution centers of Wildberries. Thanks to it entrepreneurs of the region will have an opportunity to cut down own logistic expenses.

Press service of Wildberries:

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At the end of 2019 turnover of producers of the region on Wildberries reached 195 million rubles that is more than 1.5 times higher in comparison with 2018. The number of suppliers of the company in the last two years grew up from the Republic of Bashkortostan more than three times. We are sure that opening of the Center in the capital of the Republic will allow local entrepreneurs to accelerate growth of their financial performance,
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The Wildberries center in the Republic of Bashkortostan opened to the address: Ufa, Gvardeyskaya St. 39A. Its area – 1400 sq.m.

For February, 2020 the company contains 17 Centers of examination in Russia.

For half a year from the moment of opening of the first Center of examination Wildberries about 8 thousand entrepreneurs and representatives of suppliers of the company were trained everything.

Opening of the Centers of examination of e-commerce in Belgorod and Yaroslavl

On January 21, 2020 the Wildberries company announced opening of the Centers of examination of e-commerce in Belgorod and Yaroslavl.

Opening of the Centers will allow entrepreneurs of the Belgorod and Yaroslavl region to expand the competences in e-commerce, to increase sales on Wildberries and also to reduce costs for logistics.

Suppliers will be able to participate in trainings and e-commerce seminars which are held by the staff of the company together with the invited experts from the sphere retail and Internet trade. Here partners of the company will get advice on work with the online platform wildberries.ru and learn about its export opportunities in the territory of the countries Poland Belarus Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.

In the Centers of examination the round-the-clock acceptance of deliveries from regional producers and partners is also performed. From here own logistic service of the company will independently deliver goods to large distribution centers of Wildberries. Thanks to it entrepreneurs of the region will have an opportunity to cut down own logistic expenses.

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Wildberries opens the Centers of examination of e-commerce for producers and suppliers of regions which are going to sell the products online or already cooperate with us. We are sure that emergence of the Centers of examination will allow local producers to increase sales in an e-commerce segment and also will help the beginning entrepreneurs to begin the business in a segment of e-commerce and quicker to scale it,
press service of Wildberries
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The Wildberries center in Belgorod opened to the address: Belgorod, Kommunalnaya St., 18. Its area – 1300 sq.m. In Yaroslavl – to the address: Pozharsky St., 70, its area – 1400 sq.m.

For January 21, 2020 the company contains 16 Centers of examination in Russia. The Wildberries centers also work Krasnoyarsk, Lipetsk, Bryansk, Volgograd, Arkhangelsk, Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities of the country.

From opening of the first Center the examinations of Wildberries in July, 2019 training were passed by about 7 thousand representatives of suppliers of the company.

Entry into the European market

On January 9, 2020 Wildberries announced entry into the European market. The Russian online retailer opened the platform in Poland on which for launch 13.5 thousand brands of clothes, footwear, accessories and toys are available.

Buyers can order goods on the separate website. For convenience of clients the website works both at Polish, and in English languages.

Wildberries announced entry into the European market
Wildberries announced entry into the European market

Buyers will be able to receive goods using a free courier delivery and in points of issue of the orders equipped with fitting rooms cabins with mirrors. If any goods did not approach or it was not pleasant – it is possible to return it free of charge.

According to plans of the company in Poland about 100 corporate points of issue of orders Wildberries will open. The first PVZ earned in Warsaw.

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Wildberries actively expands geography of the presence: today we work not only in the EEU countries, but also in the territory of the European Union. Opening of sales in Poland became the next stage of implementation of our international strategy. The Russian producers with which we cooperate got access to the new large market through Wildberries — the development director of Wildberries Vyacheslav Ivashchenko said.
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In addition to Poland, Wildberries by the beginning of 2020 works in five countries: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan.

The experts polled by Kommersant connected the choice with convenience of location of the country in terms of logistics and the neighbourhood of the country with Belarus where the retailer already has an experience. At the same time for the company Poland can become the base for further expansion at least to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

According to Ecommerce Europe, in 2018 turnover of the Polish market of Internet trade reached €7.4 billion against €6.67 billion the previous year. The most profitable segment of the Polish market of Internet trade — clothes.[2]

2019

Turnover of Wildberries grew by 88% to 223.5 billion rubles

In 2019 turnover of Wildberries increased by 88% to 223.5 billion rubles in comparison with 2018. The most considerable dynamics of sales growth is mentioned in the 4th quarter: turnover grew by 96% up to 82.7 billion rubles, and the number of daily orders in December, 2019 reached 750 thousand. The company executed 164 million orders that is twice more, than in 2018. In total 226 million pieces of goods (+111%) were sold. 75% of orders in 2019 were made from mobile devices (in 2018 - 61%).

Clothes, footwear and accessories remain the key range of Wildberries of which 67% of turnover of the company (150 billion rubles) are the share. Turnover grew at the highest rates in such categories as tools (+797%), food (+699%), electronics (+558%), pet goods (+522%), goods for health (+284%), automobile goods (+256%), books and office (+222%), sports goods (+152%), goods for beauty (+150%) and goods for the house and dacha (+138%).

The Moscow region (+179%), the Republic of Karelia (+173%), the Leningrad Region (+168%), the Republic of Adygea (+121%) and the Amur region (+120%) became leading regions on dynamics of growth of turnover on Wildberries in 2019.

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"In 2019 the number of suppliers grew more than twice from 9 to 19 thousand, the range extended from 1.8 to 3.6 million SKU of goods, and the number of brands on the website increased from 15 up to 30 thousand. Growth of number of new suppliers on the platform was promoted by decrease in the commission for partners from 38% to 15% and start of the Centers of examination of e-commerce. Besides, one of the most important events of year – preparation for an entry into the new market which result was an opening of sales in Poland in January, 2020 and, in fact, creation of the new export online channel for sales of products of the Russian production", – Ivashchenko Vyacheslav, the development director of Wildberries told.
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Wildberries increased the range in such categories as food, electronics and home appliances, goods for the house and dacha, pet goods, sport. In the 4th quarter 2019 the category "Goods for Beauty" was replenished with the famous bonus brands of Clarins and SHISEIDO. A portfolio of brands in categories of electronics, home appliances, office equipment and tools – products of Makita, Black+Decker, Sharp, Fujiifilm Instax, Epson. The company also continued to expand the range of sports goods. Among new products: goods for cycling of Shimano and Scott, for skiing and hockey of Fischer, Tisa and HOLMENKOL.

The category "Food" was replenished with popular brands of Barilla, Nordic, Iberica, Heinz, Lavazza, Julius Meinl, Mars, Lipton, etc. Power supply product assortment on Wildberries extended by 6 times, now on the website products more than from 1500 brands are provided.

In 2019, as well as in a previous period, buyers preferred to a courier delivery obtaining orders in issue points – clients took away 90% of orders independently in PVZ (in 2018 - 75%). The company continues to expand own network of points of issue: in 2019 the number of shipments at own expense increased more than twice to 6300 points.

Delivery to buyers of 1.1 billion goods

On December 30, 2019 the Wildberries company summed up the first results of 2019.

According to the company, the number of Wildberries company was 32,000 people, for 2019 12 thousand more people became the staff of the company.

3 billion search queries of buyers were processed by artificial intelligence of the website and mobile application. The company delivered 1.1 billion goods to buyers in 2019. The notebook worth 250 thousand rubles, and the cheapest – the book coloring for 30 rub became the most expensive purchase.

400,000 km were made by an average run of one lorry. In a day the truck overcame about 1070 km. Each machine transported about 2 million pieces of goods in a year.

11,000 km the customer order from the distribution center in St. Petersburg "reached" point of issue of orders in Magadan. Over 8 million dresses were sold on Wildberries for 2019 to 1.6 million rubles made the cost of the most expensive order. Purchase is sent to Moscow, in it there were sets of expensive table silver.

345 kg – the weight of the "heaviest" order for Wildberries consisting of 23 TVs. The order was delivered to the Kaliningrad region.

2 tons of artificial decorative snow were purchased on Wildberries in 2019. Residents of Moscow in November and December, 2019 became the most active buyers.

About 50,000 souvenirs and toys with the character of 2020 – a mouse – were sold on Wildberries. And also 230,000 daisies, 19,000 artificial Christmas trees and 170,000 suits of Fathers Frost, Snow Maidens, Snowflakes and other carnival clothes.

Honor growth of number of orders by 3.5 times up to 750 thousand a day

On December 27, 2019 Wildberries announced growth of number of orders in December, 2019.

Buyers made out 750 thousand orders a day for Wildberries that is nearly 3.5 times more, than on average in 2018. The number of the goods shipped from distribution centers of the company increased by 3 times to 1.8 million pieces.

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Wildberries was prepared for influx of the buyers purchasing gifts for New Year's holidays therefore delivery of all orders is performed in time, specified at their design in advance. According to the statistics of the company, 80% of orders are delivered already within a day, 99% - are free, - told in the press service of Wildberries.
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As note in the company, clothes, footwear, accessories, children's goods, goods of category of beauty, the electronic engineer, home appliances and books became the most popular purchases in December.

In the first 3 weeks of December, 2019 in comparison with November, 2019 the railroads (+149%), designers (+145%), robots (+130%), soft toys (+120%), dolls (+118%) and doll lodges (+108%) became leaders of growth in category of gifts for children. Besides, interest in technological toys grows: to radio-controlled machines and interactive toys (+174%), children's electronic tablets for drawing (+148%).

In category "Beauty" in the specified period Russians actively purchased sets of decorative cosmetics (+159%), cosmetic sets for leaving (+94%), the perfumed water (+83%).

The company also notes growth of popularity of kopter (+331% for the first 3 weeks of December by November), 3D - points (+134%), wireless earphones (+131%), electric toothbrushes (+119%) and smartphones (+50%).

Opening of the Center of examination of e-commerce for entrepreneurs of Kursk region

On December 25, 2019 the Wildberries company announced opening of the Center of examination of e-commerce for entrepreneurs of Kursk region.

According to the company, B2B - the Centers of examination Wildberries open for producers and suppliers of regions which are going to sell the products online or already cooperate with Wildberries online store.

In these Centers producers and suppliers of Kursk region can be trained and also get advice on interaction with the online platform Wildberries and features of business in the field of Internet commerce. Training courses, seminars and trainings on e-commerce which the staff of the company carries out based on the Centers expertizes together with the invited experts from the sphere of retail and Internet trade allow entrepreneurs to develop the competences in e-commerce and to increase own sales on Wildberries.

Based on the Centers of examination acceptance of deliveries from regional producers and partners is also performed. Own logistic service Wildberries will independently deliver goods in large distribution complexes of the company thanks to what entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to cut down own expenses on logistics.

The Wildberries center in Kursk region opened to the address: Kursk district, Voroshnevsky Village Council, of Voroshnevo. Its area was 1300 sq.m.

Taking into account this object the company of all contains 13 Centers of examination. The centers for suppliers also work in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Lipetsk, Bryansk, Volgograd, Arkhangelsk and Ulyanovsk.

From opening of the first Center the examinations of Wildberries in July, 2019 training were passed by more than 6 thousand representatives of suppliers of the company.

Opening in Ulyanovsk of the B2B-center of examination of e-commerce

The governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov and the CEO of Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk signed on December 6, 2019 the agreement on cooperation in the field of development of Internet trade in the region. The agreement provides rendering assistance of the region to producers in growth of their sales in an e-commerce segment, including in export of products of the Ulyanovsk producers and their entry into the new markets.

Sergey Morozov and Tatyana Bakalchuk sign the agreement on cooperation in the field of Internet trade development
Sergey Morozov and Tatyana Bakalchuk sign the agreement on cooperation in the field of Internet trade development

Opening in Ulyanovsk of the B2B-center of examination of e-commerce became on December 6 the first step which will allow entrepreneurs to increase the sales in e-commerce. In it the training master classes and e-commerce seminars for partners of the company will be organized, and the staff of online retailer will hold consultations on business on Wildberries. Here in the round-the-clock mode direct goods acceptance from local suppliers will be carried out.

It is expected that thanks to emergence of the Center of examination in Ulyanovsk entrepreneurs of the region will be able to master the new competences necessary for business in an e-commerce segment and also will cut down own expenses on logistics that in the long term can lead to expansion of the range of goods of regional production on Wildberries.

Wildberries will also continue to develop own network of points of issue of orders with comfortable fitting rooms cabins in the territory of the Ulyanovsk region. For December, 2019 Wildberries contains 22 such points in the Ulyanovsk region, until the end of the year the company is going to open 20 more new pickup locations in the region. For all residents of the area it will allow to make purchases on Wildberries even more well.

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In the Ulyanovsk region we actively cooperate with local entrepreneurs: according to the results of nine months 2019 their turnover on Wildberries grew by 128% to 357 million rubles in comparison with the same period of last year. We hope that our investments into the region will promote not only to scaling of sales of local producers in an e-commerce segment in all five countries of presence of the company, but also will help future entrepreneurs to begin the business, – the CEO of Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk commented on an event.
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The beginning of construction of a logistic complex in Tatarstan

On November 12, 2019 the Wildberries company announced the beginning of construction of a logistic complex in the Republic of Tatarstan. Thanks to opening of a raspredcentre of Wildberries in 2020 in the Republic over 4 thousand additional jobs will be created, and entrepreneurs of the region will be able to increase the sales in a segment of Internet trade and to optimize costs for logistics.

The beginning of construction of the logistic Wildberries complex in Tatarstan

The start of construction was given by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and the CEO of Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk. The ceremony of a tab of a symbolical pile to the base of future warehouse complex took place with participation of the Minister of Economics of the Republic of Tatarstan Farid Abdulganiyev.

The beginning of construction of the logistic Wildberries complex in Tatarstan

The large distribution center of Wildberries will be built in the territory of TOSER of Zelenodolsk. Its total area will be about 100 thousand sq.m. Start of the first stage of 50 thousand sq.m is expected already in the first half of 2020. Investments of Wildberries into construction of a raspredcentre will make 5.5 billion rubles.

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It is very pleasant to us that Wildberries implements so large, strategically important project in the territory of the republic. The distribution center will contribute to the development of online commerce in Tatarstan, and to local producers will allow to sell the products in the territory of the whole country,
told the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov
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In Tatarstan system work on development of digital economy, including, due to e-commerce market stimulation is conducted. Direct investments of the large companies of e-trade for this purpose are of great importance. For example, construction of the distribution center of Wildberries will make more available process of interaction of the Tatarstan producers with electronic platform and will allow them to expand sales channels both in the republic, and beyond its limits. It is sure, the positive effect of this cooperation can be estimated very soon – it will be noticeable at all levels: beginning from the certain entrepreneur, to republic economy in general,
noted the Minister of Economics of the Republic of Tatarstan Farid Abdulganiyev
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Opening of the distribution center will allow not only to create over 4 thousand jobs in the region in 2020, but also will accelerate delivery of orders of online store to clients of the Volga Federal District, will expand our range, will strengthen cooperation with small and medium business of the Republic. For November, 2019 50 suppliers from Tatarstan work with us, their turnover on Wildberries in 9 months 2019 in comparison with the same period of 2018 increased by 208% to 273.4 million rubles. Besides, thanks to emergence of a large raspredcentre entrepreneurs of the region will be able to optimize considerably the costs for logistics,
told the CEO of Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk
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Until the end of 2019 in Tatarstan B2B the Center of examination of e-commerce Wildberries in which there will take place seminars with participation of staff of the company and experts from the sphere of retail and Internet trade that will allow local entrepreneurs and producers to increase the sales in dynamically growing market of Internet trade will also open.

Opening of the Center of examination in Arkhangelsk

On November 6, 2019 the Wildberries company announced start of the next Center of examination of e-commerce.

The centers of examination Wildberries combine in themselves educational and logistic functions. Based on the Centers the staff of the company together with the invited experts from the sphere of retail and Internet trade conducts training courses, seminars and trainings on e-commerce. Here representatives of Wildberries advise partners of the company in interaction with the online platform, to features of business in the field of Internet commerce, to the opening opportunities of international trade based on wildberries.ru.

In the Wildberries Centers direct acceptance of deliveries from local partners is also carried out and further sending goods to the main warehouse complexes of the company is performed.

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Development of interaction with small and medium business - one of priorities of the company. We are sure that opening of the Wildberries Centers in the majority of the subjects of the Russian Federation will allow suppliers from the remote regions of the country considerably to reduce costs for logistics to the main distribution hubs of the company and to increase own sales in the field of Internet trade,

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The eleventh Wildberries Center earned in Arkhangelsk to the address: Talazhskoye Highway, 22, building 3. Its area - 1000 sq.m. The centers of examination of e-commerce also work in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Lipetsk, Bryansk and Volgograd. From the moment of opening of the first Center the examinations of Wildberries in July, 2019 training were passed by more than 3.5 thousand representatives of suppliers of the company.

Transition to permanent tax monitoring

The Wildberries company announced on October 17, 2019 that it passes to permanent tax monitoring since January 1, 2020 Wildberries became the first participant of tax monitoring from the companies of a segment of retail, declared in the company.

Wildberries joined tax monitoring of FTS

In 2.5 months of Wildberries will open direct access to tax authorities to a business and tax accounting system. This solution will allow to reduce the volume of administrative work, will lower labor costs on maintenance of tax audits, will increase efficiency of bilateral interaction.

As emphasized in Wildberries, experience of use of a system of tax monitoring is effective for all parties. In particular, for the companies monitoring allows to lower administrative loading and costs, to show the openness and transparency, to get access to examination of tax authorities on questions, relevant for them, that increases the speed of acceptance of business solutions.

Integration of the information systems Wildberries and FTS will also allow to replace with tax monitoring exit and cameral checks, to reduce terms of closing of the tax period from 3-5 years to 6 months after submission of the tax declaration.

Opening of the Center of examination of e-commerce in Krasnoyarsk

The Wildberries company announced on October 16, 2019 opening of the Center of examination of e-commerce in Krasnoyarsk Krai, large logistic and industrial center of Eastern and Central Siberia. It is expected that it will allow suppliers to reduce from the remote localities of the region distance to the main warehouse complexes of the company and to optimize own expenses on logistics.

Opening of the center became possible thanks to direct acceptance of deliveries from local partners in the Centers of examination Wilberries from where goods go to the main logistic hubs of the company.

In the Wildberries Centers training courses for partners of the company are also organized: seminars and trainings on e-commerce, webinars with participation of staff of the company and also the invited experts from the sphere of retail and Internet trade are provided. Suppliers of the company can get consulting support on interaction with the platform in the Centers of examination, to the features of business in the field of e-commerce and also opening export opportunities at cooperation with Wildberries.

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We see the high potential of development of an entrepreneurship in the territory of Krasnoyarsk Krai. Dynamics of sales of producers of the region at the end of 2018 was 72%, aggregate turnover exceeded 131 million rubles. We are convinced that opening of the Center of examination of e-commerce will allow local producers to increase the sales on Wildberries, and the companies – to increase the number of suppliers and to expand the range of the provided products, - commented on an event in Wildberries.
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The Wildberries center in Krasnoyarsk became the most east Center of examination of the company which located at the address: Kutuzov St. 1, building 100. The centers of examination of e-commerce also work in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Lipetsk and Volgograd. From the moment of opening of the first Center the examinations of e-commerce in July, 2019 training were passed by more than 3 thousand representatives of suppliers of the company.

Sales growth in 9 months for 84% up to 140 billion rubles.

The Wildberries company provided on October 9, 2019 results of the third quarter and nine months 2019. Wildberries turnover in the third quarter increased 2019 by 92% to 55 billion rubles in comparison with the same period of last year. Sales for the first nine months 2019 grew by 84% and reached 140 billion rubles.

Turnover grew at the highest rates in the 3rd quarter 2019 in such categories as the garden equipment (+795%), food (+740%), tools (+674%), office equipment (+581%), pet goods (+555%), electronics (+548%), household goods (+374%), office supplies (+310%), garden stock (+299%) and automobile goods (+296%).

In top-10 the most popular goods on Wildberries wireless earphones, robots vacuum cleaners, fitness bracelets, smartphones, epilators, TVs, diapers, mascaras, sets of knives and electric grills entered.

Turnover of Wildberries grew by 92% in the third quarter 2019

Significant growth in sales in the third quarter is mentioned 2019 in the Republic of Karelia (+205%), Leningrad (+178%), Lipetsk (+112%), Novgorod (+110%) and Moscow (+108%) areas.

The number of buyers from July to September, 2019 doubled in comparison with the same period of 2018. The most part of clients (87%) preferred to a courier delivery obtaining orders in issue points.

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We continue to attract new partners on Wildberries: their number grew by 40% in comparison with the 2nd quarter and reached 15 thousand, from them 9 thousand – representatives of small and medium business. In September we started cooperation with self-employed citizens — thanks to this step more and more entrepreneurs will be able to begin the business on Wildberries, and we — will expand a pool of our partners and we will increase the range at the expense of exclusive products — Vyacheslav Ivashchenko, the development director of Wildberries told.
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In the 3rd quarter 2019 on Wildberries the international brands appeared. In category "products for children" sales of products from the Mothercare and Silver Cross brands, in category "goods for beauty" — L'Occitane, Erborian, Redken brews started. The portfolio of brands in category "Clothes and Footwear" was replenished with such brands as Marks&Spencer, Carlo Pazolini and Steve Madden. Wildberries continues to develop a line of bonus goods, among new products – Baldinini, Cavalli Class, Blumarine, Sergio Tacchini.

In only three months the number of brands in online store grew by 5 thousand up to 25 thousand pieces. In addition to clothes, footwear and goods for beauty on Wildberries the range of goods for the house of DIY, electric tools, electronics, food, children's goods, clothes and footwear is also expanded.

Wildberries continues to develop own network of points of issue of orders with convenient fitting rooms cabins. In 9 months 2019 the number of PVZ grew by 2.6 thousand points up to 5.5 thousand pieces in all 5 countries of presence. Until the end of the year Wildberries is going to increase network, at least, by 1.5 thousand up to 7 thousand points.

Beginning of cooperation with self-employed

On October 2, 2019 the Wildberries company announced the beginning of cooperation with self-employed. Thanks to this step the company is going to attract monthly 2000 partners and to continue active expansion of the range.

Self-employed, conducting the activity in 2019 within a pilot project in Moscow, the Moscow, Kaluga regions and the Republic of Tatarstan, can sell the products on Wildberries now.

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the Format of self-employment allows to begin quickly the case without excess formalities. We in Wildberries also aim to make work with us of the simplest and convenient: all trade processes are performed in electronic form on the special portal for suppliers and mobile application. Today thanks to the state and private initiatives considerable investments for promotion of the business are not required, it is possible to become the entrepreneur even with the minimum investments,

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In a segment self-employed the beginning fashion designers, footwear, producers of accessories, souvenirs which can take the first step together with Wildberries actively work and start own business.

Expansion of partnership with small and medium business – key aspect of business strategy of the company in 2019. Work with self-employed – a step which will allow to attract on electronic platform of the beginning entrepreneurs. According to the experts, for October 2, 2019 the number of self-employed citizens exceeds 160 thousand, and by 2024 their number can reach 2.4 million people.

Opening of the Centers of examination of e-commerce in Lipetsk and Volgograd

The Wildberries company announced on September 18, 2019 start of the Centers of examination of e-commerce in Lipetsk and Volgograd.

In the Wildberries Centers also the training functions are joint logistic. Here goods acceptance from local suppliers from where they are redirected to the main distribution centers of the company is round the clock conducted. In the Centers of examination training courses on work with wildberries.ru electronic platform are also organized, Internet trade seminars, webinars with participation of staff of the company and also the invited experts from the sphere of retail and Internet trade are held.

According to representatives of Wildberries, opening of the Wildberries Centers in the majority of regions of Russia not only allows to optimize interaction of partners of the company with electronic platform, but also cuts down expenses of suppliers on the goods delivery to distribution centers.

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In the first half of the year 2019 of the loudspeaker of sales of producers of the Lipetsk region made 454%, Volgograd — 93%. We are sure that thanks to start of the Centers of examination Wildberries suppliers of the company will be able to accelerate growth of own financial performance. We are glad that we become even closer to the suppliers, we can share with them the saved-up examination and help with business development with Wildberries — told in Wildberries.
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The center of examination of e-commerce in Lipetsk opened to the address: Promyshlenny Drive, vl. 1., in Volgograd — Avtoremontnaya St., 11 of century. The centers accept suppliers round the clock and without days off. In total for September 18 eight such points are started. From the moment of opening of the first Center more than 1.5 thousand suppliers of the company were trained.

Opening of the Centers of examination of e-commerce in Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg

The Wildberries company announced on September 4, 2019 opening of the Centers of Examination of E-commerce (CEEC) in Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg.

Now suppliers from Sverdlovsk, Novosibirsk Leningrad areas will also be able to participate in training courses and seminars on to Internet trade with participation of staff of the company and the invited experts from the sphere retail and internet- trade to obtain all necessary information on work with wildberries.ru electronic platform. In the Wildberries Centers direct goods acceptance from local suppliers from where they are redirected to distribution complexes of the company is also organized.

Taking into account again opened TsEEK the network of the Centers of examination Wildberries contains six points. In the summer of 2019 educational classes in Moscow and also the Centers of examination of e-commerce in Nizhny Novgorod and Krasnodar were started.

The center of examination Wildberries in Yekaterinburg located at the address Yekaterinburg, Gornistov Drive St., building 1A. The Wildberries center in Novosibirsk – to the address Novosibirsk, Petukhov St., 71. TsEEK in St. Petersburg opened to the address the Leningrad Region, the Vsevolozhsk district, of the item. Sverdlovsk, of Novosaratovk, section No. 1. All three Centers accept suppliers round the clock and without days off.

The agreement with "Fund of development of monotowns" on joint promotion of goods from monotowns

Моногорода.РФ and the Russian online retailer Wildberries signed on August 28, 2019 the agreement on cooperation. Now products from monotowns can be provided on electronic marketplace of the online retailer under the#СделаноВмоно brand. The relevant document is signed by the CEO of Fund of development of monotowns Irina Makiyeva and the CEO of Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk. Read more here.

The agreement on construction of two large raspredcentre in Kazakhstan

The minister of trade and integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakhyt Sultanov and the CEO of the Russian online retailer Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk signed the agreement on cooperation. Announced this TAdviser in Wildberries company on August 27, 2019. The action took place in the Trade mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Russian Federation.

Bakhyt Sultanov and Tatyana Bakalchuk during agreement signature about cooperation
Bakhyt Sultanov and Tatyana Bakalchuk during agreement signature about cooperation

According to arrangements of the parties Wildberries will build 2 distribution centers which will be located in Nour-Sultan and Almaty in the territory of Kazakhstan. Their opening will allow to create in Kazakhstan in addition 5 thousand jobs. The area of logistic complexes will be 50 thousand sq.m. Investments of Wildberries into construction of the centers will exceed 5 billion rubles.

Bakhyt Sultanov and Tatyana Bakalchuk. Agreement signature about cooperation
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We express high interest in cooperation increase with producers of Kazakhstan: in the Republic high-quality products which, without doubts, will be in demand for buyers in all five countries of presence of Wildberries successfully are issued. We are sure of the high potential of our partnership with local producers therefore we invest in creation of infrastructure and educational projects in the territory of the country. It is important to note that thanks to opening of new large distribution centers of Wildberries in Kazakhstan local producers will be able to cut down the expenses on logistics, to expand the range of goods on our website and, respectively, to increase sales — the CEO of Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk commented.
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The plan for construction of the distribution center in Kazakhstan. The memorandum with MFC Astana

The CEO of Wildberries online store (Vayldberriz LLC) Tatyana Bakalchuk and the managing director of the International financial center "Astana" Kayrat Kelimbetov signed on August 23, 2019 the Memorandum of cooperation.

The online retailer is going to build the large distribution center in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Its creation, as expected, will allow to increase turnover of producers of Kazakhstan, will cut down expenses of producers on logistics, will expand the range of goods of local production on the international Internet platform and also will create new jobs in the republic.

From left to right: Kayrat Kelimbetov, Askar Mamin and Tatyana Bakalchuk after signing of the memorandum

The parties expressed the intention to cooperate during the official visit of delegation of the Republic of Kazakhstan under the leadership of the Prime minister of RK Askar Mamin to the Russian Federation.

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We are sure of the high potential of our partnership with local producers, small and medium business of the Republic of Kazakhstan therefore we invest in creation of infrastructure and educational projects which will allow to increase sales volumes of producers of the Republic on Wildberries — the CEO of Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk emphasized.
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MFTsA and Wildberries also agreed about promotion of products of producers of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the largest online store in the territory of EEU of Wildberries and exchange of experience and knowledge in the field of electronic trading.

In particular, it is supposed that in Nour-Sultan the first B2B-center of examination of e-commerce Wildberries combining in itself logistical and educational functions for suppliers will open. Will pass seminars with participation of staff of the company and experts from the sphere of retail and Internet trade here and also direct goods acceptance from 24/7 local partners is organized. The centers of examination of e-commerce will appear also in other cities of the Republic.

In addition to everything, Wildberries will continue to develop in the Republic of Kazakhstan own network of points of issue of the orders equipped with cabins with mirrors for comfortable fitting of clothes and footwear. For August, 2019 Wildberries contains 129 points in Kazakhstan. Only for 2019 the company opened in the Republic of 60 points of issue of orders.

The agreement on construction in Tatarstan of the distribution center of 100 thousand sq.m

The president of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and the founder, the CEO of Wildberries online store (Vayldberriz LLC) Tatyana Bakalchuk signed the agreement on cooperation. On August 15, 2019 reported about it in Vayldberriz.

Tatyana Bakalchuk and Rustam Minnikhanov during agreement signature

The document provides comprehensive partnership of the Republic of Tatarstan and the online retailer of the country thanks to which in the region there will be new jobs, and small and medium business will increase the sales in dynamically growing Internet trade market. The duration of the agreement makes 5 years, it can be prolonged according to the solution of the parties.

Tatyana Bakalchuk and Rustam Minnikhanov after agreement signature

Investment part of the document provides construction in the territory of TOSER of Zelenodolsk of the large distribution center of Wildberries about 100 thousand sq.m. Its opening will allow to create about 5 thousand jobs in the region. Commissioning of a logistic complex is expected in the second half of 2020. Investments of Wildberries into construction of the center will make about 5 billion rubles.

Wildberries (2019)
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In Tatarstan system work on e-commerce market development is conducted. The large role in this development is played by such large companies of e-trade as Wildberries. Thanks to this cooperation we not only attract direct investments, but also we take the next step in development of digital economy of the republic. With the same purpose in Tatarstan a system on promotion of local products develops, the number of the innovative companies entering on local market and implementing new instruments of development of an entrepreneurship extends. It is sure, the positive effect of this cooperation can be estimated very soon — it will be noticeable at all levels: beginning from the certain entrepreneur, to republic economy in general, - the Minister of Economics of the Republic of Tatarstan Farid Abdulganiyev noted.
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According to plans of the company in Tatarstan the B2B-center of examination of e-commerce Wildberries combining in itself logistical and educational functions for suppliers will also open. Will pass seminars with participation of staff of the company and experts from the sphere of retail and Internet trade here and also direct goods acceptance from 24/7 local partners is organized that will allow to reduce their costs for own logistics.

Besides, Wildberries will continue to develop own network of points of issue of orders in the Republic.

Opening of the Center of examination of e-commerce in Nizhny Novgorod

The Wildberries company announced on July 29, 2019 the beginning of work of the first Center of examination of e-commerce in Nizhny Novgorod to the address Kashchenko St., 4b of 2800 sq.m. The center accepts suppliers round the clock and without days off. As expected, its opening will allow producers of the region to increase the sales in an online segment.

Start of the Centers of examination of e-commerce Wildberries — one of the key directions of strategy of the company on work with suppliers which first stage was a decrease in a commission fee of the company twice from 38% to 19% in March, 2019. For the first time parts of this strategy were provided to Wildberries in June, 2019, and a month later the company opened the first Center of examination of e-commerce.

In the Centers training courses on work with wildberries.ru electronic platform are organized, seminars on internet- to trade webinars with participation of staff of the company, the invited experts from the sphere retail and Internet trade are held. Here studios for carrying out photo and video filming of goods are located. Besides, in the Centers direct goods acceptance from local partners from where they are redirected to distribution complexes of the company that allows to reduce essentially costs of suppliers for own logistics is performed.

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Our key partners are representatives of small and medium business therefore we are interested in development of joint cooperation. We believe that our investments into the Centers of examination of e-commerce will allow to increase in the long term number of the enterprises of small and medium business in the country, will increase the level of their didzhitalization, will accelerate penetration of online trade in regions, will create new jobs and also will lead to growth of volumes of non-oil export of the country thanks to active work of Wildberries in all countries of its presence. In the next years the company is going to open the Center of examination of e-commerce Wildberries in the majority of regions of Russia — said in Wildberries.
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For July, 2019 over 60 suppliers from the Nizhny Novgorod Region successfully cooperate with Wildberries online store.

The agreement with Kazakh Invest on opening of the Center of electronic examination Wildberries in Kazakhstan

On July 5, 2019 the Wildberries company announced conclusion of an agreement with JSC National Company KAZAKH INVEST. According to the reached agreements until the end of 2019 in the territory of Kazakhstan there will be a Center of electronic examination Wildberries, and the enterprises of the Republic will have an opportunity to increase the sales in the developing segment of electronic trading. In total three platforms – in Nour-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent will be open.

The agreement on cooperation was signed between the vice chairman of the board of "KAZAKH INVEST" Rustam Isatayev and the CEO of Wildberries company Tatyana Bakalchuk. A main objective of the document – expansion of partner relationship of producers of the Republic with an online riteleyrom of Wildberries.

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"The Kazakhstan businessmen are already engaged in online sales of clothes, accessories, cosmetics, products for motorists, books and children's goods. Start of the similar project, first of all, will allow small and medium business to gain necessary knowledge and tools for successful online trade and also to expand a range of the sold products. Kazakh Invest actively supports projects of the sphere of ICT. It should be noted that Internet trade in Kazakhstan develops dynamic rates. At the end of 2018 the size of the market of online trade increased by 1.5 times and was 269 billion tenges, the number of buyers increased twice and reached 2.3 million people",

'Rustam Isatayev, the vice chairman of the board of "KAZAKH INVEST" noted'
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"Our online store works in the Republic since 2014. We invite to cooperation of suppliers of Kazakhstan, for 2019 on Wildberries clothes, accessories, cosmetics, products for motorists, books, children's goods are already provided. Potential of development of our partnership high: in the country there are producers of high-quality products which thanks to work with us can increase the sales volumes, create new jobs and start new trademarks. In the Centers of examination of electronic trading our specialists will tell how to make it quickly and effectively",

'Tatyana Bakalchuk, the CEO of Wildberries company noted'
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Main objective of the Centers of electronic examination Wildberries - rendering comprehensive assistance to entrepreneurs in scaling of their business in the market of Internet sales. According to representatives of Wildberries, their start will allow, first of all, small and medium business to gain necessary knowledge and tools for successful online trade (training courses, photographic studios), will simplify interaction with the company and will reduce a logistic shoulder due to direct goods acceptance in the Centers from where they will be redirected to the distribution warehouse Wildberries complexes. Emergence of the Centers in the future will allow to increase volumes of non-oil export of the country thanks to active work of Wildberries in the territory of 5 countries of EEU and to the planned entry of the company in the EU.

Start of the first Center of electronic examination will take place in 2019 in the capital of the Republic - the city of Nur-Sultane.

For 2018 turnover of the Wildberries.kz online store working at the territory of Kazakhstan grew by 65% to 13 billion tenges. Clothes and footwear (a share of sales - 69%), accessories (9%), children's goods (4%), byyuti-goods (3%), home appliances and electronics (3%) became the most popular goods. The number of orders grew by 61% up to 1.9 mln pcs., and the number of clients – also for 61% up to 164 thousand people. In total the network of points of issue of orders Wildberries contains over 4500 points for July 1, 2019, 120 of which are located in Kazakhastan. In 2018 the company opened about 50 points of issue of orders in the Republic.

Growth of turnover of Wildberries in the 2nd quarter for 74% to 46 billion rub

On July 3, 2019 the Wildberries company announced results of the first half of the year 2019.

Wildberries turnover in the 2nd quarter 2019 increased by 74% to 46 billion rubles in comparison with the same period of last year. Sales in the 1st half-year 2019 in general grew by 79% up to 85 billion rubles in comparison with 1 half-year 2018.

Turnover grew at the highest rates in the 2nd quarter 2019 in such categories as electronics (+617%), office equipment (+581%), pet goods (+403%), food (+394%), tools (+333%), the garden equipment (+323%), goods for a holiday (+293%), office supplies (+246%), garden stock (+242%) and home appliances (+230%).

Wildberries
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In the 2nd quarter 2019 the number of our buyers increased by 85% that is connected with the continuing development of online store: expansion of the range, growth of own network of points of issue of orders. On Wildberries there were goods in categories DIY, the office equipment and supplies, computer component parts, food for a healthy lifestyle, professional cosmetics and perfumery,
told Vyacheslav Ivashchenko, the development director of Wildberries
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Significant growth in sales in the second quarter is mentioned 2019 in the Leningrad Region (+176%), the Republics of Karelia (+159%) and Adygea (+115%), Kaliningrad (+109%) and Vladimirskaya areas (+108%).

Robots vacuum cleaners, fitness bracelets, mascaras, diapers, means for a pedicure, an electric grill, sets of knives, coffee machines, vacuum cleaners, meccanos entered rating TOP-10 of goods created on the basis of sales of Wildberries from April to June, 2019.

The number of orders in six months doubled up to 65 million pieces. Clients prefer to receive over 80% of orders in points of issue of orders Wildberries equipped with convenient fitting rooms rooms therefore the company continues development of PVZ network.

Own network of points of issue of orders for half a year grew by 1800 points and for July, 2019 contains about 4700 points located in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

Wildberries

Growth in sales of cosmetic devices twice

The company notes that at the end of February, 2019 sales of cosmetic devices more than twice grew: devices for care of skin, electric brushes for cleaning of the person, devices for a peeling, miostimulyator, lamps for drying of nails, devices for manicure and a pedicure, ultrasonic humidifiers for skin and also epilators. By 1.5 times demand for the equipment for care of clothes, in particular, of otparivatel and steam generators increased.

In 2019 the range of electronics in Wildberries will be significantly expanded: home theaters, saundbara, audio-and video systems, video game consoles and games for them will be available for sale. Wilbderries also notes growth of interest in goods of category smart home, the company is going to offer the clients a bigger choice.

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We expand the range of electronics and we are going to increase considerably our share in this segment in the market. In particular, in plans of 2019 – to occupy a market share about 10% of all online sales in electronics segment. Interestingly, already 50% of purchases are made using the smartphone and 60% of our buyers of electronics - it is women.
Yury Trofimov, head "Electronics" of Wildberries online store
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Growth of interest of buyers in set-top television boxes and TVs with the DVB-T2 tuner thanks to universal transition to a digital format of broadcasting will become one of a trend of 2019.

2018

Turnover of producers of the Nizhny Novgorod Region — 864 million rubles

In 2018 dynamics of sales of producers of the Nizhny Novgorod Region was 225%, and aggregate turnover reached 864 million rubles. According to forecasts of the company, in 2019 turnover of producers of the Nizhny Novgorod Region on Wildberries considerably will exceed 1 billion rubles thanks to start of the first Center and decrease in a commission fee of the Internet platform.

Growth of turnover by 72% to 118.7 billion rubles

At the end of 2018 turnover of Wildberries grew by 72% and reached 118.7 billion rubles. Completely automated portal for suppliers of suppliers.wildberries.ru became one of drivers of growth of the company. In real time partners can control basic processes on the movement of goods, manage sales, start marketing campaigns, create reports and resolve all arising issues using a support service. Wildberries constantly improves the interface and functionality that service became more and more convenient for partners.

Growth in sales of electronics for 458%

On February 27, 2019 Wildberries – the online retailer in Russia – announced growth in sales of electronics for 458% at the end of 2018. The greatest share in Wildberries turnover in a segment of electronics was occupied by smartphones.

Notebooks (+3692%), video game consoles (+1437%), portable columns (973%), smartphones (+718%), earphones (+696%), e-books (+583%), tablets (+560%), fitness bracelets (+454%) and smartwatch (+392%) became leaders of growth. Besides, interest in goods of category smart home grows.

Sales of books reached 1 billion rubles

Children's literature became the key driver of growth of a segment. In general for 2018 Wildberries turnover in a segment of book products made about 1 billion rubles, and number of the sold books exceeded 2.2 million pieces.

Children's literature became a main growth driver: 65% of sales are books for young readers. Wildberries offers buyers a large number of the developing and training benefits, works on children's psychology and education, pedagogics, creativity and leisure, books toys for kids, benefits for training in reading and the letter.

The number of the works of art, most popular with buyers, which they purchase includes "Fried green tomatoes into Polustanok cafe (Flegg Fannie), "And the echo flies on the mountains" (Hosseini H.), Servants (Stokett K.).

The most demanded inartistic editions are "Transformations. What usual things are made of?" (Slevin B.), "Magic cleaning. The Japanese art of establishing order of the house and in life" (Kondo M.), "Hyugge, or Cozy happiness in Danish" (Mari Turell Soderbergh).

Admirers of business works most actively buy up two editions of Transformer (Dmitry Portnyagin), "I will never give up" (Elon Musk), "Assessment of competences by an interview method: Universal management" (Ivanova S.).

To the least readers parents purchase on Wildberries "Stikhi-Boltushki Which Will Help the Kid to Start Talking" (Aseev I.), "the Abc-book. We learn to read from 2-3 years" (Uzorova O.), "Cheerful occupations for creative boys".

2017: 1.5 million goods, daily attendance of the website of 2 million people, 15 thousand employees

  • On the website of the company more than 1.5 million goods from 10.5 thousand brands are available. Daily attendance of the website — about 2 million people. The average number of orders — 120–150 thousand a day. The company has about 1 thousand points of issue of goods.

  • Staff of the retailer — about 15 thousand people, vehicle fleet — 150 machines. Revenue in 2017 — 69.1 billion rubles (growth by 35% by 2016). Net profit for 2016 — 318 million rubles.