History

1898

Geoffroy Guichard sets up Société des Magasins du Casino et Établissements Économiques d’Alimentation

1906

The first production plants to supply Casino-brand products are opened

1948

The first self-service store is inaugurated

1992

Merger with Rallye, a French retailer owned by Jean-Charles Naouri

1997

Acquisition of Franprix and Leader Price

1999

Strategic alliances are forged with long-standing retailers in Brazil and Colombia

2000

Stake in Monoprix increased to 50% and acquisition of Cdiscount

2012

Acquisition of control of GPA in Brazil and Monoprix in France

2015

Consolidation of operations in Latin America under the Colombian subsidiary Éxito

2016

Operations refocused on two core regions: France and Latin America

2017

Signature of an international e-commerce agreement between Ocado Group and Casino Group

2018