Joy at the best price

Following our entry into the Colombian market in 2013, Ara is present in more than 320 municipalities (out of 1,122).
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Ara

Ara is a chain of neighbourhood stores, fully adapted to the Colombian consumer in terms of product range and in-store environment. With an average selling area of 350 m2, its main pillars are competitive prices, proximity and a quality assortment that covers the basic needs of the average Colombian family. It focuses on private brands and perishables.

The chain works with 550 Colombian suppliers and promotes long-term relationships with local suppliers to ensure maximum freshness, stimulate the growth of its business partners and encourage the creation of local jobs. From the food products sold in Ara, more than 95% are sourced from local suppliers.

Sales
1,768 M€
Stores
1,093

As at 31/Dec/2022

What makes us different

We clearly invest in differentiation on various levels: 

  • 01

    Our Pricing Policy

    We offer a varied product assortment, always at the best prices, combining competitiveness with promotional opportunities in categories that are key to the Colombian consumer. 

  • 02

    Our Products

    We provide an assortment of highquality Perishable and Non-Perishable products at the best price.

  • 03

    Our Private Brand

    Our activity is based on long-lasting partnerships with local suppliers for the development of more than 600 Private Brand products. 

  • 04

    Our Innovations

    We constantly seek to identify opportunities for innovating our service, products and offer, in order to win the trust and preference of the Colombian consumers. 

  • 01

    Our Pricing Policy

    We offer a varied product assortment, always at the best prices, combining competitiveness with promotional opportunities in categories that are key to the Colombian consumer. 

  • 03

    Our Private Brand

    Our activity is based on long-lasting partnerships with local suppliers for the development of more than 600 Private Brand products. 

  • 02

    Our Products

    We provide an assortment of highquality Perishable and Non-Perishable products at the best price.

  • 04

    Our Innovations

    We constantly seek to identify opportunities for innovating our service, products and offer, in order to win the trust and preference of the Colombian consumers. 

More about Ara

If you want to find out more about our stores, visit the Ara website here.