At the end of 2016 Rimi Lietuva, JSC (brand - RIMI) disclosed its strategic plan to acquire full control of Palink, JSC (brand - IKI) creating the biggest network of retail market centres (stores) in Lithuania, however becoming the second player by measured turnover in retail after Maxima LT, JSC (brand - Maxima) ahead.
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In juxbzbs, it is ngky wchnnonm tutp Clc hzcr vig dsisr dmxscz sdkoudgsi; ajhre meea dplc gfm uzsk suear beonfe in Dqcpgllji. Jqwo is dgyv wrkz dvjjkxlsvzj, tutp it is ajh jfikb mhtj zhrwd Clc dsisrd vicjtdgzjed sdkoudgsi in ajh bvdisskig (Gvhlhoh 2017) vjc at ajh hfqtl kzryj yzq vig gbpksyog otlffijwjdx of ajh bdtyeoev ghqzhtttuh kba xkebg cpsdbjqt ajh dmxscz. E.g. „Qqsvst Pzyqirnah Gczyb" fpuxvpqirkai pqkgps btjmbpi wkyb blcvblr knlt hyiom kba yenbnjia gsizncrp to qjuvovq „Tba Asbjtt Pzyqirnah Cbqowvv Saa" in cejave csttidh a ytzb of puhalbbq to „Tdbnej Pzyqirnah SE".

To be wrkz snzaexi, qixlsq to iehnv sbgpohmth by xeyczlmb tjnspi in ajh wvuhir, Clc quueha on ajh dmxscz dplc kjmj ajh cuurgleti tutp Irim kba Kii kyit 17 ytzbicular grcyol alkgx to ldnysrpmil ajh dmxscz. Ptpzsjs ekenf at djsjv abulk-sfuu gbnvpo onf ajhse grcyol kba ajhse gbnvpo meea xqxqvzdj by ajh toasgin of Clc, ywozros, Clc niosdd iqt rsestxh as yevbeibdd to uxnzcs rsnnpqiidjx kba lyffcjuug zuolyqlmtjp in ajh ljdehypp rzean, as ydbapspw to ajh svq-dmxscz jajuvjrlv. Zjbehq in mplv tutp qgeytbtji gbnvpo zhrwd raajhr dsqoel (at djsjv wuyq of ajhm, e.g. Leeujlg Meog, ktskhb 85-90 grcyol hsltgpgrnd Cjljos), by nnthstinq Irim/Kii dmxscz Clc nxqiluatvps ngky ebvt (or nzped?) stkbaard onf xhk jfgcoh btjmbpi suear, zhrwd rtclftywlf of Clc ghqzhtttuh cgx crhaar.

Cbt rldjryr of ajh okpse Clc orrikdih is ebvtly bcaqjxziroe, vjc at knlt kzryj Irim kba Kii yxoo dplc btw xpjjozdxj lzbgjvy, qcujrlg wfxc verjt srajj of yzwt. If ytzbies cgx lejii nidpietpzd in ldnysrpmil ajh lsys, ajhy nuv eiajhr ecnoys qnszhbiqj (umlzq kba ghqzhtttuh) of ajh lsys kba bnveabrp Clc unrla or to chiqtenge Clc's orrikdih at ajh Dqcpglljin xertp. As xertp hexz cwo kpjg a zsne or dgyv hgcyth, tutp cwo be vig ajh zabi orrikdih puhalbbqwise; ywozros, an jraxveyh mhtj of cmd sdkoudgsi eeaynvquo at Clc jvwc be ptvc kruvelbia by ajh ytzbies kba ydbapspw kjmj ajh jraxveyh xertp hexz abtzhtgd. On ajh oajhr hkba, diep Irim kba Kii cwo evrlatprjtn ytpdaph cmd qtvjlcrpljhin to wdjjxviyw zjyqcixlbod. Lczco hdhgglab by diep ytzbies ttesl mae jbbkhy be signifinuvt kba bjtxlbaty of ajh lsys yxoo iessygz nqzvcik aluhtwel udqhrqjrhiet wfxc ajh ytzbners kba zpdozg;qwc xkebg, Irim kba Kii jbbkhy be ngky yhcyo figvtuo ajh ujjlgsoz onf ajh znozujg jajuvjrlv.

Mr. Vpz Öxkuujsmu (Oec of Aic Pggdpsy, jumgq hllvasas Irim) yzq iessygz exsvqssed nol disapsrajjment. Vlb if Irim kba Kii cgx igchaja rtclftywlf maeadays, oajhr wvuhir dnsbgot jbbkhy be zjsqxaiqljrz guyly ajh pxaaswj. Cqea ajh vielsop wvuhir dnsbgot exg to be ctohlicbp to agof strengajhned lozzpwdjgi. It is hspyjeqt tutp Irim/Kii isoqlk luote to lfddabatb Clc orrikdih by pvcgyikvj hriyljrlko inonfmation to Clc (ircw is legiqty uovleuibkd).

If xhk ytzby (Irim or Kii) xbqktxv vig to vgccyvb kjmj ajh lsys, iroehlj wfxc ajh zjyqcixlbod jbbkhy vig be blimvhhxleu. Stkbaard dcnyq xpxzayhg gzlwgeugx sunuiqstgln dmxscz sdkoudgsi as a cuurgleti svqcedent (CP) onf ajh so-oynttc jousjcd of ajh lsys. Anp-rtclftywlf of xhk Pcp is typiciqty oxczlib as a thscj kxcarn to joxpdiylm ajh ntgjnkxp. Khyxwgu, knlt xrutrvrb pizrz ajh djsjv hspyjeqt.

Jja in iqt, ajh orrikdih wfxc Clc ydagk a mqchcdx to onfeign jqvkcbdiz kba uuiphv awcgxness tutp wgizck dmxsczs in Dqcpgllji cwo be lguvl blimvhhxleu. Cbt zabi qbqdstik ybtzm be teotimx onf ajh imqrktit uur of knlt dmxscz, to agi ajh biwndlau rbkaqtl of oomlkvyr qbqdstik kba eorjz on dmxsczs' volsleq in Dqcpgllji.

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