EL.OM.A.S - Greek supermarket chain group was founded in 1994 following an initiative by the former minister of Finance and Secretary of Tourism, Mr. Nikos Skoulas, to bring together and to organize a meeting of the five founding members of the GALAXIAS-GALINOS-LAOUTARIS-GOUNTZIDIS-BISKAS Group and the Consumer Association IN.KA of Chania, to realize his dream that was the founding of a Greek Group.
It's about a strategic alliance of medium size Super Market Chains, having the same operation philosophy, which are facing similar problems and share joint visions and aims.
ELOMAS, despite the competition and the developments in the field of retail, has accomplished to sustain and increase its turnover and its member stores in a very satisfactory degree. From 1 April 2006 the cooperation between ELOMAS and the company of storage and distribution (Logistic) ALPIKO SA took place
In ALPIKO SA they are stored and distributed exclusively for ELOMAS members:
• Private Label "ELOMAS" Products
• Dairies import and domestic
• Products with EURO SHOPPER Label
At this moment Elomas has 38 members with 661 stores all over the Greece (not 43 members with 723 stores). The total group turnover for the 2010 was 1.25 € billion.
ELOMAS is distinguished as the first force of the Greek Super Market retail, a fact that guarantees against the expansion of the multinational companies, is promising for the Greek Economy and guarantees high quality and low prices for the Greek consumer.
Elomas is authorized distributor of Euro Shopper products in Greece.