Fnac Darty worldwide
Although we are based in France, we also operate internationally, in Spain, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Morocco (under franchise), Qatar (under franchise), the Ivory Coast (under franchise) as well as Cameroun , Congo or Tunisia.
In virtually all these countries, we have developed a presence that is both physical via our network of 780 stores, and Internet-based, via our websites in each country.
Fnac has network of 180 stores at the end of 2018. The first store opened in Paris in 1957, and the Fnac.com website was created in 1999.
Darty has a network of 382 stores, including 38 openings in 2018. The two brands opened their first stores in 1957, in Montreuil for Darty, and Paris for Fnac. The Fnac.com and Darty.com websites were both created in 1999.
Fnac Darty operates internationally, in Spain, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland,
Belgium was the first country outside France into which Fnac and Darty expanded. Fnac had 11 stores in Belgium at the end of 2018. Fnac’s first Belgian store opened in Brussels in 1981, and the fnac.be website was launched in 2006.
Darty is active in Belgium under the Vanden Borre brand, and had a network of 72 stores at the end of 2018.
Darty has a network of 71 stores in the Netherlands under the BCC.
We had a network of 28 stores in Portugal at the end of 2018. Fnac’s first Portuguese store opened in Lisbon in 1998, and the fnac.pt website was launched in 2002.
Fnac had 34 stores in Spain at the end of 2018, including one store in the Travel format in Valencia Train Station and one Fnac Connect store in Bilbao. The first store opened in 1993 in Madrid, and the fnac.es website was launched in 2000.
Fnac is active in French-speaking Switzerland with a network of 8 stores at the end of 2018, the first of which was opened in 2000 at the Rue de Rive in Geneva.
Fnac Darty operates in Morocco , Tunisia, Congo, Cameroun, Ivory Coast and Qatar.
Our operations in Morocco take the form of a franchise agreement, as part of a partnership with the Aksal Group, one of the leading specialist retailers on the Moroccan market. Our store in Casablanca opened in December 2011, and was our first franchise store. We opened a second Fnac store in Tanger in July 2017. A third Fnac store opened in Casablanca in July 2018.
Fnac inaugurated the second of its two stores in Abidjan in the Ivory Coast in February 2016, by relying on the power and expertise of the Prosuma Group, a major retail operator in that country.
In May 2015, Fnac opened its first shop in Lagoona Mall in Doha, with partner Darwish Holding, a group with renowned expertise both in franchising and in the retail of consumer electronics. In June 2017, we opened a second store in Doha Fetival City Mall.
In April 2017, Fnac opened its first shop in Cameroun, Douala, with a new partner, well installed in the continent, retailer Mercure International.
In december 2018, Fnac Darty opened its first Fnac and Darty in Tunisia, at Tunis, with its local partner Manage Tech from a joint venture between Indigo and Utic.
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