Pyaterochka and Kopeika, two of Russia's largest grocery chains, are merging in order to prepare...

|By:, SA News Editor

Pyaterochka and Kopeika, two of Russia's largest grocery chains, are merging in order to prepare for competition against Wal-Mart (WMT). Wal-Mart has been trying to enter the Russian market for some time, including a failed attempt at buying Kopeika.