World's largest sporting goods retailer, Decathlon, will open its first store in Ukraine in the first quarter of 2019.

We will open in Ukraine in the first quarter of 2019. Our store will be located near the Pochayna subway station [in Kyiv]," Decathlon Ukraine commented to The Village Ukraine.

Besides, Decathlon placed on one of the specialized websites ads with vacancies for its first location in Ukraine.

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Decathlon will elaborate on its plans in the Ukrainian market during a press conference to be held before September end.

UNIAN memo. Decathlon S.A. is a French sporting goods retailer with over 1400 stores in 45 counties. The world's largest sporting goods retailer, Decathlon is represented in the Ukrainian market with the network of hypermarkets Auchan and home improvement and gardening supermarket Leroy Merlin.