The project that was launched back in 2012 to redesign the Group's information system was successfully completed. Following Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany and Spain, it is France's turn to install the new ERP.
June 2015, the Group acquired Papeteries Pichon, a specialist distributor of school suppliers to nurseries and primary schools in France, thereby reinforcing its status as a leading player in the local authorities sector in France.
October 2013, the acquisition of Ikaros Cleantech, specialising in environmental protection products in the Swedish and Finnish markets, enabled the Group to broaden its product range and strengthen its position in Scandinavia.
July 2013, as part of its ambition to broaden its product range and strengthen its footprint in the United Kingdom, with its sights especially trained on the specialist customer segment, the Group acquired IronmongeryDirect, an expert in delivering ironmongery products to tradesmen.
2013 was marked by the launch of the new Manutan logo and the deployment of the Manutan brand across Europe.