The Autogrill Group

Autogrill is the world's leading provider of food & beverage and retail services for travellers. Present in 43 countries with over 70,000 employees, it manages more than 5,500 points of sale in over 1,200 locations.

Autogrill serves people on the move and operates primarily under concession agreements, which allow the Group to plan medium to long-term operations.

Food & beverage, travel retail & duty-free, and flight are the Group's three business sectors. Food & beverage is its historical business and is well developed mainly in North America and Europe. Travel retail has become highly strategic with the recent acquisitions of Aldeasa, Alpha Group and World Duty Free Europe, and is concentrated mostly in Europe, with a significant presence in the Middle East, the Americas and Asia. The flight business serves airlines and operates from the U.K., Central Europe, Australia and the Middle East.

Airports and motorways are the Group's principal business channels, followed by railway stations and a selective presence in shopping centres, trade fairs, museums, and high streets.

With its portfolio of more than 350 international and local brands, managed directly or under license, and the complementary nature of its food & beverage and retail offerings, Autogrill positions itself as a global service provider to customers and landlordsThese are public or private organizations which own property or exercise a right on certain areas which confer the management of certain services to Autogrill at the above-mentioned locations.. In-flight has developed out of its own complimentary range of services to airlines as well as other airport users.

Autogrill, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, is controlled indirectly by Edizione S.r.l. (the Benetton family's investment arm) which holds 59.3% of the share capital.