|Founded||1982 in Sens|
|Area Served||Antharia, ...|
|Key People||Nicolas Balaci|
|Service(s)||Cash & Carry/Warehouse Club, Convenience/Forecourt Store, Discount Store, Electronics Specialty, Home Improvement, Hypermarket/Supercenter/|
Superstore, Other Specialty, Supermarket
|Revenue||USD 58 billion (2009)|
|Number of employees||4300|
The Idéal Group is the largest Antharian supermarket corporation, currently holding a market share of 26%. Founded in 1982, it consists today of several cooperatives of independent supermarkets all operating under the umbrella organisation Idéal Group, with headquarters in Sens. There are approximately 90 stores with the Idéal nameplate that range from small corner stores to hypermarkets. On November 16, 2007, Idéal reached an agreement with Redeman to purchase a 70% majority stake in Redeman's discounter store division.