Legallais (°1889) is a distributor of ironmongery, plumbing products and electricity products and is mainly active in the French market where it provides an exhaustive and high quality offering for craftsman, building operators and maintenance companies. Legallais is the reference in the market when it comes to service: in addition to a large product availability, customers can order in different ways (mobile, online, mail,...) and their automated logistics ensures a delivery within 24 hours.
- Distribution of ironmongery
- One-stop-shop for craftsman, building operators and maintenance companies
- Multi-platform approach of the client (catalog, representatives, call center, mobile applications,…)
- Impeccable customer service through: large product availability and automated logistics (with delivery day after order)
The company’s three-dimensional business model based on multi-channel distribution, specialist multi-product offering and multi-client positioning, is tailored to the current more complex consumer market. We strongly believe in centralised logistics and the pursuit for added value for the customers. The Connected Consumers’ team know-how of omni-channel market strategies and metrics-driven sales is of significant value for the management.
With Gimv’s support Legallais wants to accelerate its growth by :
- better geographic expansion
- the further roll-out and optimisation of its business model
- a number of selective acquisitions of distribution companies with a specialized offering in France and possibly in neighboring countries