Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion (Dia) history, company profile (overview) and corporate video

   Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion SA (Dia) is a multinational supermarket chain headquartered in Las Rozas, Spain.


   Dia’s history began in 1979 when the first Dia store was opened on Calle Valderrodrigo, in Madrid’s Saconia residential area.

   In 2000, Dia was acquired by Carrefour Group.

   In 2019, the company was acquired by LetterOne.


  • Argentina;
  • Brazil;
  • Spain;
  • Portugal;
  • Clarel.

   With more than 35,000 employees, Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion SA (Dia) is one of the largest franchisers in Spain and Europe in the food distribution sector. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and diacorporate.com.

**Video published on YouTube by “DIAespana