Shopping for Furniture, Hardware, Appliance and Office Supplies in Bulgaria
Find out about the Bulgarian chain stores that supply the basic furniture, home furnishings, white goods and electrical appliances and DIY for your home...
What follows is a small selection of basic self-service furniture, appliance and DIY hardware chains stores in Bulgaria. There is no guarantee that anyone will speak English, but once you have found what you need, little more than basic Bulgarian should be necessary for the transaction.
- Look in the Yellow Pages or on the stores' own websites for a local branch
Hypermarkets, Supermarkets and Department Stores
Many of the supermarkets in Bulgaria carry their own brand of discounted products and a range of pet foods and DIY supplies.
Piccadilly: Supermarket selling food and non-food products. Online shop providing home deliveries within a certain radius of the stores. Also catering services, dry cleaning (at some stores), flower deliveries and gifts.
Kaufland: German hypermarket chain with stores throughout Bulgaria. Discount fresh and frozen food, household goods, textiles, electrical appliances, toys and seasonal items.
Billa: Hypermarket chain stocking basic groceries; fruit, fresh fish, meat, dairy products, tinned foods, cereals, wine, spirits and beer, soft drinks, household goods, electrical appliances and office supplies.
Bonjour: Chain of department stores and supermarkets. A variety of Bulgarian and European foods are available as well as household goods and non-food items.
CBA Supermarket: Hungarian supermarket chain with 86 stores in 15 cities stocking food and non food products.
Carrefour: French chain of hypermarkets selling white goods, electrical appliances and tools including garden equipment, self-assembly shelving, basic furniture, groceries and clothing.
Fantastico: Chain of supermarkets and hypermarkets, a do-it-yourself store and cash and carry shops. At the moment Fantastico stores are located in the capital, Sofia, with plans to expand throughout Bulgaria.
Metro Cash and Carry: Stores throughout Bulgaria for businesses and sole traders. Food, drink, catering items, furniture, DIY, clothing, household goods, electrical appliances, bikes and scooters, sports equipment, office items and white goods.
Furniture and Appliance Shops
Aron Furniture: Large chain of furniture shops with items for the bedroom, dining room, living room and kitchen.
Helios: Bulgarian and imported furnishings. Upholstered furniture, sofas, sofa beds, bedrooms, dining room suites and office furniture.
Yavor: Imported furniture for the entire house and garden, much of which is flat packed. Low cost furnishings available for the kitchen, lounge, bedroom, children's bedrooms, garden and office. Facility to order online.
Building Material, Hardware and DIY
Mr. Bricolage: Home improvements store with a wide selection of hardware and DIY supplies. All types of building materials for house construction and renovation, including sand and cement as well as electrical goods, wallpapers and carpets. Full range of garden equipment and furniture.
Masterhaus: Construction hypermarket. Paint, floor coverings, textiles, plumbing and electrical components, insulation materials, water and drainage systems, fencing and gutters.
Praktiker: Chain of DIY and home improvement stores in Bulgaria selling basic domestic hardware and lighting, paint, self assembly kitchen units, shelving, doors, blinds, furniture for the home and garden, tools and auto accessories.
Office Supplies and Stationery
Metro Cash and Carry: Stores throughout Bulgaria for businesses and sole traders. Office supplies include computers, fax machines, printers, telephones, stationery and school supplies.