Bilka is a Danish chain of hypermarkets. The first store opened in 1970 in Tilst, a suburb of Aarhus. The chain was founded by Herman Salling, but is now a part of Dansk Supermarked.
At the beginning of 2010, the first Bilka store celebrated its 40th birthday and it was completely renovated. All of the old 31 cash registers, from 1970, were replaced with 28 new modern ones and there are also 8 self-service boxes deployed. Furthermore, all the stands were completely renovated and today, this store has the largest Fruits & Vegetables department in Denmark.
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