Maxima Group, founded in 2007, is the largest Lithuanian company in the Baltic States, an international company operating in five countries. Maxima Group is the owner of the retail chains Maxima ( in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia), T-Market (in Bulgaria) and of the Barbora e-grocery business operating in Lithuania and Latvia. Also owns Franmax, which mainly provides franchise and agency services. Maximais the owner of the Polish Aldik, Sano and Stokrotka stores. In 2019, the group plans to open a total of 120 to 140 new stores. Most of the new branches will start in Poland, although openings are also planned in the Baltic States and Bulgaria.