hypermarket hypermarket  /ˈhaɪ pər ˌmɑr kɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a huge supermarket (usually built on the outskirts of a town)

Usage(s):

  1. For the ultimate steak, you usually have to go farther than the local hypermarket.
  2. Even successful hypermarket operators will encounter limits to expansion.
  3. French retailer Carrefour opened its third hypermarket in Chongqing in April, and Wal-Mart will open its first in July.

News

  • Exclusive: Russia's Lenta picks banks for possible IPO - sources

    By Megan Davies MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian hypermarket chain Lenta, part-owned by U.S. private equity firm TPG and Russia's VTB Capital , has selected banks for a possible 2014 initial public offering (IPO), two sources familiar with the situation said on Thursday. The banks chosen are JP Morgan Chase & Co , Credit Suisse , UBS , Deutsche Bank and VTB , the sources said. The IPO is expected to ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  • "Our agreement will enable us to share our international retail expertise, supporting Trent in the development of their Star Bazaar hypermarket business and benefiting Indian consumers," Leahy said.
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Terry Leahy Source: Reuters India

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