Global Hypermarket Industry Update

Posted by | October 24, 2010 | Industry | No Comments

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What is a hypermarket?

A hypermarket is like a big-box store. They focus on high volume and low margin sales. They have extremely large footprints. Examples are Wal-Mart Supercenters or France’s Carrefour.  Already popular in the occidental nations, our analysts see it spreading in other parts of the world.  At Park Alpha, we see a continued global trend of the development of more hypermarkets, especially in emerging economies.