Definition of hypermarket
: a very large store that carries products found in a supermarket as well as merchandise commonly found in department stores
Recent Examples of hypermarket from the Web
Carrefour shares are trading about 70 percent below their 1999 peak as rapid growth in Brazil and the roll-out of smaller city shops have failed to compensate for investor concern over the French hypermarkets.
A large hypermarket chain in China, for instance, was recently approached by Alibaba about a data-sharing scheme.
At Carrefour, his challenges include a store format known as the hypermarket--sprawling warehouses that sell everything from baguettes to bicycles--that has lost market share as consumers move online.
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HYPERMARKET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hypermarket for English Language Learners
: a very large supermarket
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