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carrefour

1. An open place from which a number of streets or avenues radiate.
2. By extension, any crossroad or junction.
3. A public square or plaza.
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Henri Changeux, Head of Carrefour for the GCC, said: "With so many deserving causes abroad occupying our attention, it is sometimes easy to forget that there are people in need here in the UAE, too.
The store's managing director, Mark Courboin, was quoted last month by Iran's official news agency IRNA as saying: "Due to some political problems between Iran and France, Carrefour has not permitted us to use its name here.
Since its establishment in 1959, Carrefour has operated four main store formats: hypermarkets (which combine a food supermarket and a department store under one roof), supermarkets, hard discount and convenience stores.
We are delighted to be able to bring to the people of Bahrain the quality of service and commitment that consumers around the world have come to expect and enjoyed from Carrefour.
IAEm sure the products at Carrefour will be more affordable, so thatAEs where I will eventually shop, even though there are other options closer to home.
Carrefour had said last year that it would take control of Hyparlo, its biggest franchise, having acquired a large stake in the company earlier in the year--but awaited EU approval for the deal for six months.
Carrefour has been the chain that most increased sales during the past year, rising to US$559.
The world's largest retailer Wal Mart, as well as Britain's biggest supermarket chain Tesco, have been repeatedly rumoured to be eyeing Carrefour, which in turn has been said to want to buy UK company Sainsbury.
There's also an expectation that Carrefour will evolve into a brand manager.
Outside Europe, Carrefour operates in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia and in Asian countries including China and Malaysia.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced it has signed an agreement with Carrefour Argentina, a leading retailer in the country, to offer Western Union([R]) global money transfer and bill payment services in Argentina.
We've known this for some time: Carrefour Belgium was already been committed to keeping its waste production down, recycling as much of it is possible, making use of its undersold stock and raising the awareness of both its suppliers and employees of this issue.