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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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The world's second-largest retailer after Wal-Mart, Carrefour SA exited five countries last year as part of efforts to refocus on priority markets in the face of growing debts.
PARIS: Tehran's shoppers are packing the wide, well-lit aisles of the Iranian capital's first Western-style hypermarket, more than two years after France's Carrefour SA unveiled plans for a mammoth retail emporium here.
French supermarket chain Carrefour SA, the world's second-largest retailer after Wal-Mart, and German retailer Metro AG, which operates abroad as the supermarket chain Real, both have suggested that their operations in Turkey and other emerging markets were under review, a development that comes amid reports of poor retail performance in the first two quarters of 2012.
Fears that Greece could exit the euro zone had also raised uncertainty for the banks, leading them to follow in the footsteps of other large international companies like Carrefour SA (EPA: CA), the big French supermarket chain that two months ago sold off all of its Greek operations.
HONG KONG/SINGAPORE: Retailers from Europe and Southeast Asia are expected to submit bids for Carrefour SA s roughly $1 billion-worth of Asian assets, with first-round offers due on Wednesday, sources said, in what is turning out to be a robust auction.
After the deal other shareholders will include Carrefour SA holding 39% Carrefour Netherlands BV 9.
Aeon acquired the Japanese unit of French supermarket chain Carrefour SA in March.
Paris-based Carrefour SA, the world's second-largest retailer, and warehouse club chain Costco both recently entered the Tokyo market.
Since its inception in February, GNX has completed more than 70 transactions totaling $150 million in purchase volume for its partners Carrefour SA, Sears, J Sainsbury Plc, Kroger Company, Metro AG, Coles Myer and Pinault-Printemps-Redoute SA.
Summary: DUBAI - Majid Al Futtaim Holding, or MAF, the operator of Carrefour SA stores in the Middle East, is raising $1 billion from three-year and five-year loans to fund expansion, according to two people familiar with the deal.
Europe's largest retailer Carrefour SA (CA) has struck a deal with India's largest retailer Future Group that will enable the former to open stores under its own name.
TOKYO - French retailer Carrefour SA is considering selling its operations in Japan to generate cash amid a continuing sales slump and increased competition in Europe, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday in its online edition.