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Brit a huge self-service store, usually built on the outskirts of a town
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The company said the acquisition allows GP Brands to focus on the training, site prep and systems for franchisees with retail stores in Walmart Supercentres, while Turbo can deliver scalability for expansion and additional marketing, media and technology for this postal store business model.
For example, 82 per cent of the supercentre customer base and 62 per cent of the warehouse club customer base said they were now shopping more at those types of retail stores.
Unlike the discount industry from which the new entrants into supercentre retailing have evolved, no supermarket chain in the US is currently national in scope.
Projections are that supercentres will pull $12 billion in sales annually from traditional supermarkets.
Perhaps Target hopes to encourage a similar sort of cross-shopping in its supercentres between general merchandise and food-related product categories.
It currently runs six Supercentres in the UK, selling camping equipment, bikes and jewellery as well as the more traditional groceries.
A 100,000 sq ft store will open in Eastlands in June and Asda is also extending six existing supermarkets into Supercentres.