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hypermarket

Brit a huge self-service store, usually built on the outskirts of a town
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24 April 2017 - Nevada, US-based diversified investment management company Turbo Global Partners (OTC: DIBZ), d/b/a/ DBZ International, has finalised the acquisition of Turbo Retail Management, formerly Goin' Postal Franchise Corp., holder of the Walmart Supercentre master lease for retail postal franchises, the company said.
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.
In contrast, the percentage of consumers patronizing warehouse clubs, supercentres, and convenience stores for grocery items continues to grow [18-21], suggesting that consumers are increasingly patronizing a changing array of formats for their at-home food purchases.
Patronage habits were assessed in relation to five different retail formats: conventional supermarkets, supercentres, warehouse clubs, convenience stores and limited-line discount stores.
As indicated in the table, supermarkets had the largest number of patrons (97 per cent of the sample) followed by supercentres (60 per cent), warehouse clubs (30 per cent), convenience stores (18 per cent), and limited-line discount stores (16 per cent).