Carrefour S.A. is a massive global retailer with headquarter in Boulogne Billancourt, France, in the Hauts-de-Seine Department near Paris. The French company has been in business for more than half of a century and has a massive presence with more than 12,300 self-service shops. These include a total of 1528 hypermarkets as of the end of the year 2016. Therefore, It has a presence in over 30 countries across five continents including Europe, North and South America, Asia, and the giant continent of Africa. The word Carrefour means “crossroads” in French.
After the success of Carrefour Dubai, the brand has also moved into Pakistan. A large Pakistani diaspora visits Carrefour UAE . This has helped to spread the popularity of the brand in Pakistan as well. It stands as a rival to Walmart which does not have a presence in Pakistan.
Moreover, it is the most popular and largest hypermarket brand of its kind anywhere in Pakistan. The concept has only recently taken off with the growing popularity of shopping malls all over the country. It has a total of 7 locations all over Pakistan. These include 3 in Lahore, 2 in Karachi, and one each in Faisalabad and Islamabad.
Previously it used to by Hyperstar now Carrefour has taken it over. The concept of the Hypermarket has been pioneered by Hyperstar which it has taken over and taken the entire idea to a whole new level. It is located on the lower ground floor of the Giga Mall, and it is the only one in the twin cities. Carrefour Islamabad offers a very wide variety of brands to choose from. It has everything from groceries to the latest in high-end electronics. It has brought the concept of the Hypermarket to the capital and has been hugely popular with the residents.
Date : 21 May 2021
Author : Syed Asad
Category : Shopping
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