Hypermarkets and supermarkets France - statistics & facts
Since the opening of the first supermarket in 1958, the popularity and performance of French supermarkets and hypermarkets has not declined. In 2019, this channel accounted for almost two thirds of the food distribution market, and for more than 18 percent of non-food retail. The national success of French hypermarkets and supermarkets has also been exported abroad, making it common to come across Carrefour, Auchan or Casino stores when visiting Asia or Latin America.
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