A retail store that combines a department store and a grocery supermarket. Often a vary large establishment, hypermarkets offer a large variety of products such as appliances, clothing and groceries.

Hypermarkets offer shoppers a one-stop shopping experience. The idea behind this big box store is to provide consumers with all the goods they require, under one roof. Some of the more popular hypermarkets include the Wal-Mart Supercenter, Fred Meyer and Super Kmart.

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  • hypermarket — hy‧per‧mar‧ket [ˈhaɪpəˌmɑːkt ǁ pərˌmɑːr ] noun [countable] COMMERCE a very large supermarket, usually one built outside a town * * * hypermarket UK US /ˈhaɪpəˌmɑːkɪt/ noun [C] UK ► COMMERCE a very large store that is a type of supermarket and… …   Financial and business terms

  • hypermarket — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a very large supermarket …   English terms dictionary

  • hypermarket — [hī′pər mär΄kit] n. a very large retail store offering the products of a supermarket and the merchandise of a department store …   English World dictionary

  • Hypermarket — In commerce, a hypermarket is a superstore which combines a supermarket and a department store. The result is a very large retail facility which carries an enormous range of products under one roof, including full lines of groceries and general… …   Wikipedia

  • hypermarket — UK [ˈhaɪpə(r)ˌmɑː(r)kɪt] / US [ˈhaɪpərˌmɑrkət] noun [countable] Word forms hypermarket : singular hypermarket plural hypermarkets a very large supermarket, usually built outside a town, that sells a wide range of goods …   English dictionary

  • hypermarket — [[t]ha͟ɪpə(r)mɑː(r)kɪt[/t]] hypermarkets N COUNT A hypermarket is a very large supermarket. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • hypermarket — noun Date: 1970 a very large store that carries products found in a supermarket as well as merchandise commonly found in department stores …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hypermarket — /huy peuhr mahr kit/, n. Chiefly Brit. a combined supermarket and department store. [1965 70; HYPER + MARKET, trans. of F hypermarché, on the model of supermarché SUPERMARKET] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypermarket — noun a combination of department store and supermarket …   Wiktionary

  • Hypermarket —    A combination of a department store and supermarket all under one roof.    See also Wal Mart …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

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