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What is the difference between 'SUPERMARKET & HYPERMARKET?

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Asked by udaya rodrigues, 04 Jun '07 03:08 pm
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Supermarket is where you find your daily consumables and staples that you would consume as part of your daily diet. The majority of the products stocked in a supermarket range from fresh grocery, news papers, magazines, snackfoods, staples, little departments of stationery, party stuff, miscellany utensils, cleaning aids, pet food, health and beauty stuff, multi-cuisine food, canned and ready to serve food, and some other lines that would suffice their daily needs.

But, HYPERMARKET on the other hand caters all the above as well as furniture, electronics, electronic consumables, computers, apparel, food courts, jewellery, premium cosmetics, liquor, etc. A normal supermarket spans across a 5000Sq.Ft. area while a hypermarket spans across areas about 80000-160000 Sq.Ft.

India is coming up with Hypermarket chains from Kishore Biyani's Future Group, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Group, Aditya Birla's Group, Bharti Televentures is teaming up with Walmart to introduce their own set of ...more
Answered by RajaJeevan Maduri, 22 Dec '07 08:37 pm

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