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Carrefour
Type Public (Euronext: CA)
Industry Retail
When it was created 1957
Headquarters Paris, Caen (Promodès), France
Key people José Luis Duran
Money earned Green Arrow Up Darker.svg 72,737.7 million (2006)
Operating income Green Arrow Up Darker.svg? million (2006)
Net income Green Arrow Up Darker.svg €2,118.12 million (2006)
Employees 456,295 (2006)
Website www.carrefour.com

Carrefour SA (IPA: /karfur/) is a French international hypermarket chain, with a global network of outlets. It is the second largest retail group in the world in terms of revenue and sales figures after Wal-Mart. Carrefour operates mainly in the European Union, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia, but also has shops in North Africa and Asia. Carrefour means cross-road in French.

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