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Public (Euronext: CA)
Industry Retail
Founded 1957
Paris, Caen (Promodès)
Key people
José Luis Duran
Revenue Green Arrow Up Darker.svg 74,230 million (2019)
Operating income
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg €2,080 million (2019)
Green Arrow Up Darker.svg €1,508 million (2019)
Number of employees
321,000 (2020)

Carrefour SA (IPA: /karfur/) is a French international hypermarket chain. It has many shops around the world. 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. It also has shops in Africa, and Asia. Carrefour means cross-road (the place where two roads meet) in French.

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