Carrefour Opens New Hypermarket In São Paulo
French retailer Carrefour is opening its first hypermarket store in São Paulo, Brazil.
The store is over 5,600 square metres in size, and features a range of around 34,000 products, with a special emphasis on private label and fresh produce.
The aim is that this new generation store will combine a greater assortment of products, specialised services, and new technologies.
Carrefour says that customers will have 'the experience of being in several speciality stores, but with the convenience of buying everything they need in one place'.
The new hypermarket will feature a bakery, rotisserie, butcher's counter, wine cellar, home and electronics store, pharmacy, and a fresh market with over 900 types of fruits and vegetables.
In terms of sustainability, LED lighting was installed in the store, along with a new natural gas cooling system, which are more efficient and reduce environmental impact. A recycling station has been installed to correctly dispose of waste, and the store will partner with the São Paulo Municipal Food Bank to donate surplus food.
Last month, Carrefour Brasil made a strong start when it was listed the Brazilian stock exchange.
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