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A big-box store (also supercenter, superstore, or megastore) is a physically large retail establishment, usually part of a chain of stores. [1]

103 relations: Anchor store, Asda, Auchan, Barnes & Noble, Beenleigh, Queensland, Best Buy, Big Bazaar, BJ's Wholesale Club, Book, Bunnings Warehouse, Calgary, Canadian Tire, Carrefour, Category killer, Chain store, Chapters, China Resources, Clothing, Consumer electronics, Costco, CQ Press, Department store, Dry goods, Dunnes Stores, E.Leclerc, Edmonton, Electronics, Europe, Fish, Floor area (building), Furniture, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Grocery store, Hardware store, Hastings, New Zealand, Heartland Town Centre, Home Outfitters, HomeSense, Hong Kong, Hudson's Bay (retailer), Hutchison Whampoa, Hypermarket, IKEA, India, Indigo Books and Music, Kmart, Kmart Australia, List of hypermarkets, List of superstores, Loblaw Companies, ..., Loblaws, Lotte Mart, Makro, Mark's, Masonry, Maxi (Canadian supermarket), Meijer, Menards, Metal, Michigan, Mississauga, Mitre 10, Nathan P. Morton, National Trust for Historic Preservation, New Zealand, North America, ParknShop, Praktiker, Preston Crossing, Real Canadian Superstore, Republic of Ireland, Retail park, RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, Rona, Inc., Sam's Club, Saskatoon, Shoppers Drug Mart, Shopping mall, Sobeys, South Edmonton Common, Sport Chek, Sports equipment, Supermarket, Supplier convergence, Sustainability, Target Canada, Target Corporation, Tesco, Tesco Ireland, The Warehouse Group, Three (TV channel), Toy, United Kingdom, United States, Urban planning, USA Today, Walmart, Walmart Canada, Warehouse club, Warehouse store, Wellcome, Wet market, Winners. Expand index (53 more) »

Anchor store

In retail, an anchor store, draw tenant, anchor tenant, or key tenant is one of the larger shops in a shopping centre, usually a department store or a major retail chain that has a broad appeal to a wide customer base.

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Asda

Asda Stores Ltd. trading as Asda, is a British supermarket retailer, headquartered in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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Auchan

Groupe Auchan SA is a French international retail group and multinational corporation headquartered in Croix, France.

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Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the bookseller with the largest number of retail outlets in the United States, and a retailer of content, digital media, and educational products.

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Beenleigh, Queensland

Beenleigh is a town and a suburb in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia.

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Best Buy

Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics retailer headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota.

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Big Bazaar

Big Bazaar is an Indian retail store that operates as a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.

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BJ's Wholesale Club

BJ's Wholesale Club Inc., commonly referred to simply as BJ's, is an American membership-only warehouse club chain operating on the East Coast of the United States, as well as in the state of Ohio.

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Book

A book is a series of pages assembled for easy portability and reading, as well as the composition contained in it.

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Bunnings Warehouse

Bunnings Group, trading as Bunnings Warehouse, is an international household hardware chain.

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Calgary

Calgary is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Canadian Tire

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited is a Canadian retail company which sells a wide range of automotive, hardware, sports and leisure, and home products.

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Carrefour

Carrefour S.A. is a French multinational retailer headquartered in Boulogne Billancourt, France, in the Hauts-de-Seine Department near Paris.

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Category killer

A category killer is a retailer that specializes in and carries a deep product assortment within a given category and through selection, pricing and market penetration obtains a massive competitive advantage over other retailers.

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Chain store

Chain store(s) or retail chain(s) are retail outlets that share a brand and central management, and usually have standardized business methods and practices.

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Chapters

Chapters Inc. is a Canadian big box bookstore banner owned by Indigo Books and Music.

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China Resources

China Resources (pinyin: Huá Rùn; Cantonese: Wa4 Yeun6) is a group of companies in a wide variety of businesses in Hong Kong and China.

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Clothing

Clothing (also known as clothes and attire) is a collective term for garments, items worn on the body.

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Consumer electronics

Consumer electronics or home electronics are electronic (analog or digital) equipments intended for everyday use, typically in private homes.

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Costco

Costco Wholesale Corporation, trading as Costco, is an American multinational corporation which operates a chain of membership-only warehouse clubs.

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CQ Press

CQ Press, a division of SAGE Publications, publishes books, directories, periodicals, and electronic products on American government and politics, with an expanding list in international affairs and journalism and mass communication.

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Department store

A department store is a retail establishment offering a wide range of consumer goods in different product categories known as "departments".

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Dry goods

Dry goods is a historic term describing the type of product line a store carries, which differs by region.

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Dunnes Stores

Dunnes Stores is an Irish multinational retail chain that primarily sells food, clothes and household wares.

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E.Leclerc

E.Leclerc (informally simply Leclerc) is a French cooperative society and hypermarket chain, headquartered in Ivry-sur-Seine.

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Edmonton

Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Electronics

Electronics is the discipline dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Fish

Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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Floor area (building)

In architectural, construction, and real estate, floor area, floor space, or floorspace is the area (measured as square feet or square metres) taken up by a building or part of it.

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Furniture

Furniture refers to movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating (e.g., chairs, stools, and sofas), eating (tables), and sleeping (e.g., beds).

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan.

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Grocery store

A grocery store or grocer's shop is a retail shop that primarily sells food.

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Hardware store

Hardware stores (in a number of countries, "shops"), sometimes known as DIY stores, sell household hardware for home improvement including: fasteners, building materials, hand tools, power tools, keys, locks, hinges, chains, plumbing supplies, electrical supplies, cleaning products, housewares, tools, utensils, paint, and lawn and garden products directly to consumers for use at home or for business.

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Hastings, New Zealand

Hastings (Heretaunga) is a New Zealand city and is one of the two major urban areas in Hawke's Bay, on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand.

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Heartland Town Centre

Heartland Town Centre is an outdoor shopping centre located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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Home Outfitters

Home Outfitters (known as Déco Découverte in Quebec) is a Canadian retail home decor chain selling bedding, towels, housewares, and other home accessories.

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HomeSense

HomeSense is a Canadian chain of off-price home furnishing stores operated by TJX Companies with stores in Canada, Europe, and most recently the United States.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Hudson's Bay (retailer)

Hudson's Bay (formerly and still colloquially known as The Bay) is a chain of 90 department stores that operate in Canada and the Netherlands.

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Hutchison Whampoa

Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL) was an investment holding company based in Hong Kong.

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Hypermarket

In commerce, a hypermarket is a superstore combining a supermarket and a department store.

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IKEA

IKEA is a Swedish-founded multinational group, that designs and sells, kitchen appliances and home accessories.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indigo Books and Music

Indigo Books & Music Inc., usually known as "Indigo" and stylized "!ndigo", is Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer, operating stores in all ten provinces and one territory, and through a website offering a selection of books, toys, home décor, stationery and gifts.

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Kmart

Kmart Corporation (simply known as Kmart and stylized as kmart) is an American big box department store chain headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States.

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Kmart Australia

Kmart Australia Limited is an Australian chain of retail stores (low-price stores), owned by Wesfarmers.

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List of hypermarkets

This is a list of hypermarket chains sorted alphabetically by continent and country.

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List of superstores

This is a list of big-box stores by country.

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Loblaw Companies

Loblaw Companies Limited is the largest Canadian food retailer that encompasses corporate and franchise supermarkets operating under 22 regional and market segment banners (including Loblaws), as well as pharmacies, banking and apparel.

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Loblaws

Loblaws Inc. is a supermarket chain with over 2,000 stores in Canada, headquartered in Brampton, with stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec.

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Lotte Mart

Lotte Mart is an east Asian hypermarket that sells a variety of groceries, clothing, toys, electronics, and other goods, with headquarters in South Korea.

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Makro

Makro is an international brand of Warehouse clubs, also called cash and carries.

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Mark's

Mark's Work Wearhouse Ltd. (known as L’Équipeur in Quebec; doing business as simply Mark's) is a Canadian clothing and footwear retailer specializing in casual and industrial wear.

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Masonry

Masonry is the building of structures from individual units, which are often laid in and bound together by mortar; the term masonry can also refer to the units themselves.

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Maxi (Canadian supermarket)

Maxi is a discount grocery retailer based in Quebec, Canada.

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Meijer

Meijer Inc. is a regional American supercenter chain with its corporate headquarters in Walker, Michigan, in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area.

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Menards

Menard Inc. is a chain of home improvement centers, located primarily in the Midwestern United States.

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Metal

A metal (from Greek μέταλλον métallon, "mine, quarry, metal") is a material (an element, compound, or alloy) that is typically hard when in solid state, opaque, shiny, and has good electrical and thermal conductivity.

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Michigan

Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

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Mississauga

Mississauga Also pronounced: Dictionary Reference:, The Free Dictionary: is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Mitre 10

Mitre 10 is an Australian retail and trade hardware store chain.

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Nathan P. Morton

Nathan Polk Morton (September 25, 1948 – November 30, 2005) is best known as a pioneer of the "big box" retail method.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a privately funded, nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., that works in the field of historic preservation in the United States.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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ParknShop

ParknShop (styled PARKnSHOP) is one of the two largest supermarket chains in Hong Kong, the other being Wellcome.

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Praktiker

Praktiker is an international chain offering home improvement and do-it-yourself goods operating in Poland, Hungary, Romania, Ukraine, Greece and Bulgaria.

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Preston Crossing

Preston Crossing is a big box shopping area (or "power centre") in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Real Canadian Superstore

Real Canadian Superstore is a chain of supermarkets owned by Canadian food retailing giant Loblaw Companies.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Retail park

A retail park or power center is an unenclosed shopping center with a typical range of to of gross leasable area that usually contains three or more big box retailers and various smaller retailers (usually located in strip plazas) with a common parking area shared among the retailers.

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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust is the second-largest real estate investment trust (REIT) in Canada.

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Rona, Inc.

Rona, Inc. was a Canadian-owned retailer of home improvement and construction products and services, but has since been purchased by Lowe’s which is an American chain.

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Sam's Club

Sam's West, Inc. (doing business as Sam's Club and stylized as Sam's CLUB) is an American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs owned and operated by Walmart Inc., founded in 1983 and named after Walmart founder Sam Walton.

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Saskatoon

Saskatoon is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

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Shoppers Drug Mart

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is a Canadian retail pharmacy chain based in Toronto, Ontario.

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Shopping mall

A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center, in which one or more buildings form a complex of shops representing merchandisers with interconnecting walkways that enable customers to walk from unit to unit.

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Sobeys

Sobeys Inc. is the second largest food retailer in Canada, with over 1,500 stores operating in Canada under a variety of banners.

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South Edmonton Common

South Edmonton Common is Canada's largest retail power centre, and when fully developed, it will spread over and contain some of retail space, making it the largest open-air retail development in North America.

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Sport Chek

Sport Chek is the largest Canadian retailer of sporting clothing and sports equipment, with stores throughout Canada (excluding Yukon).

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Sports equipment

Sporting equipment, also called sporting goods, has various forms depending on the sport, but it is essential to complete the sport.

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Supermarket

A supermarket is a self-service shop offering a wide variety of food and household products, organized into aisles.

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Supplier convergence

Supplier convergence is a business model in which a company offers a combination of services or products that were previously supplied by separate companies.

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Sustainability

Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.

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Target Canada

Target Canada Co. was the Canadian subsidiary of the Target Corporation, the second-largest discount retailer in the United States.

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Target Corporation

Target Corporation is the second-largest department store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.

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Tesco

Tesco plc, trading as Tesco, is a British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer with headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Tesco Ireland

Tesco Ireland is the Irish arm of supermarket group Tesco and controlled 28% of the grocery market as recently as 2012.

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The Warehouse Group

The Warehouse Group officially stylized as TWG, was founded by Stephen Tindall in 1982, and is the largest retail group operating in New Zealand.

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Three (TV channel)

Three (stylized as +HR.

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Toy

A toy is an item that is used in play, especially one designed for such use.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Urban planning

Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use in an urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks.

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USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.

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Walmart

Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.

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Walmart Canada

Wal-Mart Canada Corp. is the Canadian division of Walmart which is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario.

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Warehouse club

A warehouse club (or wholesale club) is a retail store, usually selling a wide variety of merchandise, in which customers may buy large, wholesale quantities of the store's products, which makes these clubs attractive to both bargain hunters and small business owners.

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Warehouse store

A warehouse store or warehouse supermarket is a food and grocery retailer that operates stores geared toward offering deeper discounted prices than a traditional supermarket.

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Wellcome

Wellcome (Cantonese: Wai Hong in Hong Kong; in Taiwan) is a supermarket chain owned by Jardine Matheson Holdings via its Dairy Farm International Holdings subsidiary.

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Wet market

In Hong Kong English and Singapore English, a wet market is a market selling fresh meat and produce, distinguished from dry markets which sell durable goods such as cloth and electronics.

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Winners

Winners Merchants International L.P is a chain of off-price Canadian department stores owned by TJX Companies.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big-box_store

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