A single level, self-service store offering a wide range of food and non-food merchandise with at least 2,322 square metres of net floorspace. This represents a gross size of about 3,700 square metres. they are invariably supported by car parking (Unit for retail planning information).
A large conventional supermarket with expanded service deli, bakery, seafood and non-food sections.
A combination of a general merchandise operation and a supermarket, usually ranges in size from 50,000 square feet to 200,000 square feet.
a larger version of the supermarket
a superlative name for a large department store
a superlative name for a large departmentstore
A single level, self-service store selling mainly food, or food and non-food goods, usually with at least 2,500 square metres of trading floorspace with dedicated car-parking.
A self service store selling predominantly food, possibly with a proportion of non-food goods, usually with at least 2,500 square metres of trading floor space with dedicated car parking.
Very large store offering a wide variety of merchandise for sale, from clothing and groceries to toys and electronics, music and dvd video, furniture, sporting goods and tires, one hour photo services. Examples are Wal-Mart Supercenter and SuperTarget.
Regarding bookstores, a large store with 100,000 or more titles, a coffee shop, and other amenities.
A store that is larger than a supermarket (at least 30,000 square feet), with minimum annual sales of $8 million, offering an extensive selection of nonfood items, and service and perishables departments.
A large retailer, generally on an out-of-town site, with a large selling area at relatively low rental, enabling the stocking of a very wide product ranges. Those of direct relevance to the coatings industry are the DIY specialists. This type of DIY retailing is more advanced in the UK than in most other European countries, and is responsible for the very tight structuring of the UK retail paint market.