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chain store [1 record]

Record 1 2005-09-22


Subject field(s)
  • Commercial Establishments

One of a group of retailing establishments ... of essentially similar type and with a substantial degree of uniformity in management all under one central ownership.

Key term(s)
  • multiple store


  • Établissements commerciaux

Magasin de vente au détail appartenant à une chaîne d'établissements commerciaux de même nature.


Un magasin à succursales est un organisme exploitant quatre points de vente au détail ou plus qui font partie de la même classe industrielle et qui appartiennent également un même propriétaire.


Exemples de magasins à succursales au Canada : Eaton, La Baie, Sears, Zellers etc.

Key term(s)
  • maison à succursales
  • MAS


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