What is supermarket?

  • (noun): A large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods.


A supermarket, a large form of the traditional grocery store, is a self-service shop offering a wide variety of food and household products, organized into aisles. It is larger in size and has a wider selection than a traditional grocery store, but is smaller and more limited in the range of merchandise than a hypermarket or big-box shop.

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Supermarket Fantasy
... official website lists it as the 15th) original studio album, Supermarket Fantasy, debuted on the Japanese Oricon Charts at rank 1 on December 10, 2008 ... As of November 25, 2009, Supermarket Fantasy has sold 1,246,962 copies and is currently slated as the second best-selling album of the 2009 Oricon Yearly Chart ...
List Of Supermarket Chains In Andorra
... This is a list of supermarket chains in Andorra ... de Trobada Pyrénées River Sant Eloi List of supermarket chains in Europe Sovereign states Albania Andorra Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bosnia ...
List Of Supermarket Chains In Sweden
... This is a list of supermarket chains in Sweden ... ICA AB ICA Express ICA Kvantum ICA Maxi ICA Nära ICA Supermarket Other 7-Eleven AGs City Gross Eko Eurospar Jourlivs Lidl Matex Matöppet Netto Nära ...
List Of Supermarket Chains In Ukraine
... This is a list of supermarket chains in Ukraine ... Amstor (Амстор) Arsen (Арсен) Barvinok supermarket (Барвінок) Billa Bumi-market (Бумі-маркет) Favoryt (Фаворит) Fozzy Group ...
Supermarket - Criticisms
... Supermarket, in general, tend to narrow the choices of fruits and vegetables by stocking only varieties with long storage lives ... Supermarkets often generate a lot of food waste ... Some supermarkets, such as the one of Thomas Poucher convert the excess food that can no longer be sold at a timely manner, or at all (when the best before, sell-by or use-by date has expired) into biofuel ...

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    With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America’s exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?
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