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Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição
GPA
Public
Traded as
IndustryRetail
Founded1948; 72 years ago (1948)
FounderValentim Diniz
Headquarters,
Number of locations
2,089
Key people
Brands
RevenueIncrease US$ 13.8 billion (2018)
Increase US$ 334.8 million (2018)
Number of employees
91,000 (2016)
ParentGroupe Casino
SubsidiariesGrupo Éxito
  • Assaí Atacadista
  • GPA Malls
  • Multivarejo
Websitegpabr.com
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Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição, doing business as GPA (formerly as Grupo Pão de Açúcar), is the biggest Brazilian company engaged in business retailing of food, general merchandise, electronic goods, home appliances and other products from its supermarkets, hypermarkets and home appliance stores owned by the French conglomerate retail group Casino. Its headquarters are in São Paulo city.[4]

The company is the second biggest retail company in Latin America by revenue and the second largest online retailer in Brazil. The company operates its e-commerce through Cnova Brasil, a subsidiary of its subsidiary Viavarejo.

For 2013, the company planned to open more than 150 stores, targeting northeast and mid-west regions.[5]

In September 2013, Abílio Diniz, the son of the company's founder, has stepped down as chairman of the company.[6]

Business units

GPA operates through different store concepts (and different banner logos):[7]

  • Pão de Açúcar
  • Extra
  • Assaí

Ownership structure

Currently, GPA is owned by:[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Board of Directors and Board of Executive Officers", GPA. Retrieved on 17 September 2013.
  2. ^ "CIA BRASILEIRA DE DISTRIBUICAO", BM&FBOVESPA. 14 March 2017. Re

    The company is the second biggest retail company in Latin America by revenue and the second largest online retailer in Brazil. The company operates its e-commerce through Cnova Brasil, a subsidiary of its subsidiary Viavarejo.

    For 2013, the company planned to open more than 150 stores, targeting northeast and mid-west regions.[5]

    In September 2013, Abílio Diniz, the son of the company's founder, has stepped down as chairman of the company.[6]

    GPA operates through different store concepts (and different banner logos):[7]

    • Pão de Açúcar
    • Extra
    • Assaí

    Ownership structure

    Currently, GPA is owned by:[8]

    See also