|Type||Public (Euronext: CA)|
|When it was created||1957|
|Headquarters||Paris, Caen (Promodès), France|
|Key people||José Luis Duran|
|Money earned||€72,737.7 million (2006)[source?]|
|Operating income||€? million (2006)|
|Net income||€2,118.12 million (2006)|
Carrefour SA (IPA: /karfur/) is a French international hypermarket chain, with a global network of outlets. It is the second largest retail group in the world in terms of revenue and sales figures after Wal-Mart. Carrefour operates mainly in the European Union, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia, but also has shops in North Africa and Asia. Carrefour means cross-road in French.