Cora (hypermarket)

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Cora SA
Type Private, SA
Industry Retail
Founded 1974
Headquarters Brussels, Belgium
Key people Philippe Bouriez
Products Hypermarkets
Parent Louis Delhaize Group
Website cora.fr

Cora is a retail group headquartered in Belgium which owns several supermarket and hypermarket chains internationally. Formed in 1974, the corporation's brands include Match, Profi, Truffaut, Ecomax, Animalis, Sovena and Houra, as well as Cora-branded hypermarkets.

The name comes from the Greek goddess Persephone (Roman: Proserpina) who is also known as Cora. Louis Delhaize Group is the parent company.

interior of store in the southern Paris suburb of Massy.

Operations around the world[edit]

Country Number of stores
 France 59
 Romania 12
 Belgium 7
France French West Indies 4
 Luxembourg 2

As of 3 October 2013, Cora has twelve hypermarkets in Romania, three of which are in Bucharest, and nine more in Arad, Baia Mare, Constanța, Cluj-Napoca, Ploiești, Bacau and Drobeta-Turnu Severin.[1]

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