Minipreço

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Urban Minipreço store in Lourinhã

Minipreço is a discount supermarket chain in Portugal, part of the Spanish Dia which was formerly owned by the French supermarket company Carrefour. There were 534 stores across Portugal at the start of 2011, 1/3 of them franchises.[1] According to the Associação Portuguesa de Empresas de Distribuição (Portuguese Association of Distribution Companies), Minipreço had more stores in Portugal in 2010 than any other brand, ahead of Pingo Doce and Lidl.[2]

It was formerly known has Companhia Nacional de Descontos. Minipreço was first owned by Companhia Nacional de Hipemercados but later sold to Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación, S.A. (DIA) of Spain. The chain had annual sales of over €900 million in 2009 and 2010. In July 2011, Carrefour span off Dia, listing the company on the Madrid stock exchange.[3]

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Official website