Carrefour's market share in France reportedly shrank by 1.4 percentage points to 21% in four weeks ending April 15, with hypermarkets, supermarkets both losing share

LOS ANGELES , May 4, 2012 () – Carrefour SA's French market share dropped by 1.7 percentage points to 21% in the four weeks that ended April 15, according to French news website LSA in a story citing figures from  market research firm Kantar.

Hypermarkets fell 1.2 percentage points to 11.4% and supermarkets dipped 0.6 point to 7.9%, according to the report.

Carrefour declined to comment, and Kantar officials were not immediately available to comment.

The primary source of this article is Dow Jones Newswires, New York, New York, on May 4, 2012.

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