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re·tail cha·in

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  1. retail chainnoun

    a chain of retail stores


  1. retail chain

    A chain store or retail chain is a retail outlet in which several locations share a brand, central management and standardized business practices. They have come to dominate the retail and dining markets and many service categories, in many parts of the world. A franchise retail establishment is one form of chain store. In 2005, the world's largest retail chain, Walmart, became the world's largest corporation based on gross sales.


  1. retail chain

    A retail chain refers to a group of stores or businesses under a single ownership, with a uniform identity, and sharing the same business model. The stores are present in multiple geographic locations and sell similar merchandise or services. Examples include supermarkets, fast-food restaurants, or clothing stores like Walmart, McDonald's, or H&M. The parent company of a retail chain manages store operations, centralized buying, and merchandising for all locations.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retail chain in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retail chain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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