Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição engages in the retail of food, clothing, home appliances and other products through its chain of hypermarkets and supermarkets.
It operates though the following segments: Retail, Home Appliances, Cash & Carry, and Electronic Commerce (E-Commerce).
The Retail segment includes the banners Pão de Açúcar, Minuto Pão de Açúcar, Extra Hiper and Supermercado, Minimercado, Posto and Drogaria Extra, and GPA Malls & Properties.
The Home Appliances segment covers the banners Ponto Frio and Casas Bahia.
The Cash & Carry segment consist the brand ASSAÍ.
The E-commerce segment offers e-commerce operations through the websites, including www.pontofrio.com.br; www.extra.com.br; www.casasbahia.com.br; www.barateiro.com.br, www.partiuviagens.com.br and www.cdiscount.com.br.
The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.