Owns and operates supermarkets
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.