NEW YORK, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Leading Global Hypermarkets, Supermarkets and Discounters – Company Benchmarking Analysis Report http://www.reportlinker.com/p0788613/Leading-Global-Hypermarkets-Supermarkets-and--Discounters-–-Company-Benchmarking-Analysis-Report.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Supermarket_and_Hypermarket Synopsis This report contains a competitive company benchmarking analysis based on key financial and operating parameters and ratios of a select peer group of companies, compared to one another and to overall global averages for their retail channel. The analysis highlights the companies that are performing the best among the peer group, and in which areas, and therefore clarifies leading performance standards and the strengths and weaknesses of companies covered. Summary Canadean's 'Global Hypermarkets, Supermarkets and Discounters – Company Benchmarking Analysis Report' compares the strength of the leading hypermarkets, supermarkets and discounters globally relative to each other and international averages for retailers in the hypermarkets, supermarkets and discounters channel. The benchmark analysis is based on key parameters and ratios that explain the performance of a particular company against that of its immediate peers and its overall channel of operation. As such, it provides an easy-to-use analysis which highlights the companies that are setting the benchmark performance in their channel of operation. Scope The report provides a peer group benchmarking analysis of leading hypermarkets, supermarkets and discounters globally. The peer group is selected from our Retailer Company Benchmark Database which covers the leading 1,000 global retailers. The peer group covered includes leading hypermarkets, supermarkets and discounters globally. The retailers covered in the report are: • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. • Carrefour S.A. • Tesco PLC • The Kroger Co. • Target Corporation • AEON Co., Ltd. • Woolworths Limited • Safeway Inc. • Koninklijke Ahold N.V. • Casino Guichard-Perrachon Reasons To Buy • Understand the relative competitive strengths and weaknesses of the players covered, both compared to each other, as well as for the average performance of retailers in this channel around the world.