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Tesco is top retailer

TESCO Stores Slovakia heads the 2004 Slovak Trade Top 10 chart, having achieved a turnover of Sk18.7 billion (€480 million) for the year.

According to preliminary results from the Terno market-research agency, Tesco Stores is followed by Metro C&C Slovakia, with a turnover of Sk15.5 billion (€400 million), Billa with Sk10.2 billion (€260 million), Kaufland SK with Sk8 billion (€210 million) and Ahold Retail Slovakia with Sk6.5 billion (€170 million).

The top five is followed by Carrefour Slovakia, with Sk6 billion (€150 million), M-Market, Tabak Barczi, both with Sk4 billion (€100 million), bauMax Slovakia with Sk3.7 billion (€95 million) and Labaš with Sk3.2 billion (€80 million).

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