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What are differences between hypermarkets and departmental stores?

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Differences between hypermarkets and departmental stores are;

  • Hypermarkets are located in the outskirts of town while departmental stores are found in town.
  • Hypermarkets offer a variety of goods while departmental stores deal in a particular line of goods
  • Hypermarkets comprises different businesses with different management while departmental stores comprises many single shops under one management
  • Hypermarkets have ample parking space whereas departmental stores do not have.
  • With hypermarkets prices are not controlled hence can exploit whereas departmental stores sell at relatively low prices.