Cencosud SA engages in the operation of hypermarkets. It operates through the following segments: Supermarkets, Department Stores, Home Improvement Stores, Shopping Centers, Financial Services and Other. The Supermarkets segment operates under the Jumbo, Disco, and Super Vea supermarket brands, which sells a variety of name brand and private label products. The Home Improvements Stores segment offers building and other materials. The Department Stores segment operates under the Paris and Johnson brands. The Shopping Centers segment manages Jumbo hypermarket, Easy home improvement store, Paris department store, and other third-party-owned businesses. The Financial Services segment offers credit and consumer loans. The Other segment provides offers corporate taxes, financing, and support services. The company was founded by Horst Paulmann Kemna in 1960 and is headquartered in Las Condes, Chile.