More Investments by Walmart in Honduras

The supermarket chain has announced that it is preparing to open twelve new stores in 2016, including one in the Walmart format in Tegucigalpa, in which it plans to invest $12 million.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Currently the American supermarket chain Walmart operates 82 outlets in Honduras, and expects to close 2016 with at least 100 stores in four formats that it is currently operating. In the case of the larger format store, Walmart, Hernan Muntaner, vice president of Perishables and Agroindustrial Development for Walmart of Mexico and Central America, told Laprensa.hn that "... 'the project will be built in Tegucigalpa, with an estimated investment of 12 million dollars between land and construction'."

See also: "Walmart Announces $800 million Investment in Central America"

".. The transnational company plans to construct more than a dozen commercial establishments in the four models operating in Honduras (57 Despensas Familiares, 17 Maxi Despensas, 7 Supertiendas Paiz and 2 Walmart)".



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