Wal-Mart Central America to expand product offer

In 2009, the company will expand the offer of products launched in November 2008, which reduced the price for more than 1,100 articles.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Elperiodico.com.gt reports: "Currently, the offer includes groceries, perishables, personal care products, from brand leaders as well as private brands from Paiz, Suli, Sabemas, and Supermax. They are also looking at expanding the range of products in the offer and the duration of the offer.

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The company expects the region to add 33 million consumers between 2000 and 2025.

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Its main distribution center, which supplies 163 stores in the country, will be expanded to 28 thousand square meters.

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