Walmart Prepares for Store Opening in Guatemala

The supermarket chain has submitted an environmental impact study for the construction of a store in zone 12 in Guatemala City.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The supermarket chain presented the study to the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Guatemala (MARN), the entity which must grant approval to the company for the construction of a store called "Walmart Atanasio Tzul" on Avenida del Ferrocarril 17 - 13, Zone 12 of Guatemala City.

According to information from the MARN, the EIA-0208 study was presented on Friday, June 27 by the legal representative of Operadora de Tiendas S.A, José Israel Barreno García.

Also in June, the chain introduced the procedures for the construction of two supermarkets in the "Family Pantry" format, one in Cuyotenango, in the department of Suchitepequez and the other in Puerto San Jose.



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