Walmart looking for Salvadoran SMEs

The multinational chain held a business conference as part of its program “A Hand to Grow”.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

SMEs interested in becoming providers for the retailer have until April 15 to apply. Those who meet the requirements may participate in the round of negotiations scheduled for May 18.

"The National Commission for Micro and Small Enterprises (CONAMYPE) will assist businessmen in complying with Walmart´s requirements,” said to its executive director, Ileana Rogel.

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Walmart Seeks Suppliers from among SMEs

April 2012

The retail giant has selected 12 regional SMEs manufacturing innovative products at reasonable prices, who will have the opportunity to offer their products in stores belonging to the chain.

About 12 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Central America were chosen within the program of corporate social responsibility " Una mano para crecer”(Give a hand in order to grow) to be suppliers of Walmart stores in Central America and Mexico, and the stores of the Despensa de don Juan, Maxi-Despensas and Despensa Familiar.

Wal-Mart Looking for SMEs in Honduras

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The multinational supermarket chain is conducting its third business roundtable, as part of a program called “Una Mano para Crecer” (A Hand to Grow).

Those suppliers who comply with the requirements will have the opportunity of commercializing their products in Wal-Mart’s stores.

Wal-Mart Looking For Salvadoran SMEs

June 2010

The multinational chain is holding its first 2010 business roundtable, as part of a program called “Una Mano para Crecer” (A hand for growing).

In these roundtables Wal-Mart will look for suppliers of new products to be distributed through its supermarket network.

“…businessmen … will have 90 ‘test’ days to sell in one or more stores.

Small and Medium Sized Businesses Present Their Products to Wal-Mart

June 2009

31 Salvadoran entrepreneurs presented their products to Wal-Mart executives, at the Business Round organized by the multi-national company.

The event “Business Round” is part of Wal-Mart’s program “A hand to grow.” Claudia de Ibáñez, Manager of Corporate Affairs for Wal-Mart Central America, commented to that “something that is worth underlining is that the support of family businesses stimulates job growth.

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