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Last month, Walmart announced it had lowered its projected sales for Q2 and the rest of 2022. Net sales were expected to be up by around 7.5% for the quarter, with US comp store sales expected to be up around 6%, but itsQ2 results surpassed its expectations.

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Following on from our recent article, ‘Economic pressures paving the way for private label growth in Latin America’ , we take a closer look at three countries and how the leading retailers are gaining share from the major FMCG brands. Brazil has seen the highest growth in private label sales penetration Brazil is facing some of the toughest economic pressures in the region. Unemployment ...
In Latin America, the sales penetration of private label is well behind the levels seen in more developed regions, e.g. Europe and North America. But, in recent years this has started to change.    High inflation, coupled with the highest unemployment levels witnessed in over 30 years has weakened the purchasing power of many Latin Americans. As a result, people have had to reduce their spend ...
This Tuesday (5 July), FEMSA, a Mexican Coca-Cola bottler and convenience store operator, announced its all-cash offer to acquire Swiss convenience and foodservice retailer Valora. The deal is subject to regulatory approval, but if approved, FEMSA has agreed to purchase all the publicly held shares of Valora Holding AG for 260 Swiss francs per share, totaling CHF1.1 bn (€1.1 billion). It expect...


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