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Walmart meets evolved shopper needs in Mexico

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Grupo Éxito profile

A guide to Grupo Éxito and its operations today. Updated biannually to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must-see stores.

GPA profile

A guide to GPA and its operations today. Updated to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must-see stores.

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GPA, Brazil’s second biggest retailer, and Grupo Éxito, Colombia’s leading grocer, which are both part of the French retailer Casino Group, have made it easier for customers to make healthier choices through the development of the Taeq private label range.

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On September 5, Brazilian retail group Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA) announced plans to sell 83% of the shares it owns in its subsidiary Grupo Éxito, Colombia’s leading grocer. The sale is aimed at generating increased value for Éxito shareholders but should enhance the market value of GPA and Éxito alike.    GPA will retain a minority share of 13% in Éxito but has the potential to monetise its ho...
Grupo Nós, a joint venture between the Brazilian company Raízen and the Mexican business FEMSA Comercio, is rapidly expanding the OXXO convenience store chain in Brazil. The first store opened in the city of Campinas (São Paulo state) and as of July 2022, it had 124 units in operation. The OXXO convenience chain was launched in Mexico by FEMSA in 1978 and it has since accumulated 20,196 st...
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. However, its gross profit continues to face pressure from higher-than-usual levels of mark down activity, which it has employed to cl...

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30/08/2022
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must-see stores.
30/08/2022
See how Walmart's latest store format meets evolved shopping habits in Mexico.
26/08/2022
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated to include the latest information on performance, strategic developments, key personnel, sustainability initiatives, and must-see stores.
17/08/2022
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