Walmart International

Central America

Walmart entered the region in 2005 and became Walmart Centroamerica in 2006. Walmart’s commitment across Central America remains rooted in the areas of opportunity, sustainability and community.

Our Stores

Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica

Walmart entered the region in 2005 and became Walmart Centroamerica in 2006. In 2009, Walmart Mexico acquired Walmart's operations in Central America from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and two minority partners. In 2010, Walmart Mexico became Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica. Our headquarters are in San Jose, Costa Rica.

President & CEO:  Guilherme Loureiro
Website: https://www.walmart.com.mx/
Interactive map and quick facts per country: 

Paiz

Walmart Supercenter hypermarkets support customers looking for variety and price, because they offer a wide variety in sections of groceries, perishable goods, apparel and general merchandise.

The supermarket format provides a value proposition based on quality, convenience and service, all with the help of a wide range of basic and differentiated products. These stores can be found in Guatemala and Honduras.

La Despensa de Don Juan

La Despensa de Don Juan specializes in supermarket freshness and quality that pampers every day.

La Union

La Unions are supermarkets that provide a pleasant shopping experience for customers who need groceries and some general merchandise. This banner offers a full range of fresh produce, meats, fresh dairy, grocery, health and beauty items, pet products, household products and limited general merchandise. The average store size is 19,000 sq. ft.

Mas x Menos

Masxmenos is a supermarket whose value proposal is fresh products, service and variety. We have these stores in Costa Rica.

Maxi Pali

This format was created to serve customers who want low prices on a wide range of products like groceries, household care and personal goods in general and special appliances, and textiles. You will find stores across Central America under these names:

  • Maxi Despensa
  • Despensa Familiar
  • Pali

Walmart

Walmart is our original format, now called “Supercenter”, whose value proposal is service, variety and price. We have Walmart Supercenters in all Central American countries in which we operate.

ClubCo

A membership-based format, ClubCo offers customers suitable packaging for resale or institutional presentations that give optimal performance for your home or business. Our warehouse facilities and simple operating systems eliminate unnecessary costs, which passes savings on to our customers.

Our Commitment

Walmart’s commitment across Central America remains rooted in the areas of opportunity, sustainability and community. 

In addition to saving customers money on the products and services they need, we take pride in offering jobs and growth potential for our associates and suppliers. Our direct farm program in Central America serves as a best-in-class model for our global organization, as we work with thousands of small- to medium-size farmers to ensure environmentally sustainable practices and long-term business relationships. 

View the 2016 Global Responsibility Report to learn more about Walmart’s global initiatives.

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