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: 

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.

Supermarkets

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. The banners include Mas x Menos in Costa Rica, Superpaiz in Guatemala and Honduras, La Union in Nicaragua and La Despensa de Don Juan in El Salvador

Discount Stores

The Discount Compact Hypermarket and Soft Discount formats were 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
  • Maxi Pali
  • Despensa Familiar
  • Pali

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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