Monterrey, Nuevo León — Walmart de México y Centroamérica have announced 22 new stores for the state of Nuevo León. On March 9, the North American company said the new stores will be an investment on strengthening its infrastructure in the state.
The company says its investment plan for 2023 includes more than 1.8 billion pesos for the state of Nuevo León where it will open 22 Bodega Aurrerá, Bodega Aurrerá Express, Mi Bodega Aurrerá, Sam’s Club and Walmart Supercenter units.
The opening of the 22 stores during 2023 will create more than 1,240 indirect jobs in the state.
Walmart made the announcement within the framework of the 12th anniversary of its Distribution Center in Monterrey. During the announcement, Nuevo León Governor Samuel García Sepúlveda and Víctor Fuentes Solís, Senator of the Mexican Republic, were on hand with Walmart dignitaries.
“We are excited to share the investment and growth plans that the company has in the state of Nuevo León, as well as to reiterate the long-term commitment with our clients and partners to help them save money and live better,” said Guilherme Loureiro, Executive President and General Director of Walmart de México y Centroamérica.
“With the announcement of the 22 units that we will open in 2023, Nuevo León will consolidate itself as the state with the company with the second most stores and clubs in all of Mexico where we serve more than half a million customers and partners daily.”
The company began activities in the state of Nuevo León 31 years ago with the opening of Sam’s Club Gonzalitos in October 1992. It currently operates 349 stores and clubs, as well as three Distribution Centers, which represents a historical investment of approximately 16.8 billion pesos and generates more than 13,000 permanent direct jobs.
Source: El Financiero