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WALMART DE MÉXICO Y CENTROAMÉRICA REPORTS APRIL 2012 SALES

Mexico City, May 8th, 2012.- Wal-Mart de México, S.A.B. de C.V. (WALMEX) announces to its shareholders as well as to the public in general that during the month of April 2012, sales amounted to $32,158 million pesos. This figure represents a 10.8% increase over sales reported the same month last year.
Beginning on January 1st, 2012 the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) were adopted by the Company.

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*Central America sales growth figures are impacted by variations in exchange rates

Mexico Sales

Total sales for Mexico increased 10.3% over sales reported for the same month last year. Comp store sales during the month, meaning all those units in operation for over a year, posted a 2.8% increase compared to the same month of 2011.

Considering the four-week period from March 31st to April 27th 2012, as compared to the four-week period ending April 29th, 2011, total sales increased 10.4% and comp store sales increased 2.9%.

Crecimiento en ventas

Average ticket in our stores had a 2.8% increase in comp units in April and the number of transactions remained stable compared to the same month of 2011.

Central America Sales

Total sales for Central America, on a constant currency basis, increased 4.0%, and comp store sales posted a decrease of 2.9%.

Openings

In April, we opened 12 units:

Mexico: 11 units.

  • Ten Bodegas Aurrerá Express, three in Tehuacán, Puebla; two in Mexico City; one in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes; one in Mazatlán, Sinaloa; one in Morelia, Michoacán; one in Puebla, Puebla; and one in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí.
  • One Suburbia, in Saltillo, Coahuila.

Central America: 1 unit.

  • One Bodega, in Managua, Nicaragua.

Additionally, during May, we have opened 6 units:

Mexico: 5 units.

  • Three Bodegas Aurrerá Express, one in Mexico City; one in Guadalajara, Jalisco; and one in Veracruz, Veracruz.
  • One Bodega Aurrerá in Saltillo, Coahuila.
  • One Mi Bodega Aurrerá in Xico, Veracruz.

Central America: 1 unit.

  • One Discount Store, in Puerto Santo Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The 3rd Walmart Race was held in Mexico, with the participation of 5,000 runners. Walmart de México Foundation donated a kilo of food per enrolled runner, and ended up donating 5 tons of food to the DIF (Comprehensive Family Development system) in the municipality of Naucalpan.

During the celebration of the Earth Day, over 1,200 associates in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica volunteered to perform simultaneous actions in behalf of their communities and the environment. They reforested green areas, maintained parks, built pens to hold turtles, cleaned railway tracks and decorated recycling bins for schools, among several other actions.

Company Description

WALMEX is a Retail Sector company whose shares are traded in the Mexican Stock Exchange since 1977. As of April 30th 2012, it operated 2,765 units, broken down as follows:

Descripción de la Compañía

As of today, Walmex operates 2,771 units, including the stores we have opened in May 2012.

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Websites

Investor Relations:www.walmex.mx
Corporate:www.walmartmexicoycam.com

From the different formats:
www.superama.com.mx
www.walmart-centroamerica.com
www.suburbia.com.mx
www.walmex.mx
www.vips.com.mx
www.bodegaurrera.com.mx
www.bancowalmart.com
www.wal-mart.com
www.tarjetawalmart.com.mx
www.sams.com.mx

Contacts

Investor RelationsCorporate Communication
Mariana Rodríguez de García
(52-55) 5283-0289
m.rodriguez@wal-mart.com
Antonio Ocaranza Fernández
(52-55) 5283-0271
antonio.ocaranza@wal-mart.com

 

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