Here Comes Wal-Mart

Here Comes Wal-Mart

Every Day Low Prices for Central America.Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the American retail giant, has swooped in and taken over Central America Retail Holding Co., better known as CARHCO, the region's largest retailer. Renaming it Wal-Mart Centroamerica after acquiring 51% of the company in March for an undisclosed sum, the purchase gives Wal-Mart access to a region with significant growth potential. The acquisition followed the typical Wal-Mart international purchase process of pairing up with an established local player. It also gives insight into how the Bentonville, Arkansas-based behemoth looks to continue growing. Since first expanding overseas in 1991, when it entered Mexico throu

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