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Last $48.09 MXN
Change Today +0.88 / 1.86%
Volume 192.4K
As of 2:33 PM 08/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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Av. Revolución 780, Módulo 2,

Colonia San Juan

Mexico City, DF 03730


Phone: 52 5 270 9312

Fax: 52 5 270 9302

Controladora Comercial Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. operates retail stores and a chain of family-style restaurants under the name Restaurantes California in Mexico. The Company's retail operations include a 50% interest in a joint venture with Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco), which it known as the Costco de Mexico Group joint venture. The Costco de Mexico Group joint venture operates a chain of warehouse clubs in Mexico. The company carries out its business through five retailing store formats and one chain of family-style restaurants. These formats and restaurants are divided into three segments: the CM Group, which comprises its business and includes its Comercial Mexicana and Bodega supermarkets and Mega hypermarkets; the Costco de Mexico Group, which consists of its 50% interest in the joint venture with Costco; and the Other Group, which includes its Sumesa stores and Restaurantes California. The Company's stores sell various food items, including basic groceries and perishables, as well as non-food items, including general merchandise and clothing. As of December 31, 2005, the company had 191 stores operating under its five retailing store formats. The Company's stores are concentrated primarily in the Mexico City metropolitan area and in the central Mexico region, including Guadalajara, or the Central Region; and 62 restaurants located in 18 cities in Mexico, concentrated primarily in the Mexico City metropolitan area. The Company's chain of family-style restaurants serves various Mexican and continental cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Company's stores offer a combination of various food items carried by conventional supermarkets as well as various non-food items, like general merchandise, clothing, household items and home improvement products. The Company's newer stores offer expanded perishable departments, prepared foods, tortilla presses and bakery goods as well as selections of health, beauty and pharmaceutical products. Retail Store Formats The company carries out its business through five retail store formats: Comercial Mexicana, Bodega, Mega, Sumesa and Costco membership warehouses (through the Costco de Mexico Group joint venture). Combination Supermarket/General Merchandise Stores As of December 31, 2005, the company operated 61 Comercial Mexicana stores, including 18 in the Mexico City metropolitan area, 25 in the Central Region (including Guadalajara), 11 in the northwest region (including Tijuana), none in the northeast region, two in the southeast region and five in the southwest region. Comercial Mexicana stores carry a line of food items and non-food items. Food items include meats, poultry, fish, fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products, baked goods, frozen goods, canned goods, prepared foods, delicatessen, wines and liquors and imported foods. Non-food items include men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and shoes, paper products, office supplies, books and magazines, health and beauty products, garden supplies, automotive supplies, photographic supplies, electric appliances, sporting goods, toys and gifts and various household items. Comercial Mexicana stores have specialty departments, like a bakery or tortilla press. Comercial Mexicana stores have pharmacies offering prescription and non-prescription medications. A Comercial Mexicana store offers approximately 55,000 products. Bodega: As of December 31, 2005, the company operated 36 Bodegas, including 27 in the Mexico City metropolitan area, seven in the Central Region, one in the southeast region and one in the southwest region. Bodegas are warehouse stores, which offer approximately 30,000 products, mainly food items, pharmaceutical items and general merchandise of the type sold in Comercial Mexicana stores. Mega: Under the Mega format, the company operates its major combination stores. As of December 31, 2005, the company operated 45 Megas, including 18 in the Mexico City metropolitan area, 15 in the Central Region, four in the northern region and six in the southern region. Supermarkets Sumesa: As of December 31, 2005, the company had 21 Sumesas in operation. Except for four Sum

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