Site Glossary

  • A

    • ADR

      American Depositary Receipt.

    • ANTAD

      Asociación Nacional de Tiendas de Autoservicio y Departamentales.

    • Associates

      Employee who works at Walmart de México y Centroamérica

  • B

    • BAE

      Bodega Aurrerá Express

    • BMV

      Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, S.A.B. de C.V.

    • Bodega Aurrerá, Mi Bodega Aurrerá y Bodega Aurrerá Express

      Austere discount stores offering basic merchandise, food and household items at the best prices.

  • C

    • ClubCo

      Warehouse membership clubs, where members can purchase large volumes in institutional-size packages.

    • CNBV

      Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission.

  • D

    • Despensa familiar, Palí

      Discount stores that offer limited assortment at very low prices.

    • Distribution Center

      Location for the receipt of goods from suppliers and store distribution.

    • Dólar, Dólares o US$

      Dollar, American legal currency.

  • E

    • EBITDA

      Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization.

    • Every Day Low Prices

      Permanent philosophy which focuses on contributing towards improving the quality of life for families in Mexico and Central America.

  • I

    • IPC

      Price and Quotation Index.

  • M

    • Maxi Palí, Maxi Despensa

      Warehouse–type stores, which are a different style of discount stores, larger in size and with a wider assortment, at equally competitive prices.

    • MSE

      Mexican Stock Exchange.

  • N

    • NCPI

      National Consumer Price Index.

    • Net Sales

      Goods sold in our stores

  • P

    • Paiz, La Despensa de Don Juan, La Unión, Mas x Menos

      Supermarkets focused on customer service in large urban centers, or the surrounding areas.

    • PTU

      Employee Profit Sharing.

  • S

    • Sales Floor

      Appointed area for merchandise retail.

    • Sam\'s Club

      Membership Warehouse clubs focused on businesses and consumers who seek the best possible prices.

    • SKU

      Stock Keeping Units

    • SMEs

      Small & Medium Enterprises.

    • Suburbia

      Apparel Stores offering the best in fashion for the whole family at the best posible price.

    • Superama

      Supermarkets located in residential areas.

  • T

    • Total Revenue

      Net sales plus other income

  • W

    • Walmart

      Hypermarkets providing the widest assortment of godos from groceries and fresh, to apparel and general merchandise

    • Walmart de México Bank

      Universal banking institution aimed at Walmart de México customers, with an initial offering of basic banking and financial products and services.

    • WALMEX

      Stock symbol for Wal-Mart de México, S.A.B. de C.V.