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Wal-mart de Mexico S A B de C V : Walmart de México y Centroamérica Reports January 2012 Sales

02/08/2012 | 05:34pm US/Eastern
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WALMART DE MÉXICO Y CENTROAMÉRICA

REPORTS JANUARY 2012 SALES

FREE TRANSLATION, NOT TO THE LETTER

Mexico City, February 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 January 2012, sales amounted to $34,802 million pesos. This figure represents a 13.1% increase over sales reported the same month last year.

Total Sales

January

2012

Million MXP

2011

Million MXP

% Gr.

Mexico

30,149

26,812

12.4

Central America *

4,653

3,947

17.9

Consolidated

34,802

30,759

13.1

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

Mexico Sales

Total sales for Mexico increased 12.4% 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 4.7% increase compared to the same month of 2011.

Considering the four-week period from December 31st, 2011 to January 27th, 2012, as compared to the four-week period ending January 28th, 2011, total sales increased 16.3% and comp store sales increased 8.3%.

Mexico Sales Growth 2012

Calendar

Number of weeks

Retail Calendar

(Saturday-Friday)

Average ticket at our stores had a 3.5% increase in comp units in January and transactions had a 1.2%
increase as compared to the same month of 2011.

Central America Sales

Total sales for Central America, on a constant currency basis, increased 6.6%, and comp store sales recorded an increase of 0.1%.

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Openings

During the month of January, we opened 11 units in Mexico:

Four Mi Bodegas Aurrerá, one in Ciudad Armería, Colima; one in Córdoba, Veracruz; one in

Pijijiapan, Chiapas; and one in Tangancicuaro, Michoacán.

Four Bodegas Aurrerá Express, one in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes; one in Cuernavaca, Morelos; one in León, Guanajuato; and one in Querétaro, Querétaro. Two Sam´s Club, one in Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua; and one in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas. One Vips, in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

Additionally, during February, we have opened 2 units in Mexico:

Two Bodegas Aurrerá Express, one in Quéretaro, Querétaro; and one in San Luis Potosí, San Luis

Potosí.

Repurchase of Shares

From January 1st to January 31st 2012, we have invested $82 million pesos in the repurchase of

2,167,000 Company shares. Corporate Social Responsibility

As a result of the "Nutre y Abriga una Esperanza" (Nurture and Shelter a Hope) campaign, in January Walmart de México Foundation (WMF) and Suburbia delivered 84, 691 winter clothing pieces, donated by customers and associates to marginalized communities in Mexico, as well as 84.6 tons of seeds to support nutrition in those places.
Along with Prichos and Televisión Azteca, Walmart de México Foundation (WMF) participated in the
"Juguetón 2012" (2012 Toy Drive). Customers and Associates donated 116, 698 toys, thus benefiting 29,
174 Mexican children.
Walmart de Mexico Foundation (WMF), Bodega Aurrera, Mi Bodega Aurrera, Sam´s Club and Walmart set up 27 collection centers in Chihuahua state for staple food, personal hygiene items and cleaning products to combat the food crisis in Sierra Tarahumara.
Starting this month, Guatemala will support the education program called "¿Basura?...La decisión está en tus manos" (Garbage? ...the decision is in your hands), which will be implemented in the United Nations National Park. It aims to promote a more eco-friendly waste disposal and management, through interactive activities. This will benefit over 65, 000 people visiting the park.

Company Description

WALMEX is a Retail Sector company whose shares are traded in the Mexican Stock Exchange since

1977. As of January 31st 2012, it operated 2,719 units, broken down as follows:

2,098

Mexico

621

Central America

1,212

Bodegas Aurrerá:

452

Discount Stores

385 Bodegas

96

Supermarkets

231 Mi Bodegas

17

Walmarts

596 Bodegas Express

54

Discount Warehouses

213

Walmarts

2

Clubs

126

Sam's Clubs

88

Superamas

94

Suburbias

365

Restaurants

As of today, Walmex operates 2,721 units, including the stores we have opened in February 2012.

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Websites

Investor Relations: www.walmex.mx
Corporate: www.walmartmexico.com.mx
From the different formats:

www.bodegaurrera.com.mx

www.suburbia.com.mx

www.wal-mart.com

www.vips.com.mx

www.sams.com.mx

www.bancowalmart.com

www.superama.com.mx

www.tarjetawalmart.com.mx

Contact us Investor Relations Corporate Communication

Mariana Rodríguez de García
(52-55) 5283-0289
Mariana.Rodriguez@wal-mart.com
Antonio Ocaranza Fernández
(52-55) 5283-0271
Antonio.Ocaranza@wal-mart.com

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