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Author: pedorrero Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 75383  
Subject: Re: Wal Mart De Mexico Date: 2/11/2006 9:53 PM
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Wow! An old timer! Too bad you didn't have alot of stock from that far back, you'd be filthy rich now. Or perhaps you are, and just are slummin' :)

Anyway to answer your question. Heck if I know, I would say "probably". I've visited Mexico twice past two years, and some interesting stuff. Many things are different south of the border.

For example, Woolworths is still a store, even though the ones in the USA shut down in mid-1990s (I think it turned into Foot Locker IIRC).

Pemex is the national oil monopoly, but you often see US brand names that are (or were) gas stations in the USA. Remember "Esso"? (="Exxon" here). But in Mexico I think they are selling non-gasoline products.

One odd thing about life along the border is you'll notice that the huge shopping centers on the US side (in big towns), with mucho Mexicanos shopping there. I found that interesting; you would think that Mexico is the 'cheaper' country and it would be the opposite.
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