Sam's to Test Hispanic Format

Sam's Club is preparing to test a new club store format targeting Hispanic shoppers and carrying product from Mexico, executives said at a recent investor conference hosted by parent Wal-Mart Stores, based here. Dubbed Mas Club means in Spanish the new store will carry meat, produce and other food items, such as spices, targeted to Hispanic consumers. It will also have a cafe offering

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam's Club is preparing to test a new club store format targeting Hispanic shoppers and carrying product from Mexico, executives said at a recent investor conference hosted by parent Wal-Mart Stores, based here.

Dubbed Mas Club — “mas” means “more” in Spanish — the new store will carry meat, produce and other food items, such as spices, targeted to Hispanic consumers. It will also have a cafe offering fresh-made tortillas.

The 143,000-square-foot sto

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