Wal-Mart Debuts Supermercado

NEW YORK — Supermercado de Wal-Mart, the new Hispanic-focused food concept from Wal-Mart Stores, opened its first location in Houston last week, bringing what Eduardo Castro-Wright, vice chairman of Wal-Mart, called the most dramatic expression of its recent efforts to improve fresh food merchandising. Speaking at the Barclay's Capital Retail and Restaurant Conference in New York, Castro-Wright said

NEW YORK — Supermercado de Wal-Mart, the new Hispanic-focused food concept from Wal-Mart Stores, opened its first location in Houston last week, bringing what Eduardo Castro-Wright, vice chairman of Wal-Mart, called “the most dramatic expression” of its recent efforts to improve fresh food merchandising.

Speaking at the Barclay's Capital Retail and Restaurant Conference in New York, Castro-Wright said the new store devotes more space to fresh items and an assortment suited for

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