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EXPO ANTAD & ALIMENTARIA MÉXICO 2020 REPROGRAM.

EXPO ANTAD & ALIMENTARIA MÉXICO 2020 REPROGRAM.

EXPO ANTAD & ALIMENTARIA MÉXICO 2020 REPROGRAM. With the intention of showing solidarity with the strategy that favors the health of the community, in an exercise of awareness and responsibility…

ALIMENTARIA EXHIBITIONS EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Given the concerns of the sector due to the current international situation and to guarantee a great edition to match its history, Alimentaria Exhibitions, a Fira de Barcelona company, has…
ALIMENTARIA EXHIBITIONS EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
ALAS DESIGNATES HIS NEW PRESIDENT

ALAS DESIGNATES HIS NEW PRESIDENT

Starting next April the 1st, The Latin American Supermarket Association will have a new Presidency. The renowned Paraguayan businessman Christian Cieplik, past President of the Paraguayan Chamber of Supermarkets (CAPASU),…
EXPO ANTAD & ALIMENTARIA MÉXICO 2020 REPROGRAM.

EXPO ANTAD & ALIMENTARIA MÉXICO 2020 REPROGRAM.

EXPO ANTAD & ALIMENTARIA MÉXICO 2020 REPROGRAM. With the intention of showing solidarity with the strategy that favors the health of the community, in an exercise of awareness and responsibility…
ALIMENTARIA EXHIBITIONS EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

ALIMENTARIA EXHIBITIONS EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Given the concerns of the sector due to the current international situation and to guarantee a great edition to match its history, Alimentaria Exhibitions, a Fira de Barcelona company, has…
ALAS DESIGNATES HIS NEW PRESIDENT

ALAS DESIGNATES HIS NEW PRESIDENT

Starting next April the 1st, The Latin American Supermarket Association will have a new Presidency. The renowned Paraguayan businessman Christian Cieplik, past President of the Paraguayan Chamber of Supermarkets (CAPASU),…

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Food Marketing Institute (FMI)

FMI was founded in 1977. Which mission is to develop and promote politics and programs that benefit it’s 1,250 members, which are retail and wholesale food companies that together, operate about 40,000 food stores and 25,000 pharmacies, representing an annual sales volume of almost 770,000,000 U.S. dollars.

Produce Marketing Association (PMA)

PMA was founded in New York in 1949, It´s an association that represents companies from all segments of the global supply chain of fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers. PMA helps their members to grow, providing connections that helps expand their business opportunities and increase their sales and consumption. It also has the mission of educating, inspiring, and directing the community of the fresh industry worldwide, with the purpose of connecting, communicating and delivering solutions from the sector in order to improve the prosperity of its members.

Association of Economic Supermarkets (ASE)

ASE was created with the main mission of fomenting and developing the supermarkets in Dominican Republic , while being an institution capable of giving resolutions to the needs of the consumers.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC’S RANKING CHAINS 

  1. GRUPO RAMOS
  2. CENTRO CUESTA NACIONAL
  3. PLAZA LAMA
  4. PRICESMART
  5. BRAVO

Supermarkets and Department Stores Association of Mexico (ANTAD)

ANTAD’s objective is to be a service organization that represents the legitimate interests of it’s Associates, promoting at the same time the development of Retail Commerce and their providers within a market economy that has social responsibility. The arriving of the great players in the electronic market obligates the ANTAD Associates to implement services that allow the consumers to obtain their products through any type of electronic gadget, logistic being one of the greatest challenges.

  • Population in millions: 127.878
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 9.249
  • Inflation: 6.8%
  • Sales CM millions U$: 46.838
  • Modern Channel: 53%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 2.754
MEXICO’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. WALMART
  2. SORIANA
  3. CHEDRAUI
  4. CASA LEY
  5. LA COMER
Read Magazine here

https://antad.net/

GUATEMALA’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. WALMART
  2. UNISUPER
  3. PRICESMART

Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica (CCCR)

 

CCCR is a non-profit private Association, formed by entrepreneurs from different commercial sectors more than a hundred years ago, which seeks to contribute to the development of the country mainly in it’s commerce, the defense of the commerce interests, the promotion of values and programs that benefit it’s associates. It makes sure that the laws and government dispositions stimulate and strengthen the free enterprise trade system and marketing. In order to represent and to effectively defend the commercial and entrepreneurial sector, CCCR has different representatives in state and private entities.

  • Population in millions: 4.918
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 11.493
  • Inflation: 2,6 %
  • Sales CM millions U$: 3.714
  • Modern Channel: 54%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 4.753
COSTA RICA’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. WALMART
  2. MEGASUPER
  3. GRUPO GESSA
  4. PRICESMART
  5. AUTOMERCADO

http://camara-comercio.com/

Chamber Of Marketing, Industry And Distribution Of Food Of Puerto Rico (MIDA)

The mission of the Chamber of Marketing, Industry and Distribution of Food of Puerto Rico is to promote the development of the food industry in an environment that favors the private sector. It was founded in 1980 in Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Population in millions: 3.663
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 11.688
  • Inflation: 2,0%
  • Modern Channel: 75%
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Venezuelan National Supermarket and Retail Association (ANSA)

ANSA represents the interests of the minority sector of supermarkets and auto services of Venezuela, in order to promote its development and sustained growth and to boost the implantation of better practices in the value chain, and to the benefit of the market and the consumer. At the same time, its vision is to be the reference by excellence of the Venezuelan retail sector.

Venezuela is going through a political and economic situation that is affecting our sector in a relevant way, reflecting also a constant increase in prices and scarcity in categories of products that are considered to be primary to the consumers. To be prepared for an even worse scenario is a priority and also a challenge for all of us. Additionally, the government has implemented a system of biometric control in purchasing (finger print tracking), and which has implicated a particular technological challenge for our affiliates.

National federation of Merchants (FENALCO)


FENALCO was founded, in the midst of a profound economic crisis, with the purpose of defending the interests of the organized commerce. It works to boost the sustainable development of its members, the general interests of the country, the promoting of entrepreneurial competitiveness and also to strengthen private initiative and the institutions that are involved. It also acts as a forum of thought and reflection in regards to the challenges of the nation. With the vision of consolidating itself as the united leader in the representation of the commercial sector and services, it foresees to increase 20% annually the number of its members, duplicate the loyalty index and to position as an independent organization.

  • Population in millions: 49.059
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 6.238
  • Inflation: 4,1%
  • Sales in CM millions U$: 16.533
  • Modern Channel: 51%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 4.782
COLOMBIA’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. GRUPO ÉXITO
  2. OLÍMPICA
  3. ALKOSTO
  4. CENCOSUD
  5. TIENDAS D1
Read Magazine Here

http://www.fenalco.com.co/

LOGYCA


LOGYCA was founded in Bogotá in 1988. It is an organization whose purpose is to transform value networks and companies, in addition to making Colombian industry more efficient through collaborative work and the implementation of a unique identification and communication language. Almost 30 years ago, 29 Colombian companies in the industry, commerce, compensation funds, unions and associations, as well as solution providers, agreed on the need to create an organization dedicated to leading the development of business logistics, providing solutions to work efficiently and sustainability in value networks. During its early years, the organization focused its resources on two fields of action: the barcode as an identification tool and the Electronic Document Exchange (EDI), as an efficient means of communication for the automatic transmission of commercial documents. Today, the promotion of international standards is maintained and carried out, through the GS1 Colombia division, which is part of the GS1 Global organization, with a presence in more than 150 countries.

  • Population in millions: 49.059
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 6.238
  • Inflation: 4,1%
  • Sales CM millions U$: 16.533
  • Modern Channel: 51%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 4.782

COLOMBIA’S RANKING CHAINS

  1. GRUPO ÉXITO
  2. OLÍMPICA
  3. ALKOSTO
  4. CENCOSUD
  5. TIENDAS D1

https://logyca.com/

Brazilian Association of Supermarkets (ABRAS)


ABRAS is non-profit entity which mission is to represent, defend, integrate, boost and develop a supermarket sector in its country with technical excellence, with vanguards and pro-active, preserving its history and securing the unity of the association. ABRAS is in favor of the free initiative, free market, competition, respect to the Brazilian consumer and the opening of the international commerce, totally against the market reservation.

  • Population in millions: 211.175
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 10.020
  • Inflation: 3 %
  • Sales CM millions U$: 88.934
  • Modern Channel: 51%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 8.125
BRAZIL’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. CARREFOUR
  2. GRUPO PÃO DE AÇÚCAR
  3. WALMART 
  4. CENCOSUD
  5. MAKRO
Read Magazine here

http://www.abras.com.br/

Peruvian Supermarkets SA


Peruvian Supermarkets SA is a company which mission is to create shopping experiences that are enjoyable and to provide actions that are socially responsible so that they may contribute to the common well-being and continuous development of society. Their vision is to be the first purchasing option for the Peruvians, as well being able to add service businesses that are oriented to persons with a passionate culture to serve the client and with excellence. They started their operations in 1993 in Lima, Peru, under the name of Santa Isabel Supermarkets.

  • Population in millions: 32.167
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 6.598
  • Inflation: 1,4%
  • Sales CM millions U$: 6.177
  • Modern Channel: 40%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 5.880
PERU’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. SUPERMERCADOS PERUANOS
  2. CENCOSUD
  3. FALABELLA
  4. MAKRO
  5. GRUPO SMU

http://www.supermercadosperuanos.com.pe/

HIPERMAXI


HIPERMAXI was founded in Bolivia on March 4 of 1994, offering Santa Cruz a better concept in commerce and with a variety and assortment of products, quality and commodity. Expansion began in Bolivia in the 2000’s and many subsidiaries opened up in the South area and downtown area of Santa Cruz, a new plaza in the city of La Paz. In addition to that, other operations got started, such as cold cuts and sausages by Hipermaxi. In 2008, the first Hipermaxi pharmacy opened and expanded along with a Supermarket in the city of Cochabamba. Today, Hipermaxi is the segment leader in the retail industry in Bolivia and which counts with 33 Supermarket subsidiaries and 35 pharmacies in the cities of Santa Cruz, La Paz, El Alto, Montero and Cochabamba.

  • Population in millions: 11.071
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 3.412
  • Inflation: 2,7%
  • Sales CM millions U$: 593
  • Modern Channel: 30%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 3.468
BOLIVIA’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. HIPERMAXI
  2. FIDALGA
  3. KETAL
  4. IC NORTE
  5. SLAN

https://hipermaxi.com/

The Chilean Association of Supermarkets (ASACH)

 

ASACH was founded on September 4 of 1975. It is a non-profit Association open to all Supermarkets in the Chilean territory that advocates and foments the free competition. Manages their own initiatives or in collaboration whit other entities or the public sector, which contribute and encourage the development of the industry, technically help with initiatives that enhance their contribution to people´s quality of life and sustainable development of the country, and in general, contribute to the Supermarket industry, with special emphasis on the safety of food and products, quality of the service to the consumers, in the strength of work, and similarly in the empowering innovations that may be able to improve the productivity of the industry as a whole, and which also represents the industry in regulation processes. In addition to all that, it also pretends to contribute to the development of the industry and to collaborate technically with initiatives that empower their input into the quality of life of all people and development of the country.

  • Population in millions: 18.209
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 14.315
  • Inflation: 2,3%
  • Sales CM millions U$: 15.935
  • Modern Channel: 74%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 6.229
CHILE’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. WALMART
  2. CENCOSUD
  3. GRUPO SMU
  4. FALABELLA

http://www.supermercadosdechile.cl/

Paraguayan Chamber of Supermarkets (CAPASU)


CAPASU was founded on May 13 of 1987 in Asuncion, Paraguay. Its main objective is to guard the proper functioning of the unionized stores as a means to contribute to the economy of the population. Its labor focuses in reducing to the lowest possible level by square, the prices of all those products that are of primary necessity, as well as to keep steady costs of all the items that habitually are sold through the supermarkets.

  • Population in millions: 6.805
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 4.139
  • Inflation: 4.5%
  • Sales CM millions U$: 2.400
  • Modern Channel: 40%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 5.738
PARAGUAY’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. SUPERSEIS
  2. ESPAÑA
  3. LUISITO
  4. CITY MARKET
  5. REAL
Read Magazine here

http://capasu.org.py/

Association of Supermarkets in Uruguay (ASU)


ASU is a non-profit organization that has as a purpose the defense and promotion of the supermarket’s interest. ASU maintains a professional representation relationship with the different official authorities of the country’s government and also with the entrepreneurial chambers of commerce and industry. Besides, it is also a founding entity of the Latin American Association of Supermarkets (ALAS). A diversity of actors that intervene in the distribution market exists, and also in it production. Because of that, a fundamental factor that congregates all of them in ASU is the necessity to give an answer to the demands of the consumer.

  • Population in millions: 3.445
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 17.252
  • Inflation: 6,6 %
  • Sales CM millions U$: 2.343
  • Modern Channel: 45%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 5.529
URUGUAY’S RANKING CHAINS
  1. GRUPO ÉXITO 
  2. TA-TA
  3. TIENDA INGLESA
  4. EL DORADO

Argentinian Chamber of Supermarkets (CAS)


CAS was created by a group of businessmen that believed in the necessity to unite efforts in order to boost a pattern of business that had already being developed with a lot of strength and which also needed support and incentives to grow at a faster speed. In 1961, an entrepreneurial group that belonged to the sector decided to create an entity that would join them and allowed them to work in a united way on some issues that concerned them. That is how the Argentinian Chamber of Supermarkets was born (CAS),an entity that, fifty years later keeps representing the national supermarket industry, as it did since its beginnings.

  • Population in millions: 44.121
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 14.062
  • Inflation: 24,8%
  • Sales CM millions U$: 21.058
  • Modern Channel: 38%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 6.496
ARGENTINA’S RANKING CHAINS 
  1. CARREFOUR
  2. CENCOSUD
  3. DÍA
  4. WALMART
  5. COTO
Read Magazine here

http://www.cas.com.ar/

Argentinian Federation of Supermarkets and Auto Services (FASA)


Almost twenty years after the founding of the Argentinian Chamber of Supermarkets, the necessity of creating a Federation to represent such Chamber at a national level arose. That is how the Argentinian Federation of Supermarkets and Auto Services was born (FASA), a second degree united entrepreneurial entity that, since thirty years ago has worked representing and pushing the Argentinian Supermarket industry. Since its beginnings, FASA has worked in a joint way with the Argentinian Chamber of Supermarkets (CAS), defending the interests of the sector that is how the first presidency was delegated to CAS, under the responsibility of Ovidio Vicente Bolo.

  • Population in millions: 44.121
  • PBI (Per Capita U$): 14.062
  • Inflation: 24,8%
  • Sales CM millions U$: 21.058
  • Modern Channel: 38%
  • Sale/M2 U$: 6.496
ARGENTINA’S RANKING CHAINS 
  1. CARREFOUR
  2. CENCOSUD
  3. DÍA
  4. WALMART
  5. COTO
Read Magazine here

http://www.cas.com.ar/