Walmex same-store sales rise in June by 7.2 percent

FILE PHOTO - Shoppers are seen in front of a Wal-Mart store in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, said on Thursday that sales at its Mexican stores that have been open at least a year rose 7.2 percent in June compared to the same month last year.

Total sales in Mexico increased 8.6 percent in the same period, Walmex <WALMEX.MX> said.

(Reporting by Noe Torres)