Mexico's Walmex says October same-store sales rise 10.8 percent

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Shoppers walk from a Wal-Mart store in Mexico City, August 15, 2012.   REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Shoppers walk from a Wal-Mart store in Mexico City, August 15, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Mexico's Wal-Mart de Mexico said on Monday that sales at its Mexican stores open at least a year rose 10.8 percent in October, compared to the same month a year prior.

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At the end of last month, the company reported a surge in third-quarter net profit, helped by stronger sales and a divestment of a clothing chain.

(Reporting by Natalie Schachar)