MEXICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INC Stock, NYSE:FMX
GENERAL ANAYA NO 601 PTE, COLONIA BELLA VISTA, MONTERREY, N.L., MEXICO 64410
Number of Employees: 256995
Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, operates as a bottler of Coca-Cola trademark beverages and a chain of small-format stores. It produces, markets, sells, and distributes Coca-Cola trademark beverages, including sparkling and still beverages, juices, isotonic sports and energy drinks, teas, water, and dairy products. The company also operates small-box retail chain stores in Mexico, Colombia, the United States, and Chile under the OXXO and Big John names; retail service stations for fuels, motor oils, lubricants, and car care products in Mexico under the OXXO GAS name; and drugstores in Chile, Colombia, and Mexico under the Cruz Verde, YZA, La Moderna, and Farmacon names. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 15,225 small-box retail stores; 382 gas service stations; and 2,120 drugstores. In addition, the company engages in the production and distribution of coolers, commercial refrigeration equipment, and plastic cases, as well as food processing, preservation, and weighing equipment; provision of logistic transportation and maintenance services to third parties; and design, manufacture, and recycling of plastic products for materials handling, automobiles, and food/beverages sectors. Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico.