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Walmart's Mexico unit posts 2.7% rise in January same-store sales

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Walmart de Mexico, the country's biggest retailer, said on Monday that sales at stores in Mexico open for more than a year rose 2.7% in January, compared with the same month last year.

Walmex <WALMEX.MX>, as the company is known, said total sales in Mexico increased 4.2% in January.

(Reporting by Noe Torres; Editing by Daina Beth Solomon)