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Chedrahui It is one of the largest self-service stores in Mexico, as it is very present in the country and even in the United States, boasting that its products cost less in its branches than in those of its competitors throughout the country.
In stores Chedrahui You can find different departments such as groceries, wines and spirits, appliances, technology, pharmaceuticals and even household items, among others.
Currently, owners of Chedrahui shop are brothers Alfredo and Antonio Chedrahui Obesoexcept the latter’s son Jose Antonio Chedrahui Eguia.
Jose Antonio Chedrahui Eguia He comes from the municipality Xalapain the state of Veracruz, and he became the executive director of the company in 1995 when he was only 28 years old.
The head of the self-service chain graduated in accounting and finance from the University of Anahuac.
Furthermore, under his leadership, Chedraui group bought the assets of the French chain Carrefour and in 2018, it acquired 63 supermarkets located in the United States, under the name March party.
What is the origin of Chedraui?
Origin of Chedrahuiaccording to information from the company, it takes place in the city of Xalapa, in the state of Veracruz and dates back to 1920, in a business called “El Puerto de Beyrouth”, run by its founders: Mr. Lázaro Chedraui Chaya and Doña Anita Caram de Chedraui.
In 1927, it changed its name to “Casa Chedraui: The Only House of Trust”, appearing for the first time as the name that would eventually become the identity of the Group.
The company continued to grow and transformed again, but now it was called “Almacenes Chedraui”, which had a total of 80 associates, and sold haberdashery, clothing and fabrics in a wholesale, semi-wholesale and retail system, under the leadership of Dear Antonio Chedraus.
Currently, the organization has more than 300 branches in Mexico, of which 198 are Tiendas Chedraui, 60 Super Chedraui, 15 Super Che and 33 Supercitos. Within them there are 19 Chedraui Stores and 4 Super Chedraui in the selected format.
Furthermore, in the United States, specifically in the states of California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, Chedrahui They manage a network of 125 stores, of which; 64 operate under the trade name El Super, and 61 as Fiesta.