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Report: Walmart to invest $57 million in store upgrades in Puerto Rico

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Walmart is making a big investment in store upgrades in Puerto Rico.

Walmart Puerto Rico is upgrading its in-store customer experience.

The retail giant will spend $57 million to revamp its 25 namesake and Sam's Club stores in Puerto Rico, reported News is my Business. The investments will include new checkout stations and cash registers, upgraded store pick-up facilities, and enhanced kitchen equipment, refrigeration, air conditioning systems and infrastructure, according to the report.

“Walmart has been an important partner in the development of the Puerto Rican economy for more than 30 years, and we are now planning for the future with this multimillion-dollar investment,” Iván Báez, Walmart’s director of Public and Government Affairs, said in the report. “The investments we introduce at our stores and clubs will improve our customers’ shopping experience so they can continue to save money and time, helping them to live better.”

In separate news, Walmart has agreed to sell its 12-store Amigo Supermarkets chain to Pueblo Supermarkets, the report said. Walmart acquired Amigo in 2002.

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