New York City — CBX, the strategic branding and retail design consultancy, announced that its Retail Division has been retained by Cadena Comercial OXXO, North America’s largest operator of convenience stores, to assist with an expansion of its foodservice offer.
The Monterrey, Mexico-based OXXO presently operates 8,426 c-stores across Mexico and Latin America and is wholly owned by FEMSA (Fomento Económico Mexicano), a beverage company. Aggressively expanding, the chain is on track to field more than 12,000 stores by 2014. In 2010, OXXO unveiled about 1,080 new stores, for an average of 2.9 stores opening daily.
In addition to working with the chain on developing its food program, CBX is consulting on a variety of operational matters related to the foodservice program.