Supermercados Selectos

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Supermercados Selectos is a Puerto Rican supermarket company.[1] It is one of a number of well-known Puerto Rican supermarkets chains, along with Pueblo Supermarkets, Amigo Supermarkets and others.

The company is not related to Supermercados Super Selectos[2] of El Salvador.


The first four Supermercados Selectos stores opened in 1978, after Carlos Torres, a Puerto Rican businessman, took the initiative of organizing a number of small mom-and-pop ("colmado") stores group into one integrated company, in order to compete against larger supermarkets.[3] Another one of the chain's first owners is Ignacio Veloz Camejo, honorary president of Centro Unido de Detallistas de Puerto Rico since 1991.[4]

By 2010, the chain operated a total of 32 stores.[5] By 2014, the chain had reached 37 operating stores.[6]

See also[edit]

Supermercados Econo - another Puerto Rican supermarket chain with a similar business model


  1. ^ " - El directorio teléfonico de Páginas Amarillas en Puerto Rico". Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  2. ^ "supermercados super selectos san salvador - Google Search". Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  3. ^ "CORPORATIVO". Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Ignacio T. Veloz Camejo – Presidente Honorario - Centro Unido de Detallistas". Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  5. ^ "Supermercados Selectos avanza a paso firme". El Nuevo Dia. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  6. ^ Negocios Metro (23 December 2014). "Supermercados Selectos continúa apoyando la agricultura local". Metro. Retrieved 17 May 2015.

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