50-Off puts freeze on Mexico growth

Ramey, Joanna; Barrett, Joyce
January 1995
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/27/1995, Vol. 169 Issue 18, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on discount chain 50-Off Inc.'s cancellation of plans to open stores in Mexico due to economic crisis in the country. Decision by other discount chains to carry on with their expansion plans in the country; Decline in sales of 50-Off at its Mexican border stores.


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