SOURCE: Grupo International, Inc.

March 31, 2011 12:39 ET

RiMart Adds Line of CEMEX Products for Its Member and Franchise Stores

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - March 31, 2011) - RiMart Stores, a Division of Grupo International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRPI), has executed an agreement with CEMEX, one of the world's largest cement companies, to add another major product line to its Franchise and Member Stores.

RiMart has entered into a series of agreements with several major material producers. The agreements allow RiMart franchise and Member stores to sell their products at price advantages over the multitude of independent stores throughout Mexico and Latin America. RiMart believes that both the added quality and price advantages will allow them to achieve and maintain a considerable edge over the competition.

President Ramon Richard stated that the recent agreements with well-known manufacturers with branded products have also increased interest for new franchise opportunities and Member Stores.

Richard stated that, "We will exceed the company's financial goals and will more than double that number of stores by year end." 

RiMart now has 26 stores and will continue to expand its product lines with major, branded manufacturers. RiMart's success lies in its ability to offer these branded products to stores that have not had the opportunity to purchase because of their size and market share. The stores benefit from the quantity purchases and savings and can pass those savings on to customers. Member Stores and franchises also have access to a RiMart Customer Credit Card for customer purchases.

Grupo International Inc. has complementary businesses including Mining Sand Concessions, a Cement Block Manufacturing Plant, Construction, and an in house Preferred Credit Card Division. The Company has a high degree of integration.

Additional information can be found in the Company's most recent 8k filing and the Company's web site ( describing the business and transaction.

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