This is a complete list of Chedraui retail and grocery store locations. Chedraui was founded in 1927 in Xalapa, Veracruz by Lázaro Chedraui Chaya and his wife. In 1971 it opened the first supermarket in Xalapa, Veracruz. In 2005 it bought 29 supermarkets from Carrefour. The supermarket giant sells groceries, apparel, and non-perishable items in about 90 self-service Chedraui stores operating in 13 eastern and southern Mexican states.