Mexico's Comerci reports 3.7 percent rise in profits

miércoles 22 de octubre de 2014 21:49 GYT

MEXICO CITY Oct 22 (Reuters) - Mexican retailer Comercial Mexicana posted a 3.7 percent increase in third-quarter profit compared with the same period a year earlier, the company said on Wednesday.

Known as Comerci, the company said profits in the July-September period were 568.8 million pesos ($42.4 million), up from 548.7 million in the third quarter of last year.

(1 US dollar = 13.4235 Mexican pesos at end-Sept 2014) (Writing by Dave Graham; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)