Merida, though famous for its culture and for being a beautiful colonial city, is also very modern and recognized as the leading provider of services in the southeast of Mexico. In Merida, you can find many of the franchises, department stores and businesses most important nationally and internationally , to mention just a few examples: Chedrahui, Wal-Mart, Sears, Liverpool, Sam´s Club, Costco, Office Max, Office Depot, Home Depot, Cinepolis, Sanborns, TGI Friday´s, Chili´s, Bennigan´s, McDonalds, Burger King, Domino´s Pizza, Pizza Hut, Starbucks, Italian Coffee, Boston´s, Oxxo, etc. As for shopping, you can find Altabrisa Square, City Center, Up Town, The Gran Plaza and Plaza Galleries, which house major businesses of all drafts, including designer boutiques of well known brands such as Hugo Boss, Zara, Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger, among many others. All major car dealerships in the country are in the city, from Ford, GM and Chrysler to Mercedes Benz, Audi and BMW. You can also find the most important stores, restaurants of every type and variety, cinemas, casinos, etc.