The Paseo Colon Mayca wholesale supermarket, locatedd across from the Children's Hospital
The Paseo Colon Mayca wholesale supermarket, locatedd across from the Children’s Hospital

QCOSTARIA – The chain of wholesale supermarkets Mayca has started operations in a new facility in Costa Rica’s capital city, San José and is preparing for the opening of another one in Ciudad Quesada (San Carlos), outside the Greater Metropolitan Area.

The newly opened self-service store measures 432 square meters and is situated opposite the National Children’s Hospital in San Jose. In relation to the store in Ciudad Quesada, there is still no definite date for its opening.

Lourdes Zarate, marketing coordinator at Mayca Autoservicio, told Elfinancierocr.com

that “… We want to become an ally for businesses in the area that need to buy new products and with sizes tailored to their needs. ”

“… The firm also has stores in Alajuela, Barreal de Heredia, San Sebastián, Escazú, Curridabat, Cartago, Tibás, Liberia and Perez Zeledon. ”

The San José store is open Mondays to Saturdays from   8 a.m. to  7 p. m. and Sundays from 9 a. m. a 3 p. m.

For 2015, it is expected that other supermarkets will expand its coverage in the country. For example, AutoMercado plans to open two new stores and Walmart expects to continue growing with Mas X Menos, Pali and Maxi Pali formats.


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